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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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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

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Photo of Jason
3.63/5  rDev +7.7%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of secondtooth
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
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!

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +18.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

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2/5  rDev -40.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of rlee1390
3.21/5  rDev -4.7%
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.

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3/5  rDev -11%

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3/5  rDev -11%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.45/5  rDev +2.4%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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