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RATINGS: 395   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Z Lager is an exotic lager with a slight aromatic smoke flavor, perfect for any occasion. Slight caramel undertones and a bright amber color compliment Z’s prominent smoke flavors.


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (1666) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - FEB 14, 2013
12 oz bottle. Dark burnt orange with off-white head and lacing. The aroma is strong smoked malts. Light to medium body with a thin texture. Smoky flavor but not overdone. Light caramel malts with a smoky lingering finish.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
N3lson1 (118) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Nice dark amber color. Small amount of head. Smells of dark smokey malts. Leaves a dry feeling on the tongue.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (1310) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 4, 2013
This was a better beer than I had imagined. Pours a crystal clear amber. Very slight aroma of smoke but mostly caramel and malt. Flavor has more smoke but it isn't overpowering. Not a fan of the style but this is probably the best one I've ever had. Medium bodied. Very nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7787) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 16, 2013
GABF week 2012. On tap at the brewery. Pours with a clear orange hue with a lasting off-white head. Aromas are malty, bready, honey, light smoke, toasty, nutty and dried fruit. Flavors are smokey, nutty, maple, molasses. Fuller bodied with medium carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tmongoose (1085) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 3, 2013
12oz bottle pours a cloudy amber color with off white head. plenty of carbonation and floaters. minimal lacing so far. strange aroma of caramel and smoke. almost a semi sweet smell. flavor is well...caramelly sweet smoke. almost a medium bodied lager but this is not a good smoked beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Onionkid (359) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours red with a small head. Aroma has malts and caramel, kinda boozy. Nice, smoky and sweet flavor, malty overall. Little chocolatey at the end. Pretty decent. 4.5% alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2089) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle from BevMo: Poured a dark natural golden honey color that appeared as a burnt amber hue while only a thin layer of head graced the top of my beer. The aroma was full bodied with a rich base of caramel malts that really gives off a scent of smokiness. The flavor is pure rauch with a thick taste of smoked malts that makes this beers one the better rauch or amber style beers I’ve come across.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
airrick2003 (410) - Louisiana, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Appearance: very clear bronze to amber color, small tan head Aroma: rich malt, roasted malt, pretty intense aroma Taste: coffee, smoky, strong dark malt for an amber, some hops show themselves on the finish Palate: highly carbonated, not dry at all, minimal aftertaste Overall: pretty strong malty smokiness dominates this beer, pretty good I just prefer more hops than malt ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
travita (3692) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle. The look is clear, off white head, and amber in color. The smell is smoke, plastic, malt, band aid, and ok. The taste is blah, malt, water, caramel, and smoke.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwalking05 (3491) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2013
12oz bottle. Amber and clear with a good sized cream colored head. Aroma is of charcoal, ash, smoke, vinegar. Taste is of leather, smoke, plastic, light ash and malt.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (5025) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Draft at Gingerman with Linh. Pours a clear copper/amber body with thin white head. Aroma is light smoked malt, but very faint overall. Mouthfeel is medium to thin with notes of sweet smoke, fruity malt, burnt plastic and light bandaids.


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