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Brewed by Beaus All Natural Brewing Co.
Style: Kölsch
Vankleek Hill, Canada

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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beau’s flagship offering is Lug Tread Lagered Ale, named after the tire treads of a small tractor, a true symbol of Eastern Ontario. Golden-hued, crisp and finely balanced, Lug Tread is a tribute to “Kölsch” the classic beer of Cologne, Germany. Lug Tread is top fermented (like an ale) and then cold aged, or “lagered”, for a lengthy period. This gives it some light ale notes, complemented by a lager-like crispness.


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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
can8ianben (1343) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Meh. It isn’t bad for a lager, but who needs another lager? I do like the hoppy spice notes.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HippyHop (255) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014
Pour is clear gold with nothing going on. Nose is mostly bread/grain, a bit of hay and barnyard - that Beau’s rustic bouquet. Taste is sweet grainy malt, a little funky, with the crisp lager finish they advertise. Simple and kinda boring, but tasty.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cargo150 (770) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 7, 2014
Couleur dorée translucide avec une belle tete blanche mousseuse. Aromes de céréales,fruité,herbe... Simple rien d’extraordinaire ici...

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
worldbeertaste (1690) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Pale gold with with a thin, white, disappearing fizzy head. Smells of yeast, pale malt, fruit, flowers and some lite grassy hops. Medium dry light body with medium carbonation. Tastes of yeast, fruit, dry pale malt and bread with a hoppy finish. Not awful but not particularity interesting. Drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (6180) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2014
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo. Golden pour, clean crisp mouthfeel. Grainy flavor, sweet maltiness. OK

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewturba (1072) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 13, 2014
Pours a clear gold with a thin white head that disappears quickly. Aroma is mild fruit, pears, cherry?s, a touch of sulfur and mildly wine like. Flavour is soft malt, mildly fruity, medium, light puckering tartness, mildly bitter with a mild presence of noble hops. Very nice lightly fruity light brew!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Reimer96 (1334) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 11, 2014
Pours a clear golden copper with a frothy and lacey white head. Aroma of biscuit, toast, sweet pale malts and a nice floral esthers from the yeast. Taste is toast, biscuit and a rich sweet pale malt character... Crisp and clean finish like this style should have... Rich malt profile like an ale and lager finish... Almost perfect kolsch!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GlennHendry (12) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 11, 2014
No bitterness to speak of with this ’lagered’ ale, but it comes with a nice spicy aroma and it is crisp and smooth going down. The malts are soft and muted, like saltine crackers

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Metalflake (6) - Les Coteaux, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014 does not count
Not lager, not ale - yup, it’s a Kölsch alright! Poured into a shaker, nice clear yellow colour with a frothy white 2cm head that dissipated quickly but never quite disappeared. Aromas of grain & grass, crisp & lively on the palate with medium carbonation. Tasted slightly sweet, flavours of malted grain , hay and a hint of doughy yeast. Finish was pleasantly bitter, nicely hopped but not overdone. Eminently drinkable - this may be my new everyday beer. Can’t wait for it to be available in QC!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BiereLuc (973) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2014
Une belle bière blonde, à la fois «de soif» et de dégustaition. Le houblon est bien en valeur sur une trame à la fois amère et un peu sucrée (j’insiste sur le un peu). C’est l’une des bières phares de Beau’s, une bière de tous les jours, sans prétention et sans complexe. Le «crisp» me plait autant que la facilité qu’offre cette bière pour se laisser boire. C’est tout ce que j’avais à dire pour aujourd’hui.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tricker (292) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
Bière blonde de 5.2 % d’alcool. Elle possède un col mousseux au versement. Elle possède un odorat sucré. Il y a un goût de malt et de froment. Il y a également une amertume en bouche en finale. Elle possède un goût céréalier, comme de l’orge et également un aspect malté . Elle possède un goût normal et simple. Intéressante !


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