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Dillon Dam Dam Straight Lager
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SpringsLicker (3170) - Tennessee, USA - JAN 3, 2004
Nothing really going on in this beer. A little more maltiness is needed to provide a flavor that catches up with it's appearance. No real faults just rather plain and unexciting. Proabably much better on a ski trip in the Colorado Rockies than from the bottle in TN.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steve_0 (2874) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Tap at the brewery. Pour is amber with a fluffy white head and good lacing. Smell is nice spice, banana, bread, caramel, earth, and light hops. Taste is bread, malt, light caramel, a hint of banana, and spice. Mouthfeel is somewhat watery with medium carbonation. Very smooth and highly drinkable. Another pleasant surprise from Dillon.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 29, 2003
Maybe it was that I was drinking this at the chalet by a roaring fire after a day schussing the pistes of Breckenridge, but it tasted mighty good. Semi-flavorful and pleasant.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JUL 22, 2006
I am beginning to think to myself as I look at their offerings and say, why did I drive all the way out here again? Reddish auburn coloring with a small fizzy white head. Lots of honey and caramel in the nose, but the palate is quite light in body, with a flavor that matches the nose to a t. Light, with some crisp acidity, that gives the after palate a nice little bite. An interesting beer, but not something to write home about.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2541) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JUN 7, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Orange, amber and clear appearance with a white head and light lacing. Smooth malty lager with light caramel and light hops. Fruity, berry notes in there with a crisp, light body. Pretty refreshing and easy to drink.

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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
snoworsummer (2444) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear brown with a thin, fizzy white head. Tastes like hops and malt, creamy, nutty, light pine and grapefruit. Light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells like grains and leather.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
topherh (1912) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - JAN 14, 2009
Pours amber with a faint toasted malt, caramel aroma. Flavor caramel, fruity, with a hint of hop.

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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RSRIZZO (1871) - 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.


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