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Argus Holsteiner Lager

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Holsteiner Lager is a copper colored lager beer that is malt accented, very smooth and gently hopped with the finest German noble hop varieties.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5473) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2014
No bar code on the bottle. A clandestine beer? Whate’er...Nice pour, a deep amber body with a dense, sustained ecru head. It has a really fresh white-bread-topped-with-gooey-caramel aroma that I (a devout hop-head) can enjoy. Just a hint of florals in there. The flavor is a subdued version of the aroma, tasty, but a tad too light. No hops in taste or bitterness. The finish is rather abrupt. Not a bad brew, but the intensity of the flavor was less than what the aroma had promised.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (2012) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 25, 2014
12 oz bottle pours amber with a white head. Aroma of malts, grass, pine and spice. Taste is malts, resin and grass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (1118) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2014
A really good lager ou of chicagos argus brewery. Super malty and really bitter. Had this one at kilmers house ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rubbishystuff (1832) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2013
From World Market maybe? I reckon this was decent stuff. Caramelly and malty, a little chewier than some of the German varieties. Serving: Bottle

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmagnus87 (2427) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUN 27, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear dark copper with minimal head. Aroma of light herbal hops, a little caramel and some strong vinegar. Taste is light sweet. Caramel and toffee with a little herbal hops. Full nodied with a surprisingly thick texture. Lively carbonation and a decently long finish. Overall, not bad.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Discgolfin (36) - - FEB 24, 2013
Toasted malt, light bready sweetness, low hop aroma and flavor. Light copper , very clear white head that disappears quick. Thin for style. Finish flat

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwood04 (3878) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 20, 2012
12oz bottle. Looks light. Aroma of toasted and caramel malts with a little floral hops. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent beer for the style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Amber-orange body with a thin white head. Sweet, malty aroma with notes of cereal, sugar, and fruit coming through. The palate is relatively light and smooth. An easy drinking brew. The flavor, like the aroma, is sweet. Malt, biscuit, sugar, and a fruity sweetness dominate. There’s is really no bitterness at all. Tasty brew, but I don’t think I’d have more than two in a row.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rhsiung (722) - USA - OCT 12, 2012
i knew a holstein was a cow, i had no idea a holsteiner was a horse. learned something from the label. cough drop, coffee, heavy, cereal, floral, sparkling, amber, full, licorice

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4913) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Found this in a bottle at Chicago Midway. A rich malty nose is biscuits. Those are tasted, too. This is a full bodied lager that is copper in hue with a beige head. Soft fruit is tasted and hops are very light. A bit of bitterness is felt deep in the throat. Flavor fades a bit and although it is nice things are never big. This was a nice surprise.


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