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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
John likes bees. Johns like of bees led him to hanging out with other people who like bees. Some of the other people who like bees work at The Field Museum. The Field Museum was opening a bistro and bar. John was opening a brewery. And that is pretty much the story of how Off Color and The Field Museum collaborated to make this crisp, clean pilsner with a dry-hopped bite far inferior to Sues.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (4020) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - FEB 3, 2017
On tap at Ellyns Tap & Grill in Glen Ellyn, IL. and shaker served showing a clear & bright, light golden color, frothy, white head foam, and a sheet-like coating of spiraling lace. The nose was a light lager/pils scent, soft grain, and hints of honey sweetness and ripe lemon. Light to medium bodied, the taste followed similarly, with somewhat low carbonation, and modest but lingering, earthy bitterness. A sessionably accommodating Pils.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JPDIPSO (6002) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 25, 2017
3660 Off Color Tooth and Claw Ar- 6 Ap - 3 Fl - P - O - Rate Bright yellow color with a diminished white head. Scents of raw grain, pale malt, light citrus and grass. Light sweetness in the front, meet a rather sharp acidity/bitterness in the middle. Grassy and herbal hops (while typical in the pils, this is a little bit to the extreme not bad, but perhaps too distracting). Wintergreen and lemongrass come to mind. Could be a bit more crisp in the finish. The sweetness/citrus/bitterness all seem to clash.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ahuth (452) - Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2017
Bottle. The palate is crips and refreshing. The taste is pils and sweet malty. Decent nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (2212) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2016
Bottle. Pour is clear golden with a small white head. Notes of straw, biscuit malt, lemon, grass, and pilsner malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (4175) - Xalapa, MEXICO - NOV 27, 2016
Having it at the museum. Not impressing. Regular lager with golden features. Ideal for standard palates.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (5320) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 24, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2016 Bottle from the brewery. Pours clear gold with a thin, fizzy head. Tastes like corn, doughy malt, and grassy hops. Light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells like doughy malt, grassy hops, and corn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (5652) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear yellow. Aroma is pale malt, adjuncts, lager yeast esters, and some floral notes. Flavor matches the aroma and is nicely dry and crisp with some soft hop character. Light/medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (35904) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 17, 2016
A yellow beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of honey, malt, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, honey, and malt, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5961) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 30, 2015
12oz. Nails it. Awesome to see newish breweries like Off Color really making quality lagers like this. There is some nice zest, but it is traditional. noble hop style. Clean medium body, lots of excellent lager notes in the hay touched golden malt. Quality stuff, definitely one to scoop up if you a good Pils.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamChandler (4810) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Hazy light yellow. Good carbonation. Very bright lemon bitterness and Mellon. Good sharp mouthfeel and fizzy taste. Melon, lemon and orange juice skin / zest. Piney.

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