Pizza Boy Blue Collar Lager
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (13304) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Draft at the source. Hazy bright yellow color, thick white head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of very fruity rising bread dough. Taste has lots of mixed tropical fruits, hay, straw, nicely balanced. Holy cow, if every pale lager tasted like this, Iíd drink them all the time. In fact, I spent the first 20 years of my life drinking pale lagers because nothing else was easily available. If only this had existed then....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8741) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Growler shared at Campdown Brewdown thanks to argo0. Pours a clear golden with medium foam. Nose is sharp and fresh dough, noble hops, squash. Taste is a bit soapy, hoppy, heavy biscuit and dough. A bit oily and even smoky in the nose. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11637) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Draft. Small white head, clear apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, spicy, bread, cantaloupe, some lemon/grapefruit, herbal. Taste is medium sweet, bread, herbal, some lemon, spicy. Light body, fairly crisp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
orangesol (918) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2013 First and foremost, this is for the new blue collar lager, not the old version.
A - Pours clear golden yellow with a small half finger tall white head, dissipating down to a light film, leaving spotty streaks of lace down parts of the glass.
S - Smells of lightly sweet grain, bready pils malt, spicy and citric hops and not much else. A little slow at the beginning it starts to come out once it warms up. Smells really fresh and inviting.
T - Starts off with some of the sweetness from the malt and some of the spicy hops quickly giving way to some dulled fruitiness and the chewy pils malt. Quite balanced throughout with nothing standing above anything else. Finish is pretty clean with only a bit of lingering chewiness. Like the nose it just tastes like a nice, refreshing lager.
M - Light body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, mildly hoppy feel throughout. This stuff is way too easy to drink, my glass disappeared super fast on this hot day.
O - I liked the original version but this is even better. It is just as easy drinking but the lighter body just works better. No one flavor dominates making it disappear quite quickly. Another lighter option in a sea of big Pizza Boy beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6769) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 22, 2012
Growler at the Campground Brewdown courtesy of Aaron. Pours a clear golden amber with a thin white head. Fuzzy musk and grain, spicy on the nose. Medium bodied, sweet grain, toast. Chewy grain. Long and sweet, grain and crackers. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5095) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Tap. Pours a clear light gold body with a small fizzy white head. The nose is pretty light, just a bit of pale malt and some light but very bright citrusy hops. The flavor is clean and super crisp with a nice snappy hoppiness on the finish. Light bodied an super easy drinking with soft fizzy carbonation. Probably the best Pale Lager Iíve ever had. Lots of flavor, little alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8060) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2012
2012-08-17. Dark golden yellow body with nice beige head. 3+ Nice hoppy grassy aroma fades a bit. Modest flavour, modest hop character and bitterness mild but pleasant pale malt, modest grassy hops. 6+ Smooth average bodied palate. Decent, it is better than I expected, pretty serviecable lager. Growler, Campground Brewdown 2012

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (6689) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 29, 2012
[4674-20120817] Growler. Light vegetal beans aroma. Clear, orange body with a quick foamy off-white head. Light bitter mild citrus grains flavour. Medium body. Tasty. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(@ Campground Brewdown 2012, Millmont, PA)
Overheard: "It tickles like, I know what giving birth feels like because I had a big shxt."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerathon (1279) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2013 Decent lager. Very nice hop notes that I wasnít expecting. Straw yellow with a thin wispy white head. *Had it again, and itís better than I remember. Pizza Boy just makes some quality beers. Love íem!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhliesen (753) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2013
On tap sampler at Alís of Hampden during vacation from June 19, 2012. I couldnít find Pizza Boy on the site at the time, so thanks to jsmerig to start the beer ratings. Yellow colored beer with no head and not much carbonation. Light aroma of hops that was unexpected and light biscuit taste. I didnít even know it was a pale lager!

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