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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Deep golden in color, this low ABV lager balances Pilsner and Munich malt with an aromatic American hop aroma. This beer starts hoppy but finishes unexpectedly malty with very low bitterness. Impressively flavorful and drinkable for the lightest beer we brew. We dub this beer a "Session Lager," as we once again brew a lager in a beer style of its own.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkgrenwel (572) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - APR 23, 2012
Dry toasty malt and crisp clean noble hops. Light fruit acidity suggested. Finishes with a peppery spice on the tongue. Simple but decent complexity for a sessionable lager. Really tasty easy drinking beer.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cattrall (15) - Midlevels, HONG KONG - NOV 25, 2014
I’m not experienced in session lagers, but this seems like a good one. Pours nicely with a fine head that lasts. Seems well balanced. Mild and light. Hint of citrus with something else creamy inside. Moderately carbonated.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mfp13jr (152) - Glenville, New York, USA - NOV 20, 2014
A nice offering from Jack’s Abby. I am trying more of their beer, but guess I’m just not a lager person. I appreciate the work that went into this brew, and it is well crafted. Great balance between the bready malt and hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McNeillR (1276) - SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Pale golden, slight haze and a slight head. Light lemon, corkboard. Scratchy enough malt, fairly disruptive carbonation and low density bitterness. Passable enough, not overly offensive.

Bottle, ScoIrl tasting

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
The Gavmeister (28) - , SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle at Craigs...fairly boring...bit soft, slightly lactic...uninspiring but drinkable

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenH (2445) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle. Golden with white head. Aroma of lager, caramel. Taste of bland lager. Clean and crisp.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (4001) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours pale gold with a thin white head. Aromas of light lemon, malt. Taste is light malt. Ok.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (3197) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy amber, nose is sweet toffee, light fruit, taste is dry, toffee, sweet, ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14975) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2014
bottle at home .. ligth hazy amber ... big white head ... soft sweet grassy fruit...light hay nose .. soft citrus hay .. soft fruitsd

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scarletfire65 (976) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle from Trader Joe’s, Cambridge. Drank it at home. Huge, chunky white head. Armoa is lemon dish soap and light funk. Light carbonation, oily texture, mildly hopped, light lemony overtones. Tastes like a kolsch.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StilleStorm (832) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2014
DWF; Pours hazy golden with a moderate to large frothy, moderate lasting and lacing white head. Aroma is malt, hay, light citrus and light spice. Taste is moderate sweet and bitter with a short to moderate lasting finish. Body is medium, texture is light to oily, carbonation is soft.


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