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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Bronze Medal, GABF 2002. A German style Golden Lager beer brewed with imported German Pils and Carmel malt and Saaz and Hallertauer hops. Golden in color and medium-bodied with a gentle, dry finish. (NOTE: This beer was formerly called French Creek Helles.)


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bbp182 (255) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 28, 2007
On tap at The Great American Pub and Diner. The appearance is...well...golden. Haha. Pours a nice white foamy head. It has a hoppy smell for a lager. The taste of hops is present. I think I taste some lemony sorta. Not a bad lager.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2007
Re-rate. Clear, sudsy, white head on a dull straw body. Aroma of doughy pils malt with citric tones, light grass and a corny element. Flavor is lightly sweet with fair malt character, a very light hop profile and low bitterness. A minimal lager, even as a helles. Fails to sing like some beers in this style do.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sheatripper (863) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 18, 2007
Draught at Brazen Head. Gold color with a thin white head and fine bubbles. Pleasing floral and lemony nose. Pils like flavor--light cereal malt, some fresh hay/grass and crisp lemony Saaz hops. Dry slighty hoppy finish. Slighty fizzy. Refreshing and clean, but not otherwise that exciting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11337) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2007
on tap-pours a white head and yellow color. Aroma is grain, light citrus-lemony. Taste is hops bite with a flatness, grain. OK carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2007
Draft at the Phoenixville location, July 2006. A yellow beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet with a very fresh, but light hoppy note, as well as a light malty note. The flavor is sweet with a light grassy note, my guess is Halletaur hops, on a crisp malty background, but also with a slight floral note, before a nice bitter finish sets in.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10672) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2006
Growler poured a lightly hazy yellow with a minimal white head. Aromas of bread, light straw, hint of cookie and a spicy hop nose. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread, straw and some earthiness with a pleasently bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopscotch (9954) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 20, 2006
Draft... Clear, straw-colored lager with a small, creamy, white head. Lemony, grainy nose. The flavor provides gentle, earthy bitterness. Light-bodied with lively carbonation. Lengthy, mildly bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bfeldmann (1049) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - FEB 14, 2006
"Poured a light golden color with small head and little lacing. Aroma was of some malts. Taste was of not much to tell you the truth, little malts little citrus. can we say macro."

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wnhay (722) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - JAN 24, 2006
Poured light golden with a thin white head. Aroma was fruity with hints of cherry plus grass and grain. Taste was smooth. Not bad at all.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 15, 2005
Rustic, grainy, herbal nose has a pleasant balance between malt and hops. Clear, pale golden body with a decent white head that recedes to partial cover and ring. Herbal and floral hop flavour complements the grainy malt character with moderate bitterness. Light medium body with moderate carbonation that is lively in the mouth. Sampled on tap at the brewpub with beerbuzzmontreal, egajdzis, Eyedrinkale, MartinT, Rastacouere and Yowie.


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