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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Born in a dream, Quinannan Falls Special Lager Beer refers to a mythical place in the boreal north. While the waterfall may exist solely in Larry Bellís imagination, the beer he remembered drinking there is now quite real. Quinannan Falls possesses the crisp, dry bitterness youíd expect from a German pilsner, but the use of highly aromatic hops from the Pacific Northwest in both the kettle & dry-hop evokes the fragrant pine forests that inspired this beer.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2012
On tap at a Bellís taptackover. This is no lawnmower lager. Pours a light hazy yellow. Taste is very malty. Full bodied with the bready taste. A hoppy finish in the form of a sweet piney taste. Absolutely no hint of fruit. And the alchol hits you after the pint!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11635) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Draft. Crystal clear pale straw body, white head. Aroma is medium sweet, herbal, some grass, light bread. Taste is moderately sweet, grass, some herbal. Light-medium body, light acidity, resin.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JCW (1275) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2012 Had this on draft. Classic appearance of pilsner, translucent light yellow color with a moderate white head. Flavor was crisp and dry with what I felt to be the proper amount of bitterness for a pils. I didnít know anything about the beer when I drank it and I was surprise to read the hops werenít a noble hops. Tasting a lot like I remember Prima Pils to taste, I wish I could have sample them side by side. Excellent beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OmegaX (1283) - Florida, USA - JAN 22, 2012
On tap at Oblivion. Nose is lemon and orange/citrus with some slight grain and malty notes. Quite hoppy and aromatic for a lager. Poured a nice golden yellow with a bubbly white head. Taste was a good amount of hop bringing bright lemony flavors and some tasty cereal and bran like notes. The grain and hops really work well together making a balanced brew that is very crisp and refreshing. A great drinker.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1310) - Florida, USA - JAN 21, 2012
On tap @ Oblivion Taproom
Appearance -Typical yellow, frothy head, bubbly :-)
Aromas - Fruity, hops, dry
Taste - Citrus, hops, malts, smooth

This one surprised me, but Bells is known for itís good beers. This lager was great, lots of fruity aromas and flavor - while being perfectly balanced in flavor. The hop flavor was a little high for a light beer - and was well on itís way to an American Pale before the malts set in.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6806) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 12, 2012
Draft at The Bridge, from notes. Pours a clear, pale gold color with a small, soft bone white head that laces the glass evenly. Aroma of pale malts, apple, grass, bread, crackers, and sugar. Flavor of sweet and pale malts, crackers, straw, grass, mild spices, and cereal. Light-bodied, with a malty, sweet mouthfeel and medium crisp carbonation. Surprisingly sweet. Not bad, but glad I didnít trade for it, especially when I heard how expensive bottles were.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2012

Bottle 750ml. @ chriso [ chrisos festive get-together tasting ].

[ Bottle #135/313 ]. Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, moderate hoppy, citrus, shoe polish, orange - citrus, light grass - fresh grass. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, well balanced. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111230]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hair6a11 (1384) - Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2012
On tap; pour is slightly murky light golden with a modest, fine bubbled white head in this glass. The nose is light fruity notes, cereal, piney hops, and lager yeast. I have to say, this is a fantastic lager. Light bitterness, peach skins, cereal, lager notes, and American hops. Pine, and florals. Nice!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7077) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Courtesy of dcschiller at the Black Friday Tasting. It pours up clear gold with thin white head. The aroma is sweet with malts and some creamed corn as well as floral and spicy yeast notes. The taste is smooth spicy hop infused yeastiness followed by some floral and corn like notes. This is a smooth easy drinking brew with pleasing spicy hops where the floral hops and sugary malt sweetness donít get in the way for my taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chriso (7428) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2011
750ml bottle, number 135/313, many thanks to Ken for bringing this one. Clear gold with excellent condition. Excellent hops throughout. Mouthfeel maybe a touch soft but otherwise top of the class.


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