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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.49   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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An American Pale Lager, Henry Weinhard’s Private Reserve blends Henry’s German heritage with the natural ingredients of the Pacific Northwest. If you want to impress your friends, you can say it’s brewed with 100% Cascade hops specially grown in Oregon. But all you really need to know is that it’s crisp, clean and one helluva beer.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
1guywith_aboat (172) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - OCT 9, 2013
For a normally bland style, this is very flavorful. Actually Little hop flavor and aroma. Not a thick malt presence. Light hoppiness is the only real flavor along with light hints of adjuncts. Very pleasing to taste something different in the pale lager category.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (6087) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 8, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. A10310940. Sep0213. (Friar Tuck) Springfield, IL.
Clear pale golden colour with a tiny white head. The aroma is apple juice, mild sweetness, malt and... not much more really. The flavour is also quite mild. Some malt, mild dryness and some weak bitterness. Very drinkable but boring. Soft carbonation.

1.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrinkinWell (172) - - SEP 5, 2013
Pours straw yellow with light head which soon dissipates. Doesn?t have much flavor. Tastes like a cheap lager. Henry Weinhard always disappoints. Down the drain it went!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cakes (349) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Poured clear, straw golden with a short, stark white head. The aroma of toasted grains.. pale malt . Tastes of lemon zest and grassy bitterness around.. with a crisp finish. Light-bodied and a bit old school.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mtdewa1 (211) - rome, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Very light gold pour, little head, decent lacing. aroma is faint...grass, wheat and corn. Taste is bland. Watery, light. Really nothing there. Better than mass produced but not recommended.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
airrick2003 (411) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Appearance: very clear light gold color, pours with a small head that quickly fades to nothing Aroma: wheat, grain, light malt, Taste: light malt, has some grain to it, corn, hint of hops on the finish, Palate: average c02, slight hop and industrial aftertaste Overall: this has something that reminds me of industrial lager, although it is better than that it's still not good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SODAK14 (266) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - AUG 11, 2013
A little grain or hops initial tasting...not real pleasant but not bad either. Just your generic beer but something my dad or his friends from the 60’s would be satified with (think Falls City).

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
foyle (187) - Wyoming, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Appearance: pours a 2+" sudsy white head that recedes quickly with mild lacing. Color is a clear straw with moderate carbonation present. Aroma: mild aroma of lightly toasted grain and clean water Mouthfeel: light and crisp with a mostly dry finish Flavor: sweet barley malts (white bread) combined with a healthy hop bitterness in the middle and finish. Overall: This is a nicely balanced and decent lager. It is more akin to Euro-style lagers than American macros in flavor.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stevesie (293) - - JUL 20, 2013
From bottle. So this is what Henry keeps for himself when he wants to kick back with a good beer and watch an evening of LMN? Given HW’s other offerings, I was prepared to trash this one. Pours a light gold like an extra fizzy urine sample in a pint glass. Nose is corn and running socks with some faint wet dog. No hops to speak of. Given this, the taste is pleasantly surprising. Decent bitterness, some actual flavor and a peculiar finish reminiscent of a McDonald’s hamburger. Not real good, but okay for a pale lager.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bif (1298) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Pours a pale golden color with a small head that fades to no real lacing. Aroma is on the mild side with some citrus and just a bit of malt sweetness. Taste follows with a bit of citrus and mild malt sweetness. Very light bitterness and a clean finish. Light body and smooth. Fairly bland. A decent non-offensive lager. Good as a lawnmower or BBQ beer.


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