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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Beard of Zeus is a super hoppy India style Pale Lager. We heavily hopped the final runnings of a Peaches and Créme batch with Zeus hops and then lagered it. Small amounts of bitter orange peel was added to provide subtle sweet flavors to the beer and enhance the aromas of the Zeus hops.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (5779) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Aroma is citrus/orange peel, hops, malts and a hint of bitterness. The flavor is citrus, orange peel/spices, hops/hop resin, malts and a very bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (3062) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Not the lager you were expecting. This is more APA with a ton of hops. Very crisp and clean like a lager with lots of flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christpuncher (2798) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 9, 2016
hated this one at first, but the more i drink it, i start to like it. aroma is dank, flavor is bitter, dandelion, and skunky. leaves a bitter earthy flavor that is quite pleasant. one of their better beers. pours light yellow with a sticky white head.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (5761) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2016
At Cambridge, pours hazy gold with medium white head. Good bit of carbonation. Smell is very boring for having decent amount of hops in there. I get some bread and other malts. Flavor is peanut shell, lager, and pepper grain. Lighter bodied.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
koleminer20 (2460) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2016
12 oz bottle shared with ebone1988 from Dumpster Box No. 2. The bottle date is 09/24/14. Whoops. The aroma is immediately mash stage up front. The sweet potato is huge. There is a little bitter orange rind in the way back. A strong maltiness and a light hop kind of fills out the rest of it. This is definitely old. The mustiness is definitely a turn off. This should be interesting. The flavor is an absolute malt bomb. There is a bitter citrus on the back end. It's something else. It's bitter and just not good to be honest. It's plain and basic. The mouth feel is horrible. There is no carbonation and it's very syrupy and a little heavy. I'm not a fan of this one. Maybe I should've enjoyed it earlier than 18 months after bottling.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ebone1988 (1374) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2016 Bottle shared with koleminer20, out of Dumpster Day box #2. Bottled September 24, 2014. Whoops. Aroma is old hops, malt, just smells like an old beer, mash, orange rind, I?m not looking forward to it. Appearance is dark golden, white head, clear. Taste is malt, mash, orange rind, bitter, not good. Mouthfeel is medium body, but there is nearly no carbonation, mash and rind aftertaste. Overall, it?s old and not good, perhaps I?ll need to revisit this.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MJPG (10) - Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Good aroma and appearance. Taste pretty good as well. Hits the palate well. I give it an 80.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9260) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2015
Pour on tap, slightly hazy golden pour with white head, aroma brought notes of biscuit, bread, yeast into nice pine, slight orange peel, grapefruit into a bit of spice, floral notes as well come through. Taste was a mix of floral hops, some orange, grapefruit, some pine into a bit of bread, biscuit, some slight honey, finishing bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (5765) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 26, 2015
12 oz bottle. It pours a lightly hazed pale gold color with a fizzy white head. The aroma is oranges and grass with some green onion and light florals. The flavor is the same. The orange is thankfully kept to a minimum with more dank onion and grass. A decent amount of citrus bitterness with hints of orange sweetness. Very flavorful for a low gravity lager. A bit messy, but interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrana (640) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Slightly skunky with earthy orange and grass flavors, and a bready malt body. Not too bad, but nothing great.


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