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Brewed by Whistler Brewing Company
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Whistler, Canada

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Whistler really is bear country and it’s quite common to meet a hungry bear on the Whistler Valley Trail. Which is fine, unless you happen to be carrying a Whistler Bear Paw Honey Lager; ‘cause we all know bears love real honey, right??? Our honey lager is fresh-brewed and fermented with 100% organic BC honey, so you can actually smell the honey aromas and taste silky smooth honey on the finish. It’s a very unique lager experience. So grab a 6-pack next time you visit the brewery – just make sure you don’t walk home via the Whistler Valley Trail.
Note: Formerly Whistler Altitude Honey Lager.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 28, 2013
Draught at Tap & Barrel, Coal Harbour, Vancouver
Amber color, clear, with small head. It has a light caramel aroma and flavor, with a very light nutty honey aftertaste; correct bitterness.
Nothing complicated, but flawless, clean and easy to drink.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DuffMan (6462) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 27, 2011
Bottle. Medium clear copper, average white head that retains only briefly. Very sweet aroma of honey and caramel. The label is correct in that the honey is very evident in the aroma, and TOO evident in the palate. VERY sweet! Too sweet for my liking, although the honey character is genuine.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrewDad (4774) - Olympia, Washington, USA - SEP 19, 2009
Great Canadian Beer Festival – 2009 – Victoria BC
This was a decent lager with some honey flavor in the backend. Very creamy and light with hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
presario (4580) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 24, 2011
Bottle. Crisp dark amber with a nice head and creamy lacing. Honey and light malt aroma with just a hint of metallic. Sweet flavour. Honey, light malt, light hop. An earthiness and bit of metallic. Nice enough.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
reebtogi (4042) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2012
330ml bottle pours a pale golden color with a small white head that leaves a few spots of lace. Aroma is light sweet malts with very mild hops. Taste is light malt sweetness with mild hop bitterness. Light bodied with light carbonation. Nothing special here.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintbypint (2541) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 4, 2010
330ml brown bottle. Colour falls somewhere between deep gold and light orange. Small, airy white cap. Sweet nose, light hint of honey. Sweet nutty malt flavour. Faint grass hop finish. Some honey aftertaste. Medium body, high carbonation. Better than most macro honey browns.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2288) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - NOV 21, 2010
330 ml. bottle to my 1/2 pint taster glass, with a clear, golden amber hue, bountiful, off white, creamy and bubbly head foam, and all kinds of etched curtains and clingy bubbles of lacing. The aroma was light, non cloying honey sweetness, malt, and fruit notes as ripe pineapple. The light honey sweetness persisted nicely in the flavor, along with some moderate hop bitterness, in a medium to light body. The finish was lightly dry, with some lingering bitterness. A clean and flavorful session brew.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
northropfrye (2083) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 12, 2013
Grainy aroma. Light amber body with some head, not much lacing. Taste is quite sweet, honey obviously, a slight touch of bitterness, but a little too far on the sweet side. Uninteresting.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 4, 2010
Whistler Brewing Company--Altitude Honey Lager--Lager brewed with Honey--2010 11.2 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV. 15 IBU’s? (4.0 / 5.0) Amber Lager--Honey. Rich dense lacy thick off white head. Clear bright rich deep amber color. Enticing appearance. Mild hop light sweet fruit malt front. Malty mild sweet clover honey apple caramel mild fruit smooth amber lager body. Clean smooth mild hop lingering sweetbread end. Surprisingly rich. Sampled 9/4/2010. 6-Pack $5.49.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 30, 2012
Bottle at home, from my Minneapolis Town Hall glass. Pours clear deep golden amber, thin off-white head, spotty lacing. Nose is grainy, with light honey, some florals, a bit dirty, with some cereal and bran. Flavours of.... Well not a whole hell of a lot actually... Very clean, some honey and grain, as well as some odd flavours like tomato. Very thin, spectacularly uninteresting.


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