Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Premium Lager
Tadcaster, England
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 692   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Golden colour, floral bouquet and light flavour of newly mowed hay.

Brewed with great care using only malted barley, hops, medium-soft water and a bottom-fermenting yeast; matured at low temperatures to bring out its delicate flavour and soft hop-character finish.

The cold maturation period allows the bottom-fermenting yeasts to secondary ferment and improve the lager’s flavour, purity and condition.

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Scipio (1276) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2017
Pours a thin, clear, yellowish golden with a full white head that settles pretty quickly. The aroma has a lot of grain, and I usually don’t like that. Additionally, its mildly floral, with straw, corn, and some weak honey. The taste is slightly bitter. The flavors that are promoted are a lot like the nose, but the heavy graininess isn’t found. Instead, we now get a lot of bread. Even if that isn’t exciting, I’ll happily take bread over grain. Floral aftertaste. Light to medium in body, smooth in texture, and average in carbonation. This is unimpressive.

Jury (288) - RUSSIA - APR 26, 2017
Приятно& освежаю& пиво, интерес& цвет кристал& прозрач& аромат и натурал& вкус, добротн& пиво!

unclefrito62 (382) - Stow, Ohio, USA - MAR 2, 2017
550 ml bottle at home. Poured a big white head and looks golden in color. Kind of carbonated. Smooth. Hay in taste. A little different but overall above average!

bierkoning (13821) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 20, 2017
Bottle, thanks to Marc. Blonde. Malty, bready, grassy, soft floral pleasant lager. No more, no less.

john44 (3456) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2017
Bottle. Yellow Gold. Refreshing, clean, smooth, faintly fruity, malty lager with pleasant hoppy finish. Not bad. (2008)

MayumiH (1224) - - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle at Organic & Natural. Clear golden colour. Floral nose with hints of wet hay. Light/medium bodied. Lightly hopped. It’s ok.

StuartC (74) - Lochgilphead, Argyll, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2016
Bottle from Fyne Wines, Argyll. Burnished lemon-gold colour, quick-fading pure-white head with barely any fizz; Smells like ordinary lager, also doughnuts & demerara - strangely intriguing! Bounces all over the palate, lots of spritz yet not too fizzy, light bodied and a sharp finish; Flavours of hay & sweet malts, caramel with lifts of lemon-zest develop. Nothing boring about this lager, but at 5% I wouldn’t want to drink too many of them either - in one sitting anyway.

AgentAle (1853) - Fort Mcmurray, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 28, 2016
Aroma is honey, caramel, straw and citrus. Taste is light sweet grain, clove, honey, and lemongrass. Fairly well balanced with slight bitterness on the tip. The mineral groumd water adds nice flavors to the body. Appearance is a clear gold with a thin pearl head that retains fairly poorly.

Antzrhere (181) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2016
From memory; pint on tap at Sam Smith’s Bispham Hotel, Blackpool. Pours pale yellow. Aroma of wheat, biscuit, pinch of caramel. Taste is muted, but as a lover of ales (and not lagers) i found this quite a full bodied tastey,if very neutral tasting pint. Its neither hop nor malt forward but has a natural hay like freshness which i’ve seldom found in other lagers. Maybe ive been suckered in by the ’organic’ label or the fact that it costs more than the other lagers on sale there, butI stomached a pint which is more than most lagers.

aleigator (945) - GERMANY - OCT 17, 2016
Pours a bright golden-yellow color with a thin, stable white head. Smells of wheat and sweet toffee, with the toffee sweetness being very prominent on the nose. Pretty muted apart from that. Has a very high carbonation among a fizzy, overly light body, showcasing the same sweetness from the nose. Tastes of water, an effervescent carbonation rushing over the tongue, leading to sweet malts and a whiff of hay, while finishing watery. Tastes thin, fizzy and boring, this manages to develop almost no noteable taste at all.

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