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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
82
good

152 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.15%
Wants: 4
Gots: 23 | 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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Photo of LeeryLeprechaun
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

LeeryLeprechaun, May 25, 2014
Photo of Brob245
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Brob245, May 15, 2014
Photo of sarick84
4/5  rDev +10.5%

sarick84, May 13, 2014
Photo of IllicitEloquence
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

IllicitEloquence, May 10, 2014
Photo of Foyle
3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: pours a sudsy white head that recedes slowly leaving some lacing. Color is a clear light golden with abundant streaming carbonation.
Aroma: light toasted barley marley, yeast rolls, and some floral hop aroma.
Mouthfeel: light bodied, crisp, just slightly sticky with a mostly dry finish.
Flavor: nicely balanced with sweet barely malt, biscuit, apple, and some mild hops in the finish. Overall: a very pleasant and drinkable lager. Well done Upslope!

Foyle, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of demosixt
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

demosixt, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of BTHU
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

BTHU, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of gtermi
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

gtermi, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of HoppySeb
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

HoppySeb, Apr 20, 2014
Photo of Bitterbill
4/5  rDev +10.5%
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.

Bitterbill, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of dmorgan310
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

dmorgan310, Apr 10, 2014
Photo of afsdan
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

afsdan, Apr 03, 2014
Photo of WKrieger
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

WKrieger, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of MDDMD
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

MDDMD, Apr 01, 2014
Photo of Gerred
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Gerred, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of yeaprolly
4/5  rDev +10.5%

yeaprolly, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of SFC21
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

SFC21, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of bennetj17
3.51/5  rDev -3%
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.

bennetj17, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of Gagnonsux
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Gagnonsux, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Karibourgeois, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of ONovoMexicano
4/5  rDev +10.5%

ONovoMexicano, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of magno3025
3/5  rDev -17.1%

magno3025, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of champ103
3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
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.

champ103, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of Mongrel
3.61/5  rDev -0.3%
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.

Mongrel, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of ocelot2500
3.2/5  rDev -11.6%
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.

ocelot2500, Mar 04, 2014
Upslope Craft Lager from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
82 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.