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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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This full-flavored amber lager delivers a complex, toasted malt body and noble hop character. Honey and caramel undercurrents. Vanilla accents. Malty with light and hoppy notes. Finishes dry. Yard Sale pairs well with earthy mushroom bisque, grilled lamb or pork, and even mussels and clams.
STORY
"Yard Sale" is skier slang for when a skier falls down on a slope and loses his gear which ends up scattered down the mountain.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scrapersnbeer (1465) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Roasted malt and stewed vegetation for a nose. Dark copper color. Earthy, starchy malt taste. Stalked veggies and some tin. Easy drinker all around. Reminds me of cheaper dark lagers. I too have fallen on the ski slopes of Utah, and drinking beers at elevation likely contributed.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gripweed57 (594) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Bright copper color topped by a small bubbly off-white head. Grainy, earthy toasted malt aroma. Mild toasted malt flavor with a very light biscuit, caramel backbone. Dryish grassy hops are indistinct. Finish is dry and uninspiring. Lacks complexity or depth. I was hoping for more.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RmmHronek (170) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - DEC 9, 2012
What can I say? It’s a bit toasty lager! Its nose is full of caramelly and malty sweetness. It has a beautiful color: golden-amber with barely off-white head. Mthere is no hop aroma and not much bitterness, though it does have a slightly vegetal kick(...my first thought was ’asparagus’). But it is what it is, a lager.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Bottled 3/8/12. Nice red color, good head. Smells malty, grains, lager-like I guess. The taste had a very interesting cereal flavor without being too grainy. I actually liked it. Overall it was nothing too crazy but I wouldn’t turn down a bottle if someone offered me another. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 04-04-2012 02:03:14

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
afrueh (49) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - SEP 15, 2012
caramel, coffee, roasty, brown, hazy, frothy, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, average carbonation

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
notalush (4766) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Bottled on March 8th - yea, I’m drinking a winter lager in late spring - what’s it to you, huh? - pour is amber with a light haze - nose is lightly estery, with moderate husky graininess, toffee - a bit watery in texture and thin in body - carbonation is moderate and beefs up the mouthfeel somewhat - flavor is somewhat dry, with a lot of the huskiness from the aroma, a touch of roasted nuts - a touch of spiciness on the tail end - not that good, but not as terrible as some of the ratings suggest.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scooterbub (814) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - APR 7, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours a nice deep copper with a large two inch light tan head that lasts. Taste is of roasted malt, caramel, hops, pine, resin. Similar aroma. The body is light and watery, but decent. The finish is rather clean. Easy to drink and rather enjoyable, but maybe because it is the beginning of spring, it is slightly disappointing.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
arminjewell (5995) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 4, 2012
Pour out of 12 oz bottle is dark red with creamy white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, slight grain, hints of spice and a slight off note, some minerals as well. Taste is very watery with slight caramel and spice notes that don’t quite work, some slight biscuity notes with a hint of vanilla, finish very watery as well.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tennessejed420 (927) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 28, 2012
pours a hay colored amber, clear, with fluffy almost nitro looking off white head. Aroma of toffee, butter, light hay. Flavor has notes of caramel and hay with a lot of bubblegum on the finish. Medium bodied. Not bad but slightly lacking.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzzler67 (1490) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Clear, deep amber appearance with a small beige head and decent lacing. Muted, slightly vegetal, aroma saved by caramel in the background. Grainy flavors up front; turned sweet (as in honey and caramel) before getting to the aftertaste, where the sweetness lingered. Light-to-medium bodied mouthfeel, modestly hopped, with a short lived finish.


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