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Brewed by Quidi Vidi Brewing Company
Style: Pale Lager
Quidi Vidi Village, St.Johns, Canada

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It has been said by many brew masters, “water makes the beer.” We can’t help but agree. This refreshingly light lager is brewed with 25,000 year old iceberg water harvested from Newfoundland’s awe-inspiring icebergs which offer some of the purest water on earth. Incredibly crisp and refreshing light North American style lager. Winner of a bronze medal in the 2014 Canadian Brewing Awards ’North American Style -Premium Lager’


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BreWedge (482) - goose bay, Newfoundland, CANADA - SEP 21, 2016
341 ml bottle @ Piatto Pizza St. John's, NL. Pours a very pale yellow with a small, fine white head. Aromas are hard to discern, beer was very cold at first. After slight warming I would describe it as a stale smell. Tastes are light grain with maybe a light hop profile on the back end. Light body, mild bitter feel on the tongue, short finish. Unremarkable light lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ferris (12728) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2016
Draft - Light sweet almost a touch of grain. Clear straw with a decent white head. Light and sweet with a touch of apple.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CRock (179) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2016
It’s an interesting idea and not bad for the style, but certainly isn’t something I’d rush to try.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cimbasso (741) - - MAY 10, 2016
Sampled on draught at the bar at St. John's International Airport. Served extremely cold in the North American tradition. A light golden colour with a white head. Highly carbonated with some grain aromas. The taste is of sweet malts with a hint of straw followed by a mixture of mild cardboard and bubblegum flavours. Quite clean tasting and refreshing but little depth to the flavour.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
fidemaster (296) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Aroma of mild malt. Pale yellow color. Starts off sort of sweetish, finishes sort of skunky. Yep thats it.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
probstblueribbon (3717) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2015
341 ml bottle from a liquor store in Newfoundland via my parents, served cold in a small shaker glass. Faintly metallic with light grainy sweetness, a little bread, faintly sour, possibly a little skunk. Medium body, fairly full carbonation. Sweet grains, faint noble hops, still a touch...sour?; basically dry, low bitterness, slightly sweet, grainy finish. Beatty bottle and concept. Boring beer.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
deanso (8982) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2015
33cl bottle via a friend. Thin creamy white head. Clear pale golden pour. Very malty aftertaste. An ok lager

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle at Campground Brewdown 2014. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Soft grain on the nose. Medium bodied, grainy and sweet. Long grainy finish.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
[6628-20140815] Bottle. Straw yeasty plastic aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick foamy white head. Straw cardboard flavour. Light body. Terrible but I’m glad to have tried it -- love the name. (4/2/3/2/8) 1.9
(@ Campground Brewdown 2014, Millmont, PA)

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
341ml bottle from em from bob. super simple clean light pale lager. aint nothing wrong with it just no much to give it points for. fine.


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