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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
A hop forward lager with complex, citrusy aromas derived from German hops and wheat phenols. We use our house German lager strain to provide a fresh backdrop for this perfect session lager. Mildly traditional...Wildly drinkable. Malts: German Pilsen, German Wheat Hops: Tettnanger, Perle Yeast: House Lager ABV: 5.2% Availability: Year-Round

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cavie (4305) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2016
Can. Pours a clear light golden color. White head. Light grain aroma. Bready. Light flavor. Some grain. Light bitterness. Not offensive. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (4093) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 18, 2016
On tap at Erin Rose, NOLA, 29.4.16. Served in a plastic cap, of course! Clear-to-hazy gold with a white head. Hoppy aroma of cut grass and flowers. Bitter, malty taste with fruity undertones. Medium body, fizzy, bitter finish. Very good!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cajun (388) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - JUN 24, 2016
12oz can - Pours golden yellow, big foamy white head. Aroma of hay and mild citrus. Flavor of grass/hay with light roasted malted grain, some bitter hops. Drinkable, meaning watery. As pale lagers/pilsners go, this one is decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2016
Can drank at the hotel in NOLA - picked up at Stein’s. Pours clear yellow-gold with a creamy, white head. Pleasant biscuity malts in the nose, some hay, ripening citrus. Light-medium sweet flavour with fairly rich and bready malt character, moderate grassy bitterness, lemon and orange rind. Light bodied with average carbonation. Finishes with more biscuit character, grassy and rindy bitterness, pale bread, straw. A nicely balanced and very drinkable lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (10018) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2016
On tap at Ole Saint. Pours a pale yellow gold with medium frothy white head that lasts. The aroma is grass and grain. Medium mouth, grass, skunk, lemon zest, lingering bitterness, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (9137) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2016
Draft at Avenue Pub. Clear gold with a short white head. Clean fermentation allows both malt and hops to be expressed well, the former as toasted grain and warm bread, the latter as lemon zest, cracked pepper, and dandelion. Light bodied, lightly sweet with moderate bitterness and intense hop oiliness and juiciness in the mouth, finishing lip smacking and just salivating enough to demand another pull.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wombat23 (695) - Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2016
Draft at Superior Seafood, New Orleans. Pale straw color with white head. Aroma of malt and grains. Taste of malt, hay, with some light hops bitterness. Okay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (4916) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 4, 2016
(En fût à la brasserie): Étincelantes céréales, pulsions sulfureuses, agrumes blanches et une finale amère et verte.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Can..Pour is yellow with a white head..Nose is musty, chalk, hay...Taste is musty, spice, chalk, hay..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2015
CaN, drank from: .. . deep yellow .. medium foam .. . wet hay and mushy corn bits .. . decent, but below great rafts usual quality .. . . i grew tomatoes to make him healthy, how ironic.

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