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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Wild Hop Lager is unique and distinctive. It is made one batch at a time. It does not use any genetically modified products, pesticides or commercial fertilizers. Wild Hop Lager is made from 100% organic barley malt, certified by the USDA and the organic organization Oregon tilth. For more visit www.wildhoplager.com.

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1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Braudog (6835) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAY 19, 2006
At the St Louis Microfest, 5/13/06: Didn’t think as poorly of this A-B venture. While it was perhaps deceptively labeled, the bottle cap said A-B on it. It’s earthy and coppery with a nice active visual appeal to it. It’s not the best beer I’ve had, but it’s not the worst either.


1.9
Bill Becker (1775) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 19, 2017
From Feb 2007 Pours from 12oz bottle a clear gold with a small head of foam that shrinks quickly. A few minutes in and there's just a fine ring around the edge of the glass. The smell has a nice hoppy smell to it. The taste is nice and hoppy up front but it doesn't really hang around very long and what's left is a touch of grain and even that doesn't last. My, this is a pretty flavourless Lager in my book. Bottom line: There are lots of better samples of the style. I cannot recommend this one.

2.4
oldrtybastrd (5228) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Pours a golden yellow. Aromas of grass, malts, and a touch of citrus. Flavor is grainy with a touch of hops.

2.4
lawman834 (273) - Texas, USA - APR 28, 2010
Pours orange/amber. Thin off-white head that dwindles quickly. Lightly carbonated. Not much smell, but what’s there is malty with a hint of citrus. The taste isn’t impressive. Just like the smell, it is malty with a hint of citrus. Very little hops. A little light and tangy for a Vienna Lager. Thin and tangy. It feels more carbonated in the mouth than it appears in the glass. Very drinkable. Goes down easy and smooth. Overall: Meh. Not wild, not hoppy, not worth the 8 bucks for 6. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not bad, it’s just not good. Many better choices out there in the category for the price.

3.6
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 18, 2010
Green Valley Brewing Company--Anheuser-Busch, Inc.--Wild Hop Lager--USDA Organic--2006 12 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV--25 IBU’s.? (3.75 / 5.0) Pilsner. Mild lace head. Clear bright thin amber gold color. Mild Pils hop front. Thin crisp slightly tangy mild dry sweet caramel body. Tangy clean hop spice mild citrus end. Crisp with nice hops. Decent AB brew. Sampled 5/17/2006.

2.1
nuplastikk (6453) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 18, 2010
False AB micro. ugh. Filtered orange-tan. Buttery and thin, this is really bad. Minimal hop presence increases the tolerability of this one into the world of sub-par Ukranian malt delights. Horrid Diacetyl grossness. Bad shit man.

2.2
travita (5008) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 13, 2009
Bottle shared with jkwalking05. The look is clear, orangey colored, with a thin off white head. The smell is hops, weird graininess, and not much else. The taste is caramel, malts, and floral.

2.2
MrRoss (646) - Delta, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 14, 2009
This poured a one finger, foamy white head on top of a clear, orange body. The aroma was bland, almost non-existent. The taste was probably of hops but nothing else. Mouthfeel was thin and watery to complement the lacklustre finish. Not one I’d have again.

2.7
Radek Kliber (7483) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 28, 2009
Bottle 355ml
Appearance: Light , clear amber look with medium light white top.3-
Nose: Sweet caramel malt , fruity sweet feel. Plenty of malts in aroma.
Flavor/Palate : Medium light bodied. Straight malty character. Little hop noted. Fairly clean amber lager that was malt sided.

3
dwaggs2 (1298) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - FEB 28, 2009
I liked this beer. Pours a golden color with almost no head. Aroma is sweet malts and grass. Maybe some hop bitterness there too. Flavor is smooth and grassy notes. Very smooth on the palate. Not worth the price for a 6er though.

2.2
jkwalking05 (4745) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2009
Bottle. What smell is there is slightly fruity. Light amber in color with a small head that quickly disappears. The taste and body disappoint.


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