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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Foam is a German-style Pilsner, light bodied and easy drinking, yet loaded with flavor. Brewed with a mix of European and American malts, balanced by a spicy, and herbal hop kick. Brewed specifically for Phish festivals, Foam is a crisp and refreshing traditional pale gold lager beer. In the words of Phish— “I’m looking through, And it all would be, So crystal clear, If it wasn’t for the foam.” Great music, great beer, and good times.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8581) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2011
On tap at Cole’s. Served initially too cold, its true balance and flavour reveals itself as it warms to room temperature. Light yellow,and lacey, but yet spot on and so drinkable. Very good dinkability. Very good malting that adds to the mild but significant bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10979) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Tap at the brewpub. Pours light gold with a creamy white head. Med minus body. Aroma is bready and citrus/spice. Flavor is bready/spicy bitter. Finishes clean and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10841) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
On tap @ Daily Pint. Golden pour with a white head. Initial smell is kind of bland, but from there things get pretty bread forward. Toasted malt, floral hops, yeast, and some citrus peel. The flavor has a nice sweetness to it. Plenty of bread and toast. Some citrus, floral hops, and a touch of yeast.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (1989) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Draft at the battle of the brews in Saratoga. Pilsner like color. Smooth, easy drinking , with some complexities ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (2533) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2013
On tap at Fox Bros. A pils with a little more character and flavor, mostly from a more agressive hop profile. Nice light and toasty grain flavors working to balance things out a bit. Peppery spice on the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2009
Draft at Phish Festival 8l in Indio California. Clear light golden color with white head. Aroma is spicy, with a lot of hop character in nose. Flavor is also hoppy for pilsner and also spicy with medium depth of malt balance. Great beer, great idea. Perfect beer for the heat of the day which was about 85 degrees fahrenheit. Finish has light bite with lingering light bitterness. Nice pilsner, but prefer mama’s little yellow pils, which was also available at the event and i drank them right next to each other.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TylerPow (122) - Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2010
The only place I’ve ever enjoyed this beer was at the Indio Polo Club for Festival 8. Pale Ale is one of my favorites anyway so when I heard Sierra was brewing Foam specially for the festival, it was on. It was pretty hot out there and needless to say, this stuff was delicious. It kinda reminded me of a lighter Pale Ale but there was so many other "Substances" in my system I don’t think I’m in a position to give any type of helpful reveiw. Magic, thats what it tasted like, magic.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8380) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Tap at CK. Good thing because I would never go to a Phish concert. Clear golden to straw pour. Weak head formation. Creamed corn DMS and diacetyl in the nose. Taste is suddy, soapy, and richer corn flakes and small oatmeal. Creamed corn DMS throughout. Typical raw, grain heavy, American prohibition style lager. Grits, corn, oatmeal. With decanting, diacetyl cleans up a bit. Less slick on the palate. Tangy and lemon heavy. Rich and refreshing. Like the Hip Helles, not sure if these off flavors are intentional or unintentional. DMS is a pretty common off flavor for cool fermentation. I liked it regardless.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6072) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Draft at the Bader Field shows. Gold with a white head. Restrained flowery hops with a light grainy sweetness. Well balanced and very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (3282) - Georgia, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Comes out of the tap a somewhat hazy solar yellow with a decent ivory head. Aroma is not strong, but invites a taste with its malty and subtly fruity tones. Flavor is largely malty with a subtle undertone of pear, crisp and refreshing if not complex. Mouthfeel has OK texture and fizz, seems about average for a pils. Fair to middlin’ and leaning towards middlin’. Pils fans should like it.


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