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

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slacks (615) - Bolton, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2006
Draught @ The Brewery: Chalk a higher score up to lower expectations. I wasn’t a fan of the blonde so I wasn’t expecting much from a lighter version of it. The head stuck around longer this time, with a very pale yellow colour on the pour. Flavour was more subtle, and thus to me, more enjoyable. A touch more sweetness, which offered more going on than the blonde. I feel the same way here as I do in the Corona vs Corona Light battle - go with the light, it offers less to be disappointed about.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2010
Bottle- Thanks Dave! A sparkling golden pour unleashes a foamy but short lived white head. Nose of grains, grassy hops, some biscuit, slightly fruity. Taste is sweet grainy malts, a bit of grass/floral hops, lemon. Quick, fizzy finish leaves no aftertaste whatsoever. Not all that memorable.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 14, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2009 2009-08-29. Crisp pale yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of grass and straw, pale malts are light, touch of grainy oddness. ( 6+) Flavour is thin, straw, grainy pale malts, touch of cardboard. Average to light palate. Meh. 6/3/4/3/10 Bottle at Beer Bistro

2003. Wasn’t impressed with it at first, but it finished nicely. A mediocre beer, but an exceptional light beer 4/3/4/2/9 - 2.2

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HeistAlmighty (1127) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 16, 2011
355ml bottle. Pale yellow colour, foamy white head. Aroma is grain malt, a little bit of lager funk and actually some hops. Taste was much the same. Impressed they actually put some hops in a light beer. Palate was a little watery, as is expected, but no more than anything else in the style. Lots of carbo. Overall, pretty good for a light. Stacks up well against other low cal beers like the 67 and even holds up the the non-light version.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2002
Golden colour, white frothy head. Light. Not much taste but some malt sweetness. Still a little creamy palate.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sammy (8660) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 5, 2005
. Fizzy initial pour. Their regular blond may be better, but the taste is OK for a 4% beer. Thin mouthfeel, some hops and a bit of malt. I would have this before a Molson or Labatt, but it is pretty plain. Thanks for the sample Pootz/Pootzboy.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HogTownHarry (6108) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2006
Bottle (341ml). Poured bright pale slightly bubbly gold with a minimal white head. Not surprisingly, smells just like the "Natural Blonde" only lighter - corn, dry grain, a little harsh. Taste is probably nicer than the blonde - similar, sweeter, but less harsh - very watery mouthfeel, still has that unpleasant aftertaste - acceptable lawnmower/fishing trip beer only.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
beanmedic (347) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 9, 2007
essentially a light version of the blonde. the blonde is fine and so is this i guess. taste is subdued. yellow. yawn.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mabel (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2009
[2476-20090829] Bottle sample. Petrol sweet straw yeast aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick bubbly white head. Sweet hay grain malt flavour has an odd sweet burnt aftertaste. Light body is very fizzy. Not refreshing, fair.
(Golden Taps ’09 @ beerbistro; Toronto, ON)

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 17, 2002
Very light yellow color. Nice fresh fruity aroma. Very dry finish, touch of hops.


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