Bug Lager - The Run of the Mill Public House & Brewery

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79
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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 16.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Run of the Mill Public House & Brewery visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our best selling beer, probably owing to its mildness and light body. Golden in color, Bug is a refreshing, Bohemian Pilsner. Our gateway beer to what lies beyond.

(Beer added by: plaid75 on 07-20-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev +15%

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2/5  rDev -38.7%

Photo of Flounder57
3.55/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Growler was poured into a standard household glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a golden straw yellow with great clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Bready, toasted, and sweet pilsner malts. Some herbal and grassy hops in the rear.

Taste: Bready, sweet, toasted grains and malts, herbal, and grassy with a little bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, light refreshing, low to medium carbonation

Overall: A little more malts er than most pilsners, but still an enjoyable brew.

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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.85/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Run of the Mill

Appearance: Golden yellow and clear, good carbonation. Small amout of white head that went away quickly.

Smell: Very sweet smelling, some grains like rice, wheat, and hops.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Light bodied and you can feel the carbonation when tasting it, smooth. Sweeter side for taste, but has some notes of hops and other grains in the background.

Overall: For being The Run of the Mill's signature beer it packs a good punch, but you don't know it until you have drank a couple and try to stand up, and I mean literally 2 of them. Good brew! I enjoyed it.

Photo of lechroy
3.98/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the mill. Yummy, zesty brew with high carbonation. A homage to champagne. Floral notes, almost grape/wine like. No nose present, hops are absent for the most part, but that's okay for the style. Clear straw colored brew that's memorable and a must taste.

Photo of plaid75
2.98/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured a medium straw hue with a half finger foamy white head. There was no retention or lacing.

The smell featured a grainy malt with a touch of diacytl.

The taste was likewise grainy with a mild grassy hop.

The mouthfeel was thin for the style.

While it is their most popular beer, it certainly is not their best.

Bug Lager from The Run of the Mill Public House & Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.