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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Pale Lager
Tadcaster, England

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RATINGS: 647   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.


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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hartung32 (214) - 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


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (3806) - 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 (478) - 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 (2225) - 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 (1171) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1019) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Aroma: grains, cereal, bread malts. Appearance: clear gold, medium frothy white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: malty sweets again, but indeed, notes of floral hops. Overall: actually quite a nice Lager, very nice aroma and palate for this style. Bottle from Whole Foods Market, Kensington.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
wsc3 (3) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 5, 2014 does not count
Smooth and tasty lager from England. Serve chilled, not cold. One of the nicer lagers out there.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marzenloverNM (22) - Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA - APR 5, 2014
Poured a pale straw color with a tall, foamy head. The head disapated quickly and left a bit of lacing. Citrusy aroma from the mug I poured it into. Pleasant taste -- malty with a crisp, wheaty finish. Excellent palette ... creamy and smooth. I would stock up on this one if it wasn’t quite expensive ($4+ for a 550 ml bottle).

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
perezs25 (39) - - MAR 17, 2014
Thick 1.5" white head, low-moderate lacing. Strong hops aroma -mostly fruity, and low-moderate malt. Clear, pale golden color. Nice balance of sweetness of malt but with lager flavor, low heat and style of hops. Good body, finishes very clean. I enjoyed the little extra malt sweetness and body with the flavor and easy lightness of pale lager. Would like stronger hops aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
cleverlobo (315) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle; pale yellow with small white head; aroma-hay, dandelion, citrus; fizzy, citrus taste; light. Decent pale lager.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4264) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 13, 2014
pours clear bright yellow with a small white head, some retention and lacing. crisp pale fresh cereals, grainy maltiness, faint fruitiness - lagering notes indeed thoughtouch of corn maybe, dry herbal-grassy notes, hint of sulfur, chalk, faint lemons. moderate carbonation, light body - not watery, dry and a bit bland herbal-grassy finish. linear but quenching. enjoyed with my dinner.


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