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Premium Export Lager - Whistler Brewing Company

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Premium Export LagerPremium Export Lager

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34 Reviews
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Reviews: 34
Hads: 49
Avg: 2.91
pDev: 20.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Whistler Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BDTyre on 08-02-2006

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Reviews: 34 | Hads: 49
Photo of Shadman
2.74/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear bottle has my skunk alert on high alert.

Whew! Must be a fresh case as not a whiff of skunk. Nice golden yellow with a nice 2 fingered head, slight fizzy, and loads of lacing.

Aroma is mostly husky grain. Certainly no hint of hop or sitrus as mentioned on their website.

Taste is pure grainy malt @ first, followed by a weak sweetness. Certainly no hop bitterness @ all until well after this beer has been swallowed. Leaves a dry citrus-like aftertaste. As one reviewer mentioned, very one dimensional.

Fairly light bodied and quite watery.

Pretty sure this brewery and beer is looking towards the 2010 Olympics as an opportunity to make some $$$ on unsuspecting vistors ( this beer was served in the Canada Pavilion in Beijiing 2008). Mediocre @ best I'm afraid.

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Photo of GrimmReaper
3.33/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden yellow with 2 finger foamy white head and leaves nice sticky lacing,smells skunky right off the bat,it did come in a clear bottle,stale corn,wheat and wet grass.Taste is corn and grass with wheat coming through,finish is dry and stale and does leave a funny aftertaste,medium carbs,very bubbly,this is a different kinda tasting lager than most,not really that bad but not something i'll have on a regular basis.

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Photo of Voonder
1.84/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours gold in colour, very clear with small head. Smell is mostly malts, bread and toasted almost burnt sugar. Taste is the same with kinda sweet unpleasant aftertaste. Medium bodied a bit over carbonated. It's kinda drinkable, but really, I don't think it's a good lager. Next one please.

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Photo of MAB
3.2/5  rDev +10%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Export lager? Go right ahead- export it.

This is a mainstream beer, to be served to your dad who is too set in his ways to drink an ale.

Slightly above the taste and quality of a big-brewery, fizzy, corn-sugar lager, I would support this only to see money go away from a mega-corp, brewing its swill for the masses.

Color- nice. Yellow, with a hint o' orange. Nice head.
Smell- Eh! Lager smell. Nothing special.
Taste- a bit of malt, a bit of hops. A lager yeast. Not too bad, actually.
Mouthfeel- feels like lager. That's a good thing.
Drinkability- Sure, if there's nothing else. Better than a Coors lite or a Molson Canadian, that's for sure.

NOTE: Is it just me, or does anyone else find it odd that the spell checker used on this website always flags "Mouthfeel" and "Drinkability" as incorrectly spelled words?
I can't decide if I'm amused or annoyed when it happens. Amused, I suppose.

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Photo of IronDjinn
2.51/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I share the trepidition of everyone else regarding the clear bottles, but let's see how she holds up as a result... Pours out a deep clear golden, lots of carbonation, and capped by a high foamy white head with decent retention. Sharp grains on the nose at first, but they soften up a bit. Also a bit of grassy hops. Mostly light grainy malt in the flavour, and somewhat watery at that, one-dimensional. Mouthfeel is light and watery as well.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
2.1/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bottle courtesy of Irondjin: Poured a deep golden color lager with a big pure white bubbly head with average retention and some good lacing. Aroma of sweet malt with no adjunct detected. Taste is dominated by some sweet malt with no noticeable hops which could have increase the profile of this beer. Body is average for the style with some good carbonation. Overall, not a bad attempt but lacking some element to makes this truly interesting.

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Photo of nafnikufesin
3.58/5  rDev +23%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance - Good looks for a lager, bubbly, leaving wisps on the glass.

Smell - Slight sweet smell with hints of wheat.

Mouthfeel - A light body, with a smooth texture.

Taste - Slight sweet malt flavor, most noticable in the aftertaste, and improving as you drink.

Drinkability - Refreshing.

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Photo of beertwisted
2.43/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I just picked up this beer today and all I have to say (that will confer with the other reviewer) is in... oh sh.., clear bottles. The taste is otherwise not noteworthy except for the refreshing water that was used to produce the beer. The mouth feel seems a bit heavier then a typical lager should be.

Clean with no discernable aftertaste but a slight coaxing that another few tastes might allow the beer to become more discernable. A light hop presence is noted before the malt balances the tone. On a final note, this beer is one to be had when there aren't many other choices out there.

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Photo of BDTyre
3.65/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes taken in May.

Uh oh...a lager in a clear bottle! This is actually okay. It looks okay, but is a little too dark and yellow. Smells malty, very little hops. Not skunky, and no grassy smell. I can’t tell if there are any adjuncts or not. Tastes not too sweet, not to bitter. Malt, and I think I can definitely taste an adjunct in there. Hops hardly present. Carbonation is good, quite drinkable but best served cold.

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Premium Export Lager from Whistler Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.