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Yukon Chilkoot Lager

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Brewed by Yukon Brewing Company
Style: Pale Lager
Whitehorse, Canada

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Crisp and clean, pure and natural, Chilkoot Lager is everything you want in a lager. Light and effervescent, without that nasty chemical tang, Chilkoot Lager goes down smooth and easy.


1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
jtclockwork (8443) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Can thanks to Shig. Pours yellow gold white head. Nose/taste of corn, bad grain and metal. Light bodied.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
HippyHop (117) - CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
Pretty unremarkable. This looks and smells like a generic lager. Tastes about the same but there’s a bit of surprising sweetness and I feel like this was made with really nice water. Other than that pretty meh

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
andrewturba (969) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 14, 2014
Pours a pale straw with a medium sized ring of head. Aroma is crisp grain, corn, and faint grassy hops. Flavour is crisp grain, mild grassy bitterness, and corn like qualities.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 4, 2014
12oz can-trade with SHIG thanks!-retaining thin white-pale yellow with a light haze. A-lt fruit, sweet malt, some corn initially that fades away. T-sweet lt malt, grassy/lt fruit hops.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Can In car universal studios... Light golden... Grassy nose ... Soft wheat fruits... Dull fruits hop... Dry grassy hop... Quite malty

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jake65 (2616) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Can, courtesy of SHIG – thanks! Dirty straw colored pour with a moderate haze and small white head which dissipates rather quickly. Smells rather sweet; lager malt, grass, corn syrup. The taste is… well… unexpected. A blend of sweet lager and grapes with a fizzy crispness resembles a chardonnay spritzer. It fades away into a sweet finish that sort lingers with the grape/chardonnay taste. Odd. Unfortunately I didn’t find this to be very refreshing, but for reasons I cannot explain that didn’t stop me from polishing off the can.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHIG (3587) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Can thanks to good friends moving to Alaska: Poured a clear golden with a fluffy white head. Aroma is sour grain. Taste is a nice grain and popcorn. Light wet finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reimer96 (1222) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2013
Pours a clear light pale yellow with a small white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of corn, pale malts and light hops. Taste is clean and crisp with corn, pale malts and a crisp bitterness on the finish. Very smooth easy drinking pale lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blankboy (6052) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle [341ml]. Pours a clear pale gold with a small diminishing frothy white head. Mild aroma of tropical fruit, caramel malt, honey and some breadiness. Nice, for the style, flavour of caramel malt, light spice, honey, tropical fruit and very light hops. Average to medium bodied. A decent Lager, it’s O.K. -- Rated via Beer Buddy.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
reebtogi (4183) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 5, 2012
341ml bottle pours a pale golden color with a 2 finger white head that settles very quickly leaving virtually nothing for lacing. Aroma is cereal grain and herbal hops. Taste is light malty sweetness with a lingering herbal hoppy bitterness. Easy drinking with a light body and good carbonation. Certainly not the best this brewery has to offer, just did nothing for me.


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