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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   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!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2013
on tap-offwhite-yellow/gold. A-grain, some spice. T-grain/corn, some spice hops.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10785) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Bottle @ The Rose Bowl, courtesy of GT. Thanks. Clear golden pour with a fluffy white head. Nose is a touch skunky, but otherwise good. Lots of sweet malt, grain, honey, and orange. Some floral hops, biscuit, and a touch of grass. Nice sweetness on the tongue. Plenty of biscuit and bread. A light hop flavor and bitterness. Some orange peel, floral hops, and mild yeast. Pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9089) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle... Clear yellow lager with a large fluffy, white head. Good retention. The aroma is a marriage of lightly roasted cereal grains, malts and peppery hops. Medium-bodied with a sand papery mouthfeel and dancing carbonation. The flavor is comprised of cookie malts and spicy, moderately bitter hops. Finishes crisp and bone-dry. Bottle courtesy of StFun!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8366) - San Diego County, California, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Short: A well hopped, juicy pilsner with enough adjunct to go into the pale lager category and rank #1 for style given enough reviews

Origin: Trade Size: 12oz, 5oz sample Price: ? Date: 1/6/2014
Long: Thank you tastybeer for this big time want. Sparkling gold pour with lower foam. Spotty lace. Nose is sweet honey, gamey honey, some sweetness but nothing of interest. Nothing off about it either. Taste is awesome grassy and quenching pilsner style with a long, juicy, grassy finish. Super refreshing and cohesive with no soapiness or apple mealiness. Extremely easy to put down. Awesome summer beer. So good.
Flaws: Should be for sale by the case in all grocery stores
Skill Level: Victory, Heater Allen, Bernini

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7553) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (7302) - Illinois, USA - APR 2, 2014
355ml bottle bottled in december 13 so a bit old form lincoln park binnys mix 6er. PAle gold color, industrial white head and lacing. The nose is griany and metallic, slightest hint of lime. Flavor is again metallic, tastes a shit ton like a macro, but so much more better, much more herbal cutting bitterness. Not terrible. Sell it in cans at 8$ a 12 pack.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (6302) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 22, 2013
12oz bottle. Bottled September 2013. Clear golden yellow color. Half-inch off-white head. Light to medium body. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Lightly lingering finish. Bready flavor, light pepper. Moderate sweet taste. Decent pilsener.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheAlum (5687) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Draft pour on tap at GTMW 2013 (Madison, WI). Pours a rich deep golden pour, straw, lively carbonation and heathy bright white head. Laces well, sticks around. Aromas are gentle grainy malts, some bread, gentle sweetness. Gentle earthy hops, straw. Initial is smaller bodied, some gentle sweetness, mellow earth, straw, a touch husky. Middle is a touch sweet, earthy. Backend a touch dry, still mellow sweetness. Finish is ok. A true to style beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (5362) - Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Draft at Dutch’s. Pours a clear yellow golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor are pretty standard pale lager, grainy pale malts, mild hop character, pretty clean, just not very exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (5333) - Indiana, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle to pint (thanks jmborggren). Looks solid; a transparent gold with fluffy white head that dissipates into lacing. Smells of pilsner malt, dough, and hops. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel (it could be a little snappier). Not bad.


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