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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (37272) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2015

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Ballast Point Longfin Lager ].
Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, sugary malt. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration, sweet malt, sugary, grassy notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20130817]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (33547) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
From tap at the brewery. Pours clear and yellow with a lacing white head. Aroma is classic pilsner with a crisp hoppy base. Flavour is mild hoppy and bitter. Crisp and hoppy finish with a light bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2009
Draft at the brewery. A light golden beer with a thin white head.. The aroma is sweet with notes of Halletaur hops. The flavor is sweet with light notes of grass, leading to a dry and rather bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (16798) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2013
24th November 2013
Hazy pale gold beer with a short lived white head. Light crispy palate. Dry pale malt. Strong minerals. Forensic trace of citric hop. Crisp finish. Muted and dull and a bit dry.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (14460) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle at GBBF 2013 and drunk at home. Clear pale gold lasting white head. No doubt cardboard on aroma. Some ok lemon in mouth but more cardboard on the finish. Yes more lemony and hoppy than most pale lagers but still the cardboard is not great.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (14362) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Can. Hazy golden yellow color, bright white head that settles quickly. Aroma is peppery straw, some cardboard. Taste is bitter lemon and white pepper.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14013) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2014
Can at Hotel Vintage Shinjuku. Clear yellow - white head. Bread, citrus, clean, egg, light to medium hoppy - pleasant hoppy, sulphor, crispy. Lovely - high drinkability.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (12154) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 7, 2011
A: The beer pours a clear golden straw color with a finger of white head. S: Some sweet malt and corn with a strong aroma of grass and straw. A light banana and apple ester quality to it with some hints of yeast. T: The beer is somewhat sweet with corn and biscuit malt flavors. The hop character is light, though there is a bit of bitterness to it. A light grass flavor and maybe some fruity esters. M: The body is light with a medium carbonation. O: Pretty simple light lager, but not really my favorite.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bu11zeye (12072) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (12025) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2013
Draught at Monks Sveavägen, Stockholm, during Ballast Point Tap Take Over 130927. Clear pale golden beer with a lasting white head. Malty diacetyl aroma, caramel, hay, grass, herbal notes. Hoppy grassy flavor, caramel, hay, floral, bready, grainy, some spices. Bready hop finish.


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