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Brewed by Lake of Bays Brewing Company
Style: Pale Lager
Baysville, Canada

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Brewed using only the finest noble hops and Canadian malt, this crisp and refreshing American-style lager aims high and scores big. Official beer of the NHL Alumni Association


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
berkshirejohn (4671) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
473ml can from an LCBO in Toronto. A headless amber pour; malty aroma; malty taste; with the slightest hint of hops. Not particularly pleasant.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lesifflebiere (1348) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 15, 2014
Dorée foncée, elle a en fait une couleur (et une consistance, ainsi qu’une faible odeur) de jus de pommes filtré. Peu complexe en nez, elle est assez savoureuse en bouche, pas jusqu’à être impressionnante, mais du moins elle évite la platitude qui empeste souvent ce style. Impossible de faire un chef-d’oeuvre de pale lager, mais celle-ci est l’une des meilleures qu’il m’a été donné de goûter.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patricks110 (1754) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 10, 2014
Quite boring and lacking in overall style and flavour. The nose is mild and slightly toasted with a hint of caramel and light grassy hops. A bit mild mannered for a lager despite the crisp toasty malt profile. The finish has a slightly spicy hop and a grassy, slightly fruity flavour.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (7019) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 5, 2014
Can sample at Calgary International Beerfest 2014. Slightly sweaty, grainy aroma. Sweet grainy palate. Plain.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
pintbypint (2695) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 20, 2014
473ml can. Yellow pour, white head. Nose has a touch of lemon and grass. Taste has some lemony notes and bready light malts. Plain finish. Light body, carbonation is a bit weak. Overall a bit underwhelming.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
reebtogi (4360) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 17, 2014
473ml can pours a golden color with a small white head that leaves very little lacing behind. Aroma is grassy with some apple cider and grainy notes. Taste is malty sweet with a grassy hop bitterness finishing with a bit of apple cider and slight bit of metallic. A beer that is not worthy of any accolades. Typical macro lager.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
OPIE788 (337) - Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Can. Straw yellow with no head. Sweet aroma that kind of smells like a fart. Sweet hay and grain flavor woth a little bit of corn.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Boutip (4852) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 12, 2014
Can: Poured a light golden color lager with a medium size foamy head with minimal retention and some light lacing. Aroma of light sweet notes with very subtle cereal notes. Taste is quite bland with light sweet notes and some very subtle notes. Body is light with good carbonation. Bland tasting lager which might appeal to their target audience.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
czar (4676) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
pours clear pale yellow with a small white cap, little retention, no lacing. grainy malts, light corny notes, herbal-grassy, light flowery notes, tomatoes, faint fruitiness - grape juice as in no lager fruitiness, slightly chalky, candied lemon and ginger. moderate to low carbonation, light body - watery, bland herbal-grassy finish. weak brew but not horrid either.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Audreyvp (2) - Gravenhurst, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014 does not count
I have been drinking a lot of this during this hockey season. What better beer goes with hockey then the NHL Alumni’s official beer.


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