RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Fat Cat Lager is handcrafted in the time-honored Bavarian tradition and is a classic Vienna lager. The amber-colored brew has a subtle aroma and crisp, mildly bitter taste. Fat Cat Lager is made with Brewer’s two-row malt, carapils malt, caramel malt and domestic hops. Fat Cat Lager has a malty, toasty aroma with just a hint of noble hops in a drying finish.

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2.2
alexsdad06 (10639) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2017
Can shared by Tmoney99 from backlog notes. Pours a clear orange amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have grainy malts, some sweetness, grass, bland and maybe some age, not very good.

2.5
fordest (2470) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - FEB 23, 2016
From the can at Abbey’s Real BBQ. Not amazing, but better than the Pilsner, which surprised me. If I had to drink a lager, this wouldn’t be a bad choice.

3.1
ordybill (1815) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Poured from a can into a pint glass, appearance is a murky golden shade with a thick head. Aroma was not great, had a yeasty odor. A light bodied flavor, similar to others in its category.

3.4
PhillyBeer2112 (2883) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2014
So where exactly is this from? The can didn’t mention Minhas at all but what appeared to be a contract brewer in Wisconsin called MDII. And so Fat Cat is I suppose a dba for Minhas, and contracted at MDII in Wisconsin. Doesn’t sound like a recipe for success in the form of a good beer, but hey, this ain’t bad. Its a vienna for sure, with that toasty malt nose and flavor, melanoidins hinting at a vinous like fruitiness, a grapey flavor I’ve encountered in some bocks. Balanced. Hazy amber-gold color, smallish head. Drinkable.

3.5
obguthr (6586) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Can: Honey nose. Hazy amber, thick lacy head. Dark honey, tinny. Bitter parsley finish. Hmm, a lager from Minhas. I expected the worst, probably a lifeless, flavorless macroish pale lager. What I got was a lager with a fairly rich malt bill and actual hoppiness. It’s not without its detractors as I didn’t care for the metallic qualities, but this was more than respectable.

1.8
Barreras (1689) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - APR 6, 2014
Pours a true amber color that appears to glow in the class. Aroma is of smelly sweetness almost if the beer was left out to spoil. Taste is a bit off, I can taste a tinge of caramel mixed with malt. The mixture of this beer is off that gives it a bready flavor.

1.7
cubs (10693) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 4, 2014
In the can thanks to a nice trading partner. Pours a rust orange appearance with a big khaki head. Slight butter, toffee, caramel, and herbal / grassy aroma. Twangy fruity, chewy, slightly metallic, very sweet flavor. A lot of sugar in the aftertaste. Scroll past this weak shit.

3.6
onceblind (10296) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Slightly hazy amber with a pillowy off white cap. Nose is sweet and caramel/biscuity with a touch of cracker. Nice calm sweet flavor of toasted and sweet english muffin, a kiss of earthy caramel, and wheat-like tones. Not shabby, and really kinda enjoyable.

3.1
One2remeber (247) - Bucktown, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Can. Apple, cider, acetaldehyde. Maltiness is appropriate. Seems clean. Is what it is.

2.4
nimbleprop (8708) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 1, 2013
12oz can pours a clear caramel amber with some thin, white head. Nose of corn, biscuit, malt, honey cough drops. Flavor is the same, very much like a honey cough drop, malt, slightly floral. Sweet finish. Too one note.


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