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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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This authentic Continental-style beer is brewed with 2-row malts and noble hops, then cold fermented and lagered for six glorious weeks. Experience the full, balanced malt flavor. 13° Plato and 22 IBU’s.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nelsonbrews (16) - charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2011
A very good lager, however - it left a bit of a bitter tang. I added a lemon and it was awesome!

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (11066) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 30, 2011
Bottle from Vintage Cellar. Pours hazy orangey gold with a two finger off-white head. Aroma is herby/grassy. Med body. Flavor is bready with some spicey/grassy hop. Drinks fairly nicely.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (4737) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2011
Slightly hazy golden coloured body with a very thin, fast-dying white head and a few bubbles rising from the bottom. Aroma of light malt, metal, apples and a touch of hay and grass. Light-bodied; Mild malty flavour with some subdued hoppiness, a touch of a herbal and grassy note with a good mellow, yet somewhat complex finish. Aftertaste is very nice - no harsh flavours, no off-tastes, just a smooth maltiness, a good hop bitterness and a dry earthy and herbal characteristic. Overall, a good lager for sure and worth trying to find for the summer and for those ’lighter’ occasions. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from the Opera House Gourmet in Manassas, Virginia on 12-March-2011 with a best by date of 04/2011, sampled at home in Washington on 26-April-2011.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (9692) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 20, 2011
Tap. Pours clear gold with an average, frothy white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (grainy, meal, cereal), light hops (spicy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of corn. Flavor is heavy malt (grainy, meal, cereal), light hops (spicy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of corn. A very clean lager. Light body, low warmth and creaminess, medium carbonation with a dry and biting finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Velkyal (296) - Gordonsville, Virginia, USA - MAR 13, 2011
Pours a rich golden with a frothy white head. The nose is loaded with noble spice and grass notes. Taste is mostly grains and a gentle bready sweetness and a good walloping hop bite. Medium bodied and a long dry finish. One of the best lagers in Virginia.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DavoleBomb (1467) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2011
Poured into a pint glass. 4.0 A: Pours a clear golden yellow color. Two fingers of frothy head. The first finger dies very quickly, but the last one has decent retention. Just a touch of spotty lacing. 4.0 S: Earthy spiciness and grassy hops. Somewhat sweet neutral malt aroma. Not bad. 3.0 T: Soft bitterness. Grassy and earthy hops again. There’s definitely some corny DMS going on here. 3.5 M: Light body. Carbonation is a little higher than I’d prefer. Would be smooth, but has corny aftertaste. 3.0 D: Not terrible, but definitely much better lawnmower beers out there. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 06-22-2010 04:00:42

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (6633) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 15, 2010
Bottle thanks to Dan. Poured a clear gold with a white head that dissipated slowly to the edges. Aroma had a bit of a musty lager yeast note with a bit of sweet backing grains. Flavor had a combination of grass and sweet malts with a bit of a mustiness in the finish/aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZR2Blazer (87) - Christiansburg, Virginia, USA - DEC 14, 2010
Straw golden pour, very slight malt aroma, 1f head with vigorous pour. Slight spices in taste, easy finish - sweet and slightly malty. Good for the style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kennydiaz (352) - Manahawkin, New Mexico, USA - NOV 3, 2010
Pours a nice golden color with a subtle hop taste with a doughy banana taste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2234) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2010
unbalanced yet intruiging. hoppy tart and tangy. Then it is just a classic style lager.


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