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Humulus Lager - The Bruery

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Humulus Lager
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

822 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 822
Reviews: 139
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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davelag

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

01-02-2013 00:42:06 | More by davelag
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Bnoise11

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

12-25-2012 23:57:43 | More by Bnoise11
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Omer4176

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

12-18-2012 00:14:07 | More by Omer4176
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NickT1218

California

5/5  rDev +16%

12-14-2012 03:56:26 | More by NickT1218
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Hellyeahimdrinking

California

3/5  rDev -30.4%

12-09-2012 07:16:20 | More by Hellyeahimdrinking
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Beerenauslese

California

4.93/5  rDev +14.4%

Poured in a Bruery tulip glass. An ample white head floats above a clear deep golden body. Moderate head retention with gobs of sticky lacing. Eventually recedes to a ring and some film.

Lovely, fresh aromas of straw-like lager malt, pine, herbal-weed, citrus, and a little spice.

This is a strongly hoppy beer that one might confuse for an IPA except for its unmistakable lager yeast signature. Tastes of grassy, herbal and citrus hops, supported by smooth bready malts. Grapefruit bitterness builds into a long finish. The lager malts and rice adjunct that is used provides a light body but with just enough structure for the hops to really shine in this beer. I have not had a cleaner tasting hoppy beer that showcases hops so well. Hops seem of the noble variety, but there is also a strong element of west coast hops. My Citra detector is blinking, but actually the hops used are Simcoe (piney), Summit (orange and grapefruit), and Centennial (noble bittering).

The body is light and carbonation fizzy, lending to a crisp and refreshing mouthfeel. There is, however, a little astringency on the tongue.

With this beer, The Bruery takes lager into a wonderfully hoppy dimension. It's really a terrific beer, especially consumed fresh. I hope The Bruery will start bottling it sooner than later.

12-02-2012 03:03:35 | More by Beerenauslese
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ezperkins2

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

11-29-2012 01:09:52 | More by ezperkins2
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tarheels86

California

3.15/5  rDev -26.9%

Tap at PP Old Town. Pours a chill haze light orange. Sheety white lacing. Nose is hoppy, citrusy, pithy melon, sweat. Taste is dry, very nutty, meaty, lots of paper on the finish. Moving to extremely soapy. Hard to finish. My rating: 3.2 Fiancé rating: 3.6

11-21-2012 03:35:22 | More by tarheels86
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g_jenkins

California

3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

11-20-2012 09:09:07 | More by g_jenkins
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jodan

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

11-15-2012 05:16:08 | More by jodan
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littlebeer

California

3.75/5  rDev -13%

11-15-2012 04:08:29 | More by littlebeer
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-12-2012 19:12:08 | More by jacewg
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

11-03-2012 02:37:33 | More by tbone1384
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Mister_Joshy

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

11-02-2012 05:27:24 | More by Mister_Joshy
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BlackTuesday

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

10-28-2012 19:27:22 | More by BlackTuesday
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frozenjogurt

California

3.75/5  rDev -13%

10-28-2012 06:29:13 | More by frozenjogurt
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joshwith

Colorado

5/5  rDev +16%

10-23-2012 05:20:48 | More by joshwith
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kevgod

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

10-20-2012 16:43:57 | More by kevgod
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duceswild

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7.2%

10-17-2012 17:07:57 | More by duceswild
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360logic

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

10-17-2012 08:34:06 | More by 360logic
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litheum94

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

10-16-2012 04:15:55 | More by litheum94
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marqoid

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

10-14-2012 02:39:47 | More by marqoid
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JosephThompson

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

10-09-2012 21:34:08 | More by JosephThompson
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12owls

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

10-09-2012 09:59:57 | More by 12owls
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Sixofsigmas

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

10-04-2012 22:01:53 | More by Sixofsigmas
Humulus Lager from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 822 ratings.