RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.61%
The lightest beer in color and body in our lineup. Southern Flyer Light Lager is a refreshing beer and a true American lager. Liberty hops add to its all-around great taste.

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DrPiva (96) - Alabama, USA - DEC 18, 2007
Wildly popular but not a great Big River beer. I am surprised it has rated so low despite it’s popularity but that makes me think that us at ratebeer know wheat we’re talking about and have some consensus! In the Sam Adams style but lighter on the malt appealing to the masses.

Fightfire4beer (132) - Virginia, USA - DEC 13, 2007
Draft. Light gold colorwith a medium white head. Sweet malt aroma. Bland, generic flavor, slightly bitter finish. Bleah... not too great. C

Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - SEP 29, 2007
On tap at Seven Bridges. Yep, it’s a light lager, Bud Light clone. Meh. I got nothin’ fer this one.

kp (10881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2009
Name: Southern Flyer Light Lager
Date: July 24, 1997
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: yellow with slight chill haze, thin head
Aroma: light hop aroma with slight malty sweetness
Body: light body with crisp hops
Flavor: slight bitterness

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 2/10; Flavor: 2/10; Palate: 4/10; Overall: 5/20
Rating: 1.5/5.0
Score: 4

Name: Southern Flyer Light Lager
Brewery: Rock Bottom Brewery
Date: December 20, 2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub, Charlotte
Appearance: pale yellow, fine white head, nice lace
Aroma: light sweet malt aroma
Flavor: nice sweet malt flavor, touch of corn character, nice light bitterness, decent for the style

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 7/20
Rating: 2.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *+/4

Name: Southern Flyer Light Lager
Date: November 18, 2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: clear yellow, wispy white head, streak of drippy lace
Aroma: light sweet malt aroma with soft floral hops
Flavor: sweet grain flavor, light balancing hops, light bitter finish

Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 7/20
Rating: 2.1/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *+/4

Name: Southern Flyer
Brewery: Big River
Date: November 08, 2008
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: hazy pale yellow, creamy off white head, lots os spidery lace
Aroma: light m

NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 17, 2007
Draft in Jacksonville. Nice toasted grain aroma, sweet malt notes. The body is a transparent yellow/gold color and holds a diminishing, wispy white head. Fore holds malt/grain and light toasted cereal/malt notes. Lightly hopped. It really is smooth and easy to drink just as I assume they were aiming for.

shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 12, 2007
Pours a light straw yellow color with a white head. Aroma is light pilsner malts with a hint of spice. Flavor is malty, grainy, with a light spicy finish.

VTHopHead (1511) - Seymour, Tennessee, USA - JUN 10, 2007
Sampler at the Nashville location - Poured ayellow amber in color with a whitish head that lasted a while. Aroma was weak, but had some malt and was slightly sweet. Flavor was also not strong, but matched the aroma fairly well, so no surprises (unfortunately). Finish is slightly sweet. Not very good, but could be drinkable if nothing better was available.

NachlamSie (3534) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2007
Draught during my NC brew tour. This is definitely a true American lager. It’s very light in every aspect with the most assertive note being that of cardboard. Par for the brewpub light beer course.

BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - DEC 7, 2006
Draft at Chattanooga location. Golden in the glass with a white head. The aroma was subdued but a light citrus and grain was detected. The flavor was of wheat and citrus. Light body and watery.

Sregnar35 (1032) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2006
Poured a nice yellow with a good head. Aroma of butter and metal. Flavor was all butter popcorn and metal.

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