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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our flavorful alternative with even fewer calories than many popular domestic light beers. BJ’s LightSwitch Lager has a pleasant malt flavor balanced by a clean, dry finish with the handcrafted quality you have come to expect from BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse.

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2.8
Aggiebob (1134) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - APR 7, 2017
Draft. Pale gold poured with a thin white head. Light bready malt aroma. Watery taste. Not the best light beer.

2.7
hershiser2 (3264) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 12, 2016
Tap at Charlottesville location. Pours light golden. Taste is wet cardboard, bread, and grass. Bland but inoffensive.

2.2
FROTHINGSLOSH (7796) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a dark golden color with a medium sized creamy white head that faded quickly and left good lacing. The aroma was faintly tangy and sweet with a touch of sour mash. The flavor was tangy and sweet with hints of fruit and hot pepper. Medium length finish. Medium body. Meh

3.5
GenDV138 (7285) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2016
4-5 oz pour on draft at BJ’s (Gainesville, VA location) with a Mustang Sally yelling DCLawyer. Clear straw yellow with off-white head. Aromas of citrus, floral notes, hay. Tastes of wheat, citrus, floral notes. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

2.7
kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2016
Pale straw body, minimal fizzy head that vanished completely. Minimal nose, grainy and corn-laced. Flavor isn’t much better, minimal malt, no hops, bud light clone. Light bodied and watery with fizzy carbonation. Meh, ok I guess, but not a beer geek’s dream.

2.9
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2015
Draught at BJ:s Restaurant and Brewhouse, Brea. Clear pale golden beer with a decent offwhite head. Thin bready hop aroma, grassy, hay, spicy notes. Hoppy spicy flavor, grassy, bread, herbal, some citrus. Peppery finish with hay and bread. Thin but ok.

3.1
phaleslu (10271) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Draft served in a flight at the local brewpub. Pours a barely cloudy yellow gold - just slightly fainter than the Blonde and Hefeweizen - with a small white head that settles into a ring while leaving ropes of lace. Notes of bready and pale malts, banana chips, fruity esters, minerals, and saltines. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation and a crisp mouthfeel. Not bad, actually. Better than the Blonde and Hefe.

2.4
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - APR 30, 2015
Had at their brewpub in San Antonio. This may have been my favorite of all of their beers, which makes sense because I thought they were all thin and watery, which fits this style.

3.3
thorongil2 (3088) - , Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2015
(tap at Florence, KY) clear pale yellow colour with a small white head; aroma od sweet fruit; clean, refreshing, bit wheaty , balanced flavour; very nice light beer

2.6
Drake (13739) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Keg at BJs, Gainesville, VA. Pours a slightly hazy golden with a thin creamy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of grassy hops and pale malt. The taste is doughy malt with a grassy hop finish. Thin bodied, mild lingering bitterness.


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