Serve in Lager glass


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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
The decree states that only four ingredients can be used when making beer: barley, hops, yeast and water. The result is a lager with a crisp finish and a rich golden colour.

Maklean's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maklean (50) - Ontario, - JUN 16, 2013
Pours light yellow, diminishing head, aroma of great fields of grass. Light malt of earth and grass, think body.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
___Steve___ (26) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2015
Clear straw colour. Right from the can vigorously poured to create a tall think foamy head, quintessential lager looking glass of beer. Dry grassy aroma with a faint creamy scent with green vegetables and sugar notes with herbal undertones. Taste is very sweet upfront almost overbearing, hints of simple syrup and refined sugar, the bitter after taste is far too subtle for my palate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mathieuc (2351) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 31, 2015
Pours a clear golden with a medium white head on top that leaves nice lacing. Nose is of corn and light proper cereals. Taste is of corn, some lightly sweet cereals and bitterness is low to medium (enough to be noticed). Lightl fruitiness. Body is light to medium and carbonation medium to high and mouthfeel is a bit watery. Overall an OK mindless libation I guess, better than most macro but not quite good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (1878) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 20, 2015
On tap at Kings head, pours a clear golden with a small white head. Veggie aroma with malt, grain, corn and yeast. Taste of corn and malty grain, nice balance, yeast with a nice hop bitterness, slightly grassy. Pleasant and drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gerbeer (2451) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2015
On tap. Pours a clear gold with light head. Light aromas of cereal. Flavors of bready grain and corn sugar. Easy to drink and not offensive but no character.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
YigSvartka (225) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 23, 2015
Transparent white/gold hue with an immediately dissipating white head. Corn, malt, honey, and slightly metallic aroma. Thin bodied. Surprisingly not terrible tasting. An extremely smooth combination of corn, malt, honey, and yeast finishes with a wee bit of hop. Certainly better than most macros.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Randy4Beer (382) - - APR 11, 2015
On tap at the new Jack Astor’s Lansdowne location (nice venue). I know it’s brewed to the Bavarian Purity Law standards, but in 2015, this comes across as a really old school beer. Both the aromas and tastes are all breads, cereals, grains and malts. Almost zero hop profile. It drank easy enough while watching an important hockey game in a bar, but I wouldn’t go out and buy this if it was at the LCBO.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerAndPonies (119) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
341 ml bottle from a twelve-pack sampler from Sobeys Liquor, served in a shaker pint glass. Pours a faintly hazy straw yellow with low carbonation and an eggshell-colored head, leaving vertical oval lace spots. Aroma is of clean cereal grains and malt, faintly sweet, a touch metallic, with noticeable vegetal/tomato that gets a bit stronger with time, and grassy hops. Flavor is a bit more vegetal than what I prefer and has an initial metallic tang, but it settles back fairly quickly, and is clean and inoffensive otherwise. Thin and a bit slick; the finish is okay and appropriate for a lager. It’s a notch above most lagers; while it has a few aroma and flavor quirks, none are harsh enough to be deal-breakers. It started off questionably, but ended friendly enough. Good times.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rejtable (1857) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
Pours clear dark light head and lacing. Nose is. sweet corn and cereal. Flavs cheerios some caramel. Tastes light sweet very light bitter. Light body lively carb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
wrussell65 (7) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 24, 2014 does not count
Sweet aroma, pale color, too light tasting for aroma. Slightly bitter palette. Overall just an average beer. Not outstandingly Bavarian.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gethinbeer (2386) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
Clear golden pour with a thin white lace. Malt lager flavour. Quite sweet with a smooth finish.

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