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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Golden in color, with a moderately full body, Berghoff is a well-rounded beer. The aroma is faintly fruity, with a quick, clean finish, and lightly lingering bitterness. Berghoff Lager is made with Brewer’s Two-Row Malt, Carapils Malt, Caramel Malt and domestic hops.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
two7offsuit (124) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 11, 2014
Pours yellow to gold. No head at all. Taste is clean but watery. Not much flavor.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bartlebier (1186) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2013
Draught as Billy Goat.Lager at the Billy Goat Tavern, Chicago. sep2013. Smooth enough, neither overly grainy nor hoppy pale lager, with some bready sweetness and good drinkability.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VatMasterson (52) - Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Chicago O’Hare Airport, Average golden color, small head. Nothing noteworthy in this one. I’ll drink it but your buying.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
edgallow (1658) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 31, 2013
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma is malt, grain and a hint of citrus. Taste is malt, and grain. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Pours clear, dirty gold with a tight, shiny, off-white head. sweet lemon malt scent. Sweet corn and toffee flavour Sugary, frosted-flakes sweet...flat.. Hummingbirds might love it.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scrapersnbeer (1434) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Sweet corny aroma, I found it a bit musty. Clear yellow color. Taste is sweet and somewhat metallic, which happens sometimes when Minhas does your brewing.Easy to drink, since its the first in the sampler.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
asheft (2445) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 17, 2013
[on tap as Billy Goat Lager at Billy Goat, Chicago Pier] Slightly metallic and lagery aroma with faint corn and creamy. Eternal pristine cover whose clarity could not be determined in the plastic cup. Sweet creamy malt flavour with some subdued noble hops and weak bitterness that isn’t enough to provide balance. Light to medium body, medium carbonation.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
justsayswell (44) - Missouri, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Pours a pale straw with a foamy head. Smells like corn, pilsner malt, noble hops, sugar cereal. Tastes awful. Like frosted flakes soaked in water and made into beer. Way too sweet. Wouldn’t be bad if it wasn’t so sweet. I’d drink PBR over this. Drain pour.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kinz (3188) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2012
On draft in Chicago’s O’hare airport. Medium to light gold. Aroma lightly bready. Flavor is a match. Hops are very faint, perhaps a touch floral. More than anything else, there is an unfortunate slight sweetness that is sort of distracting. Wish it had been a touch cleaner.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9036) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Bottle poured a hazy gold with a smnall lasting creamy white head. Aromas of bread dough, citrus and light straw. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, light citrus and light straw with a smooth finish.


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