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Amber colored and medium-bodied, this Vienna-style lager has a slight toasted/caramel malt taste with a mild hop finish. It's slow-brewed with bottom fermenting yeast and German hops.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3219) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUL 11, 2011
4 oz taster draft at the brew pub in Dillon, Colorado. The pour is a clear golden, with a smallish off white head. Aroma is not much, maybe a hint of sweet malt. Taste is lightly clean malt sweetness, some nice floral, even a touch of lemon in the back. Much more flavor than I was expecting from the soft nose. Palate is thin to medium, coats mouth a touch, the after taste lingers some. Overall a tasty Amber Lager.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (9030) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 29, 2010
Tap at brewery. Pours a copper appearance with an orange cream colored head. Plain amber malts in the nose. Slightly bitter flavor with medium amber malts. Like an ESB but less bitter. Not bad.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nikiel (877) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 7, 2010
Bottle at ACBF. Pours a dark golden color. Pretty dark and malty for a lager, but not particularly flavorful.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2010
Dam Straight Lager--2005 12 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV?. 25 IBU’s? (4.25 / 5.0) Amber Lager. Arctic Liquor Beer of the Month Club Selection April, 2005. Mild Head. Clear pretty amber color. Malty mild hop front. Smooth slightly creamy mellow lager mild sweet fruit caramel body. Smooth clean mild hop end. Flavorful,smooth,clean brew. Sampled 5/23/2005. Dam Straight Lager--2006 12 oz. Bottle. 5.50% ABV? 25 IBU’s? (3.75 / 5.0) Amber Lager. Arctic Liquor Beer of the Month Club Selection December, 2006. Mild lace head. Clear bright light amber color. Mellow hop front. Mild creamy smooth malty mild caramel fruity body. Cloying sweet smooth mild hop end. Sediment ester hint. Tasty but fruity. Sampled 3/22/2007.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (3223) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2010
Pours a nice amber color. Nice sweet malt nose with a hint of hops. Taste is caramel, with mild hops and a touch of fruit.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - APR 11, 2010
I didn’t really care too much for the taste of this one but the appearance was pretty striking. It had brownish gold tints and an aroma of hops and barley. Pretty enjoyable, but nothing super.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2009
Tasting at CBF. Clear golden, medium white head. Aroma of light malts and lighter floral hops. Flavor is smooth and easy, very drinkable but still has pretty good flavor. A fairly hoppy lager with a satisfying bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RSRIZZO (1852) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 8, 2009
Had at the All Colorado Beer Festival in Colorado Springs on 11/7/09. Color is a golden amber with average carbonation and a small head. Aroma is a mild malt scent. Starting with a bold light body it goes down with a light crisp feel. Finish is a light malt flavor backed by a faint bitterness. Overall its an clean easy brew to drink but its a little boring.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
daknole (9058) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2009
Bottle. Gold pour. Grainy and malty aroma and a surprisingly bitter flavor. Unpelasantly bitter actually. Not one I would go back for more.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1513) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - AUG 27, 2009
12 oz bottle purchased from the brewery. No freshness or ABV markings. Bronze/light gold color-very little head. Nose is honey, metallic, hay. Taste is light grass, a bit alcoholic (!), malt flavors are subdued and very little hop aroma. Nice body for a lager and easily quaffed. Well done-wish I had a few more of these.


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