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Champagne Velvet - Upland Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

98 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 14.2%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by PhilMiller:
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

PhilMiller, Jan 29, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Jason
3.63/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Bright pale yellow hue, perfect lacing on top. Clean grainy nose, dried grass and faint herbal hop as well. Light bodied, very crisp with a clean palate. More than enough hop bitterness to balance this brew out. Graininess pushes forward in the drying aftertaste.

Love this retro lagers ... tall boy cans next time please.

Jason, Jan 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

zachpaschal, May 17, 2014
Photo of secondtooth
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale, clear golden,with substantial white head and lovely, big spoke-like lace. Very nice.

Nose is plenty of malty grains -- corn, barley. Average lager aroma.

Taste is light, but with plenty of flavor. I get mostly toasty grains, but accented by a plentiful dose of lemony hops. A superb session pils with good character and a well-balanced flavor. Superb and well-done!

secondtooth, Jun 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

freewill35, Jun 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

connor4835, Jun 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

pariah_peels, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Faunland, Aug 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +40.5%

EmilyHines, Yesterday at 04:10 PM
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2/5  rDev -40.8%

tesla92, Jun 16, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

dcisco44, Mar 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

enelson, Jan 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

jmarsh123, Jun 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Prager62, Jun 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

metter98, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of rlee1390
3.21/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-Clear as day, light yellow, can read a book through it. No carbonation, two finger head that doesn't last.

S-Bland some straw.wheat, tad bit of grass.

T-Very malty, lots of straw and wheat, tad bit of grass, not bitterness, balance is slightly off.

M-Lighter, but not as light and watery as I was expecting.

O-Not sure why I bought this beer, it is avoidable.

rlee1390, Jun 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

atoulouk, Sep 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

TerryB, May 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

GratefulEdd, Jan 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Andyourdog2, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

hopkrid, Aug 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

JMUbrewz, Aug 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

estevan1024, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of Ri0
3.45/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

poured 12 oz. bottle into snifter.

A - A light lemon straw color that is quite clear and has a 2 finger white head. Nice retention and decent lacing.

S - Aromas of sweet corn, light barley malt, mild hops, lemon zest and some cane sugar.

T- Notes of mild hops, sweet corn, barley malt, lemon zest and can sugar.

M - Well carbonated with a very light and crisp mouthfeel, although there is a little butteriness to it.

O - For an AAL this is decent. I'd drink it at a pig roast.

Ri0, Mar 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

HumanParaquat, Jun 23, 2013
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Champagne Velvet from Upland Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.