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RATINGS: 452   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pure and crisp, this is a beer with nothing to hide. Wisconsin two-row barley malt ensures a mellow and smooth body. We imported Noble Hop varieties from Germany and the Czech Republic to ensure a fine mature aroma with no coarse bitterness. Expect this beer to pour a delicate golden hue that sparkles in the summer sun. Extra Pale is brewed using all natural ingredients with no artificial additives of any kind.

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2.8
anders37 (27621) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity crisp grainy aroma. Sweetish malty grainy flavor. Has a sweetish malty grainy finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.1
Travlr (26430) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Draft at the source. Clear bright golden yellow color. Aroma of white pepper and fresh hay. Taste is light lemony straw. Light body.

3.6
brokensail (16689) - Dublin, California, USA - NOV 21, 2010
A: The pour is a clear light golden color with a finger’s worth of white head that has excellent retention and thick, sticky lacing. S: The nose is of grassy hops with some light, sweet malts. A bit of corn in there too, but not sickeningly sweet or "off" at all. T: The flavor is biscuity and mildly sweet. Noble hops provide a subtle earthiness and a soft bitterness. Overall, this is quite crisp and refreshing. M: The body is fairly light with a moderate but crisp carbonation. D: I’m not sure what’s with all the low scores for this beer. I found this to be a really nice lager that is crisp, clean, and easy to drink.

3.3
djd07 (16306) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Bottle as shown. Pours a clear yellow gold with small frothy white head. The aroma is honey malt and floral hop. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet honey and light bitterness in the finish. Easy to drink, a good premium lager from New Glarus.

3.4
Ratman197 (15624) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2012
Bottle poured a clear yellow with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw and light spicy hops. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread, straw and light spicy hops with a crisp finish.

2.9
Tmoney99 (15126) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2008
Bottle shared by shigadeyo. Poured clear dark amber color with medium frothy white head that diminished slowly. Medium malt and hop aroma. Light to medium body. Medium balanced flavor with a medium sweet short finish. Drinkable average brew

3.4
Drake (14332) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 3, 2010
12 once bottle courtesy of madvike. Thanks! Pours a clear pale golden color with a thin white head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of pale, bready malts and grassy hops. Taste is sweet honeyish malts with some apple and other fruits and a floral hop finish with a bit of grassiness. Smooth, medium bodied. Very crisp and clean. Refreshing.

3.3
Dogbrick (14326) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 25, 2016
Clear pale golden color with a medium thin white head that dissipates quickly to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing. Aroma of malt and grassy hops. Light body with flavors of pale malts, hay and mild hops. The finish is sweet with a bready malt aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.5
crossovert (14135) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Billed as a "Light beer" this is about as pedestrain as it gets with New Glarus. I think this is only available in summer too. Comes in a plain looking 12 ounce bottle. Pours into my stange with a nice helles gold. 3 finger foamy white head. Leaves "digital camo" like lacing. Smells like a lager should, no adjunct, just pure hops and malt. A little bit of sour lemonyness which seems to plague all american light lagers. American lager characteristics show up even more in the flavor. Intense biscuity malts pair with a nice hop overtone. A bit of fruity/lemon nature kisses the tounge. Good carbonation though it is a tad bit watery. Aftertaste is mostly malty. The low abv makes it quite the session beer although it is way over-priced compared to other New Glarus brews unfortuneately. It is a lawnmower style beer that executes its role quite nicely.

2.2
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 24, 2008
(12oz bottle, thanks mj) Clear apple juice body with small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grassy, corn, light metallic. Taste is medium sweet, corn, light bread, grassy. Light body.


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