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RATINGS: 357   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.49   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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An American Pale Lager, Henry Weinhardís Private Reserve blends Henryís German heritage with the natural ingredients of the Pacific Northwest. If you want to impress your friends, you can say itís brewed with 100% Cascade hops specially grown in Oregon. But all you really need to know is that itís crisp, clean and one helluva beer.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7124) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Bottled. Poured clear, straw golden with a short, stark white head. The aroma picked up lemon rind and toasted grains.. pale malt and a pinch of honey beneath.. aiight. The flavor found the same malts at the core with lemon zest and grassy bitterness around.. crisp finish. Light-bodied with a good feel on the palate.. very drinkable.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
hockeybeerguy (1947) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pilsener glass. The appearance was a yellow color with a half finger white foamy head that dissipated within about twenty seconds. There was barely any lacing and what there was of it just slid right on into the beer. The smell had a weird burnt bready / burnt caramel notes to it. The taste was basically the same. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with not much sessionability about it as Iím getting a weird cardboard - ness rolling over my tongue. Overall, I canít say Iíd try this again.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
AndyW68 (1056) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Clear yellow pour with white head. Aroma is grainy. Taste follows nose. Good mowing the lawn beet. Not good for much else.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (486) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - FEB 21, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 Bottle. A- Cereal, citrus, wheat. A- Golden color, clear liquid, minimal head. T- Cereal, watery, malty, citrus, wheat, slightly sweet. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, crisp finish. O- Just like a glorified Bud Light. A decent beer with a little bit of flavor but still lacking a lot of qualities. Drinkable nonetheless.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jb (2175) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 17, 2014
On the deck in Kaneohe Oahu. Thanks to the last guest for leaving us leftover brews. What a view but not much of a beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (6096) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle. Clear light orange pour with a quickly dissipating head. Mostly a thinner palate, somewhat bland lager, but it has a little character that sets it above BMC. Not bad for what it is.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbuskirk (433) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JAN 7, 2014
For the style, this isnít half bad. Basically, this ends up being a more expensive version of the brand name lagers you see everywhere. It does this while pretending to be a craft beer. I get that. The Cascade hops give this beer a spicy, fresh bite, though. So yes, itís a lot like all the other draft lagers. This one just has a bit more going for it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hiero (127) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 23, 2013
For a mass-produced pale lager this is not that bad. If you want something easy to drink on a summer day, this would fit the bill. Itís not offensive in any way and has a refreshing taste to it. However, I tried the Weinhards IPA first, which I thought was pretty good, and I was expecting the same quality. I was somewhat dissapointed.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
travita (3930) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle. The look is clear, very light yellow colored, and light white colored head. The smell is fruity, malt, bread, just egh. The taste is malts, blah, bread, grain, and banana.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jkwalking05 (3701) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 16, 2013
12oz bottle. Pale gold with a small white head. Aroma is of banana lady taffy, grass, grain. Taste is of sugar, grain, and corn.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandon1989 (239) - Euless, Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2013
pours a clear golden color with a small white head. the aroma is rather weak but you pick pick up some sweetness and biscuit. the taste is very good, you pick up some sweet malt up front but there is a little bit of a hop kick at the end to balance it out. this beer is definitely worth a try!


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