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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Pale Lager
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 653   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.


entertheiceman's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
entertheiceman (242) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 7, 2006
Good for a lager. MIld apple and spice aroma. Medium bodied and with a full palate for the style. Still a rather uninspiring flavor, decent grasssy hops that are rounded with a mild malt presence. Ho hum.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ContemplateBeer (1585) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Aroma: English hops meet the nose first; lemony and slightly floral. For me, the malts set this apart; it has that slightly honeyed quality that reminds me of Czech malts. Appearance: Slightly tinted, mostly still gold pour with a foamy white head that settles into a healthy skin. Flavor: Honey cereal with touches of lemon, especially toward the finish, which is lightly bitter/semi dry. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, lightly bitter finish. Overall: England’s answer to Pilsner Urquell? Maybe I go too far, but I thought this was very nice. Would be a regular customer if this came in competitively priced six packs (or, heaven forbid, cans).

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6114) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
"good organic beer...consistently good, a feat in itself. i like the organic ale just a touch better, but they are both quite enjoyable. this one is just a touch more bitter and lighter in color."

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (4110) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle: Clear, light gold with a puffy white head. Bready, light fruit/apple aroma. Taste is mildly sweet grain malt, honey, bread. Clean....a little towards the sweet side. A solid, if slightly plain Lager.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solvaris (107) - - OCT 5, 2014
Süffiges Helles, nicht zu bitter BIO ---- personal review, no claim to be representative or neutral ---- repost undesired --- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AndySnow (4089) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Princess Louise, London.
Appearance: Pale golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Sweet malt, bread.
Body: Light to medium somewhat watery body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, a bit metallic, bread.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4150) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
Half-pint (Keg) in the Cittie of Yorke, Holborn on 12th Sep 2014. Not as sweet as it’s brothers (Double Four and Taddy Lager), this golden brew has more hop flavour and aromas within it’s make up. The extra bit of ABV also seemed to set it apart from the other two lagers I drank along side this during my little tasting session. The best of the three by a long way in my opinion.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (5008) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
Draft - Light crisp biscuit. Pale gold with a rich white head. Light, but pretty sweet biscuit. Nothing special.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 8, 2014
Nice malty aroma. Clear golden colour with good head. Hoppy bitterness shines through. Almost nectarine flavours with smooth malty finish. Light body with medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2492) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2014
5/17/2011. Pale yellow with a white head. Grain,malt and cereal aromas with light fruit and malty flavors. Light hoppy finish. OK beer but does not impress.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
s_hartshorne (1774) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
Keg bath hotel dewsbury. Yellow colour halo head. Aroma pale malts grain. Taste similar slight sweetness. Medium body reasonable carbonation. Ok lager.


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