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Sankaty Light - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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Sankaty LightSankaty Light

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BA SCORE
80
good

208 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 208
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 15
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 06-21-2005)
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NorseKaiser

New York

3.52/5  rDev +0.9%

08-18-2014 23:32:24 | More by NorseKaiser
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DrewSnyc667

Massachusetts

2.8/5  rDev -19.8%

08-14-2014 19:10:55 | More by DrewSnyc667
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-14-2014 14:41:02 | More by MN_Beerticker
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Johnct

Connecticut

2.28/5  rDev -34.7%

08-07-2014 15:07:58 | More by Johnct
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cljohnson1001

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-02-2014 16:00:18 | More by cljohnson1001
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MaximumYuks

Ohio

3/5  rDev -14%

08-02-2014 05:38:50 | More by MaximumYuks
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

3/5  rDev -14%

07-31-2014 22:18:39 | More by JMScowcroft
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BeerResearcher

Massachusetts

3.91/5  rDev +12%

12oz brown bottle served in a pils glass.
It pours a shiny golden color with a fizzy/spritzy snow-white head. Lots of lacing rims the glass on the way down...and it goes way down fast!
The crisp smell of Noble hops fades somewhat quickly. A nice lingering whiff of wild flowers follows, as does a light smell of pennies. A smell of dried hay and minor whiff of fresh cut oak rolls in behind.
There's surprisingly more to the flavors than in the aromas. In fact, there's quite a bit of flavors for a beer of only 128 calories. This is a hop forward lager and the tastes of citrus zest, resins and slight metallic bite slide in on a somewhat thin, seltzery malt body. And this is not to suggest there's a problem with a beer body being thin. Hell, the German, Belgian and English brewers have been brewing small/light beers forever. And they brew these beers to be more drinkable and refreshing on a hot day, or when you feel in need a short beer break, but have things to do afterward...especially where you need to think coherently or carry out some physical tasks.
Nice beer!

07-25-2014 20:55:51 | More by BeerResearcher
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Ropowers3

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-23-2014 21:38:55 | More by Ropowers3
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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14%

07-22-2014 03:26:15 | More by dbaraniak
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MikeAndrews

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -57%

07-18-2014 20:25:12 | More by MikeAndrews
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costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-17-2014 13:00:15 | More by costanzo_mike
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Chris_S

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-12-2014 23:06:13 | More by Chris_S
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fitz284

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-12-2014 18:04:25 | More by fitz284
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LJWalker

Alabama

3/5  rDev -14%

07-08-2014 05:00:41 | More by LJWalker
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Pat_McWilliams

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-07-2014 22:01:09 | More by Pat_McWilliams
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DoubleJ

California

2.66/5  rDev -23.8%

So here's 12 ounces of lager which I am ab...wait, it is a LIGHT lager?! But I don't like this style, you see. Have you ever tried Bud Light, Corona Light, or any others of the like? Well, I think I have shot myself here, but at least it's a one and out. So, here's 12 ounces of light lager, and on to the beer:

A heady beer at the pour, which drops away to a soapy lace and top, while beneath is a pale gold beer with lots of visible sparking bubbles. There is aroma fortunately, but there is a strong scent of diacetyl which does not belong. Slightly citrusy with a bang of butterscotch. Is this lager or bitter I'm about to drink?

Very light in flavor, which means that even a small flaw can wreck its balance. It was doing okay until a modest burst of esters and kiss of diacetyl came to the scene. Otherwise, it would be a light wave of grain and hops. Despite a lackluster overall flavor, the beer is very easy to drink. The beer is light bodied, but surprisingly sturdy for its low alcohol level.

Next time I want a light beer, I'll go with a Sam Adams Light.

07-06-2014 01:53:02 | More by DoubleJ
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Brianedonovan

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

07-02-2014 00:01:10 | More by Brianedonovan
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302BeerGuy

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

06-17-2014 23:58:18 | More by 302BeerGuy
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rdooley

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

06-02-2014 12:50:15 | More by rdooley
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ejh06752

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

05-27-2014 06:13:32 | More by ejh06752
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

05-25-2014 02:43:37 | More by Latarnik
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bckayaalp

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

05-21-2014 20:07:25 | More by bckayaalp
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14%

05-08-2014 14:31:41 | More by Davepoolesque
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

All things are relative and this light lager pours with nice body, significant aroma and great taste...for a light lager. The body is clean pale straw with a sizable bright white head. The aroma is lemony with nice cereal malts and a Pilsner like scent. The taste is crisp, light and lemony with tea leaf malts, cereal grains and an almost wheat like body. This is a hugely sessionable lager with significant personality and very well done....for a light lager.

05-02-2014 23:25:04 | More by KYGunner
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Sankaty Light from Cisco Brewers Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.