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

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 1.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.12   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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The Iceberg water used to brew Iceberg Beer is the freshest and purest source of water on earth. The glacial ie is fresh water formed from falling snow up to 50,000 years ago. Free of industrial pollution, with no organic or mineral content making it the cleanest H2O on earth and therefore the purest and cleanest beer!


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
asheft (2678) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2012
[bottle] Weak hay aroma with some fresh, herbal noble hops and a touch of sweet base malt. Crystal clear pale straw under a quickly receding white, thin cover that does not form lace. Pleasant, though weak, almost crisp base malt and noble hops flavour. Boring but not offensive. Light to medium body, medium carbonation, lingering hops and sour finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rudolf (2342) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 18, 2012
Pours a clear light yellow with a thin white head. Nose is light lemon and cereal notes with maybe a hint of herbal hops. Flavor follows with grain, light vegetal and overripe lemon. It isnít bad but is kind of boring and nothing makes me want to keep drinking it.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
matt7215 (2263) - 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.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
pushkinwow (2214) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle thanks to Paul (sorta thanks). First off donít drink this after having ingested the juicy remains of pickled eggs...sorta destroys the palate...although truth be told it wouldnít have mattered anyways and may have helped. Slightly hazy pale yellow with an off white head. Capable lager aroma with some stale caramel, a bit too sweet at the start and become almost cloying (for a lager) on the finish. Was hoping to have a crisp, clean delicious 10000 yr old beer but this was not it...o well. Novelty was interesting though...if you ignore the environmental impact.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
VertBaconStrips (2151) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 12, 2010
Review from August 2009
I poured this into my glass and had to look at it twice to make sure there was beer in it. Faint straw colour with a surprisingly good white head and nice sticky lacing. Light aroma of grass, sweetness and grains.. all very light. No skunk. The taste is mild but totally drinkable - sweet malts and graininess, some cooked carrot juice and thatís about it. Itís a decent mouth swishing beer but that all caught up tome but the time I finished it feeling gassed up. Slight bitterness - why do I keep buying these beers?

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 13, 2008
Bottle- Pours pale yellow from the clear bottle with a fizzy white cap. Nose of grains and weak yeast, pale malts and grassy hops. Tastes of sweet pale malts, straw, cooked veggies, some grassy hop bitterness. Thin and slightly sweet finish with a slight bitterness. Just ok.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomthompson89 (1926) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 12, 2008
Derek brought, actually not bad. light refreshing not alot of flavor, but a little hop and malt in there certainly better then say MGD.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
drsordr (1425) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Had to try it, come on, itís made from iceberg water. Draft very light pale yellow. Plenty of champagne bubbles. Nose minimal sweet malt. Taste typical pale lager, but minimal skunk. Very light.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mnurda (1182) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
Bottled sample from friend in Newfoundland. Very light tasting. Like a lite beer. Not bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 15, 2013
Sample at Picaroon's Brewer's Bash. Just about the palest pale lager I've ever tried. Hardly any colour, aroma or taste, but it oddly works. Reminds me of putting snow in my mouth and letting it melt. I can see why people who favour strong stouts or IPAs would have no use for this beer, but it is bizarrely refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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