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Upslope Craft Lager - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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Upslope Craft LagerUpslope Craft Lager

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BA SCORE
81
good

119 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 06-21-2011)
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HoppySeb

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-20-2014 04:20:52 | More by HoppySeb
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

$9.99 for a six pack at Liquor Shed in Casper. Canned 17th of March 2014.

It pours a clear and bright straw yellow with a 3 finger head of foam, does well with the lacing.

It smells grainy, earthy, slightly sweet. Overall, right for the style.

Nice tasting brew. The grain isn't overwhelming, good solid malt presence that has some sweetish notes and there's a nice bit of a hoppy bite that brings a flavourful balance to this Lager. Easy drinking, smooth, tasty, yes, I like this.

Creamy mouthfeel and so drinkable, almost a session beer by US standards but not quite. Still, I could enjoy putting away a few cans of this Craft Lager and not feel guilty. Upslope is a solid brewery in my book.

Serving type: can

04-13-2014 15:44:30 | More by Bitterbill
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-09-2014 23:43:43 | More by dmorgan310
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afsdan

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-03-2014 22:31:02 | More by afsdan
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WKrieger

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-02-2014 02:04:20 | More by WKrieger
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-01-2014 10:34:56 | More by MDDMD
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Gerred

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

03-23-2014 05:40:28 | More by Gerred
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yeaprolly

Washington

4/5  rDev +11.7%

03-19-2014 23:40:00 | More by yeaprolly
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SFC21

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-14-2014 19:47:10 | More by SFC21
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bennetj17

Arizona

3.51/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pale straw color, very thin head without much retention. Barely a faint ring of bubbles left behind. The beer has a slight haze, and the carbonation looks weak. Aroma of lightly sweet cereal grains, clean, with only the faintest citric hop note.

Zesty lemon fruit and bready malt up front, lightly drying toward the back with a subtle bitterness. Muted hop balance. Light bodied with decent carbonation. Alcohol is low.

This beer works decently for style, but for such a simple lager the quality and balance have to be almost perfect to really set it apart. While a notch better, it really doesn't stand out far enough many of the macro lagers on the market. Easy to drink and potentially sessionable, it just doesn't do it for me.

Serving type: can

03-13-2014 06:27:21 | More by bennetj17
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

03-12-2014 01:48:39 | More by Gagnonsux
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

03-09-2014 15:40:59 | More by Karibourgeois
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4/5  rDev +11.7%

03-09-2014 04:21:58 | More by ONovoMexicano
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magno3025

Colorado

3/5  rDev -16.2%

03-09-2014 03:19:00 | More by magno3025
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champ103

Texas

3.45/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a clear yellow/straw color. A two finger rocky white head forms, and recedes in a minute. Some lace is left behind.
S: Grainy and biscuit malts up front. Lightly sweet, with a lingering grassy hop and bitterness.
T: Big cereal grains and biscuit malts. Lightly sweet with the same grassy, hop bitterness. Though an off putting mineral, sulfur like flavor that I am not a big fan of.
M/D: A light to medium body. Decent carbonation, but watery and thin. Easy enough to drink if in the mood for something lighter.

Not a bad lager at all. For me, there is a mineral and sulfur like character that is a bit off putting. Though not enough to kill the beer. Maybe not something I will reach for first in the future, but not a bad second tier option.

Serving type: on-tap

03-08-2014 23:23:28 | More by champ103
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Mongrel

Maryland

3.61/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours straw gold with a fizzy white head that recedes after a minute or two. No lacing, but good carbonation with tiny bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass the entire time.

Smells like a refined euro lager. Crisp and clean with a slight sweetness and earthy hops coming through.

Taste mimics the nose with a good moderate dose of saaz hops providing earthy, spicy notes, plus a little bit of lemon. Light bready malts lend a slight sweetness. This is a flavor profile everyone is accustomed to from mass marketed pale lagers, but pay close attention and you'll notice the hop bill has been ratcheted up a little here and things are overall more refined. Nice refreshing beer that goes down easy without being too boring.

Serving type: can

03-08-2014 16:41:59 | More by Mongrel
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ocelot2500

Arizona

3.2/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear straw color with a tight, white head that leaves little to no lacing.

Smells of light grains and grass with a touch of lemon.

Tastes of the grassy and lemon hops with some grainy sweetness. Light hops notes lead off with the grass and some lemon zest. A touch of grainy sweetness comes through and rounds everything out. Very light profile which needs some oomph.

Mouthfeel is light with a slightly crisp amount of carbonation.

Overall, the right notes are there, but it is too light for me. However, I think they accomplished their goal of making a light and unoffensive lager.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2014 03:18:08 | More by ocelot2500
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mjurney

Texas

4.59/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:
Golden color, touch of haze. Good amount of small bubbles rising up. Soapy head.

Aroma:
Fresh cut grass, grainy, some spicy hops.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Pale malts, grainy, grassy, cracker, a little biscuit. Mild hop bitterness towards the end. Finish is super clean and crisp. Body is light, crisp, clean, refreshing, semi dry.

Overall:
It's an outstanding beer.

Serving type: can

02-09-2014 00:31:18 | More by mjurney
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BeerWizard

Colorado

3.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours golden yellow with a moderate white head, that leaves lacing as it subsides. Can says they use Saaz hops in this one. Nose is sweet, mildly skunky and herbal. Tastes very bready, corn/grain, has some sweetness, and very mild bitter back end. This would be excellent to take fishing or to pound after some summer yardwork. Mouthfeel is crisp, light, and refreshing, with medium carbonation. Overall this lager packs a lot of flavor, is super drinkable, and the more I drink it, the more I like it.

Serving type: can

02-02-2014 22:45:59 | More by BeerWizard
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

02-02-2014 17:26:57 | More by jaydoc
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mfield14

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-24-2014 15:54:19 | More by mfield14
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4/5  rDev +11.7%

01-23-2014 23:53:20 | More by LotsofLupulin
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cgrunin

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-23-2014 18:11:32 | More by cgrunin
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Thads324

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-21-2014 22:44:06 | More by Thads324
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birchstick

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

01-12-2014 06:20:22 | More by birchstick
Upslope Craft Lager from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
81 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.