Memory Lane - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
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3.08/5 rDev -13.7%
Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.
I remember when a new subdivision was built a few years ago and I was called in to inspect some homes for the quadrennial report. In the process, I literally took a stroll down Memory Lane. True story.
Anyway, this stuff pours a clear straw topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises wheat (well, a general sense of grain, anyway) and light flowers. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some grass and an added sense of flowers. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, an okay pils at best, one that hardly even tries to build an expression of hops (noble or otherwise). Kinda boring, but not altogether bad.
12-27-2012 21:33:50 | More by TMoney2591
4.08/5 rDev +14.3%
Billowing voluminous head of foam in the glass, white and soapy, sticky around the edges, leaving sheets of lace behind. The skim eventually parts after the glass is half gone. Bright sunny orange coloration.
Soft and cleanly bready pilsner malt aroma, simple and to style.
Crisp and dry noble hop bitterness, slightly herbal and grassy with a bare hint of bitter citrus oil and dry crackery pilsner malt. Extremely dry and smooth, crisp and very sessionable. Dry aftertaste with a light lingering breadiness, so easy to drink.
The bonus donation to Alzheimer's research is a great cause to support, glad it's also a top quality pilsner that's a repeat buy for me.
01-08-2013 03:20:08 | More by emerge077
4.03/5 rDev +12.9%
(Served in a bowtie glass)
A- A slight haze to the deep golden-yellow body supports a sticky snow white head that last a full glass and a gentle meandering carbonation works to the surface.
S- The cinnamon hue to the green Noble Saaz hops has some dry unripe stone fruit hints to it that has a faint malt hint underneath.
T- The nice crisp pils malt is fresh and full with some faint stone fruit ester notes and a pungent green Noble hop snap in the dry finish. There is a nice club soda note with the malt as the beer opens.
M- The medium-light mouthfeel has a gentle fizz and no alcohol heat.
O- The nice rich flavors of the classic Pils malt with some nice unique hop character makes this beer intriguing with each sip and it is very sessionable.
07-04-2013 04:13:29 | More by rhoadsrage
3.58/5 rDev +0.3%
Bright and clear hay, yellow color. Sluggish bubbling beneath a nice head and film of foam after the pour.
Lightly toasted and unmalted barley mixed with a balanced and earthy, grassy hop aroma.
This beer makes me think of a card game with friends. Light crackery malts mixed with hay and grassy hops. Refreshing, well balanced, and crisp palate. This beer makes you come back for a nice long session.
12-16-2012 14:07:22 | More by scruffwhor
4.11/5 rDev +15.1%
On tap at Park Tavern, - Rosemont, IL
Pale golden straw color with a creamy white head that holds great retention. Heavy lacing is left on the glass. Biscuity, nutty, and grassy aroma. Sharp grassy hops complement the biscuity and nutty malt characteristics. Moderate bitterness on the finish of a lighter bodied beer that has pleasant carbonation. Overall, excellent representation of the style with a bonus in the fact that a portion of the proceeds are donated to the Alzheimer's Association of Wisconsin. I may go find a six-pack of this if I can find it.
07-09-2013 20:08:56 | More by barnzy78
3.63/5 rDev +1.7%
Looks like 5% of the profits from this beer are going to an Alzheimer's charity. As if we needed more excuses to drink good beer.
Pours out a hazy yet bright and sunny yellow color with two fingers of white fluffy foam that lasts for about two minutes but only leaves behind minimal lacing. Light yet crisp body and good carbonation levels.
Smells of musty earth and herbal light hop tones over medium strength apple and pear skin fruitiness and grainy cereal aromas. I'd pull back on the apple and pear esters just a touch if it were up to me, maybe by about 15%.
The flavor is (thankfully) much drier than the nose. I get husky cereal grains first, followed by just a tiny pinch of citrus peel but mostly herbal and grassy hopping in a solid hit of bitterness framing a blend of Munich and Pale malt flavors. The bitterness tapers off gradually in a nice, long finish. Refreshing and quite sessionable.
11-10-2012 01:40:06 | More by WastingFreetime
Memory Lane from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
81 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.