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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Celebrating our 15th anniversary in 2013, we pay homage to Indiana’s most beloved beer of all time, Champagne Vevet. CV was a German-inspired lager and the flagship of the Terre Haute Brewing Company during its heyday, from the turn of the 20th century until the late 1950s. Before THBC fell victim to the rampant consolidation that characterized the beer industry during the latter half of the century, the brewery covered several square blocks of the city. Today, only a few of the original structures still stand - ancient bricks, blocks and beams where the strength and scale of the brewery is still apparent. Our brewers were inspired by the handwritten 1901 recipe notes of THBC assistant brewer, Walter Braun. True to most pre-Prohibition American pilseners, CV continues to brewed with corn and malted barley and showcases both Cluster and Tettnang hops. Cluster was the predominant American-grown hop in the Midwest at the turn of the century, and the Braun family came to the U.S. from the Tettnang region of Germany. Over the years, CV was marketed with some of the best slogans ever created: "Enjoy its mellow strength!" "CV for you, CV for me!" And of course, "The BEER with the million dollar flavor" - we agree!


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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10357) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle. Honey and barley malt aroma. Pale yellow with moderate head. Creamy barley malt and lightly bitter herbal hops flavor. Nice body. Reminiscent of a German Helles - very nice.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtclockwork (14585) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2016
draft - pours yellow white head -nose/taste of lemon, bread, peppercorn - med body

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (12101) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2016
Draft - Grainy and honey notes. Clear gold with a decent white head. Sweet honey and a touch of grain bitterness. Dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gEUS (1696) - Linden, BELGIUM - JUL 4, 2016
backlog. can. Pours clear intense yellow, small creamy head. Nice fresh and crisp pale malt, lager yeast, little citrus. Light body, nice effervescent mouth-feel, subtle sweetness. Textbook lager, according to German standards. I love the more malty versions though. But decent nonetheless.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (4060) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Very nice pale lager. Light, crisp, a little sweet. Pours golden with a thick white head. Nice slightly grassy aroma. Tried with Matt and Guy at Dorman St in Indy in 2016.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Carlisle (462) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 2, 2016
Draft. Pours pale straw with white head. Grassy aroma. Grass and light bread malt with rice notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thegreenrooster (3930) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Pour is a pale clear gold with a small fizzy white head. Aroma is corn and pale malt. Flavor is clean lager malt and watery. A little more body of malt than the lagers of today. It would be good at a picnic on a warm summer day.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drdisque (748) - Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2016
16 oz can. Aroma is lightly floral carbonescence. Flavor is clean sweet corn, fresh water, and a touch of hops on the finish. definitely noticeable but not overbearing. A really good pale lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bytemesis (6446) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Tap. Pours clear pale golden, small white head, hints of lacing. Aroma is light, corn, bread, grassy, lemon. Flavor is light sweet, light plus bitter, citrus, grassy, bread. A bit acetic. Light body.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bubblehouse (1241) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 20, 2016
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (4023) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2015
16 oz. can. Pours a clear golden with a small, white head. Aroma of bread and fruity notes. Flavor is dry, crisp, and fruity. Medium bodied, lively carbonation. Finishes dry. Overall, pretty nice beer.


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