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Brewed by Quidi Vidi Brewing Company
Style: Pale Lager
Quidi Vidi Village, St.Johns, Canada

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It has been said by many brew masters, “water makes the beer.” We can’t help but agree. This refreshingly light lager is brewed with 25,000 year old iceberg water harvested from Newfoundland’s awe-inspiring icebergs which offer some of the purest water on earth. Incredibly crisp and refreshing light North American style lager. Winner of a bronze medal in the 2014 Canadian Brewing Awards ’North American Style -Premium Lager’

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1.9
mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
[6628-20140815] Bottle. Straw yeasty plastic aroma. Clear, pale yellow body with a quick foamy white head. Straw cardboard flavour. Light body. Terrible but I’m glad to have tried it -- love the name. (4/2/3/2/8) 1.9
(@ Campground Brewdown 2014, Millmont, PA)

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barncatmatt (2286) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 16, 2014
341ml bottle from em from bob. super simple clean light pale lager. aint nothing wrong with it just no much to give it points for. fine.

2.5
jercraigs (10374) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2014
2014-08-15. Crisp pale yellow body with a small white head fades. Aroma is sweet, with an earthy mushroom like character. Flavour is sweetish, simple pale malt. Average bodied palate, good carbonation. Pretty dull, but not terrible. Interesting to try. Bottle from NFLD via my parents

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kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle, shared by jercraigs CGBD 2014. Pretty well up there (or should I say down there?) with the worst of the macro Pale Lagers out there. Poured a pale light straw body with a minimal fizzy white head. Nose is cardboard, corn, straw, and maybe a touch of pale malt. The flavor is much the same, what little of it there is. Not convinced this is old, I just think the cardboard flavor is the natural taste of this. Light bodied and fizzy with a watery finish. Another awful Pale Lager, but it is a Province tick.

1.3
Hidden_Pooch (518) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUN 1, 2014
Very disappointing. I was excited to try a Newfoundland brewery, but got carbonated water. It was more of a palate cleanser at the beer fest I went to. Cool idea to use glacial water, but they forgot the other ingredients.

1.1
BrewGoblin (632) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 29, 2014
I can’t believe it’s not water. Seriously, I thought Newfies liked to drink, what is this?

2.9
mnurda (1285) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
Bottled sample from friend in Newfoundland. Very light tasting. Like a lite beer. Not bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
darrennelson12 (455) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2014 In bottle and on tap ... no aroma, a little crisp. Very easy drinking as a session beer but nothing special at all

1.9
shorlin (721) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
Extremely light beer, not a load of aroma. Refreshing though, and the blue bottle somehow makes it better. No off-aromas or off-tastes, so I would suggest this over many macro-lagers.

1.3
DuffMan (10434) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 5, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy at 5am during the Canada vs. Sweden gold medal hockey game. Light yellow with an average white head, no lace. Light apple esters, thin grains, (rice?) watery.


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