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


on tap

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RATINGS: 684   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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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.

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.

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.

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.

haddon90 (1634) - 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.

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.

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.

RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - NOV 6, 2003
Poured a clear golden color wit ha decent sized white head. Nice, citrusy aroma. Light carbonated mouthfeel. Flavorful, lightly hopped ... a nice, clean finish. Very good beer.

fiulijn (20516) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 5, 2003
Pale yellow color. Straw and corn aroma. Dry, simple, with a strong bitterness.

whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2003
Straw color with abundant carbonation. Aroma of butterscotch and grassy hops. Buttery flavor as well. Lots of diacetyl in this puppy. I enjoyed this less than any other brew from Samuel Smith.

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