RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Our German-style light lager has all the flavor and character of a fine crafted beer, without all of the calories. Fordham Light is bottom-fermented, making it a lager beer. It is a light-bodied beer with a clean aroma. Fordham Light has a clean finish with little to no hop bitterness and is brewed with 100% malted barley. Most low calorie lagers are produced by simply adding water to regular beer until they become a low calorie beer. This dilution can be quite unsavory when one considers the adjunct brewed (e.g., corn or rice), flavorless beer they start with. Fordham Light is brewed with the same high quality ingredients and procedures that we use in all of our beers. We purposely brew Fordham Light to be a low calorie beer. This is why Fordham Light has a "real beer" flavor and a "real beer" body.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (25809) - Malm, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2011
Draft @ Ramshead Tavern & Fordham Brewing Co, Annapolis, MD. Pours a pale yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity grainy aroma. Sweetish fruity grainy slightly watery flavor. Fruity malty grainy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Travlr (23992) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Draft. Pale clear yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of straw and vegetables. Taste is bread and straw.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (13059) - Escondido, California, USA - JUL 23, 2011
Tap at Ramshead Tavern in Annapolis, MD. Pours clear gold with a spare, fizzy white head, short retention and no lacing. Aroma is medium malt (grain, straw), corn, spicy noble hops, and a clean character. Flavor is grainy malt, corn notes, lightly bitter hops, and a clean and dry finish. Light body and warmth, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 9, 2006
(Draught) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of grass and florals. Flavor is malty and watery.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
hopdog (12208) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2004
On tap at Rams Head Tavern. Poured a light yellow with no head. Watery and flat tasting. Nothing really to say other than it is a light beer (if it didnt come with the sampler, I wouldnt have ordered it).

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Meilby (11324) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2011
Sample @ Ramshead Tavern, Annapolis, MD
Pours clear pale yellow with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain and hay. Taste is light sweet. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DocLock (10573) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2004
Pours pale yellow, with aroma of slight hops and malt. Tastes very smooth and crisp, with some hops and citrus at the finish. Not bad at all as far as light beers go.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Tap at Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis MD. Clear good pour. Weak head. Nose is heavy diacetyl and small lemon. Taste is big diacetyl and DMS creamed corn. Palate is suddy and buttery playoff. Butter bomb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 29, 2009
Pours straw color with a white head. Smells of dry malt and apples. Tastes of earth, some hay, appley, some sweet malt on the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
jgb9348 (6100) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - NOV 8, 2004
Crystal clear golden colour with a darker golden tint and a nice frothy white head. Tons of small bubbles run from the bottom nicely. Seriously, not a bad looking beer at all! Aroma of just about nothing; Some caster sugar, some pale malt and little else. No hops to speak of either. Light-bodied; Super sweet fake taste of caster sugar, aspartame and saccharin. No good qualities at all in the taste. Very watery and almost still in the mouth. Aftertaste shows the bad fake sugars and some slight vegetable tastes. Overall, not a good beer at all, but that was to be expected! I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased at Chevy Chase Wine & Liquors in Washington, D.C. on 08-September-2004.

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