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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Imagine a world without flavour. It’d be almost as bad as a world without beer. Well you’re in luck. This lager is literally bursting with hop-fueled taste. It’s been created by people inspired and obsessed with keeping the flame alive. Enjoy our handiwork.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
minch25 (577) - Medford, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 23, 2010
clear light pale yellow body, medium white head. Grassy herbal Saazish aroma. Very tasty. Light body, very drinkable, dry bready pale malts, moderately spicy hopping. This beer is probably way under the radar, but definitely worth drinking. Only downside is the price.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8354) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2010
Pleasant enough lager from Premiere Gourmet. Pours light yellow, with no lasting head to speak of, which is difficult the way I pour. Neutal aromas. Good drinker this hot late summer night. Average mouthfeel for he style. Dry finish. Nothing special to speak about taste wise other than not offensive.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4220) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 23, 2010
Gold pour. Malt, light hops, slightly herbal and sweet. Good for what it is, but not the interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willblake (2645) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JUL 7, 2010
20100707 500ml bottle from State Line. Straw colored with fine white head that mostly fades. Aroma is very pleasant, very mild, with a slight grassy hop, hay, and slight cream of wheat. Body is rather thin and incredibly dry, however mostly without bitterness until very late on the palate when a sharp herbal bite swoops in out of left field with a refreshing tingle. Kind of reminds me of mineral water where you get a mouthful and are thinking, meh, just water, but then the whole of the thing just erupts in one tiny moment of sensory joy. Palate and profile are very similar. Flavor doesn’t add much, if anything. It’s actually remarkably bland, but there’s not a thing about it I find off-putting or foul. In fact, I have really enjoyed drinking this one. Nicely done beer, but not nine bucks nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2010
Pale lager that pours a pale yellow colour, with a white head that lasts. Not as good as Epic’s other beers, but a good place to start

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bmeup (508) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - JUN 8, 2010
Thin looking pale yellow with a lasting white head. Floral passionfruit & sweet malty aromas. Thin meduim body with good carbonation. Dry hop finish. Pretty good pale lager.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer4eternity (201) - Tauranga, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 10, 2010
500ml bottle. Pale gold hue, large fluffy white head, very good lacing, looked good in a pilsner glass. The aromas from this bottle were a rather strange mix of; bread dough, pages in an old paperback book, band-aid, light citrus especially lime, hay, a touch of banana, even slight wheatiness - weird although still appealing. Sweet with gentle bitterness. Tingly carbonation, dry finish. This got better as I drunk it but by by the end of the bottle I had got bored of it. Overall fairly good but perhaps I was expecting too much given its 100th percentile for its style rating, the price tag, and the other amazing Epic beers I have had. I guess there is a (low) limit to how good a pale lager can be.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29022) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2010
Bottled. A golden beer with a thin lazing white head. The aroma has notes of malt as well as lighter notes of hops and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and straw, leading to a lighlty bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
17thfloor (2429) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2010
500ml Bottle thanks to West Lakeview Liquors! Pours a very clear light golden with some bubbles and a smaller thinner fizzy head 2.5. Fairly aggressive for style, strongly metallic but with equal character of bread and noble hops, long metallic aftertaste, the finish is pretty nice, refreshing and full of flavor, medium bitterness. Medium/light bodied, easy drinking but definitely not just a pale lager, spread out sharp fizzy carbonation. Just a faint tad skunky/light stuck but other than that fairly clean. Pretty solid!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
buzz_and_hum (153) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 6, 2010
An odd one, this one. Likely brewed as a lager to introduce New Zealand’s infamously unadventurous beer drinking public to something with a bit more character. But its also from Epic; who love their hops. So you end up with a light lager mouthfeel and sweetness but a rough hop edge. The flavours don’t quite meld unfortunately.


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