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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Two centuries ago, on the site of what is now the Fort George Brewery block, fur magnate John Jacob Astor’s expedition boldly built a trading post they called Astoria—the first US settlement west of the Rocky Mountains. Today, we’re proud to craft the Official Bicentennial Beer of Astoria. Many West Coast brewers in the 19th century had no ice, so they improvised an effervescent beer by brewing lager yeasts at higher-than-normal temperatures. Described as a “refreshing drink, much consumed by the laboring classes,” it’s the inspiration for 1811 lager.

More flavorful than most modern lagers, and fermented at warmer temperatures, 1811 is lovingly concocted from 2 row malted barley and cracked maize; corn was a popular beer ingredient in pre-Prohibition days. 1811’s hop character gives it a distinctive Northwest style worthy of Astoria’s 200-year history.

Organic 2 Row Malted Barley
Cracked Maize
Sterling Hops
Galena Hops
Astoria slow sand filtered water.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
"A decent lager that stands up well enough even head to head with their heavier stuff. Not up to par, per se, but hell...it’s a lager. Clean, crisp, slightly sweeter malts than expected, but no real faults."

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frahmo (316) - Idaho, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Clear golden pour with a thin white head. Nice carbonation with a sharp flavor. Hop tinge that I was not expecting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2196) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 22, 2014
Can. Thanks Red. Solid hop presence, some slightly sourish note in nose. Hazy honeyish color. Light sweet maltiness, hope hit a bit, then it goes to balance in mid, quite decent bitterness in finish. Thin-medium body. Highly hopped for a lager. Feels like quite a bit more than 5.1%.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lizardking3 (109) - Springfield, Oregon, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Pretty solid for a lager. Very light straw color, faint malty aroma. Goes down smooth.... Very sessionable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salmoniform (825) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Poured from can to glass. Clear straw hue with creamy white head. Aroma is straw, sulphur, pineapple, cereal, grass. Mouthfeel is great with a medium light body and sharp carbonation. Taste is dry sweetness initially with a slight astringent following and clean finish. Overall this is a really nice lager.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2837) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 16, 2014
On tap at bier thirty. Pours out a crisp golden topped with a white head. Nose is grass citrus and cereal malt. Taste is as the nose with grass and a good malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (4286) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Clear brilliant golden under a generous foamy white head. Nose was surprisingly grassy and spicy with a doughy background. Nice smooth flavor with a noble grassy earthy bitterness on the start, with a blonde cracker malt finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (806) - Oregon, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Canny can can A: Gold color with many many bubbles throughout. Fluffy white head that starts to diminish, but remains in a decent abundance. N: Maltiness, grape husk, a touch of sulfur, biscuit and cracker, Pine and earthiness. Leafy. T: Very bitter with malt to balance. However, this resembles a strong IPL. Good thing. M: Medium body. Resinous, but still an easy drinker. O: A damn impressive beer that might fool you into thinking its an IPA. Potently hoppy pounder.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (6105) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 11, 2014
Can sample at tasting at Levi’s place. Thanks Levi. Unlike the commercial description here, this can says Saaz and Centennial hops were used. Clear straw with a white head. Aroma of floral and grassy hops, graininess, a corny note and some bread. Flavor has a bit of sweetish malt, a bit grainy, and quite a strong bitterness with some grassy hops and a piney hint. Light to medium-bodied. Decent.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanuta06 (331) - Washington, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Serving: from can--purchased at Full Throttle Bottles. Aroma: light lemon hop. Appearance: large, frothy, white initial head with good lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Hazy, medium-yellow body. Taste: lightly bitter, citrusy initial flavor and finish with long duration. Palate: light body, watery texture and soft carbonation. Overall: very good. Refreshing. Smooth palate.


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