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RATINGS: 364   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.49/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American Pale Lager, Henry Weinhards Private Reserve blends Henrys German heritage with the natural ingredients of the Pacific Northwest. If you want to impress your friends, you can say its brewed with 100% Cascade hops specially grown in Oregon. But all you really need to know is that its crisp, clean and one helluva beer.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
adnielsen (10538) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle @ home via jcnielsen. Thanks Jetson! Pours a clear golden appearance with an off white head. Fairly sweet, grainy, lightly toasted malty aroma with light floral and herbal notes. A bit lemony, fairly sweet, not overly fresh hoppy - more earthly/herbal - flavor with a bit of cracker mixed in. Ok.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Barreras (1601) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Pours a light golden yellow with a grainy corn aroma. Taste is light and refreshing corn taste. Very bubbly on the palate, good for a hot day but no complexity.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mtwhitney (168) - Maui, Hawaii, USA - MAY 16, 2013
No longer made in Oregon. Bottle says Golden CO and Milwaukee WI. They have ended their relationship with Full Sail. I dont know what the point is in continuing this beer. Maybe they think that there is enough old folks like myself that remember this as their "I am more hip than you are" craft beer in the 1970s. Now it is just average and superflous. Would rather drink Pabst.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slubgob (313) - West Hartford, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Light not very interesting lager. Light grainy flavor decent fizz not a lot of hops.finished quickly with cereal. Nothing great, decent summer refresher or all day drinker.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rg1122 (15) - Ohio, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Meh.... points for longevity..... not for good beer...........

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tachionc2 (15) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Not bad. Very smooth and an easy drink. Henrys is lighter of most lagers. You can drink this on any occasion.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jaymtee (36) - Georgia, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Poured clear light golden into a clean pint glass. Started with a decent 3/4 inch head that quickly dissipated to a thin lacing. Standard fizzy lager with no great flaws. Light mouthfeel. Time to go do some yard work... ;-)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2013
12oz bottle. The pour was a crystal clear sparkling yellow with a small (less than 1 finger) white foamy head that reduced at a steady pace, down to a thin wispy film with fair spotty lacing. The aroma was mild of a light grain malt, light floral hops and a mild cobweb yeast with notes of caramel and an adjunct (corn I believe). The taste was lightly bitter with a very mild caramel sweetness early on, and then became a tad bitterer and a bit grainy with a crisp adjunct presence towards the finish. The flavor lasted only a short while after the swallow, with the mild crisp grainy taste fading fast from the taste buds. Mouthfeel was light in body and watery in texture with a ticklish carbonation. Overall this brew was definitely nothing special and typical of an American Lager, although it was crisp and refreshing and might be good as a lawnmower brew. If you like this type of beer that is... www.facebook.com/KAJIIsBeerReviews

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MikeJslc (778) - USA - APR 20, 2013
Gold, clear, white head. Aroma: grainy, corn-like, mild spicy hop aroma. Flavor: light honey sweetness, a touch of caramel, grainy-sweet finish with moderate hop flavor.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
geologyguy (1380) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 12, 2013
for a "private reserve" it sure is below average by any standard...nothing special of note....low taste, smell etc....watery


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