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Labrador Lager - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

154 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 15.72%
Wants: 11
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Traditional German Lager brewed with all German grain & yeast. Very drinkable.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 12-28-2008)
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-18-2013 01:50:44 | More by ValpoExpo
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DCH

New York

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-13-2013 01:14:22 | More by DCH
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jhop73

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

06-11-2013 01:38:56 | More by jhop73
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JoeLacy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-28-2013 04:09:18 | More by JoeLacy
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

05-27-2013 15:21:01 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-27-2013 14:14:03 | More by Sturmthis
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Skott1123

Ohio

3/5  rDev -18.7%

04-14-2013 04:46:57 | More by Skott1123
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thegodfather1076

Ohio

4.19/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Presentation: Very cool looking label in the traditional K-9 Thirsty Dog fashion with eye-catching graphics and font. I wonder if the Lab on the label belongs to the owner or an employee because his tag says Thirsty Dog Max and label states “”Max”-imum German Lager taste'. Very cool!! Label also gives a short description of the beer, ABV + IBU info, brewery info, and web info.

Appearance: Poured from its 12oz bottle into a 16oz English Pint. Poured out a very clear bright golden yellow color with a tightly packed 3 finger white foam head of a light density. Head retention was phenomenal at 4min 52 sec before fading to a thick coating and ring. Excellent Lacing.

Smell/Aroma: Smell is very grainy with yeasty bready sweetness along with a slight DMS corn flavor. Also a touch of caramel and hops can be detected. Excellent.

Flavor/Taste: Taste starts out with a very bready corn flavor that gives way to a nice toasted slightly caramel malt flavor that finishes with a slight hop bite with a bready aftertaste.

MouthFeel/Drinkability: Very crisp and smooth and on the light side of medium body. Above average carbonation contributes to the crispness. Extremely drinkable.

Overall/Comments: This was a very tasty well put together brew that goes down easy and wont fill you up. I really enjoyed this one!! Classified as a Dortmunder/Export Lager @ 6% ABV. Consumed 4/11/2013.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 00:59:10 | More by thegodfather1076
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Stoshu

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +22%

03-18-2013 20:05:41 | More by Stoshu
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leprechaunandfatman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-05-2013 01:25:53 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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DStoked

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

02-26-2013 21:15:23 | More by DStoked
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

02-17-2013 16:49:34 | More by BamfBacon
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maznblue80

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

02-16-2013 05:31:04 | More by maznblue80
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Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

02-14-2013 15:14:01 | More by Kalev13
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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

02-03-2013 05:35:13 | More by Jenessa
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440kk

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-23-2013 03:58:28 | More by 440kk
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Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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Alaska

3/5  rDev -18.7%

12-27-2012 03:38:35 | More by MAUEX_MFA
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JackRB

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-25-2012 19:38:27 | More by JackRB
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metter98

New York

3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear deep yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin white head that faded away, leaving only a bit of bubbles on the surface.
S: There are light to moderate aromas of fruity yeast in the nose-apple juice stands out in particular.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of apple juice and notes of biscuity malts. There are some slight hints of grassy hops and bitterness towards the finish: these become a bit stronger as the beer warms up.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. There is a bit of dryness in the finish.
O: This beer seems to be a bit heavier compared to other beers in the style but it is still very easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2012 20:06:43 | More by metter98
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-22-2012 21:38:43 | More by drolen
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OB1

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-19-2012 17:33:46 | More by OB1
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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

12-06-2012 23:59:22 | More by chasmandocharles
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Ohio

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Labrador Lager from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.