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Barking Squirrel Lager - Hop City Brewing Co.

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Barking Squirrel LagerBarking Squirrel Lager

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409 Ratings
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Ratings: 409
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.74%
Wants: 6
Gots: 42 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hop City Brewing Co. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Barking Squirrel is a 5% ABV amber lager with a distinct rich burnt orange colour and subtle noble hop aroma. Its medium body, pleasant hop bitterness and caramel malt sweetness makes it smooth and drinkable with a slight hop aftertaste.

24 IBU

(Beer added by: Viggo on 11-16-2009)
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malfunxion

New York

2/5  rDev -41.7%

08-19-2014 04:10:21 | More by malfunxion
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.52/5  rDev +2.6%

08-17-2014 22:06:41 | More by schnarr84
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D_toxic_AVENGER


3.64/5  rDev +6.1%

08-17-2014 21:13:04 | More by D_toxic_AVENGER
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meehandennis

Maine

4/5  rDev +16.6%

08-17-2014 21:09:43 | More by meehandennis
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rfoltz53

Pennsylvania

3.24/5  rDev -5.5%

08-16-2014 22:44:52 | More by rfoltz53
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brittmoore_13

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -12.5%

08-16-2014 11:24:04 | More by brittmoore_13
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VinsanityDiesel

Florida

3/5  rDev -12.5%

08-13-2014 15:11:45 | More by VinsanityDiesel
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +2%

08-11-2014 04:05:19 | More by MacStinson
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MayonakaStout

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

08-10-2014 22:17:42 | More by MayonakaStout
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

08-10-2014 14:20:16 | More by wrightst
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Ourbrew

Nevada

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

08-09-2014 02:55:10 | More by Ourbrew
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

08-07-2014 22:56:11 | More by dcbeers
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Slongie

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

08-06-2014 07:50:23 | More by Slongie
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mjacquard

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +2%

08-03-2014 20:19:41 | More by mjacquard
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DaveBar

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Purchased at the LCBO for just under $3.00 for a 43ml can. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a healthy head that stays. Dark amber color

S- Very good. Nice malt.

T- Very good. Malt and yeast with caramel hints

M- Dry and crisp

O- Very good. Nice refreshing break.

Food Pairing

This wonderful little beer went well with... roast potatoes with bacon

Enjoy

08-03-2014 19:54:11 | More by DaveBar
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Char


3.5/5  rDev +2%

08-03-2014 18:26:42 | More by Char
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Lewdd

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

08-01-2014 21:15:55 | More by Lewdd
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BeerWatcher

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev +2.9%

On draft at Milestones. Pours a caramel colour with moderate white head leaving substantial lacing as drunk. Semi-opaque with visible carbonation. Aromas are of caramel malts, toffee and biscuits. Tastes are sweet caramel malts and some cereal. Hints of toffee. A decent beer from this Moosehead subsidiary.

07-30-2014 17:31:56 | More by BeerWatcher
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GRPunk

Michigan

3.71/5  rDev +8.2%

473 ml can poured into a tall pils glass.

A- I like the cartoonish can art. A normal pour created a 2-finger, khaki head. The body is a clean, copper with moderate-heavy carbonation. The head settles in at 1/4-finger and the lacing is abundant.

S- Very "beery." Doughy malts and lighter, spicy hops. Hints of caramel, especially after it warms a bit.

T- Caramel-like malts dominate at first. Hops are lightly spicy through the middle and the finish is doughy/bready. Maybe a little nutty and buttery with warmth.

M- Medium body with moderate carbonation. Lightest hop bite. Pretty good for the style and strength of this brew.

O- A nicely balanced amber lager. No frills, but nothing off-putting either. My wife returned to the cottage with this one from the LCBO. It was a nice surprise and didn't seem too expensive compared to the "domestics." I'd buy it again the next time through CAN.

07-28-2014 01:25:50 | More by GRPunk
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rabbitguy

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2%

07-27-2014 18:48:10 | More by rabbitguy
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flashyace


3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

07-26-2014 22:40:55 | More by flashyace
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

07-26-2014 00:21:38 | More by andrenaline
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herrlybird

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12.5%

07-23-2014 03:52:58 | More by herrlybird
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Barnsley

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2%

07-19-2014 19:58:49 | More by Barnsley
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.86/5  rDev +12.5%

On tap at The Snooty Fox.
Pours a deep reddish amber color with a huge off white head that persists for a while. Aromas of bready pilsner malt with hints of caramel or burnt sugar. Rich bready maltiness with a fair bit of melanoid and spicy hop. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation. Nice malty rich lager, I enjoyed this.

07-17-2014 02:31:49 | More by johnnnniee
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Barking Squirrel Lager from Hop City Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 409 ratings.