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Gilded Otter New Paltz Crimson Lager
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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The first known recorded beer was brewed roughly three thousand years before the founding of New Paltz. The town may have changed, but this fine lager never will. This beer is brewed for those ready to plunge into a fuller flavor style of craft beer. The crimson color is from caramel malt, which imparts a sweet malt flavor that balances the domestic and imported hops.


2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
NPRugby11 (219) - New York, USA - MAR 8, 2009
Pours out a nice deep red and has a good hoppy aroma, but I think this particular batch got the malt burned instead of caramelized, there was a very strong burn flavor to it which knocks it down.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2008
Pours a coppery brown. Aroma is rather laid back and hard to detect much of anything going on. Malty and light bodied leads into a strong bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2008
Sample at the brewpub: Deep copper pour with an off white ring of head. Has a very mild aroma. A touch of grainy caramel malts and brewing cereal. Thin body with a light flavor. Sweet/lightly caramelized grain notes with residual toasted hints. One dimensional.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2007
This Vienna beer red lager seemed gorgeous out of the tap and actually had excellent malt like aromas. The palate and mouthfeel seemed to lack the full blown classic style but it was quite tasty!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 10, 2006
The pour reveals a clear pale amber color. Aroma of mild hops and caramel. Decent flavor of mild hops and burnt caramel with a bitter finish. The body is light to medium with a chewy texture and moderate carbonation. A very decent vienna.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pivo (2561) - GERMANY - MAR 17, 2005
Copper-amber color, low frothy head. Light caramelly nose and taste with a light toasted, woody end. Good starter upper for someone trying to get into micro-brews, but this is rather superficial overall. Not much going on there...

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2005
Tap at the brewpub. Orange, clear, small off-white head. Slightly sulfured nose, with hints of hops and malt. Flavor is malty with a refreshing dose of hops following. Light on the palate. Drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
YogiBeera (2470) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 5, 2005
Amber orange color, small layer of a head leaving nice laces on the glass. Sweet nose. Light almond taste with a light roasted finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkobes (2140) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - MAY 30, 2004
Nice deep copper color. Hoppy aroma. Malty. Well balanced. Sweet. Good beer. Dry beer.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
MartinT (7779) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 30, 2003
Banal pale fruit floating in dry resin canals...Paltry bitterness ignorant of sultry visions...Their weakest offering that evening...


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