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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Our take on the classic European amber lager. It has bright reddish highlights and a pronounced bready malt aroma reminiscent of its Austrian counterparts. The flavor plays slightly toward caramel and toasted lager malt but remains balanced and drinkable with a clean finish perfect for a summer session.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (4902) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Fresh bottle. Nose is sweetly malty with caramel and very light toasting, pours dull copper, transparent with almost no carbonation and yet a dense, tight sudsy beige head. Taste is sweet with great toasted malts and light bread through to the finish and aftertaste, light bits of bread crusts, and a big thrust of watery lemony citrus right up the middle. Hops very light and earthy/noble. Body light-medium, watery but with a tumbling malty feel to compensate. I love the heck out of the toast into the aftertaste, lots of great Maillard character; on the whole, typical SN: clean, moreish, very simple and solid.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (4887) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2010
Sample at the brewpub. Clear gold/amber pour with a medium off-white head. Nose is sweet malt, later yeast, a bit of caramel and noble hops. Crisp later flavor with some caramelly sweetness. Dries out a bit in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (4873) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2014
4oz pour at the Max’s Taphouse Beer Camp event. Pours a clear orange with some cloudy, white head. Nose has a real distinct grainy character, nutty like peanut skins, plenty of yeasty dough, a bit of buttered toast. Flavor is spot on, yeasty bread, flicks of orange, some biscuit. Clean finish. So true to style.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (4820) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle: The aroma is very light and consists of lightly toasted grains with a hint of caramel. It pours a transparent amber with a two finger beige head that has decent retention before fading to a very thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. There is some sporadic webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with light-moderate caramel and light fruit. The finish has light toasted grain/cereal notes with some grassiness. It’s light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwyerpg (4566) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 12, 2014
A pretty orange, this is a light beer that is malty but not too much. A decent beer, be great to introduce "bad beer"drinkers to.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4399) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 4, 2014
12oz bottle. Bright, hazy, unfiltered orange-tan body. Very thin, but steady off-white head. Pretty true to style. Clean, toasty malt. Medium bodied, very drinkable. Has enough of a noble hop bite and balance to give it an upfront bite and stay interesting. Clean, not cloying or sticky at all. Well made, fresh lager.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4360) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 9, 2009
On tap at PP Carlsbad. Clear yellow pour, frothy white head. Sweet malt, biscuits, hint of vegatble, and light hops. Non-offensive, but not to interesting.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4187) - Georgia, USA - AUG 19, 2014
12oz bottle, 2014 FallPack mixed 12pk. Pours deep amber/copper color. Thin white ring. Aroma of lightly toasted grains, lagered scent, dominate earthy honey notes. Toasted flavor. Dry finish. Medium bodied. Finishes with a flavor of toasted malts & wooded grains. Very clean. (4155)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (4078) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Clear brilliant copper under a thin foamy white head. The nose is very biscuity and grainy-earthy. The flavor is a tad bit large and bold for its style, which I have no problem with, but the flavor profile itself is a bit too toast and biscuit for my taste, with amber grains and a lager yeasty finish. A bit doughy sweet throughout.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4025) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Clean straw gold pour with one finger of crackling off white head. Nose shows lots of bready toasted malt and a lightly sweet character over notes of herbal hops. Flavor shows lots of toasted grain and bread with a nice spicy hop balance. Medium body and spicy almost dry palate and finish.


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