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

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RATINGS: 625   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (10201) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 10, 2006
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (10136) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2003
Has a light golden colour. Head is medium. Aroma is malty and sweet. Flavour is sweetish but not distinct. No bitterness in the end. Mediocre lager.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10125) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2007
(Early rating and very inadequate, I’m afraid) Nice head and color and the aroma has notes of hops and hints of melon. The flavour has a nice depth, but I feel it’s out of balance. It has a nice bitterness and a nice finish. Refreshing.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (10061) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2011
Draught at Princess Lousie, London. Pale golden beer, decent head. Citrus and hop aroma. Citrus flavor, some bread, some grass.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (9999) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 7, 2011
Frisch herber, deutlich süß-getreidiger Antrunk, der das Bier auch im weiteren Verlauf dominiert. Etwas trocken, süffig, erfrischend, die Gerste führt. Zum Ende würziger auf hellmalzigen, erneut von der Getreidigkeit regierter Basis. Abgerundetes, stimmig würziges Lager! 8/9/10/9/11/9

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2007
Bottled, pasteurised, 500 ml. Yellow gold with white head. Peversly Sam Smiths do these beers at a better quality than their mainstays. This ahs the benefits of a light maltiness, thin but complimented by a Saaz type hop. It’s ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9400) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 4, 2004
Light golden color with a quickly dissipating white head. Nice floral malty aroma. Light and mellow flavor, almost sour. Very light and refreshing palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9245) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 24, 2001
UPDATED: APR 21, 2003 clear bright golden colour, few foam, malty and spicy nose with some herbal and peanut notes, medium-bodied, light bitterness, long dry herbal finish

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2006
Keg Handpump at Ye Olde Boot Inn, Chester 28/03/2006 Clear golden coloured and hoppy with a crisp slightly fruity banana flavour. Some dryness and bitterness in a malt finish.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
TwoSipDip (8894) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle @ home, picked up at Supermarket Liquor Fort Collins. Pours a clear yellow appearance with a nice white head. Corn, chewy grain, cooked veggie aroma. A bit twangy, chewy celery, corn, cracker flavor. Not good.


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