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General Lafayette Griffins Mild

General Lafayette Griffins Mild
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Overruled when he wanted to name his son after his favorite bee, the Brewmaster has turned the tables. Similar to the mild ales of England, this brew has more malt flavor and alcohol content than its British cousins. The nutty sweetness, light body, and delicate texture evaporate before your tongue and your pint is gone before you know it. 4.4% ABV, 15 IBU.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnstone (2708) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Sweet nose. Murky brown with a small head. Straight and simply malty...rather one-dimensional, though by design. Notes: Found this old rating, shame to see the General Lafayette go.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmm635 (997) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 12, 2009
Another unimpressive brew from GLI. Slight detection of roasted malts and nuttyness in the aroma and flavor. Medium bodied, decent carbonation - drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JAXSON (555) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2009
On tap at the General. Poured dark brown with a nice prickly beige head. Nose of subtle caramel malt, saaz hops (?), yeast. Extremely balanced flavor with some slightly fruity, yeasty elements, a good caramel malt base, and the hops. Really liked this one...I think I read that this is the brewer’s favorite of all the GL beers. It’s a highly sessionable, flavorful mild ale that was really well executed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (11681) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2009
On tap at the GLI Brew Pub. Poured a darker brown color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of roasted and burnt malts and some caramel. Tastes of the same burnt/roatiness, caramel, and somewhat nutty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
italianjohn (2910) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2009
Dark brown pour little off white head and some lacing ..... caramel and nut malt aroma .... nice sweet caramel & nutty roasted malt flavor with a slight bitter finish .... a great mild ale to chill and watch the phils game with

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (6136) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2009
[Cask at General Lafayette] Red amber color with a medium sized, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of cocoa, caramel, and dark fruits. Taste of raisins, citrus fruits, caramel malts, nuts, and finishing semi-sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2009
Brownish in color with a roasty, malty aroma that is quite inviting. Flavor has some nice breadiness and light hops with a pleasant finish. Its still a mild, but damn good for the style.

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