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Humulus Lager - The Bruery

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Humulus Lager
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

821 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 821
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 167
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
India Pale Lager, but closer to Imperial Pilsner than IPA, according to the brewery.

(Beer added by: vacax on 08-02-2009)
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-31-2013 22:59:04 | More by outoffocus
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

08-29-2013 13:11:31 | More by mychalg9
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

08-28-2013 14:50:19 | More by GraduatedCashew
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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Nugganooch

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

On tap at Pizza Port - Bressi Ranch
Aug. 5th, 2013 – standard pint glass

A: Golden light-straw colored body with some minimal haze. Very thin brim of pure white foam bubbly remains for a few moments before subsiding to a crown and marking the glass with lace upon each swig.

S: Smells of grapefruit, orange, and some light evergreens with a mild tropical twist. The aromas take on a very floral nature. Real botanical. Malt is rather subdued and a nonfactor in the nose. Very pure, clean Lager yeast profile. A lovely fresh hop medley. Somewhat tame by IPA standards although forward by Lager comparisons

T: Flavors are grapefruit, citrus, peach, and tropical mango-like hops. I get a very distinct floral quality that is almost perfume like as well. It really seems to dominate. Haven’t quite experienced that with this brew before. Hoppy with no abrasive qualities. Rather a very smooth, well-rounded overall hop bitterness to the beer and the alcohol is incredible well masked. Malt is secondary. Very light dry cracker base and a super clean Lager yeast as well. Tasty and refreshingly hoppy. As to be expected.

M: Very light body with a nice spritzy carbonation and killer drying crisp lager finish. Very clean and slightly resinous with sticky hoppy oils.

D: Light, dry, crisp, and refreshingly hoppy this is a very drinkable lager and one I order whenever available. I will say this has been more on par with Sculpin or Pliny in my previous experiences. Found it to be a little less vibrant and a lot more floral here. I really want to score this higher. Perhaps next time will convince me.

08-27-2013 21:57:53 | More by Nugganooch
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

08-26-2013 03:14:37 | More by FLBeerGuy
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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mdaschaf

Washington

4.45/5  rDev +3.2%

Had on tap at The Sixgill

A: Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a 1/2 finger white head on top. While small, the foamy head had great retention and left nice rings of lace.

S: Not has hop forward as I expected, but very nice. Some light citrus with a bit of graham cracker malt underneath.

T: Nice and hoppy, with more citrus fruit, a bit of orange and grapefruit with faint bitterness. Some light sweet graham cracker malt with a bit of the lager yeast coming through as well.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

O: Finally! Been wanting to try this beer for a long time and it was great.

08-15-2013 02:15:12 | More by mdaschaf
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.2%

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Washington

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Humulus Lager from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 821 ratings.