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Brewed by Amsterdam Brewing Company
Style: Pale Lager
Toronto, Canada

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 125   ABV: 4.16%
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Unfiltered local lager brewed with toasted wheat and 2-row malts with Cascade and Sorachi Ace hops. Citrus aromas with a light body and full finish.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
matt7215 (2173) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
473ml can from the LCBO. pours straw yellow with a white head. full malty nose, touch of hops, super clean. flavour is balanced, great malt character through-out, hopped to balanced. finish is super clean and dry. best pale lager ever, this is going to me my go to local lager. great stuff.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AtronSeige (570) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 27, 2014
Aroma: Malt: Medium-light, Grainy, sweet, sweetcorn. Hops: Light spice, citrus. No diecetyl Appearance: Clear golden body. Large, white, frothy head. Good retention. Flavour: Malt: Medium light, bread, sweetcorn. Hops: very light, spice. Slight fruitiness, probably hop derived. No diecetyl. Medium-light bitterness, medium-light sweetness. Balanced towards bitterness. Mouthfeel: Light body, High carbonation. Dry finish. Crisp, slight bite. Overall: A refreshing beer. Quaffable. 473 ml can, poured. Thanks Wimpie and Amanda! 1B. Standard American Lager

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Spab (2388) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2013
On tap at the Amsterdam Brewhouse. Pours a clear orange colour with average-sized white head and steady light bubbles. Aroma is toasty cracker, modest herbal character and gentle citric hops. Flavour toasty wheat, modest herbal bitterness and hints of citrus. Average carbonation. Average body. Stunningly good lager.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RxForHealth (155) - - SEP 27, 2013
Wow. This may be my new favourite light lager. Grassy aroma and a tiny head. But the hops on the palate are what's really interesting here. Really enjoyable with a lung pleasant finish. Nicely done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
97hill (53) - - AUG 21, 2013
473ml can from the LCBO, I will begin with lager is not my fave bought a few cans to take to a cottage , for those "light" beer people really pretty good, not great looks good; tastes descent, better than any macro by far

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MartinT (7811) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Clear pale malt character dominates this generic lager’s very mild herbal, citrusy hopping.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam sits atop the clear gold.
-The finish is rather forgettable.
-Drinkability is very high.
-The prickly carbonation adds a mineral tinge.
-This may be generic, but it remains a well-made entry level ale with distinct malt flavors.

On tap at The Saint Tavern, Toronto.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeMcPhee (8411) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2013
Very pale straw coloured pour. The nose is slightly grainy and a little bit fruity. A touch of soft wheat as well. Fairly clean tasting with a bit of light bitterness as well. Some lingering grassiness. Simple and pleasant.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6457) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Can 473 ml
Aroma" sweet grainy with raspberry like sugary backing. Crisper walls.
Look: clear deep golden brew with lighter white to
Taste/Body/Pate: medium bodied with slightly thinner walls. Front lagery fairly hefty with followed with wheat like backing. Clean brew, tad oily, slight herbal hop after. Medium plus carbonation. Longer than average finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Helsdon (158) - Toronto, CANADA - MAR 20, 2014
Amsterdam makes some darn tasty beers. This one is just Meh. Pours a clear golden with thin white head that disappears but quick! A good representative of lagers with lots of malt notes both in the smell and the taste, hay and bread. Clean finish. A sessionable kind of beer, but really not my bag.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RhetoricalAns (247) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 25, 2014
Can. Pours straw yellow, thin white head that does not last long. Aroma is of damp grains, hay. Thin, light body, light grain taste with a prominent herbal hop bitterness. A bit of unexpected funkiness as well.


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