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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Pale Lager
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 668   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bhensonb (13850) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 4, 2007
Surprising fruit aroma, more like a light ale. Brassy color with a firm white head that somewhat laces. Firm mouthfeel, reasonable level of carbonation, and some nice hop at the start. The finish could have more hop, but at least the common lager "rice" impact is hardly detectable. Could fool me into thinking I was drinking ale. Except after a while a lager corniness pops up a little. Decent as lagers tend to get. Crisp. Clean.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (13253) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 27, 2005
Bottle. Clear amber with medium white head that diminished quickly. Small aroma. Light body with smooth texture. good flavor that was well balanced of hops and malt with small bitter finish. Good marketing for an average brew.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 28, 2003
Clear yellow with healthy white foam. Aroma is invitingly grassy. Taste is mild grassy, some sweetness. Bitterness remains after the swallow. A nice beer, but nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (12958) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 2, 2009
500 ml bottle poured a clear gold with a lingering white head. Aromas of bread, light straw and hints of citrus and spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread dough, light straw, light citrus and a hint of spice with a crisp lingering lightlyt bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (12932) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2008
Bopttle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy aroma. Light bitter flavor. Average finish. Oily palate. Lacks hopps.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (12919) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2006
Bottled, 500ml, Pasteurised. Yellow gold with short lasting head. A sweet smooth lager beer without any lasting flavours. Search and you find some peardrop and a little banana, but it is mostly a bit thin and washed out. Short on the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (12623) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2007
Golden beer with a medium sized white head. Slightly perfumed fruity aroma, some pilsner malt notes. Quite sweet and fruity flavour, with a hoppy finish. Better than industrial lager, not quite up there with a good pilsner.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12616) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2003
(Bottle) Good tasting lager with hints of flowers, grass, honey, and nuts. Pours light yellow with a medium sized head.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (12150) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12122) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 12, 2007
12oz bottle-pours a foamy off white head and yellow color. Aroma is sweet grain-some caramel. Taste is sweet grain-some caramel, secondary light spice hops. Easy drinking. OK carbonation.


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