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Free State Bee Sting Honey Lager
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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 20   ABV: -
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A clean refreshing brew to enjoy in the blossoming days of Summer, Bee Sting derives much of its character from a substantial addition of local clover honey and Canadian Honey Malt. Deep straw in color (one might say honey-ish), Bee Sting is crisp and dry and light to medium bodied. Earthy, slightly citrusy Amarillo hops contribute a complimentary element to the honey overtones. A nuanced session beer perfect for backyard barbeques and Summer evenings on the porch.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (2921) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Great summer lager. Clean and full bodied though not overwhelming in any way. Full mouthfeel, not much bite, but enough to balance the honied sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phaleslu (6397) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Draft in a sampler at the brewpub. Pours a clear, bright gold color with a small white head that leaves a little lace in the glass. The aroma and flavor are equally faint- pale malts, straw, cereal, and just the lightest bit of honey sweetness. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a smooth, sweet mouthfeel. Not a whole lot going on here but not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (5813) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2011
on draft at the brewpub in lawrence .. . Pours a shimmering gold, light head, light lacing .. . V? .. light honey, wheat, and touches of bitterness .. . decent, made for chicks .. . Bart, with $10,000 we’d be millionaires! We could buy all kinds of useful things like…love!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Clear dark yellow with a fizzy white head. Honey bready and malty aroma and taste with a cereal grain finish.


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