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Champagne Velvet - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

103 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 14.24%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xip on 05-12-2013)
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

From a bottle into a snifter.

Pour is golden color with thin head and no lace.

Beer is light and airy with moderate carbonation. Taste is clove and spice with nice malt flavor.

This is what a lager should be! It's refreshing and not overpowering. If your looking for a smooth beer that's not way over the top with hop bitterness this is a score.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Not one of my favored styles - but given that, pretty good.

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3.52/5  rDev +4.5%

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2.7/5  rDev -19.9%

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3/5  rDev -11%

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3.28/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

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3.6/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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2.9/5  rDev -13.9%

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3/5  rDev -11%

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3/5  rDev -11%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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3/5  rDev -11%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3/5  rDev -11%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of AmishLightning
3.65/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: So yeah, this beer looks like nothing special. It pours light and the head retention isn't worth a whole lot. The color is the yellowish grudge that we all familiarize with the Macro-brews out there. The clearness adds a better look to it though.

Smell: Not bad at all. I noticed clove and spices. The fall is the offish rotter smell that seems to come through, making it reminiscent of other bad lagers that I have had.

Taste: This could be the beer that gets me into lagers! I was so surprised to taste cloves, spices, and the light crisp clean malts in such a typical looking beer. It was light, refreshing, and delicate in a standout way. Not my style for sure, I would definitely prefer a stout or scotch ale any day, but I really appreciated it for what it was.

Mouthfeel: Light, highly carbonated but not too watery like a Bud or Busch. Carbonation gave more of the crisp refreshing feeling that highlighted the beer.

Overall: Solid and under-rated beer. GO TERRE HAUTE!

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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Champagne Velvet from Upland Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.