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


on tap

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RATINGS: 663   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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 lagerís flavour, purity and condition.

Bolt's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bolt (117) - Boulder Creek, California, USA - NOV 9, 2005
I was hoping for alot more for 3.85 a bottle. Wonderful lable, good job it sold the beer. One thing though, Iíll only buy this one once. Iím a little dissipointed. Tasted a little old with that oh so familiar imported skunk aftertaste, however faint. Jst enough to make this beer boring and way overpriced. Oh, well... have to try new stuff once. Suprised to see this from an outstanding brewing co.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPC1524 (44) - Devon, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2015
Attractive golden lager. Clean crisp flavour with hoppy notes. Lengthy bitter finish which slightly lessened my enjoyment of the beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (11835) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 24, 2015
500ml bottle (Koht, Tallinn) (5+:4:5:3:11=2.8+)
Soft vanilla, some orange, and light grains. Beautiful tight persistent head over a bold golden body. Simple light grainy taste, less interesting than aroma. Fullish palate. Want some hops in the finish, thereís almost none. Very nice lager, but still lacking a few details.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (8414) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle @ ōllets dag, Brdr. Schmidt, Viby. Pours light golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, grain, grassy hops. Flavor is malt, little sweet, grain, light bread, grass. Thin to medium body, average carbonation. 050915

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ARH (976) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2015
20 oz bottle poured into a english pint glass. The aroma of fresh grass and hemp is noticeable along with a light, acute, clean lemony citrus followed by bread dough and grains. It pours clear with a pale straw hue and a light effervescent nature. Itís head is white with a filmy surface and a very light retention and lace.The taste is a medium light sweet and light bitter.The texture is a thin oily with a lght, soft fizz carbonation and a light body. The flavor is a bit of lemon, a light floral hemp, and bread grains that has a finish thatís crisp and clean with a light spice and a honey slickness, as well as lighter notes of cornbread and citrus. Itís refreshing aftertaste is mild, spice and bread.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7253) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle. CLear gold in colour, with a decent, white, head and moderate fizziness. A crisp lager, with some hay, a hint of leafy hop, solid malts and a lengthy, bitter, finish. A pleasant lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Quick3Beers (526) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Pours an amber from a bottle. Aroma of corn, skunky sweet grain flavor with bitter soapy finish. Somewhat oily mouthfeel. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sound67 (595) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JUN 26, 2015
Maker: Samuel Smith, Tadcaster, Yorkshire, England *** Beer: Pure Brewed Organic Lager (bottled, 355ml) *** Style: Premium Lager *** ALC.VOL.: 5.0% *** "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." [brewery notes] *** Colour: Bright golden yellow, clear. Medium fluffy head. *** Nose: Floral notes, barley, whiff of citrus. Pretty much Pils-ish. Active carbonation. *** Texture: Medium body, hardly watery. *** Taste: Fresh barley, straw, light citrus, some sweetish malts in the background. Malty sweetness and some hoppy bitterness balanced in the middle. Mild bitterness in the finish and asftertaste, together with the grains. *** Impressions: Iíve had this beer many, many times on tap at one of my favorite pubs, The Chandos in London. On the whole I find it superior on tap, as the carbomnation is a wee bit too active in the bottled version. Otherwise, this is a superior, refershing lager, with some depth to it (as much as the style allows, really). My go to English lager that I drink as a thirst-quencher when in England.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (6536) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2015
Keg at the angel, holburn. Pale yellow coloured pour with s lasting white froth. Aroma fresh grains, grain store, little farmyard note earthyness. Flavour is characterful grains, straw, little sweetness, crisp finish. Goes down well. Palate is refreshing and crisp with highish carbonation. Solid.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oelbas (246) - DENMARK - MAY 27, 2015
Lys gylden med et forholdvis holdbart tæt hvidt skum. Duft af tørt græs og maltsødme med en antydning af noget citrusagtigt. Smagen er sød og fyldig med en en svagt bitter eftersmag der udvikler sig mod mere bitterhed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (7199) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2015
50cl bottle from Speciaalbier Leiden. Thick white head. Slightly hazy golden pour. A decent lager.

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