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Lake of Bays Rock Cut Baysville Lager

Brewed by Lake of Bays Brewing Company
Style: Premium Lager
Baysville, Canada
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Baysville now has a lager to call it’s own. Paying homage to the pioneers who carved roads and rails into the rugged landscape of the north, we handcraft this golden lager using select noble hops and premium Canadian malts. A crisp and refreshing end to a hard day’s work.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
BeerAndPonies (128) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 26, 2015
473 ml can from a sampler four-pack from Sobeys, in a pilsner flute. Pours a moderately chill-hazed, yellowy-orange with lots of small-bubbled, slow-rising carbonation, creating a short-lived, milky, pearly, quickly-vanishing head that leaves no lace. Aroma has a goodly amount of malt and cereal present, with whiffs of vegetal, grass, and paper; flavor is...urk...wet, moldy cardboard and dry, dusty newsprint, with dirty vegetal sourness throughout the mouth and a related bitterness brushing the edges of the tongue. There’s no lager-ish sweetness or cereals, nor a recognizable hop character, that I can tell, but there is a hint of a "chemical stripper", like nail polish remover or WD-40. Feels thin, a tad oily, and has a lingering metallic tang. Bizarre flavor, although not sickening enough to be a drain pour. I’ll give them one good mark for being a dry, noticeably un-sweet lager. Still, it’s really unpleasant, enough so that I can’t recommend it. Why do microbreweries have such difficulty fashioning a palatable lager?

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pintbypint (3074) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 19, 2015
473ml can. Clear yellow appearance, lots of carbonation bubbles, head is thin and white. Aromas of grains, slightly fruity and sweet. Taste is grainy with medium sweetness, and a little fruitiness. Plain finish, no sign of any hops. Fairly standard macro styled lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Subliminal64 (62) - London, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2015
What can I say that is positive about this beer. It pours a light golden brown. Looks appealing. Good amount of carbonation. Overall it was refreshing, but bland. MB

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bunget (713) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2015
473ml can. Clear pale yellow body, small white head with poor retention and no lacing. Aroma of grains and honey, leaves and a touch of leather. Taste is inoffensive: grains, traces of herbs, honey, mineral aftertaste. Bland.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
terrybail (704) - London, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 28, 2015
473ml can from the Beer Store Not a bad pale lager better then macros but still on the light side for me

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gregorymconway (218) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 15, 2015
pale yellow, minimal head. low carbonation, a little spicey for the style, but pretty mellow overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RandyBrunatti (5) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2015 does not count
A golden yellow. Subtle head. A slightly sour, flowery aroma. Decent well balanced refreshing lager, good on a hot day. Smooth well balanced light lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
CRock (136) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
Golden colour. Didn’t really get much of a head on the pour but not a big deal, it was a pretty generic lager anyway so I don’t think I missed much.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Travlr (17713) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Can. Clear pale yellow color, small white head. Aroma of light straw. Taste is peppery, oily mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mabel (7712) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
[5726-20130821] Can. Corn mash aroma. Clear, pale orange body with a quick foamy white head. Watery grains flavour has a sweet aftertaste. Light-medium body. Fair. (6/3/5/2/10) 2.6

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