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Kirkland Signature German Style Lager - Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation

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Kirkland Signature German Style LagerKirkland Signature German Style Lager

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BA SCORE
71
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109 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 18.75%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Troyone on 03-18-2009)
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.48/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a clear medium amber color with a two finger white head. The head has great retention slowly fading to leave a decent level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is light overall but is heaviest of malt and a caramel sweetness. Mixed with these are a faint whiff of a earthiness as well.

Taste – The taste starts out with flavors of a malty and bready base with some light caramel flavors. As it advances further there are flavors of a fruity nature come to the tongue. The sweeter fruit flavors however start to fade more toward the middle to the end of the taste with a light bitterness form a mix of citrus hop flavors coming to the tongue. With all the flavor combined, in the end a moderately sweet caramel and lightly hopped bready flavor is left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is average to above average in terms of its thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is rather average. The combo of the two is nice for the flavors of the brew and create a rather nice easy drinking brew.

Overall – For the price you pay for this one it is one good brew. There were no detectable off flavors with nice smooth transition. Not too shabby.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 02:16:29 | More by Darkmagus82
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DO NOT BUY.
DO NOT DRINK
unless you enjoy drinking your own urine. I was tempted to buy this because of the price and my current financial situation dictated that it might work out with in my budget.
What a mistake...

No need to do all that fancy review $*@!

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Kirkland Signature German Style Lager from Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
71 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.