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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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A classic German-Style Beer, Brewed in San Diego. Our Longfin Lager has become one of the go-to beers with the team at the brewery. A solidly balanced Helles inspired Lager with a clean, slightly hoppy finish that could easily fit in at any German beer garden. We think it’s perfect for enjoying on the beach, the boat or anywhere else you can put an ice chest full of beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1761) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 26, 2015
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Cereal grains on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes crisp and clean.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (6646) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - APR 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours gold with a thin white head. Very much in the Helles-influenced grouping of American craft lagers, with mildly sweet bready malts, some grainy hints, and faint floral bitterness. Relatively clean and easy to drink.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cybercat (3796) - Georgia, USA - APR 15, 2015
Can. Pours clear, wan yellow with a thick and frothy but effervescent white head. Aroma is crisp and malty with a subtle fruity undertone. Flavor is malty, less fruity than the aroma - nothing special, but refreshing. Texture is weak and not very fizzy. Definitely not the brightest star in Ballast Point’s constellation, but will take the edge off a hot day.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koskela (365) - Marysville, California, USA - APR 12, 2015
Right away I get that grainy aroma I get from most lagers. This brew is super clear and super blonde with no real head. It's taste is grainy with slight sweetness and a very light bitterness. The body is slightly heavy for a lager in my opinion but it is a very decent brew.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tejas (909) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2015
Looks and smells fine but that's all. Grainy flavor. Far too sweet. Palate is heavy viscous. Not good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pour out of bottle at Northern Lights Rare Beer Fest, clear golden pour with white head, aroma brought notes of biscuit, mineral, vanilla into a bit of cracker, slight grassy, spicy notes in there. Taste was a mix of biscuit, bread, some slight grass, spice into a bit of minerals, finishing slightly dry, slightly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (11607) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Keg at BP LI SD, 13/11/14. Clear pale golden with a moderte white cap. Nose is pale malt, straw, citric peel, grain, cereal, fresh and clean. Taste comprises lemon rind, pale malt, grassy notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close, clean execution. Decent lager.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bu11zeye (12109) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2015
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a moderate white head. Aroma of grass, pepper, grain, straw, and minerals. Flavor of grain, some citrus, butter, and grass with mild bitterness in the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (7623) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/20/15] Draught at Ballast Point Old Grove in San Diego. Clear yellow. Aroma of graininess, lager yeast and a grassy hop note. Sweetish flavor with bready and slightly honey-ish malt. Graininess and a mild grassy hops bitterness. Rather light-bodied.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bork (411) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Easy drinking but lacking in character. Leaning toward the malty side without getting too sweet. Ultimately a tad disappointing.


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