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RATINGS: 505   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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As refreshingly crisp as a morning swim in a Great Lake, this brew is crafted with Pils and Munich malts. The pronounced hop character of this golden lager sparks thoughts of sandy beaches and rocky islands.
2011 vintage - 5.0% abv


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfontain (770) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 5, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pale yellow, soapy white head disappears into absolutely nothing; minimal lacing. Aroma bread, yeast. Flavor light and crisp, touch of grass, quite light yet pleasant sharp bitterness through the finish; dry finish. Medium-thin body. Nothing offensive but unimpressive; it destroys mass market lagers but otherwise I can’t imagine buying this again.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3014) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - APR 12, 2014
Belmont bottle purchased for making chili but drank straight from the bottle after a day off moving mulch. The beer? Nice refreshing lager that had more hop bite and malt character.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewBoxer (1764) - New York, New York, USA - APR 8, 2014
Draft at keg no. 229. Easy drinking sessionable lager., normal but tasty with a nice wheaty lager that's better then most ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JHeath99 (483) - - APR 7, 2014
Tap at Lazy Dog. Pours a slightly hazy pale yellow with a thin layer of cream colored head. Aroma of malts. Taste pretty much the same. A higher end regular lager.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
BrewHaMeister (91) - - MAR 29, 2014
This is not at all what I expected from Bell’s. The local brewer’s worst offering tastes a lot like this....not good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lothore (451) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a golden hue with a small, off white head. S- Smells bready with light herbal hoppiness. T- Wheat, light hop notes, bready M- Medium/think bodied with medium carbonation. D- This beer, while not terrible, really just fades into the fray for me. With so many other great session beers out there i’m not quite sure why you would pick this one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hockeybeerguy (909) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Reviewed from notes. Consumed 10/09/12 when I was visiting Michigan. The appearance was a light golden yellow colored body and gives a white, fizzy, thin head, a fair amount of carbonation rises quickly. Some ever light ringy lacing appears and slides gently down the sides of the glass. The smell had a maltiness with a light presence of hops in the background. There is also a strong butteriness as well. The taste was basically the same. The palate was light, creamy and pretty carbonated on the tongue, fairly sessionable. Overall, this is a pretty good American Pale Lager.

3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thedm (4886) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAR 21, 2014
This draft brew from a restaurant poured a head of foamy white colored bubbles that were fully diminished and left behind a typically carbonated transparent light yellow orange colored body. The mild aroma was malty. The sharp crisp mouth feel was very tingly at the start and at the finish with a biting hoppy aftertaste. The sharp flavor contained notes of hops. Delicious and one I would certainly like to have again.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2549) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2014
bottle. golden with small head. i’m not much into lagers, but this isn’t bad. light citrus and reasonable hops. who knew a lager could have flavor?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (920) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Poured an unclear light golden. (Was warmed and cooled a number of times) Small tight creamy white head, fairly lasting with lace. Aroma is yeasty, pale malty. Grassy, light citrus, soft grain, cracker, tipping to sweet. Quite aromatic for a lager. Flavor follows. Crisp, creamy, and refreshing. Almost medium body. Nice bit of earthy grassy bitterness. Balanced sweetness. Finishes dry. Tasty. Easy drinking. Great lager.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarinEvelyn (465) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Yeasty, citrus aroma. A little malt, crusty/cracker-y. Taste is a little sweeter/more citrusy than I expected from the aroma. Light, sweet, citrus, very refreshing.


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