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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.53/5   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A classic Bavarian-style lager. Full-bodied and golden-hued, Island Lager is cellared for six weeks and fermented at low temperatures which gives it a distinct hop flavour and perfect balance. 5.0% Alc/ Vol.

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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
michclark (88) - - MAY 27, 2011
not a bad lager. Positives are the appearance and the initial taste. Negatives are its lack of aroma and strange after taste. Over all a satisfying lager


1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Bierdimpfe (540) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 4, 2016
Clear dark straw color with a good layer of activity. Very faint foamy white 1 finger head, lasting around 5 minutes, making a bit of lacing. Flavors of sweet grains, barley, light caramel and lemon, with herbal spices. Thick sugary feel, with almost sour hops. Oily full body with soft prickly carbonation. Light to medium strength finish, biscuity and bready, highly syrupy with very coarse leafy hops. Badly flavored, almost with an aftertaste of puke from a wet bitter corn feel, and its way too syrupy. Doesnt feel very fresh, hardly smells anything...no enjoyment here. Overall bad quality craft.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Christpuncher (2899) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2016
Average lager at best. Sort of sweet and really malty. Pours copper with a tan head. Had out of a bottle in Vancouver ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bb (8757) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Draft. Golden beer with a cream head. Malt and light grass aroma. malt and light mineral flavor. Medium bodied. Malt and light mineral lingers.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brettsky06 (230) - Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 12, 2016
A little better than most lagers. Clear yellow color with a bit of hops in the flavor

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UXO (1589) - CANADA - JUN 12, 2016
Appearance: clear pale gold with a short-lived white head, minimal patchy lacing. (3/5) Aroma: grassy, pale crackery malt, corn, light fruit. (5/10) Taste: moderate sweet, mild bitter. (5/10) Light body, moderate carbonation, medium-dry and crisp mildly bitter finish. (3/5) A straightforward pale lager without much to recommend it - but on the other hand, not much to criticize. Went down a treat after yard work, and certainly better than a mass market lager, but nothing unique to make me search it out again. (11/20)

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bdleedahl (202) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 27, 2016
It's too bad granville island couldn't carry over their unique body mouthfeel of their ales to this lager. A bit better than mass produced lagers, slight hoppiness, but still nothing great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
guil0000 (407) - New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 3, 2016
Pours a clear yellow color with a small white head. Nos of mild sweet malt with a bit of earthy hops. Medium sweetness with a mild hop finish. Mild to medium body. Quite balanced but nothing groundbreaking.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (13194) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 26, 2015
Draft - Almost no nose. Clear gold with a decent white head. Light grains and a touch of skunk.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
KoNrRiI (1264) - rhus, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2015
0.473 draft. Clear, amber color and a small, white head leaving no lacing. The aroma is delicate, mostly features fruits, pale malts, and delicate wood and caramel. Sweet and sour taste of fruits, prunes, and some yeasts. Light body, slick texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is short, kinda fruity, a tad malty. Overall the beer is kinda bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Atom (2206) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2015
On tap at barley bros. pours a clear pale golden with a small white head. Sweet corn and malt aroma. Sweet corn and malt taste with a slight bitterness.


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