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Lug Tread Lagered Ale - Beau's All Natural Brewing Company

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173 Ratings

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Ratings: 173
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 10
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Beau's All Natural Brewing Company visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Golden-hued, crisp and finely balanced, Lug Tread is our tribute to the classic beer of Cologne, Germany. Lug Tread is top fermented (like an ale) and then cold aged (like a lager) for a lengthy period. This gives our beer some light ale notes complemented by a lager-like crispness. Lug Tread displays interwoven malt and hop flavours, subtle fruit flavours and a crisp, lingering finish.

(Beer added by: Viggo on 01-16-2007)
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Photo of Jeffo
2.95/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Got this one at the LCBO last summer. Was happy to see a single bottle and not be forced to buy a four pack.

From a 600ml bottle into a snifter.
Batch no. 3675
Bottled on 25 June 2014

APPEARANCE: Pours a 2+ finger, bubbly, thinner, fluffy white head with decent retention. Head fades to a thick and foamy cap. Perfectly clear amber yellow with lower levels of carbonation. A faint wisp and ring remain leaving falling dots of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Grainy malts, white bread, corn and light floral hops. Very lager like.

TASTE: Follows the nose, but not quite as grainy. White bread, corn, with some light bitterness at the swallow. Medium but lingering finish of bread, floral hop bitterness, touches of caramel sweetness and some grainy bread flavors. More lager-like, though less grainy than expected.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Creamy enough, but a touch watery perhaps, goes down smooth and finishes a touch dry.

OVERALL: A well-made beer for sure, but a touch too grainy in the nose for me. Luckily that quality didn’t transfer to the flavor profile, so it was more enjoyable to drink than initially expected off the aroma. Not something I’ll need to drink again anytime soon, but I was glad to finally give it a shot. If you’re a lager fan, you’ll enjoy this ale as well.

Jeffo, Oct 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Socialiste, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of Danielr26
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Danielr26, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of Franck
2/5  rDev -45.9%

Franck, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of AllanWexler
4/5  rDev +8.1%

AllanWexler, Oct 03, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +10.8%

VirusQc, Sep 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Thefrap, Sep 01, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +0.5%

slackt, Aug 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

pharmerdoc, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of Mr_Hoptimistic
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Mr_Hoptimistic, Aug 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Orionigel, Aug 18, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +23.2%

Saint342, Aug 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

alienmario, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

4ster, Jul 27, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -2.7%

mjacquard, Jul 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

KrisDLSmith, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

real_human_bean, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of BeerWatcher
3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

600ml bottle at Zak’s Restaurant. Pours a light straw color. Thin white head. Definitely filtered. Lively carbonation. Aromas of light citrus with hints of caramel malt. Mouthful is light and refreshing. Tastes of a citrus and malt balance. Has a nice lime infused tingle on the swallow. A bit old school but very sessionable.

BeerWatcher, Jul 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

DWG17, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Ericbeech_87, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

MasterOfArgos39, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of DaveBar
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased at the LCBO for $4.05 for a 600ml bottle. Served at 3deg C in a draught glass

A- Very good. Nice opening to a golden cloudy color

S- Citrus and Amarillo hops

T- Amarillo hops.

M- Open and dry. Nothing special.

O- Pretty good. Will guy again but sparingly

Food Pairing

This ok beer went ok with.... pizza. This time it was whole wheat with meat lovers.


DaveBar, Jun 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

JohnKenn, Jun 21, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

From afar in a glass, this beer looks like any old lager. It's clear and yellow. We might drink with our eyes at first but our taste buds soon take over. Beau's Lug Tread is a perfect example of a kölsch, that unique beer from Cologne. Although the appearance isn't anything too exciting, the flavour is. It has a hoppiness that definitely tells you it's there but the bitterness is toned down a bit. The lacing is excellent and the head quickly dissipates. All in all this is an excellent beer to drink year round.

stpatty, Jun 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Mack, May 25, 2014
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Lug Tread Lagered Ale from Beau's All Natural Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 173 ratings.