North Fork Lager - Payette Brewing

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North Fork LagerNorth Fork Lager

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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 13.11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Payette Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 04-03-2013

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Ratings: 19 | Reviews: 4
Reviews by Spikester:
Photo of Spikester
3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured clear gold with three fingers of white foamy head. Average retention but fair lacing.
Smell is clean malts and some herbal hops.
Taste is similar with smooth malts and a nice hop presence.
Mouthfeel is medium with just enough carbonation. Finish slightly dry with a lingering bitterness.
Overall a nice example of this style although not many comparable to try.
A plus for me is the the low abv. Good flavor and easy drinking.

More User Reviews:
Photo of JohnGalt1
3.33/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Edit: Just noticed this was my 2000th review here on BA.

Picked up a single can tonight at the COOP... Poured into my skinny weizen glass... clear light golden with a short lasting white head that left no real lacing.

Nose is clean pale maltiness.... hops are there to balance... tough discerning what varietals.. sorta grassy/floral.

Flavor is dominated by bready maltiness... bitterness comes on mid palate on toward the finish... hops are again pretty background grassy.

Body is light... carbonation is good... extremely drinkable.

Honestly, this is pretty well done... A good pale lager made only about 10 blocks from my house. Nice.


Photo of Zorro
2.83/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Clear yellow colored beer with a smallish white colored head.

Smells of toasted grain and bread. Mild flowery hop aroma.

Starts out dry and slightly tart. Taste of mineral water and toasted grain. Mild bitterness but it isn't much.

Mouthfeel is light.

An OK lager just don't expect much from it.

Photo of DCP
2.05/5  rDev -41.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

I want to start this by saying that Payette is all hit or miss for me. Slaughterhouse is my perfect beer.

Thought this tasted like watered down Bud Light with much less of a hangover to Beer ratio, but it goes down easy in the sun. Nothing special for a lager at all, try something else from them if this was your first one.

North Fork Lager from Payette Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.