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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us. Crisp Lager has nothing to hide behind - no makeup to cover up any flaws. Raw ingredients and their essence, full and unabated...uninhibited...CRISP.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WolfsBlood84 (172) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 31, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2012 Fresh 16 oz. can - Pours a deep golden with some minimal white head which quickly disappears. Some lacing when swirled. Aroma is light malt, and a big nose of grassy/earthy hops. Taste is slightly sweet malt upfront, then huge hop punch in the back-end. Although it’s only 42 IBUS, with only a little and light pale malt to hide behind - the bitterness comes through huge. While I would definitely say this is "not to style" or an "Americanized" verison of the style - at the end of the day it is still an awesome, easy-going, hoppy lager. If you are into German or Czech Pils and are looking for a really nicely priced session with a hop punch this is highly recommended. Having this beer again - It’s almost September and this beer went "Out of Date" in June. I’m really convinced that is one of if not the best pale lagers on the market. Dry, bready, semi-honeyish malts upfront - even being this old (although clearly fading/faded) this brew is still grassy, green, bitter, herby with a clean dry finish. The only beer comparable to this in my local is New Belgium "Shift" - Crisp not only blows it out of the water (even out of date) but also costs $1 less! This beer deserves more respect.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_alkis (269) - SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2014
As the name says, it’s very crisp. Actually the beer is quite nice for being a lager.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackHaddock (3658) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
23 Aug 2014 can: Wetherspoons in Shrewsbury. Poured into a ’Duvel’ shaped glass. Looks like a lager/pilsner, light golden with the usual white top. Funnily enough it had a crisp feel to the palate but little taste or aroma, some citrus and hop notes but very little of anything else.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3235) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
As The Crisp. Poured light amber with a huge, frothy off white head. Aroma of light citrus and sweet caramel malt. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (3944) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
Can - Sweet citrus and pale malt. Clear gold with a rich white head. Sweet and bitter fruit, more like an APA. Quite decent and unusual for a pils.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoR (519) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
355 ml can. Pours an orange-yellow colour with medium white head. Aroma is malt, citrus, grass. Taste is malt, moderate hops. I like it!

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
minutemat (1572) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
33cl can @ JDW Shrewsbury Hotel. Pours hazy yellow with foamy white head. Looks like a pilsner, tastes like a pilsner.. bland inoffensive pilsner.

3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
samsmith33 (372) - - AUG 9, 2014
Aroma...strong citrus, grapefruit pineapple..like a sea breeze. Some ether.Appear....yellow, clear.Taste...sharp acid citrus. Feel...light, crisp...medium carb.Not bad, good summer beer. Ontap at the ginger man, nyc.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markducommun (190) - Wilmette, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Lightly clouded, with a decent bit of white head. Touch of sour apple, fresh hay. Lightly bitter, some sourness, quite malty. Effervescent, fairly acidic, light carbonation. Nicely balanced, very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
R4N5H (64) - SINGAPORE - AUG 4, 2014
35.5 click can, poured into a tulip glass. Small head, cloudy yellow beer. Lightly hopped pilsner. Easy to drink.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
dsmith4 (23) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Decent pilsner lager, nothing to get excited about! Much more flavour than the average lager you get in the UK but I was hoping for so much more than what was delivered


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