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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   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.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
3fourths (8382) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 19, 2012
wow. bad to an unreal level. watery and thin, completely flabby due to near zero acid, low hop rate and fizzy, disjointed carbonation. toast, caramel and toffee, etc., but the extremely watery texture and stewed caramel / celery / moldy fruit stew thing is totally off-putting.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (9659) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2012
Bottle @ home. Dark copper appearance with a small to medium-sized tan head. Very toasty, hugely nutty, dark caramel malty nose. Smooth, lightly syrupy mouth feel. There’s a huge nutty, caramel taste in the flavor that’s very rich and roasty. The whole flavor seems a little over the top.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10538) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 6, 2012
Bottle poured a clear reddish amber with a small lasting amber hgead. Aromas of carmel, earthiness and toasted malt. Palate was medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, toasted malt and light earthiness with a crisp lingering malty finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
IrishBoy (3909) - Bakersfield, California, USA - FEB 4, 2012
12 oz bottle from Douglas88. (Name is familiar to skiers who know what a yard sale is; I often help others collect their gear after they conduct one) Nose is nutty with some caramel, and yeast. Rusty red with a medium off white head. Flavor is caramel and a little toast. Nothing spectacular but it is drinkable, a decent average brew.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ernest (6514) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, off-white to light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is dark amber to light brown. Aroma is lightly malty (caramel, toasted grain/cereal), lightly hoppy (apricot), with a note of decaying plums. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, slightly unclean. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Quite disappointing. Not much malt or hop character in the nose and it has a rotting fruit odor too. Bland in the mouth with a slightly unpleasant aftertaste. A dumper.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RSRIZZO (1873) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a Lager Glass at 42°. Color is a deep golden that has a bit of amber. Carbonation is good producing a thin white head. Aroma is a slightly sour malt scent. It has a light body with a crisp light mouth feel. Flavor is light caramel and a touch of hops then a very light bitterness. After taste is clean leaving you with a smooth feel. Overall this is an easy drinking brew.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wilnatp (630) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 28, 2011
Tap. Pours an amber color with a thin head. Aroma of grassy hop and some light spicy notes. Flavor is lightly metallic with malts, and hops. Overall, flavor is weak. Nothing to write home about.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dwyerpg (4734) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2010
My thoughts on this one is that this is just another okay amber. Malty and I guess true to style, just not that tasty to me.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (5574) - Utah, USA - MAY 21, 2010
On tap at Uinta
Appearance: Clear amber with a nice off-white head and some lacing
Aroma: Toasted sweet malts, caramel
Taste: Toasted nuts with some hop bitterness in the finish
To sweet for me.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (12072) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2010
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small white head. Aroma of nuts, peat, roasted malt, and caramel. Flavor of nuts, toasted grain, caramel, and some grass.


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