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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeremyh70 (1025) - Missouri, USA - FEB 7, 2016
Pours a clear yellow with a fizzy white head with little lacing. Aroma of sweet malt and grain with very mild noble hops. Taste has some honey sweetness with a husky graininess and mild hop flavor and a bit of light fruitiness. Light bodied with low carbonation. Average lager.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 25, 2016
Rating #1600 - 28.03.2015 - Bottle from Palm Liquor in San Diego. Bold golden pour with a thick, white foam, decent retention. Aroma is strong malty sweetness, caramel, ripe fleshy fruits. Taste is lightly hopped, rather dry but quite impressive. Crisp, refreshing, and smooth tasting.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DBob5150 (235) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Light yellow body with thin white head a virtually no carbonation. Aroma is faint, almost doughy. Taste is sweet, but overly. Some hops, and watery. Not bad, not that impressive either.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
S_Side_Smitty (687) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Pours pale pale yellow with a minimal white head. Aroma is mild grains and corn syrup. Taste really isn’t bad for this lagered beer. Initially this has some mild hoppy bitterness, the sweetness follows and then, for the finish, pleasant grains creep in and take over the palate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arnold931 (1193) - Iowa, USA - JAN 12, 2016
Bottle. Pours crystal clear light hay color with no head. Nose is apple and cracker. Taste is similar. Creamy mouthfeel. Some DMS. Okay.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (8933) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 11, 2016
On tap @ Ballast Point in Little Italy. Very pale lemony yellow. Lightly fruity aroma, hints of fresh celery. Clean pale grains, light fruit notes. A nice lager.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
milewide (1983) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Nothing bad, but totally bland and sweet. Low alcohol make it interesting... But not compared to the best session IPAs.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GarrettB (1374) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 21, 2015
January 20th, 2014 - Longfin Lager is easy to spot in San Diego year round, but it seems to be most appreciated during the hotter months. Of course, all months are appropriate for a beer of this weight in San Diego, so January doesn’t seem too, too weird. It pours like many other lagers, donning a thick white head with bubbles big and small, and underneath a slightly hazy body - just a bit of fog - in a dandelion yellow body. The aroma is dry, but with a single sweet scent, like a concentrated honey flavor. The mouthfeel is intensely active, and in the mid-taste it sweeps aside to reveal that honey touch again. This lasts through a long aftertaste, where the last popping bubbles mingle with a waning honey flavor. Broadly, I like the balance here, but that honey note is a bit sweet, and appears a bit candied in places. But that might be easier to overlook after a day walking along the boardwalk, watching friends on Facebook kvetch about snowstorms, blizzards and slush.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (4718) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 18, 2015
bottle. Golden with one finger head. Medium body with some bread and grassiness. Light hops. Doesn’t do much for me, but solid for the style.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
superspak (4309) - Michigan, USA - DEC 16, 2015
12 ounce bottle into lager glass, bottled on 10/26/2015. Pours slightly hazy pale golden straw color with a 1 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aomr aof light lemon, cracker, bread, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of pale malt and earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of light lemon, cracker, bread, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Light-moderate herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of cracker, bread, light pepper, and herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Very nice robustness and balance of pale malt and earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from carbonation and bitterness. Medium carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp, and lightly grainy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Very clean on lager flavors with minimal yeast ester notes present. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.5%. Overall this is a very nice Helles lager style. All around good robustness and balance of pale malt and earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.


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