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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Pale Lager
Tadcaster, England

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 659   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
boozedude (2162) - 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

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Onslow (1235) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
barn0216 (468) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikem409 (1756) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear clean yellow. Aroma of corn and grass. Taste is crisp and light corn and apple flavor

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hartung32 (251) - Indiana, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Very solid lager. Nothing spectacular, but it has a grassy/hop nose with a smooth easy drinking body. A little light in some flavors, but good nonetheless. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2379) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle at dinner. Pours a golden color with a small lacy white head. Earthy, skunky, buttery, and crisp. Decent quaffer.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfuen03 (357) - Barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 26, 2012
355 ml. bottle. Standard appearance for a lager: glittering golden color with a standard white head and a vivid carbonation. Weak aroma, a little hop and bread, but nothing remarkable. Taste is above the standard for a lager, a little hoppier, simple, light and correctly balanced.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (7806) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2012
550ml bottle. Clear light yellow color. Big foamy fizzy white head. Quickly shrinks to a reasonable size. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Medium body. Lightly sweet taste, little savory. Some salted bready flavor. Straight-forward, but clean and tasty. Solid lager.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2012
16oz bottle, pale, golden clear, white foam, perfect pale lager. Great taste, hoppy taste (not overwhelming) that I was surprised to find in a lager, balanced, with malt backbone. Clean, crisp taste. Overall, an organic beer that I found enjoyable.


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