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Sprecher Pale Lager



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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
A Bohemian style golden lager. A profuse maltiness, offsets the slight bitterness from the aromatic Saaz hops resulting in a complex, yet very smooth lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2004
Amber Coloring. White Head. Sudsy, Grain...Dry Hops...Not Great....Not a Bad Pils I guess.. But Not Worthwhile to Find.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4884) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2004
Light gold color with a thin head. Dry malt aroma. Fairly grainy and malty taste with a hint of hops. I would have done better to have it colder, but it’s fairly tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (4024) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2004
A true Bohemian Pils this is not despite the commercial description. What it is is a damn fine American lawnmower lager. Pours a really nice golden with a white head of fine bubbles. Definite emphasis on malt and slightly sweet rounded out by a kiss of Saaz (the Schlitz reference is intentional, though this is a much cleaner beer with no apparent adjunct character). One of those brews that seems to jump down your throat even when served at proper Pilsener temperature.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheDean (786) - MIlwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2004
nothing really overwelming about this beer. It’s good, but nothing that makes my booty shake like Carmen Electra’s. Mmmmm....Carmen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mdi (573) - Nebraska, USA - MAY 24, 2004
Bottle Straw/golden poured with nice head that faded leaving slight lace. Slightly malty nose, not much else, bit of Saaz maybe. light bodied crisp beer. Flavor? some malt maybe a bit of hops in the finish, mostly bland...certainly not what I’d call a Bohemian Pilsener, but I suppose this is better than Budweiser.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DavidP (1748) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 22, 2004
Light amber body with a short-lived white head. Well-carbonated. Grainy, grassy aroma. Crisp hop flavor with perhaps a touch of paper bag astringency.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 10, 2004
Nice looking frothy wite medium sized head that is medium lasting with a cool golden colour. The nose has a bit of grains. Some malts. The taste is watery and thin but quite earthy and grainy. Not bad overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GermanBrews76 (680) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2003
golden straw body, decent carbonation. thin white head which disappeared quickly. Corn, cereal grains and dimethyl sulfide. Saaz hops for sure. Clean, crisp and refreshing. a bit of a citrucy hop bite at the end. A great summer session lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13314) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2003
(bottle): Clear orange-yellow body with medium off-white head. Aroma is sharp grassy, then some malts -- caramle mostly. Taste starts with a pleasant sweetness that complements the strong but not overwhelming grassy bitterness that dominates this beer. Some floral flavor shows up as the beer warms. Medium body, a bit fuller than I'd expected.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 13, 2003
I absolutely love this lager. It's beauty lies in its subtleties, which can easily be missed by those looking for the maltiest or hoppiest beer. A definite yeasty flavor permeates the solid malt body and little bitterness can be found. A session lager of the highest order.

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