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RATINGS: 598   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
As refreshingly crisp as a morning swim in a Great Lake, this brew is crafted with Pils and Munich malts. The pronounced hop character of this golden lager sparks thoughts of sandy beaches and rocky islands.

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3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BleacherBum (177) - Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA - APR 6, 2009
A great, clean and crisp lager. Slight hop notes in the aroma and flavor. Grainy, clean and simple. Hilarious that some people expect these types of beers to be as flavorful, complex and over-the-top as Two Hearted or Expedition. I’ll drink this beer any time!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (3932) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 14, 2017
6 oz taster pours golden with a white head. Aroma of grass, malts and some earthy notes. Taste is grains and toast.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
oobawa (888) - Tennessee, USA - FEB 14, 2017
A beer that tastes very much like beer. No frills, no abundance of hops or strong malt profile, just a plain ol’ beer-tastin’ beer. Pale Euro-malts give up a crisp, yeasty bread-n-hay front followed quickly by a dry middle and a mildly sweet Pils finish. As straightforward as beer can be, easy to drink and almost instantly forgettable. Nonetheless, a worthy bottle to keep on hand for the unconverted Budchugger.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1676) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - FEB 8, 2017
Aroma is earthy hop, sweet, slight dank, corn, wheat, metallic. Appearance is golden, clear, white head. Taste is earthy hop, metallic, somewhat sweet, corn, wheat, standard. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light crisp carbonation, earthy metallic aftertaste. Overall, pretty standard.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2779) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - FEB 8, 2017
I’m not getting the low scores here, this is a damn near perfect czech pils. I would drink this anywhere anytime. Really nice soft malting, classic soft water effects with the gentle hop aromatics and floral hop bitterness that perfectly complements the dry crackery malts. Pale golden color.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hershiser2 (2610) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2017
Bottle as Lager of the Lakes from Total Wine, West Richmond. Pours pale golden with a small white head. Aroma of grasses. Flavor is bitter grass, light fruitiness, glue, and malt. Boring, ordinary, all that.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (5204) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2016
Bottle. Golden clear appearance and pretty flat. Slightly fruity and a reasonable thirst quencher, but thats amout all. Average to the point of being boring.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thegreenrooster (4191) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 3, 2016
Pour is a hazy golden with a large white head. Aroma is a wet doughy malt with a little burning. Flavor is a clean pale malt with a bit of bitterness after the swallow. Very thick body for a lager but again very clean and you get the full richness of the malt. If only all pale lagers could be made this way.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciocanelu (1839) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - NOV 25, 2016
Slightly hazy golden color with white head. Aroma is mostly malty, grainy, clean. Taste follows with the clean, grainy malt profile but there is also a medium earthy hop bitterness. It doesn’t linger to long though. Light to medium bodied with crisp carbonation. Overall it’s an easy drinking clean lager but I think it’s a bit too harsh with its earthy bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jc1762 (1109) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 24, 2016
Thanks altonbrownd for the bottle! Poured into a snifter showing well filtered bright golden yellow with a head of clean white foam. The nose shows mildly sweet lager malt. The palate is moderately carbonated and light bodied. Completely dry with a very light practically undetectable malt backbone. Comparatively strong but overall light hoppy bitterness on the finish that seems out of place. Disjointed flavors and hoppy bitterness that should not have been added for this style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (46776) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2016

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ [ The Country Stat Improver Tasting ] - Saxo, Aarhus.

[ As Bell’s Lager of the Lakes ].
ABV: 5.0%. Clear light to medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, hay - grass, sweet malt, light to moderate hoppy, grass - hay. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration, pale malt, grass - hay. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20161008]
6-3-6-3-12


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