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RATINGS: 107   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 23, 2008
Pours a transparent orange bronze with a thin-lacing wispy white head. Aroma of lightly sweet toasty pale malts and a touch of floral noble hops. Starts with a decent body and carbonation with pleasantly sweet notes and good bitter balance before a smooth finish. Pretty true to style and very drinkable. A nice lager.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
walter (359) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 2, 2008
Draft sample at brewery. Pale gold with white head. Aromas of salty corn chips, light malt, metal, and some grassy hops. Clean, bright flavors of all of the above, very mellow, with a slightly grassy finish. Very nicely done, and seems to hold up consistently in the bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dpjuart (1093) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2008
6/20/08 - Draft sample at brewery. Pours clear yellow with white head. Nose slight corn. Decent lacing. Nice, clean, malty lager with an abundant of of hop flavor, crisp and clean, slight bitter and corn. Tasty light lager.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palidor19 (3036) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUL 22, 2008
This is good for a session beer, water seems kinda hard and the malts and hops are average at best, but the overall flavor is nice and refreshing.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4302) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 22, 2008
The aroma is malty with a corn meal element and a hint of hops and cinnamon. The appearance is gold with a large head. The flavor is like the aroma and not good but not bad. The palate is watery. Overall not something I want to get.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 11, 2008
golden mild head, mild malt flavor but does have some hop crispness. not much flavor but alright

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
matt7215 (2263) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 2, 2008
12 oz bottle from a trade with dkachur. pours light brown with a nice white head. steady carbonation. nice malty aromas. caramel malts with a touch of hops. flavours are nice and tight. quite a flavourful lager. more hops would have helped this one but as is its a nice sessionalble lager that id happily drink anytime.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerguy101 (5319) - Newark, California, USA - JUN 11, 2008
This premium lager pours a light orange gold color from a 12oz bottle. Small sized white foamy head. The aroma is cereal with some floral hops. A medium to light bodied lager. The malts are cereal and grain, a touch sweet. The hops are slightly spicy. Touch of orange. Nice carbonation. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 11, 2008
Name: Classic Lager
Date: 06/10/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party

Appearance: clear copper wispy off white head,
Aroma: sweet cereal aroma with light floral hops,
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, light floral hops, lasting bitter finish,

Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 8/20
Rating: 2.2/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *+/4

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubbleflubber (1918) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUN 10, 2008
Pours orange-amber into the glass, with an initial 2-finger head that tames to a nice cap, leaving chunky lace. A sweet malty nose ensues, with some herbal bready notes. Decent herb, bread and citrus flavors, with a nice earthen hop back. The finish, slightly metallic, doesn’t prolong, but lasts well for the style. This is well-integrated, and although not "over-the-top", it is satisfying. Would make for a good sessionista. An oily, smooth mouthfeel with medium carbo levels goes down well. All-in-all, this is quite good for such a broad category.


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