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James Boag's Premium Lager - J. Boag & Son Brewing

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James Boag's Premium LagerJames Boag's Premium Lager

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BA SCORE
72
okay

276 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 276
Reviews: 169
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 17.74%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
J. Boag & Son Brewing visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
Euro Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-28-2002)
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3.01/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Coming in a 375ml bottle; BB 20/11/13, served mildly chilled in a straight pilsner glass.

Appearance: pours a dark straw colour, coming with lively fizziness and a thin white foamy head to last.
Smell: despite the grainy sweetness and water biscuits, the overall presentation shows a clear presence of hop elements as well, in the form of floral and lightly grassy aroma. Given a good swirl, a mildly limey note intertwines with the doughy acidity and sweet floral scent, but overall it is still the lager malt’s grainy and starchy sweetness that dominates.
Taste: mildly sweet on the entry, the grains prevail without rendering a slick mouthfeel, leading all the way towards a finish where a lightly dry-ish and spicy-bitter palate emerges, alongside more girsty grain-ish flavour which unavoidably also leaves a little slick mouthfeel. Simplistic, but it doesn’t taste “cheap”.
Mouthfeel & Overall: lightly carbonated, medium-bodied, clean-ish on the palate although the sweetness does lend a somewhat slick feel overall; this is a grain-dominated lager beer which benefits somewhat from the belated entry of hop bitterness on the palate. Not very good, but, equally, not terrible.

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3.09/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a handglass.

A: Pretty light, hay color. Pours about a 1 finger, bubbly, white head. Settles pretty quickly but not completely. Slight lacing.

S: Hay and sourdough bread.

T: Malty and grassy. Sourdough bread with a little hint of indistinct sweetness.

M: Light, and crisp. Pungent aftertaste.

D: Session.

Atmosphere is decent enough. Light hue, bubbly head, and some fair lacing. Nose is bready and grassy. Pungent bready malt, with a hint of sweetness. Overall, this is a decent quaff.

bmwats, Jun 30, 2013
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James Boag's Premium Lager from J. Boag & Son Brewing
72 out of 100 based on 276 ratings.