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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   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.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerGod (5218) - 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.

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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - OCT 31, 2008
Tap at the Tram Club, Snowbird, UT. Clear amber pour with a foamy off-white head. Aroma and flavor are all malt, with just a touch of roasty nuts. Thin bodied. Highly drinkable, but not much going on.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
scottw86 (1092) - Maryland, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Lightly toasted aroma. Taste is pretty thin. Mostly just malts and earthy flavors. Malts don’t taste too great, a little too sweet. Not bad, but I will probably get something else next time.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BarZigKin (511) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAR 20, 2010
12oz bottle thanks again to Bu11zeye. Pours a hazy, light honey-colored body with little head. Aroma is lightly grainy/corny malt and "blech". Taste is corny sweet and somewhat sour(?). Thin mouthfeel with active carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mar (4807) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2010
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. amber with a cream head. nose is, malts, caramel with overly sweet too. overly sweet flavor with malts and cardboard for the flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (11940) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
troopie (2292) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Bottle. Good looking beer, pours red with thick lasting head. Aroma is caramelly. Hempy flavour in with the malt. Some pickle note in the finish. Also a bit of pepper.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mora2000 (5650) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ed5388 (2032) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear pale amber color with small white head. Aroma of malt up front, some hops, and not much else. Taste is clean and crisp. Malty with slight earthy hops bitterness. Falls a little flat for a winter beer.


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