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Lincoln Lager - Fort Street Brewery

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Lincoln Lager
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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 15.59%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fort Street Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: proc on 05-15-2005)
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Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by WoodBrew:
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The Lincoln Lager from Fort Street was decent. The color was clear and golden...not much in head or lace. The scent carried a good balance of Saaz hop and malt. The taste was upgrade over budweiser....nice hop and malt balance with decent body. The mouthfeel was medium to light body and carbonation was a little light. Overall I thought this was a good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

11-12-2011 03:36:14 | More by WoodBrew
More User Reviews:
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DavidRandall

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

02-15-2014 13:54:59 | More by DavidRandall
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leadahmer

Michigan

3/5  rDev +1.7%

12-11-2013 03:13:47 | More by leadahmer
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.31/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Fort Street Brewery. Pale, pale yellow with a seriously off-the-charts level of clarity, everything on the other side of the glass is completely unobstructed. A small, foamy white film rests on top of the pale brew in lieu of any real kind of head. I've heard this is Fort Street's version of a "BMC-type" beer... a "conversion" for the macro-folk, if you will. Sure looks like it.

Not much to the aroma, really. Grainy, with some sweet Pilsner malts, kind of bready and almost toasty... Much be just a touch of something darker than Pils malt here. A little sweet corn, too, though not as sickeningly or cloying sweet as you'd find in many macros. It's also devoid of that common metallic twinge as well. It's nice in that respect, but pretty lackluster overall.

Like the nose, the taste starts off with a hefty helping of graininess; the sharp mouth feel is evident right away - the body couldn't be any thinner and the carbonation is high and prickly. You get a nice mouth feel of fresh and bready lager yeast, very dry in the finish. There's a faint, faint hint of lemon zest in the final moments as well - a nice way to close out this incredibly easy drinking and somewhat lacking lager.

Nothing bad or offensive, here, just seriously understated in most aspects. Not much of a hop presence at all, mostly grain, light adjunct, malt, and yeast. The problem is that each thing is still very light. Vapid, but not completely lost, as it's still far from tasting like crap. It just doesn't taste like much. Definitely a craftier version of BMC brews, but they have better choices by far.

Serving type: on-tap

08-28-2013 11:39:04 | More by tectactoe
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SpongeRuiner

Michigan

3/5  rDev +1.7%

08-14-2013 00:39:25 | More by SpongeRuiner
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Rons35

Michigan

2/5  rDev -32.2%

02-19-2013 23:10:07 | More by Rons35
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jaidenjb

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

08-24-2012 18:11:16 | More by jaidenjb
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cynical1027

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

02-21-2012 03:19:36 | More by cynical1027
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Crystal clear gold colour with a fine white cap. Good head retention and lots of lacing. Looks good! Clean aroma with just a hint of fruit. Mostly cereal grains and a light hop spice. Mild bitterness with faint fruit and crackers. Crisp, light bodied, moderate carbonation. A solid lager, very drinkable. Quite a good example of the style too.

Serving type: on-tap

12-25-2008 03:49:33 | More by DrJay
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blackthistle

Michigan

3.2/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Beer is a clear, light straw color with a light creamy white head. Light malt aroma with some spicy hops notes. This light-bodied lager has a light malt flavore with a slight husky/grainy taste followed by a crisp, spicy hops flavor and bitterness. Overall, a light, crisp and clean lager.

Serving type: on-tap

07-15-2005 02:14:33 | More by blackthistle
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Frozensoul327

Michigan

3.03/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Straight forward, all American lager here folks. Medium dark yellow color has a short foamy head that is short lived. Has a slighly hoppy nose, but not much was detected otherwise. Flavor was quite good, with notes of corn, barely and hops. Finished clean and clear, very refreshing. Nothing amazing here, but for what it is, it's pretty darn good. Recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

05-15-2005 01:33:17 | More by Frozensoul327
Lincoln Lager from Fort Street Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.