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Longfin Lager - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

227 Ratings
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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 5
Gots: 23 | 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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Ratings: 227 | Reviews: 48 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

MN_Beerticker, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of bcoutu
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

bcoutu, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of JackieTH
3.03/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very pale yellow with bone white foam. Decent lacing. Smells of crackers, yeast, lemon. Tastes lightly skunky, grain, yeast, lemon. Watery light body with moderate carbonation. Very simple beer, I've had better crafted lagers. I'll drink it, but I won't buy it again.

JackieTH, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of bcerv-ca
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

bcerv-ca, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of bsp77
3.49/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Very light yellow with bubbly white head.

Smell: Straw, apple and almost a slight skunkiness.

Taste: Straw, apple and spicy notes. Some cereal like graininess. Not much bitterness.

Feel: Light body with some carbonation. Crisp finish but only semi dry.

Overall: Decent lager. Better than most macros but not by much.

bsp77, Sep 30, 2013
Photo of TimMack
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

TimMack, Sep 27, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

mrmitsui29, Sep 26, 2013
Photo of ToddThompson
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

ToddThompson, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of Tiernan
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Tiernan, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of elec
4/5  rDev +12.7%

elec, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of ejohnson654
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

ejohnson654, Sep 17, 2013
Photo of gatornation
3.63/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Pours slightly hazed yellow color with a white 1 finger head a bit of lacing and a fresh collar after that
S-lemongrass, pale malts yeast , bread and grain
T- crisp pale malts with a touch of light hops lemon and citrus peel
M- crisp and dry with medium carbonation
O-nice lager wheat style brew easy to drink with enough taste

gatornation, Sep 14, 2013
Photo of TrojanRB
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

TrojanRB, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of justintcoons
3.18/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3

12oz can poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Pale straw with 2 fingers of fizzy, white head. The head retention is decent enough. Excellent clarity and moderate carbonation.

Nose
Spent grains, lemon and skunk.

Taste
Spent grains with a little bit of breadiness. Hints of lemongrass that add a touch of bitterness. It does have a skunk yeast character to it similar to Budweiser. Luckily this less apparent than in was in the nose.

Mouthfeel
Medium-light bodied, smooth, crisp and clean.

Overall
Very clean and smooth. Would be a good summer beer but I've have plenty of better lagers.

justintcoons, Sep 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

plumcrazyfx, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of GPHarris
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a one finger thick, bubbly white head into a shaker that left a thin ring throughout. the body was bright golden.
s - lager yeast aromas with a hint of breadiness.
t - bready, lemon, grassy with some floral sweetness in there.
m - slick and medium.
o - very good lager and has a lot going on for the style. damn good lawnmower beer.

GPHarris, Sep 04, 2013
Photo of rhino54
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

rhino54, Sep 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

RedneckBeerz, Sep 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

cfalovo97, Sep 01, 2013
Photo of drewone
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

drewone, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of oberon
3.56/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured one and a half cans into a 1/2 liter stein,poured a light lemon tinged dull golden with a nice fluffy one finger bone white crown that left a nice full ring of lace as it settled into a frothy mass.Aromas are grainy with a tinge of iron and straw.Grassy and mild lemony notes on the palate with a dryer more crsip malt base,a decent toasted shot in the finish.Not anything earth shattering but not looking for that today,just lookin for an after work patio beer.

oberon, Aug 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

geuze_gone_wild, Aug 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

Falcone, Aug 21, 2013
Photo of fox227
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

fox227, Aug 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

SShelly, Aug 19, 2013
Longfin Lager from Ballast Point Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.