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Longfin Lager - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
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197 Ratings
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Ratings: 197
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 3
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Floydster on 09-29-2007)
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HopHead84

California

4.2/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

9/2/2011

On tap at Home Brew Mart.

A: Pellucid pale yellow with a modest and fast fading white head.

S: Grain with a little biscuit and dough. Lightly sweet, with a low noble hop spiciness. Clean, with no fruity esters.

T: Slightly sweet grain, bread, and Pils malt flavor with a low noble hop bitterness. There's a light spiciness on the back end. The finish is clean.

M: Upper light to lower medium in body with medium carbonation.

Overall: This is delicious and ridiculously drinkable. I want to take down an entire growler right now.

Serving type: on-tap

09-02-2011 21:00:33 | More by HopHead84
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mentor

Colorado

4.1/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle was a 2006 GABF left-over that was given to me as a reward for my volunteer efforts. Thanks a million to GABF and to Ballast Point Brewing for the opportunity. Entered into judging in category #18 (Munchner Helles).

Pours a two finger clingy white head. Crystal clear dull-light yellow liquid. Looks like a macro lager or a light macro lager. Smells a little bit of zingy hops. Pils malt and a hint of yeast.

Tastes simple. Gentle pils malt sweet with a hallertauer floral. Nice zing hops make the end. More and it would come across as peppery. Touch of grassy with a sweet that hangs oon the back of the tongue. Just a touch of creamed corn (suggesting DMS). Not to style, but at a level that I find adds character, rather than detracts. Soft simple and tasty. I see myself buying this one for hot summer days next year.

Md body and hangs on the tongue enough to keep the malt and sweet around a while. Nice, very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2007 23:24:13 | More by mentor
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Halcyondays

California

4.1/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, picked up at the local Total Wine,

A: Pours gold with a light white head, average retention, no lace.

S: Sweet bready pils malt, very much a classic German Helles nose.

T: Lovely simple bready malt, yet vibrant. A soft noble hopping lends a good balance, very easy to drink.

M: Crisp, clean, light-bodied, well made here, no off flavours.

O: A classic craft lager for the summertime. I don't now why I'm seeing bottles of this for the first time come wintertime, but I'll be looking for this in June.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 04:11:41 | More by Halcyondays
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4.04/5  rDev +14.1%
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12 ounce bottle - Hop City Beer & Wine in Birmingham, Alabama.

Appearance: Pours a lightly hazed, pale hay-hued beer with a medium-small, white head, though its retention is fair.

Smell: Pils maltiness with softly toasted grains, a little yeasty breadiness, and gentle hop notes of lemon and grassiness.

Taste: Subtle pils malt bill, lightly toasted grains, a modest cereal sweetness. Citrus alongside a minute grassiness, ample peppery hop bitterness. Scantly yeasty. A little more lemon precludes the crisp, easy finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium, active carbonation.

Overall: A crisp, clean, refreshing beer for the Memorial Day Weekend.

Serving type: bottle

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Longfin Lager from Ballast Point Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.