Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Pale Lager
Tadcaster, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 664   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle: Pasteurised
A full-bodied lager with lots of malt and hop character. A touch hoppier than many lagers yet perfectly balanced with lots of fruity hop character and fragrance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (7994) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Bottle from BevMo, Sacramento. Pours clear golden with a nice off-white head and a bready aroma. There is a fruity light malt flavor with a slightly bitter finish. Refreshing but not particularly tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
airrick2003 (757) - Louisiana, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Appearance: light gold, very clear, thick white head, head has minimal retainage Aroma: fruity, clean, pleasant Taste: malty, butter, slightest bit of hops at the end, almost unnoticeable under the malt Palate: medium body, moderate c02, have to really concentrate to catch an aftertaste Overall: smells good, pleasantly surprised, but I had low expectations, highly drinkable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
The_Osprey (4179) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2013
Nov 2012 - tap. An average to poor lager - a little drying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DavidWoodruff (433) - Windsor, California, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Clear pale gold with a fair white head. Sweet malt aroma. Slightly yeasty flavor. Balanced to a degree of blandness. Hops are entirely an afterthought. Well made but uninteresting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dorqui (2154) - Brescia, ITALY - MAR 1, 2013
Bottled 0,50L. Elegant golden fraught color, medium bubbly presence, good head of long resistance. Fresh malty nose, bread, grains, cellar. Very pleasant body, little crisp with a good bitterness content, pleasant bread and malty notes. Discreet resistant final, an unusual lager with something extra.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Pale yellow clear poor, small foam. Shallow taste, not bitter. Drinks down smoothly, no long lasting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
boozedude (2212) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Pours pale yellow, thin white head, crisp clean malts aroma, taste is some fruit, with a bitter finish, nothong special

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Onslow (1301) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Pour from a 22oz bottle. Clear pale yellow brew with fizzy white head. NOt much aroma but what there is light malt, a little grass. Taste is a little sweet, a little bread, some drying in the finish which I suppose is hops. On the up side no off flavors or vegetal tastes or odors. Think palate. Comparable to a better mainstream lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (2126) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle. As far as PLs go this is one of the best. Not my favorite style but a good beer all the same.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
barn0216 (532) - California, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Crisp yellow color with great clarity, one finger pour that dissipates quickly. Fairly fragrant aroma for a light lager, grain and flowers. Nice flavor of grain, hop bitterness is evident, slightly metallic. Dry. Rather good for a light lager.

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