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Lake of the Woods Paper Maker Pilsener


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Brewed by Lake of the Woods Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Kenora, Canada

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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Rich, complex maltiness combined with pronounced yet soft & rounded bitterness & spicy flavor from Saaz hops. Bitterness is prominent but never harsh & does not linger.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3635) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2014
On draft at the brewery tap house. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Malty nose. Flavors of light caramel with some spicy notes. Crisp, clean finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alpha10 (362) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2014
2014/04/09 - Pours a clear, dark orange-gold colour with a small, fizzy white head that lingers. Aroma is bready malt, grass, peanuts, corn and some hops. Taste is similar to nose: sweet grain malts, corn, grass and some nice hop presence. Mouthfeel is medium with some lively, biting carbonation and a crisp, slightly bitter finish. Not bad. Rather sessionable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ljthiessen (512) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 16, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Darker pour than most pilseners, and more flavour too. Some nice hop presence and a pleasant, balanced taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BreWedge (334) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 12, 2013
64 oz growler via Piscator34. Pours a clear orange with a modest white head. Aromas are fresh multi-grain bread and grass. Tastes are robust bready malts really well balanced with a crisp spicy hoppy bitterness. Medium carbonation, crisp, beautifully balanced medium bitter finish. Love this stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
piscator34 (1996) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 18, 2013
Fresh growler sample. Clear gold with medium carbonation. I guess they got their first batch haze issues sorted out. Aromas are of rich pilsner malt, herbal hops, and the slightest hint of caramel. Saazy herbal-grassy hop flavor upfront, along with more pils malt, crusty white bread. Lasting grassy finish with solid bitterness. A nice rustic pilsner. Although I would have preferred a bit more aroma hop, I’m happy about the level of bitterness (which seems to be a common mistake). My favorite of their regular offerings,

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dreamflower (598) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 6, 2013
Growler shared with northropfrye and cards04, Steinbach’s greatest beer geeks. Aroma of sweet corn. Average apperance. Inoffensive taste. A reasonably enjoyable session beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (1844) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 6, 2013
Pours a nice golden colour...some nice corn aromas... not a tonne of flavour at first. ..but there is a nice hop bite at the end. Decent pilsner.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (2311) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 6, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2013 Growler via cards04 via his friend. Not a bad little pilsener, though certainly not a hoppy one like good Czech pilsener, but this does have flavour. Very grainy aroma, corn, peanuts. Appearance is darker amber than most pale lagers. Taste is a little sweet grains, with a bitter aftertaste. Quality. Re-rate: Hmmm, either they’re inconsistent in making this, or the growler really affects the flavour, because fresh on tap this was quite a bit better. A nice bitter hop (borderline IPA) quality to this. Upped the rating from 2.9.


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