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RATINGS: 161   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.


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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rick_91709 (210) - 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


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (7534) - 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 (11126) - 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 (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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DSG (7485) - 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 (387) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AlfredoGarcia (70) - Santiago, CHILE - MAR 9, 2015
330 ml bottle. Smell just slightly better than a lager from the supermarket, maybe lagers aren’t supposed to smell good anyway. Appearance is a very light yellow with a thin white head (with a good pattern, not weird). A citric taste way better than a lager from the supermarket now, the same with the afterdrink sensation; it wasn’t heavy, it was soft. Decent summerday beachouse beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jh773 (200) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Straw yellow, thin spongy head. Smell is dough, yeast. Taste is savory cracker, wheat. Very smooth. Simple lagers are underrated and I think this stands up well.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jkwalking05 (4082) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2015
12 oz can. Pale gold with an average white head. Aroma is of grain, grass, and corn. Taste is the same.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
travita (4284) - Frisco, Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle. The look is clear, white head, golden light colored. The smell is perfumery, floral, corn, crisp, ok. The taste is a lager, corn, malt, floral, sweet, ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Obfuscate (202) - Minneapolis, - FEB 28, 2015
I was really hoping for something that set this apart from other lagers but it just doesn’t. Easy drinking and would be decent cold on a hot day. In general I like beer so I don’t rate anything too low as long as it’s without off/bad tastes you get the 3.5. However, there is nothing here worth the high price. Want a great easy drinking beer from Ballast Point try the Even Keel.


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