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Brewed by Moosehead Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Saint John, Canada

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1324   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.23   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A smooth clean-tasting lager that offers a good balance between malt sweetness and hop bitterness


left_bank's rating

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
left_bank (79) - - SEP 21, 2012
ran into an old high school buddy today who was carrying 12 mooseheads home.made a swift detour to the neighbourhood park and has a couple each. drank each 341 ml bottle in about 4 min,not because it was so good but because it was such a good memory. oh ya,the review...thought then/think now...better then your average north american pale lager and much better then your average north american pale lager is you liked the stuff in the 70’s and have not had it for more then 30 years.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
blackisle (1028) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle 35cl. (from Gourmondo.de). Clear medium golden, small frothy white head, recedes to a thin layer, good lacing; aroma sweet malt, grain, bit soapy, grass; taste medium sweet and bitter, malty notes; medium body, oily o watery texture, prickly mouthfeel, average carbonation, aftertaste mild bittersweet, malty notes; acceptable lager.

1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
budedou (500) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - APR 9, 2015
Pours yellow with a small white head. Taste of corn, hops, malt, grain. Light body. Watery texture

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gregorymconway (217) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2015
Usually have a soft spot for macro lagers that its just a snobby avoidance. Looks right gold transparent thin head. This is a smart avoidance though. Skunky, seems euro-fare based. Harsh grainy character. Eh

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
AgentAle (944) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 29, 2015
Aroma is basic malts, a bland hop profile with light sulphur notes. Taste is again bland malts with corn and rice adjunct. Dry basic bitterness on finish. Appearance is a clear gold with a thin pearl head that retains poorly.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tfontana (51) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 16, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2015 Aroma like cheap champagne or cereal--sometimes skunky. Appearance is a clear pale gold like apple juice with minimal fizzy head that appears for a nanosecond and then is gone. Light sweetness but indistinct. Thin, carbonated mouth feel with abrupt finish. A highly drinkable beer perfect really cold when it is very hot such as picnics or barbeques etc. A step up from American lagers. Time was this was the "good" beer. How far we’ve come...

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
McSherman (250) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2015
Bewertung importiert von Bier index: 6 / 5 / 5 / 5 / 5 / 3 / 5 / 5 / 53

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shanoknowsfood (63) - Hawaii, USA - FEB 20, 2015
A bottle at my neighbor’s house. Not bad. But I had just drunk a Tommyknocker Nut Brown, so maybe that’s why this was so refreshing. But it was very smooth. Only slightly bitter.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cidertron (30) - California, USA - FEB 16, 2015
This beer lacks any flavor at all and is very watered down - It’s even less flavorful than Coors Light :(

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sdg (102) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 14, 2015
Pale golden color, clear; quickly dissipating, white head - aroma of grains, cereal, malt, some citrus hops - taste: slightly bitter - light body, rather thin texture, lively carbonation - short, grainy finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Chopper925 (264) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle. Clear, golden yellow color, small extremely fast diminishing white head. Aroma is somewhat resin, soapy sweet, candy. Taste is sweet in the beginning, lightly bitter to the end, somewhat light sour. Typical malty soapy aftertaste for this kind of beer. Thin texture, average fresh carbonation. It´s just like the Canadians, gentle and polite. ;-)


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