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Bear Republic Late Harvest Lager
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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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This traditional Oktoberfest beer is brewed to be enjoyed throughout the fall. Big malt character is balanced by noble hops and a dry finish. Prost!

2009 California State Fair – SILVER


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6148) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - NOV 14, 2011
Draft. Pours copper amber with an off white head. Toasty malty aroma with some light toffee sweetness. The flavor is relatively clean, with sweet and toasty malts. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (6606) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Draft at iTap-Soulard, served in a pint glass. Pours a clear copper color with a small off-white head. One of a bunch of BR beers on tap as part of the "Farewell Missouri" tour. Aroma is fairly light, with toasted grains, grass, straw, crackers, and mild spice. Flavor is better, with toasted and sweet malts, cereal, and grassy hops. Light-bodied, with a malty, toasty, smooth mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Good marzen.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hivemind (711) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Tap @ RnH w James. Crisp, dark orange pour with small white head. Aroma is clean with some light spice. Tastes of earthy vegetables, hop bitterness and cough drop. Finishes smooth with short legs - crisp as hell.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jredmond (5451) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 10, 2011
Draft at Rattle with Brendan. Pours a hazy golden amber body. Aroma is light serete malts. Mouthfeel is okay with notes of sweet malts, spice, grains.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zymurgeist2 (1051) - Redwood City, California, USA - OCT 20, 2011
Nice full malt aroma. Caramel. Clear deep orange with sustained, but small, head. Full chewy mouthfeel. Nice, but could be more interesting. Bitter spike on back palate lingers a little too long and makes it a little disjointed.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7867) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 12, 2011
On tap. Pours with a lightly hazed orange body with a lasting off-white head that leaves good lace. Aromas are grainy, lightly citrus (lemon), lightly herbal hops. No real melanoidin character. A bit hop driven, light bready notes from the malt. Flavors are malty, a bit of caramel and sticky malt notes. I wish it was a bit more vibrant, lively and crisp in character (water chemistry changes maybe?), Medium to lively bubbles, oddly heavy/fuller mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boFNjackson (4143) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 8, 2011
Tap @ the Dray... Pored rusty red with a thin head. Clean lager yeast that lent towards, minerally, woodsy, incense characters. Low bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7912) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2011
Draft at Craft. Pours turbid deep copper with 1-finger frothy off-white head. Nose is caramel malt, resiny hops. Tastes rich, caramel malty at the forefront, with hops, mild tannins and brown sugary notes, and more late caramel maltiness that makes this one come off like a vienna lager mixed with a marzen.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 8, 2011
Deep amber pour with minimal head. Aroma of sweet malt, brown sugar and a hint of spicy hop. Flavor is similar, but a bit dull. Nothing to see here.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2010
GABF 2010. Pours a deep woody copper with a thin lasting white head. Aroma is nutty, biscuit, doughy pils malt with vienna, bread, grassy leafy hops with slight solvent. Flavor is slight earth, leather, cereal malts, bread, toast, nuts, a touch gritty with some slight funk and grassy green floral hops. Ok.


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