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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Aviator Amber Lager was originally made exclusively for Mike Ashford's McGarvey's Restaurant in Annapolis, Maryland. The beer is a European Export style. The rich malty flavor is gently balanced with fine, delicate hops. Two-row Pale, Munich, Caramel 20 and 40 lovibond malts are used in this brew. Aviator is fermented at 48F and then at 56F. The beer is then lagered at 31 degrees for 4 weeks before filtration.


2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
commonshawn (264) - - SEP 25, 2013
Tap. Redish Copper. Good lacing. Smelled hoppy, but tasted malty and light. Needed more flavor, but easy to drink.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
boozedude (1614) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 27, 2013
On tap at airport..pours light brown..off white super thick head..taste is malts and bitter metslluc finish. Just ok

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gsmitty80 (1741) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Suprisingly good for an OD brew. Nice gold color with a medium body and smooth palate feel. Nice beer, i will have another when i go back.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blipp (5646) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2012
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Pale malty and grainy aroma. The flavor has pale malts and a light grainy sweetness, with low bitterness. Average at best.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
porterhouse (1581) - Boothbay, Maine, USA - DEC 31, 2011
(Draft @ McGarvey’s) Served in a shaker. Pours amber/orange with 2-3 fingers of lightly amberish off-white head. Aroma is lightly fruity with some caramel. Mouthfeel is full, a bit dry, fairly smooth. Flavor of light malty caramel with some hop fruitiness sneaking through. Meh.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
petexner (854) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 27, 2011
draft in Annapolis. nice one with long pleasant palate, smooth taste and nice smell.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 18, 2008
Draught at Old Dominion Brewhouse, Washington DC
Blond color. Simple lager, but better than the regular: sweeter, softer and with a light Saaz trace at the end.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 16, 2008
Clear almost golden rather than amber. Sweet and grainey with some spicey hops in the aroma. Some light malts and corn in the flavor with a bit of spicey hop flavor. Fairly clean finish with moderate hop bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 12, 2008
On tap at the brewpub. Clear golden body with a small frothy off-white head. Sweet malty aroma with some sweet floral hops. Sweet caramel and light floral hop flavor. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/16/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

clear amber, headless, light malt aroma, carmel malt flavor with a bit of sweetness, light bitterness,

Aroma: 2/10; Appearance: 4/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 7/20
Rating: 1.8/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *+/4


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