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Samuel Smiths Alpine Lager (4.5%)

 (RETIRED)
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94
style
Formerly brewed at Samuel Smith
Style: Pale Lager
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg lager.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2009
Tap Three Goats Heads Oxford. A light straw gold coloured lager with a whitish head. A more than decent English lager with a nice bitter taste. Quite light in the nose but smooth and tasty. certainly better than average.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1346) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2009
Good pale lager for a session, nice balance, right level of carbonation, decent hop character. Usually a good price as well!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11219) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2009
Yellow with a lasting white head. Sulphur and grass aroma. Sweet malty flavour ith DMS.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2009
Yellow colored with little white head. Buttery and hopped aroma with some metallic note. Thin to medium bodied, high carbonation. Flavor has hops and lemony fruits with thin butter still, aftertaste dries with German hops.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
swoopjones (6009) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2009
Tap @ Angel & White Horse, Tadcaster. Clear yellow pour. Medium carbonation. Sweet malts. very mild bitterness, decent session lager

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bullit (4025) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 27, 2009
Cask @ The Crown, London. Clear golden colour, small white head. Aroma is hoppy and malty. Flavour of lager malts, with a hint of hops. Slightly bitter and dry finish.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
greenmanalishi (479) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2009
Citte of York (spelling?), London. Pours pale golden with very little white head. Aroma is pine fresh, grassy and slightly skunky. Clear and fresh if a tad bland and thin on palate.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (35353) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ The Chandos, 29 St Martins Lane, Trafalgar Square, London, Greater London England WC1.
Clear medium yellow color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, grain, hay, toasted, light hoppy, grass notes. Flavor is light to moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090102]

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (15000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2009
<i>Draught at Duke of Argyll, London</i>
Blond color, small head. The temperature doesn’t help the aroma, very light malt. The flavor manages to show a better crispy malt. Bold bitterness. Balanced and robust, even if not thrilling.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sc0ttyd0g (17) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2008
Ye old cheshire cheese. pint. pretty watery and thin. straw colour, wet straw aroma. pretty bland, cheap though.


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