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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This full-flavored amber lager delivers a complex, toasted malt body and noble hop character. Honey and caramel undercurrents. Vanilla accents. Malty with light and hoppy notes. Finishes dry. Yard Sale pairs well with earthy mushroom bisque, grilled lamb or pork, and even mussels and clams.
STORY
"Yard Sale" is skier slang for when a skier falls down on a slope and loses his gear which ends up scattered down the mountain.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdInSaltLake (727) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Toasty, medium caramel, and lightly sweet flavor and aromas. Nice balance of malt characteristics. Some herbal hop flavor. Light to moderate bitterness.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
mjg74 (3065) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAR 15, 2017
Canned from Cost Plus. Bready malts up front. Very biscuit like flavorings. Lots of malts and a little bit of hops in the finish. Pretty boring. Overly malty sweet.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rdixon77 (2572) - Georgia, USA - JAN 27, 2017
Pretty mild beer. Watery malts, some straw flavor. Smooth and pretty forgettable.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rollinsr (633) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JAN 13, 2017
Pours clear and copper with minor off-white head. Aroma is glass and thats it. Flavor is watered down malts. No wows for this wubzy.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (3350) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Can. Pours copper amber with a short lived off-white head. Aroma of toasted malts, caramel and bread. Flavor of toasted caramel malts, bready tones, grains, vanilla and some light spices.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bricks (1074) - Delaware, USA - DEC 9, 2016
Good appearance, light-medium brown with big foamy head. Smells pretty neutral.. some slight malt. Taste is biscuit, soapy straw. Fairly smooth but weak.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (7111) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - NOV 2, 2016
12 ounces from hayduke that we had together via facebook chat. Amber and generally clear beer with an off white two finger head. Caramel and grain flavor and aroma. Noble hops bring a little sulfur. Just a little fruit. Not exciting but at 4% . . .

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (5093) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 2, 2016
Shared with Strykzone on Facebook Chat. Poured translucent amber with dingy off-white head. Nose of Noble hops. Medium body. Smooth in the mouth. Malls dominate with hops ion the background. Something like coffee or chocolate is there as well. There is light bitter finish but mostly it just tails off. OK drinking but not very excising.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jrodooo5 (1592) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Pours transparent amber w/ out much of a head & little lacing. The aroma is relatively faint w/ some semi sweet malts coming through. The flavor is quite clean & nicely balanced. Its not bursting in taste but its light, drinkable, & all around an ok beer!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (2733) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2016
Pours a slightly hazed orange golden color with off-white head. Spice, vanilla, and some malts on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with spice, vanilla, roast. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2016
Can poured into a snifter. 3.25 A: Moderately hazed amber copper color. One finger of frothy beige head. Retention is below average and half a finger of lacing is left. 3.5 S: Toasty caramel. Light mineral with earthy lager yeast. Bready maltiness. Maybe a hint of apple fruitiness. Malty yet refreshing. 3.5 T: Tastes like it smells. Toastiness and caramel are the strongest flavors. Mild mineral, earthy, and bready tones. Apple and pear fruitiness. 3.75 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Good richness and velvety texture, especially given the ABV. 3.5 D: Decent beer. Doesnt blow me away, but is easily drinkable. ★ 651 characters DavoleBomb, Feb 16, 2016


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