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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 22   ABV: -
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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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
5000 (6027) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUN 18, 2006
Bottle: Deep amber, quite hazy, moderate fizzy sand colored head, spotty lacing.   Grainy nose, slightly nutty.   Dull sweet malt start, slightly roasty, becoming more grainy and nutty as it progresses.   Body and mouthfeel are average.   Fairly clean finish, given the graininess that starts out up front.   A bit of tang on the exit, even seems a tad bit citrusy.   Not half bad, but not really my favorite style.   Thanks Jordan for the bottle!


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
arminjewell (5717) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (5556) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 6, 2008
Bottle from Smiths. Pours a light amber with a thin white head. The aroma is moslty lightly roasted malts, nuts, and light spices. The taste is also pretty light; some roasted malts, some odd sweet flavors, and overall a light crisp flavor. Decent.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2008
Draft at the tiger. Pours an amber body with a small pale head. Aroma is pale malt, a bit of Sweetness and wet paper. No etoh or hops to boot. This was a pretty plain beer 22 percentile is about right.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Braudog (5489) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2006
Bottle: Dark woody amber with a thin head. Little to no aroma. The flavor is quite tart ... hint of ashen smoke, maybe, but almost puckeringly tart predominately. Not a fan.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - DEC 12, 2005
Pellucid amber color, thin head and light lacing. Nose of light cinnamon, crystal malt and a snappy grassy hop note. The flavor has a decent body with lightly metallic caramel malts and a bit of cold carbonation and hop bitterness; not very pronounced though. The finish is metallic and a bit skunky and showing more of the adjunt side of lagers. You need a very fine and/or clean palate to really get anything out of this. Light, uninspiring and low alcohol. Bad combination.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mora2000 (5346) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2010
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. The beer pours and orangish-amber color with a white head. The aroma is very malty with some corn. The flavor is malty with some sweetness, but the corn is still there. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5333) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 11, 2008
Bottle & Tap Park City Utah. Amber colored pour. Roasted malts, some sweetness. pretty average..

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerguy101 (5267) - Newark, California, USA - DEC 27, 2002
Medium amber color, small head. Aroma is malty and appley fruity. A medium bodied Vienna. Malts are mild yet flavorful. Hops are also mild. Mild tasting beer, yet it does have some flavor to it. I do wonder how you can get ANY flavor out of a beer that’s limited to 4% alcohol. Nothing really good or bad to say about this beer. Drinkable but nothing special. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean. Aftertaste is malty.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerGod (5045) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2004
Bottle. Pours a rusty amber with a small passive white head. It’s gone before you know it! Aroma seems faint. Light fruit, perhaps, and a mild maltiness. It barely has an odor. The slightest loss of your olfactory senses would render this the beer odorless. Taste is a bit better. Some floral notes, more fruit and a pleasant maltiness attempt to balance it. It’s actually pretty flavorful for 4%. Body is a bit thin and somewhat carbonated. Finish is more fruit and malt. Thinned, however. Lacks a decent finish. Not horrible though.


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