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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Ed. Note: Although this beer was originally an American Golden Ale, after a short period of time the brewer changed the yeast strain, and it is now a lager. This 126 calorie lager with wonderful balance and strong hop finish is unlike most light beers. Reminiscent of an IPA but smooth and easy to drink.
It is named after the famous lighthouse that has stood on a bluff on the south eastern side of Nantucket Island since 1849. Perched precariously 88 feet above the raging Atlantic Ocean, Sankaty Head Light is in danger of falling prey to beach erosion. The lighthouse is the most powerful in New England.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Pours a golden color. Smell is of malts and grains. Taste is crisp, mild grains, some floral hops are in there.Overall, for this style, more flavor than expected, a quality beer.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BLADT (467) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Draft @ Cisco. Clean, pale gold in glass. Finger of head. Lacing all the way down. Corn chip nose. Hay and grass on taste. Medium to light body.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmart6969 (6) - - JUN 3, 2014 does not count
Alcohol, earthy, nuts, coffee, cooked vegetables, butterscotch, basement aromas, butterscotch, bubblegum

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sonnycheeba (3295) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle from sampler pack. Pours clear pale yellow with fizzy white head. Aroma is cereal and biscuit malts, lager yeast, light floral notes, and light citrus. Flavor is dry malts, light hop bitterness, faint toast, and some light grapefruit; dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JHeath99 (786) - - JUN 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours a pale transparent golden with a clingy layer of cream colored head. Aroma of malts, grass, and lemons. Taste is mostly just malts.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rondphoto (1777) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAY 4, 2014
@ Party Source / Bellevue KY --- Clear light amber with a long-lasting frothy white head, bands of lace. It looks tasty. Taste is dry malt that adds slight lemongrass before becoming more hopped as it moves through the finish. Not a particularly memorable brew, but, hey, it’s 3.8%. Whaddya expect?

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Blairgus (2544) - California, USA - MAY 4, 2014
4 May 2014, bottle. light yellow, clear, some steady bubbles. nose is light lemon rind hops. thin body and fizzy. lemon rind and miild lager malt. ok

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Palidor19 (2918) - Brandon, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Bland with lots of carbonation and look of something worth more. its light golden color and frothy head doesn’t offer too much else because no malt nor hop anything.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bif (1382) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 16, 2014
Can. Pours a light golden color with a fair head. Aroma of citrus, light fruit, bit lemony and grain. taste of citrus, light lemon bit of malt sweetness and grain. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. light body, smooth and fairly bland. Goes best as a summer lawnmower beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (6928) - Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2014
355ml can. Pretty standard american craft lager swill, nothign distinct, easy-crushing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10547) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Can @ home. Clear golden pour with a white head. Smells of lemony hops, some straw, and pale cracker malt. Hints of melon and sweet orange. Not bad. Fairly good cracker and biscuit malt on the palate. Light bitterness and astringency on the finish. Somewhat sweet. Decent citrus peel hops, mostly lemon zest. Not bad.


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