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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   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 itís perfect for enjoying on the beach, the boat or anywhere else you can put an ice chest full of beer.


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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rick_91709 (189) - USA - MAY 31, 2013
Poured from a can. Pale yellow with little head. Slight aroma. Slightly sweet taste with a lingering bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
malrubius (1852) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Can. Clear pale gold with lasting white head and some lace. Grassy hay bread aroma. Medium sweet honey vanilla with mild grassy bitterness and some lingering crackery malty sweetness. Light body. Low carbo. Decent enough. Only the fifth "premium lager" I have rated, though Iíve rated 12 Dortmunder/helles.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ajnepple (2524) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2014
12 oz single bottle from Total Wine & More - Gilbert (AZ). Pale gold appearance with a diminishing white head. Pilsner/pale malts with noble hops and a nice clean feel. A little plain, but easy to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BOSSbrewer (1970) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 18, 2014
On tap at Ballast Point Tasting Room. Pours clear pale yellow. Thin white head. Aroma is floral. Chardonnay. Slightly floral. Lavender. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crajun (993) - , Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2014
can to glass. nice beer aroma; quick fading head. light color. taste was fine - nothing outstanding but well balanced with light hops

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
monkeychugg55 (907) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Nice yellow body with a small white head. The aroma has a nice bready malt character, with some noble hop notes and some clean lager yeast. Nice balance of malt and hop flavor, very nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sailracer (412) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle. This was a nice, crisp lager. Just the right amount of carbonation. Light malt flavors. Pretty good overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
SSSteve (3824) - - OCT 10, 2014
can. crystal clear pale gold with a fluffy bleach white head that lasts for only a minute. fresh grassy aroma. simply lager flavor with grassy hops. straw, hay. palate is lightly carbonated for a premium lager. there is absolutely no head retention.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6083) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Better than average for the style, but not good enough to transcend the style limitations. Light, crisp and clean with a sturdy grain and faint hop backbone w some light fruit in the flavor. Enjoyed, but glad I didnít get 6."

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ontape (360) - Valley Village, California, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours a bit hazy, straw to gold. Typical lager aroma -- cereal grains, dough, maybe a light touch of Noble hops in the background. Taste follows, a bit sweet but pretty well balanced and clean overall. Enjoyable but not remarkable or particularly memorable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5934) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Gold for the most part .. Menu slap .. Medium foam .. Sandy and light bitterness .. Expected this to be a bit better considering the brewery but a decent helles .. . . I feel like Iím in communist Russia, things are changing- I canít get my pork fried!!


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