Vermont Pub Ethan Alien Lager
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Out-of-this-world European style lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2002
Clear golden lager colour w/ good head. Fresh hops, green apple aroma. Clean, light feel. Well-balanced. Slight sweetness gives way to crisp, bitter finish. Quite refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2008
Deep golden colour, slightly hazy. Aroma is great. Loaded with bright zesty/floral noble hops. Flavour is a bit watery though. Lightly crackery and a nice herbal hoppiness. Soft bitterness and a long lingering spicy finish. Comes across more pils than helles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 18, 2004
Light, fresh floral hop aroma. Pale straw colour and thin white head that diminishes to a ring around the glass. Good carbonation - head lasts throughout. Lightly malty flavour with mild cereal and a dry, bitter finish. Light refreshing body. A decent example of a style that is not my favourite by far. On tap (Nov 2003).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nate (4186) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2005
Fruity-floral hops with mild grainy notes. Golden yellow clear with slight haze, thin white head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Grainy start. Mild oat and barley. Dusty grains, beany. Solid lager taste, nothing fancy but extremely honest - nice bitter finish with grainy bitter after.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6174) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 28, 2007
Clearish golden, direct pour covered by a superb small white cover with a very lacy, sticky white foam. Slightly vegetal, very grainy, sweetish lager with a toasty, cerealic palate. Very soft carbonation. Surprisingly filling palate that grows a good dryness, but never offers much hop aromas. Clean and satisfying offering, if maltier than anticipated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12185) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 9, 2009
on tap-pours a tight white head and yellow color. Aroma is very mild lemon-citrus. Taste is lemon-citrus hops bite, secondary grain.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
freekyp (1925) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 16, 2004
Color is straw yellow with tiny white head. Good head retention. Smooth and malty flavor with notes of cereal. Sharply bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfontain (851) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2005
July 23, 2005. 3 oz. sample at Vermont Pub & Brewery, Burlington, VT. Light gold; small head. Aroma light grass, hops, and honey. Flavor light malts and bitter hops. Light-medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 7, 2004
Pale straw in color with a small white head.Floral hop aroma.Grainy malt palate with a moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (5781) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 8, 2005
On draught 3/5/05 at the pub. Better than pale, light orange/copper color with a small white head. Not much happening in the nose, perhaps some light metallic notes, a bit of grains and dry lager yeast. Touch of hops. Flavor is very unremarkable, but at the same time, it’s quite drinkable for a standard "please-the-swill-drinkers" light beer. No harsh carbonation, some lightly toasted grain notes and some hints of minerals and light chalk. Not any real character or personality, but at least it wasnt too watery.

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