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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.54/5   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A classic Bavarian-style lager. Full-bodied and golden-hued, Island Lager is cellared for six weeks and fermented at low temperatures which gives it a distinct hop flavour and perfect balance. 5.0% Alc/ Vol.


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2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
koppertone (63) - Alberta, - JUN 21, 2013
Pours with light head and golden color. Smells a bit skunky like a cheap pilsner. Tastes better than it smells though. Pretty much all malt and a bit tinny. I just bought this in a Costco pack but I’ve had it long ago when I lived in Vancouver. I think I have rose colored glasses because it’s not nearly as good as I remember and is a bit of a let down considering the premium paid on the product.


2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brettsky06 (120) - Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 12, 2016
A little better than most lagers. Clear yellow color with a bit of hops in the flavor

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UXO (1405) - CANADA - JUN 12, 2016
Appearance: clear pale gold with a short-lived white head, minimal patchy lacing. (3/5) Aroma: grassy, pale crackery malt, corn, light fruit. (5/10) Taste: moderate sweet, mild bitter. (5/10) Light body, moderate carbonation, medium-dry and crisp mildly bitter finish. (3/5) A straightforward pale lager without much to recommend it - but on the other hand, not much to criticize. Went down a treat after yard work, and certainly better than a mass market lager, but nothing unique to make me search it out again. (11/20)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ttheilen (528) - USA - MAY 26, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bdleedahl (142) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 27, 2016
It's too bad granville island couldn't carry over their unique body mouthfeel of their ales to this lager. A bit better than mass produced lagers, slight hoppiness, but still nothing great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
guil0000 (360) - New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 3, 2016
Pours a clear yellow color with a small white head. Nos of mild sweet malt with a bit of earthy hops. Medium sweetness with a mild hop finish. Mild to medium body. Quite balanced but nothing groundbreaking.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (12137) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 26, 2015
Draft - Almost no nose. Clear gold with a decent white head. Light grains and a touch of skunk.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
KoNrRiI (1154) - Ĺrhus, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2015
0.473 draft. Clear, amber color and a small, white head leaving no lacing. The aroma is delicate, mostly features fruits, pale malts, and delicate wood and caramel. Sweet and sour taste of fruits, prunes, and some yeasts. Light body, slick texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is short, kinda fruity, a tad malty. Overall the beer is kinda bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Atom (2110) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2015
On tap at barley bros. pours a clear pale golden with a small white head. Sweet corn and malt aroma. Sweet corn and malt taste with a slight bitterness.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cmacklin (763) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 7, 2015
341 ml bottle. Pours a clear golden with a thin, white head that leaves some spotty lacing. Light hop aroma with some corn. Sweet flavour of corn, malt, grass and a hint of fruit with a dry, slightly bitter finish. Light body with a watery texture and average carbonation. Pretty run of the mill lager.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerAndPonies (171) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 27, 2015
355 ml can from a summer sampler 12-pack from Liquor Depot, served in a small glass mug. Pours a downright beautiful, clear honey-like golden hue with very faint carbonation and a pillowy white head that retains well and leaves streaks of lace. Aroma is of slightly sweet cereals and grassy hops, but the flavor has more malty character than expected; not super-sweet, but crisp and dry instead. Body is thin, but finishes cleanly. Seems to have some Vienna influence. Altogether, it’s a very nice lager that suits my tastes for less sweet pale beers.


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