overall
45
89
style
RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A hoppy lager.

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2.8
merc7186 (3160) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2015
Aroma: Sweet Pilsner Yeast, Mild Corn Appearance: Golden Straw/ Mild Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head Ring, Minimal Lacing Taste: Sweet Corn, Water, Pilsner Yeast, Mild Bittering Hops Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mild Sweet

0.9
jgb9348 (6521) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Deep purple, orange and light brown coloured body with a very rich, five centimetre tall tan head - super wierd in colour - funky at best. Aroma of spices, curacao, malt, flowers and some odd fake sugars. Medium-bodied; Assertive malt, metal, cardboard, flowers, funk and wierd spices - odd. Aftertaste shows the glimmer of curacao, but mostly odd malt and funky spices - and that’s it. Overall, a very very poor offering. I’m not sure what they meant by this, but this needs to never be bottled again, especially by Smuttynose proper. Do NOT be fooled by the high ratings per style - this one is awful no matter what it’s characterised as - this isn’t a Premium Lager, but it IS bad. I sampled this 37,5 cL split bottle purchased yesterday at New Beer Distributors in New York, New York on 19-June-2015 for US$7,25 sampled a day later in my hotel room here on the LES of New York on 20-June-2015.

3.2
mansquito (6989) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUN 17, 2015
New Beer Distributors, NYC bottle: pours copper with a loose white head. Aroma is light fruitiness, straw, and lager. Taste is somewhat hoppy but not full fledged IPL in my opinion. Not bad.

3.7
Drake (14110) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle from the brewery, shared at a tasting, 4/27/15. Hazy golden, large foamy white head, decent retention. Aroma of citrus, tropical hops, mild chlorine and pale malts. The taste is bitter citrus and piney hops, pale malt. Thin bodied, moderate lingering bitterness.

3
jackl (8454) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 27, 2015
Bottle @ FUAD tasting. Thanks, Drake! Medium gold with a small head. Nose of caramelised Orange peel. Some popcorn. Sort of strange and sweet. Taste is overly sweet, has notes of cardboard. Meh.

3.1
Jow (4130) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2015
Tap at stags head. Yellow beer fairly ordinary looking. Nose is light florals and hay. Tastes of hay, floral, orange rind, bread, and cardboard. Standard mouthfeel. Kinda boring.

2.7
Cool_Bond (2813) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2015
Light fragrance of fruitiness. The taste is good, fruity and floral. Slightly bitter which fills the upper part of the mouth briefly. Okay beer. No ordinary lager beer anyway. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.2
drsandman (1656) - New York, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Pours mega clear gold, thin head lasting lace. Aroma is pine, yeast, light pils hop. Flavor is dry wheaty pils hop, clean pale malt, lasting faint bitter finish. Clean beer, med body, fairly drinkable.

3
AdamChandler (5183) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 21, 2015
375ML. $5.99 at the local store. hazy yellow 1 finger head that fade to some small tiny bubbles. aroma of citrus, some light fruitiness, old malts. very sweet, a little too fake tasting, malt is old, faded, bitterness is also a bit faded. good moutfheel.

3.5
WillRunForBeer (2783) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Free taster at the source. Pours golden with a big white head. Aroma is lemon, lime, floral. Flavor follows. Pilsner like base with citrus and floral hop.


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