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Named after New Haven’s nickname: the Elm City (but not to be confused with Elm City Connecticut Ale!) It is a true German Pilsner: crisp, refreshing, pronounced. Perfectly balanced pilsner malt made with all German ingredients and Hallertaur hops. It is a perfect compliment to a hot summer’s day! It’s definitely not your grandfather’s beer, but it’s what your grandfather’s beer was trying to be. A must have!!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobbypaulson (217) - Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA - MAY 8, 2011
another beer from davey101, thanks bro. Poured out of a can into a glass cloudy yellow in color with a white head that leaves quickly. smell is hoppy and some lemons. taste is slightly bitter on the front but then sweet on the and citrusy. The finish is kinda bitter like the front. Nice refreshing beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thorpe429 (5006) - , Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2011
Picked up a can at Julio’s on my way to EBF. Served in a Hill Farmstead wine glass. Pour yields a bright yellow beer with a very nice white head and quite a bit of lacing on the way down. The nose brings forward mild grain plus a touch of light Noble hops. The flavor is slightly bready with some grain and hay. Not too much spicy hop flavor, but there is a decent amount of bitterness in the finish. Feel is light and only moderately crisp, though not as much as I’d like for the style. Fairly drinkable and a nice brew on a rather warm Spring evening. Serving type: can Reviewed on: 03-14-2011

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 17, 2011
A - Pours a bright hazy golden yellow color with a finger of frothy white head. The head has pretty decent retention and laces nicely down the glass. S - Aroma is full of bread/yeasty elements mixed alongside a bit of grassy/piney hops for balance. Just a touch of malt comes through beneath. T - Starts off with some light malt flavor with some bread flavor mixed in. This develops a bit and some spices join. Through the middle a bit of the hops come through and with some spices The finish is a mix of some hop bitterness and some yeasty flavor that lingers nicely. Very nicely balanced. M - Medium-light bodied and fairly carbonated. Super clean and crisp mouthfeel overall. Very clean finish. D - Very drinkable. Clean and crisp from start to end, but still enough flavor to keep it enjoyable. The flavor is really nice all around.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2011
Aroma muted by this excessively massive head after waiting a minute,got an almost wheat like tang,almost suckerish,some grain,flavor is upfront bitterness with some floating grain again,again a wheat like tang in flavor,doesnt taste like the good German pils I’ve had,would have like to had a little more malt,I know the German style emphasizes the bitterness, but this was just to much hop

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dcschiller (2201) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 4, 2011
(12oz can). Pours clear golden with white head. Aroma of florals and grass. Taste is a sweet malt backbone with a definite hope bite up front and at the end. Medium bodied with slick texture. Finish is slightly bitter and has a bite. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 31, 2011
Clear gold pour with a small head. Light aroma of malt and hops. Flavor is slightly hoppy, refreshing and delicious. Pretty good stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (8540) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 31, 2011
amber pour. white head hoppy, honey, crackers. Flavor is lightly bland, light hops, bread, yeast...pretty standard, but not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1810) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2011
Pale Lager light colored light bodied beer with German nuances. Definitely a lawnmower beer, maybe the wrong season for me to sample.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
damzz (235) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 13, 2011
Head is white and quickly dissipates leaving almost no lacing. Color is medium hazy yellow. Nose is citrus and hops. Body is medium with a slightly oily texture with soft carbonation and an astringent finish. For those who prefer Bud, Coors, or Miller, try this. It is quaffable and a good session beer for talking sports or even theology. Enjoy!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
scottw86 (1068) - Maryland, USA - DEC 5, 2010
Poured a slightly hazy yellow with a huge white foamy head. Aroma is slightly skunky with spices and lemon. Taste is also a bit skunky with some lemon and fruity notes. Pale malts are present, and there is a decent amount of flavor. Slightly grassy finish. Not bad, but not great.


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