Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Premium Lager
Tadcaster, England
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 658   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.
Golden colour, floral bouquet and light flavour of newly mowed hay.

Brewed with great care using only malted barley, hops, medium-soft water and a bottom-fermenting yeast; matured at low temperatures to bring out its delicate flavour and soft hop-character finish.

The cold maturation period allows the bottom-fermenting yeasts to secondary ferment and improve the lager’s flavour, purity and condition.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
varanid99 (664) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 19, 2014
Golden pour with a creamy white head. Grainy, slightly grassy aroma. Taste is malty, very light bitterness, very light lemon and minimal bitterness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (5568) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 17, 2014
pours almost clear very light yellow with a small white cap, some retention and lacing. grainy pale malts, hay-ish, apple and grape juice, floral-herbal hops, bitter herbs, lemon, chalk. moderate carbonation, light body, dry herbal-grassy finish. smooth mouthfeel. clean yeast. enjoyed a bit more the organic lager. still.. a fair offering.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lowenbrau (2606) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 13, 2014
355ml bottle somewhere in time.
In short: a correct lager.
Pours some hazy bright gold, with nice white head. poor head retention and lacing. Grassy, sweet, honey, citrusy aromas. Medium body, average carbonation, some crispy texture. Taste is malty, some bitterness, herbal, grassy, some caramel. More or less balanced. Correct one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (5258) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle: Served in a shaker glass: Medium sized white foamy head on top of a cloudy yellow colored beer. Aromas of herbs, hops, some tea ish tones, some hiney, grass and malts. Flavours of malts, iron, herbal hops, some lemon/citrus, some honey, some bitters, grass and plant ish tones/bitters. Aftertaste is light bitter, light lemon/citrus, some malts, grass and Low carbo, light watery mouthfeel, medium bodied and a light watery texture. Quite refreshing, maybe a bit old, still enjoyable. Well done!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jjsint (1338) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2014
Keg @ Wortley Almshouses. Fizzy as hell lager yellow with an impressive head. Smells of barley and bitter hop. Disappointing taste bordering on the outright unpleasant. Sour and full of wrong turns throughout the profile. Unwelcome aftertaste. Better than Stella... just...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1799) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2014
550ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear and bright yellow gold with lasting but thin white head. Aroma of straw and a bit of caramel. Tastes the same but with hops. Lots of carbonation. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
swalesaint (9) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2014 does not count
Nice local brew. Very good price consistently good. And from Tadcaster. Vtyyytggggggg

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keith0718 (429) - Kansas, USA - JAN 18, 2014
I’m not big on lagers, but this is one of the best I’ve had. Can’t describe it, but it has that distinct flavor that I also find in Dead Guy & Heineken--only less so. This is probably my favorite lager so far.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rubbishystuff (1998) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2015 From WholeFoods? Quite a nice lager. Easily on par with continental examples. Serving: bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagerboy (1536) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 12, 2014
550 ml bottle. Clear pale straw yellow, bright white creamy head lasts. Mild grainy hay aroma. Clean fresh grassy lager malt taste, some citrus, faintly bitter. Average carbonation, crisp light organically thin bodied, low hopped. Nice. TLF (Totally Lagerboy Friendly)

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