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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Brewed with a blend of pale malts and generous amounts of German noble hops, Sympathy for the Lager captures the best of both worlds: the clean, refreshing character of a Lager and the huge taste that craft beer drinkers deserve.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
airrick2003 (517) - Louisiana, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Appearance: very clear golden color with maybe slight amber hues, pours with a nice darker beige head, decent density too Aroma: very lightly toasted grain, has that characteristic lager aroma but not really like an industrial lager, maybe even citrus Taste: lightly toasted grain, almost like wheat, hints of sweetness, minimal hops Palate: lively carbonation, light mouthfeel, leaves mouth dry, minimal aftertaste Overall: I’m not a lager fan but this is pretty good, tastes more like a wheat beer, still lacks any complexity but does not taste like industrial lager at all, easy drinking session beer

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itzjerm (1334) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 21, 2014
No aroma. Golden. No head that last. Sweet nice mouthfeel. Malt with a woody flavor on the tongue. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackfrost9p (291) - California, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Not my typical choice, but very refreshing none the less. Nice balance of hops and malts.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickTStiles (775) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2014
pours very clear with a hint of rosey sheen. grape must aroma with some dry wall. honey, white grape and mineral taste. finish is muted. Not a bad lager but nothing mind blowing either.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (671) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Clear gold pour, decent head. Nose is malt. Bittersweet. Middle is hard fruit and bready grain. Finish shows mild hop tang. Nice lager.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pineypower (2525) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Pours out a decent golden color with a small white head. Aroma is of sweet cereal grains, honey, light caramel, and very mild bitterness. Taste is clean, lots of cereal grains, sweet bready malts, light grassy hops, lingering sweetness. Eh.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (9986) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Can poured a clear tarnished gold with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of bread, straw and light caramel. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of bread, straw and light caramel with a smooth finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4097) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2014
12oz can via trade. Poured a pretty good looking clear medium density bright gold with a creamy bright white head. Aroma grains, wet bread, corn and veggies. Medium bodied with scratchy carbonation and an average duration on the aftertaste. Flavor of dry bread, corn husk, some old shells. Okay for a bland style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kidmartinek (3736) - austin, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Aroma is a bit leathery. Taste is a bit sweet. Though its full, I do.t see what the fussbis about.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (3464) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Spec’s, Houston sixer: Pours darker on the golden scale with a white head. Aroma is hints of citrus, grass, and bread. Taste is slightly bitter. Nice and crisp. Easy to drink. Very little sweetness. Genuinely well-crafted.


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