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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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kraddel (9139) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Pours clear blonde . Smell is sweet, bit chemical malts . Taste is bitter , chemically sweet . Lager-typical, but a bit week .

3.1
edgallow (4550) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 24, 2015
12 oz can pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of vanilla, caramel and toast. Taste is sweet malts and some biscuit.

3.1
blutt59 (6585) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Canned, golden amber, small head, biscuity clean malt flavor with light hops, clean lager

3.1
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. Doesn’t blow me away, but is easily drinkable.

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DavoleBomb, Feb 16, 2016

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Strykzone (7712) - 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
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - APR 8, 2002
update 4/8/02: I just had a sample that hid this skunky unpleasant sour apple finis that makes me think its bad. Original Rating:soft pleasant aroma, burgundy in color, relativly transparent. creamier head then any utah beer i've seen till this point. lacking in both hops and malts but still refreshing. Uinta seems to do better with lagers

3
Eyedrinkale (3235) - Astoria, New York, USA - JAN 18, 2004
3.2% draft @ brewery. An amber lager which was almost oderless. Nutty taste with fizzy dry finish.

3
notalush (5929) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Bottled on March 8th - yea, I’m drinking a winter lager in late spring - what’s it to you, huh? - pour is amber with a light haze - nose is lightly estery, with moderate husky graininess, toffee - a bit watery in texture and thin in body - carbonation is moderate and beefs up the mouthfeel somewhat - flavor is somewhat dry, with a lot of the huskiness from the aroma, a touch of roasted nuts - a touch of spiciness on the tail end - not that good, but not as terrible as some of the ratings suggest.

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gripweed57 (2909) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Bright copper color topped by a small bubbly off-white head. Grainy, earthy toasted malt aroma. Mild toasted malt flavor with a very light biscuit, caramel backbone. Dryish grassy hops are indistinct. Finish is dry and uninspiring. Lacks complexity or depth. I was hoping for more.

3
slowrunner77 (12972) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 3, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2014 "Pretty nice amber red lager with lots of little subtleties. Vanilla, Carmel, toasted malt and a nice crisp hop bite. Nice session brew that is anything but boring..."


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