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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Pale golden with a crisp dry finish.  This traditional Czech lager will quench your thirst and invigorate your senses.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgoy (344) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2009
On tap at Heartland in Union Square with Haeberle, Lauck and Goffman. I really enjoyed the Heartland Empire State Premium. I think it is one of the best beers made by Heartland and would order again. Hazy yellow color with a light but intriguing aroma. The bitter hops are nicely balanced with sweet malts leading to a nice clean finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
yngwie (16503) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2015
On tap at Heartland, Empire State, NYC. A clear, golden beer with a dense, white head. The aroma is lightly malty, with some fruityness and grass. There’s a decent bitterness in the mouth, it’s dry and medium bodied with a nice carbonation. Pale malts in the back, with grass and a generic fruityness in the flavor. Medium length finish. Superbly boring, but quite well brewed. 150624

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1566) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2015
A pale golden coloured beer with a weak white head. A strong malty aroma, honeyed and breakfast cereal and just a hint of spice. Dry mouthfeel. The taste is dry and malty, biscuity and cereal with a background honeyed sweetness. The finish is dry and malty. Draught @ Heartland Brewery, 8th St. New York.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (17288) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 23, 2015
Süß bitterer Antrunk, steigende Getreidigkeit. Die leichte Trockenheit passt, konstant bitter und etwas grasig. Gut. 9/11/11/11//11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (10098) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
actually thought it was quite good, especially for the style. a pale czech lager, crisp, very well balanced...one i’d actually consider buying in the bottle."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bulk_Carrier (3720) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hazy golden yellow color. Bar pour yielded no head. There was a fair amount of carbonation seen rising. The smell didn’t have much other than some light sweet corn. The taste was mainly sweet. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a pretty good sessionability about it. Overall, mainly a decent pale lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Block (2207) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 5, 2014
This beer is pretty pathetic. Light, pale, flavorless. It has it’s place as a refresher on a hot New York afternoon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3605) - Laurel, New York, USA - JUN 27, 2014
On draught at the brewpub on 8th Ave by the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Arrived to the table a clear gold color with a thin white head that lasted beyond the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Mild aroma grain with a faint hint of grassy hops. The flavor is bready malt with again just a slight hint of grassy hops. Smooth on the palate with very mild bitterness at the finish. No problems.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hidden_Pooch (518) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 23, 2014
On tap. Found this to be pretty watery. A light scent of hay. It tastes very much the same and goes down like water. Kind of novelty with its name and all, but nothing else special here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (3205) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2014
5oz sampler from the brewpub NYC. Pours a clear golden color with a small white foamy head. Aroma of yeast, lemon citrus, and grain. Taste of grain, corn husk, sugary lemon, and yeast.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (16859) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Tap at Heartland, Union Square, 24/11/13. Clear pale golden with a moderate off white head that retains well. Nose is pale malt, sweaty socks, corn, cereals, light citrus. Taste comprises corn, cereal, light caramel, sugars, fairly sweet. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp closure. Ok pale lager.

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