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BrewDog Cult Lager

 (RETIRED)
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48
93
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Premium Lager
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Lager glass

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle, Occasional;
A lager that actually tastes of something? You have to be kidding, right? Our lager is made with 100% malt and whole leaf hops. Maybe we are crazy, so what? Taste our lager and we are pretty sure that you will agree that the fine line between insanity and genius has, just become a little more blurred.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (3000) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2012
Backlog 2009, Øl & matfestivalen in Oslo. On bottle Golden color, ok foam. Medium body & complexity. Good taste intensity. Enjoyable

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6183) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2011
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig, 2011. Light amber color. Spicy, citrus nose, hoppy, with honey. Sweet, malty flavor, honey, fruity, bland. Thick, rich, body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6317) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2011
Bottle at chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’11. It pours golden yellow, with almost no head and average carbonation. The nose is sweet malt, white bread and grass. The taste is lime, metal, grass, sweet malt, light spice, some honey sweetness and a light bitter finish. So-so.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (1930) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle at Chris O’s pre GBBF shindig. Cloudy amber pour, white head. Sweet apple nose with caramel and toffee. Caramel and baked apple flavour. Quite hoppy. Fruity-hop finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10538) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2011
Bottle at ChrisO’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011. Clearish gold pour with a fine, white head. Toasty, aged malts in the aroma. Medium sweet flavor, some light honey, faint bitterness. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Slightly sticky finish, nice roasted sugars. Past its prime but not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2103) - Crestview, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Pours a dark golden amber. Not as bright as any other lager out there. Little to no head, with carbonation bubbling up the entire drink. A slight hint of the presence of hops in the nose. Hint of malt and sweetness. A little malty, with a sweet dryness in the finish (not much though). A little too sweet. And almost bland. Decent mouthfeel, it isn’t overly thin. There is a bit of a dry feeling left I’m guessing from the hops used. Decent enough to drink during a cookout or a big gathering. I could probably share this with my friends who are used to the big 2.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2011
[330ml bottle, Peckham’s Stockbridge, Edinburgh] Used to be known as Hop Rocker, but was re-branded and re-named before being discontinued in favour of 77 Lager (sampled in April 2009). Cult Lager pours a lovely dark golden colour and has a strong alcohol tang to the nose. The taste is pure pilsner, lagerish but with that bitter aftertaste and a hint of the citrus as well. Comparing this to certain mass-marketed German pilsners, it is far ahead of the game [07042009]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tdtm82 (668) - Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2010
Bottle, Utobeer, 33cl, drunk at home. Very golden-brown at the top, very low carbanation, soft, aroma is grassy, hay, leafy, texture is sweet caramel, juicy, some grapes, earthy and some faint soy source and maybe DMS. Not as good as Punk I’m afraid. I can see why it is a retired beer so head down to Utobeer quickly to catch up on this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (3880) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2010
Bottle.Golden with a creamy head. Slightly bitter with some maltiness.Medium mouth feel.An above average lager but not in the same class as some of their more exotic products. Worth trying though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2010
Bottle from Utobeer, London. Darkish amber pour with a small fading off white head. Sweet malty nose with notes of grain and honey. Flavour started sweet then some hoppage kicked in, some fruitiness also. Lingering bitter finish. Not like any lager/pils I’ve tasted but not without some character and slightly underrated imo.


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