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

bottled
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RATINGS: 684   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 lagers flavour, purity and condition.

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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bluevegie (3073) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 19, 2004
Quite liked this beer. Pale golden colour with a white frothy head. Combined aromas of malt and hops. Flavour of citrus, good balance of sweetness and late bitterness, light to medium in body with a long finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holdwine (1199) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2004
If you believe advertising, this is what Coors is supposed to taste like. Clear and crsip with the right amount of sweetness. A great lager from a great brewery.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LtJudge (468) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 17, 2004
Poured a nice dark golden yellow.It has a small head that quickly disappears and like carbonation.Has a light sweet malty aroma to it.Had a nice balanced taste of sweetness and hopps to it.It had a geat finish too.Great Lager

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - JAN 12, 2004
Golden color, white head. Aroma was pretty malty, some grassy hops. Pretty nice balance in flavor, bready malt and the grassy hops. Some lingering bitterness. Very nice for the style.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
80skid (65) - New York, USA - JAN 2, 2004
Pours a typical yellow/golden lager color with little to no white head. Aroma is faint but light and sweet almost. Taste is also light but with a really nice almost caramel taste that goes down extremely easy. Quite satisfying.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastdog75 (364) - Brick, New Jersey, USA - DEC 22, 2003
A very good lager. Reminded me of the Czech pilseners Pilsner Urquell and Czechvar. Very easy to drink, with a decent malty flavor and notes of grass and hay. Good hop presence gives it some citric like bitterness. All round a very drinkable beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jedsbrew (465) - Rhineland, Missouri, USA - DEC 18, 2003
Medium golden color with a big time head and pretty good lacing. The aroma was mild but pleasant with a hint of caramel and a meadow hoppiness. The first thing that struck me was how sweet this beer tasted for a lager. Slightly acidic on the tongue with the hops catching up with the malt and a dryish finish. I have mixed feelings about this one-it was sorta interesting but seemed thin. Came in a brown bottle though, which is a step in the right direction for this brewer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
haddon90 (1630) - Newport Beach, California, USA - DEC 16, 2003
Nice, light golden pour with a small, lingering white head. Bubbly. Smooth aroma, somewhat citrusy. Light dry taste, but some floral hops as well. Cleam and crisp, nice finish as well.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DavidP (1748) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 13, 2003
Nice golden color, ample white head. Attractive bubbles throughtout. Aroma is of dry grain dust. The flavor is better, starts with a very gentle pale malt sweetness and finishes with an understated zest floral hoppiness. This beer is way too weak for me, if I was eating something right now I wouldn't be able to taste the beer at all.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mreeves (276) - Sammamish, Washington, USA - NOV 9, 2003
A very clean, crisp lager. One of the best lagers I've had. Good hop flavor, very tasty.


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