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RATINGS: 196   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Scrapersnbeer (1507) - 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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (4181) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Golden draft pour at berghoff in Ohare airport. White head. Slightly bitter, malts and mild fruits. Not bad for the style. Better than expected also

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ben4321 (4827) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Location: Draft at the The Berghoff, 6/2/14

Aroma: The nose of this one is light, lager malts and yeast
Appearance: It pours a clear golden color without much head or lace to it
Flavor: The flavor is much the same, light, thin, and okay, just not much here
Palate: The body is light and a little thin, there just isn’t too much going on here
Overall Impression: Totally unoffensive beer, and I mean that as neither a compliment or an insult. There just isn’t anything good or bad about. Totally forgettable.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Barreras (1294) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Pours a light copper color with a bland malt flavor. This beer is thin and watery with a tiny sweet flavor. The finish is lightly bitter but lingers with a slight metallic ending. Drank this beer at Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago Navy Pier.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
two7offsuit (372) - 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 (2668) - Belchium im Biersgau, 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 (2879) - 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 (4965) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
asheft (2739) - 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.


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