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RATINGS: 520   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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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerking99 (199) - Virginia, USA - FEB 22, 2008
Nice malty aroma, with a faint hop that is noble but not Saaz. Medium gold with a small white head. Flavor is clean, hoppy, and with a decent malt backbone. Hops have a slightly harsh edge, esp. in the tail.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaltOne (217) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Pours clear, pale, white gold with brief white head. Somewhat aromatic. Flavorful, fresh, clean. Sets a higher standard over the typical US "lager". Starts yeasty and finishes smooth with subtle hops notes. Bell?s does nice work.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyCraft (3228) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2014
On tap at barcade, had this a couple times before but never rated it. Probably because itís a straight forward lager with slightly more flavor and less gmo corn syrup than the macro producers of the style. Hazy gold appearance with small white head. Notes of hay, corn, malt, light hop and rustic grains. I like where the alcohol percentage is also.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iphonephan (3268) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle enjoyed on a hot day at the beach. Pours gold with a thick white head. Some lemon notes in the nose. Flavors of white bread. Okay for the style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (1431) - - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle. Clear straw with little head. Aroma and taste are sweet and fruity lager. Light crisp mouthfeel. Very clean. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
John25 (499) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle. Gold with a soapy head. Toast, wheat, and lemon aroma. Taste adds grassy pilsner malt. Super clean, crisp, and light. Good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mp_lane (41) - Indiana, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Aroma is very clean lager, very little hop aroma. Almost clear, very light color. Taste like a very clean German lager/helles. Good overall.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5889) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2014
draft at Blue Monk, easy drinking crisp & clean lager. medium bodied golden pour, hints of hay & grass. good for what it is

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DerWeg (1494) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
Itís more drinkable than it is quaffable, and substantially palatable. Solid malt profile is skilled. Grassy-noble hops are sexilicious creating the citrus fruit and hay effect. I would swear Iím drinking a very well made American lager with nothing to apologize for. Oh, honey. 16 oz clearly calls for a 20-22 oz serving.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maverick34 (2250) - New York, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Pale golden pour from draft at standings. Grass and hay aroma. Grassy taste. Mild hops. OK.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (2006) - Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
Hazy straw/gold color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of malt, cereal, & light hops; Flavor of slight sweet malt, hops, and grain: Crisp smooth finish; Better than average - pretty decent.


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