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Huguenot St. American Lager - Gilded Otter Brewing Company

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Huguenot St. American Lager
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78
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gilded Otter Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aquatonex on 05-03-2005)
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lauries444

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

09-17-2012 19:06:20 | More by lauries444
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

09-22-2013 00:19:31 | More by Gregwa
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

2.98/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

First had: on tap at their brewpub

Not really my thing, but actually not too bad for the style. Called an American lager on the menu, but labeled as a pilsner on the sampler tray.

Slightly hazed straw-yellow pour, foamy white head that retained decently. Light aroma, grains and sugar. Taste of lightly toasted grains, corn, pale malts, light floral hops. Nothing special in the grand scheme, but for a beer that could be served to anyone who comes in asking for something close to a Miller, this was on the higher end of the spectrum. Light body, drinkable for the style, good lawnmower beer, but nothing I'd want more than a sample of at the bar.

Serving type: on-tap

04-24-2012 04:04:34 | More by Rifugium
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Perhaps it was the fact that this was the first beer I consumed in a week and it came after a long, traffic-filled drive but I liked this one a good deal more than most, apparently. Its a very pale yellow with a small white head and good lacing. Points must be deducted for almost no aroma at all save a very vague sweet graininess.

However the taste isn't bad. There's a light grainy malt flavor, a touch of sweetness balanced by a little floral, saaz-style hoppy bitterness, and an overall clean and crisp character. Finishes dry. Light-bodied with medium carbonation. Thankfully not overly fizzy. Yes its a stretch to call this "craft" beer but it hit the spot so sue me.

Serving type: on-tap

04-08-2012 13:34:50 | More by tobelerone
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TheDeuce

New York

2.9/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Huguenot St. American Lager – on tap at Gilded Otter

Appearance – came out a pale yellow, medium head rising up and staying there, lots of carbonation

Smell-fairly clean, a whiff of malt and grain, smells like its fills with adjuncts, mild fruit arrangement.

Taste/Mouthfeel- light flavor, clean with grain, decent flavor, refreshing, light mouthfeel. Easy drinking if mild and derivative.

Overall-nothing special, but it’s alright. Clean and balanced.

Serving type: on-tap

05-25-2011 04:45:32 | More by TheDeuce
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

2.28/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Draft at the brewpub. 3.8% abv. Marketed as a pilsner. Light coloured body,little head, with lace. Cheesy aroma. Mouthfeel somewhat watery. Borderline drinkability. A malt job, aimed at transitioning from Bud Light or whatever.There are some beers aimed at more knowledgeable consumers.

Serving type: on-tap

08-22-2010 22:56:25 | More by Sammy
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plaid75

New York

3.43/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a medium straw hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light doughy malt and flowery hop.

The taste was upfront doughy with a light grain and slightly spivey hop.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a supeusingly tasty light lager. Well done.

Serving type: on-tap

05-26-2010 19:39:51 | More by plaid75
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tgbljb

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on-tap at the brewpub.
Served as a pale golden colored beer with massive white puffy head,
Smell is minimal with a light fruit character.
Taste is also light. There is a bit of maltiness, but not much.
Light and refreshing.
A very non-offensive beer that went down very easily with my meal.

Serving type: on-tap

10-21-2007 21:16:08 | More by tgbljb
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WesWes

New York

3.6/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer pours a pale gold color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is decent. It has a grainy pale malt scent along with a nice hop aroma to boot. The taste is decent as well. It has a light, pale malt flavor that seems a bit grainy. It's easy drinking with some mild hop notes and a bit of residual sugar in the finish. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a low bodied beer with good carbonation. This is a very drinkable lager. It's light, but has enough mouthfeel and hop character to keep me interested.

Serving type: on-tap

07-10-2007 17:06:22 | More by WesWes
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aquatonex

New York

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First of the style, an interesting brew that is very drinkable.

Pours light amber with some good carbonation. Moderately foamy head. Smells of some light hops, a little breadiness. Taste follows with light mixture of bitter hops and breads, a little alcohol in the back makes it more lagerish. I'd like a heavier more complex brew, but for drinking this one is a rather good choice.

Serving type: on-tap

05-03-2005 00:44:10 | More by aquatonex
Huguenot St. American Lager from Gilded Otter Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.