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Summer Of Lager - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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224 Ratings

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Ratings: 224
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 7
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-05-2001)
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North Carolina

3.63/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a crisp, orange-gold color with a filmy white head. Aromas of toasted oats and butter blended along the nose. The beer's flavors are light and smooth, with a dry hopped bitterness at the end of the palate. Honey and toasted oats throughout, as well. The aftertaste is slgihtly resiny, with a roasted character. Smooth bodied finish, making this a tasty, very easy drinking brew.

Serving type: on-tap

08-11-2012 22:47:49 | More by GarthDanielson
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New York

3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is relatively clear dark yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and lacy webs of bubbles down the sides of the glass.
S: There are light to moderate aromas of spicy hops in the nose.
T: Flavors of bready malts and spicy hops are present in the taste, which also has a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and has a good balance between malts and hops, neither of which seems to stand out in particular.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2012 23:46:30 | More by metter98
Photo of Steimie


3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-05-2012 23:29:55 | More by Steimie
Photo of confer


3.95/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bright yellow and a bit dark for a helles. Nice bright white fluffy head.
Great classic lager smell and taste. Sweet with a touch of lemon in the aftertaste. Very refreshing.
The feel is a little thick seems to be missing some on the carbonation.
Overall a tasty beer with great lager characteristics.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2012 19:48:41 | More by confer
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

08-05-2012 19:48:32 | More by sweisel80
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

08-03-2012 19:56:23 | More by WDJersey
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4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Looks like a good Helles lager. Bright crisp yellow with a 1/2 inch of sticky white good stuff.

S - Mild German malts, toasty and good with a great deal of herbal hop balance.

T - Straight up this beer is crisp. Hops are sharp yet subtle with flavors of bready and toast malts.

M - Light and crisp a great beer.

Overall a pretty exceptional Helles lager. Would buy again if given the chance.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2012 05:06:47 | More by DrDemento456
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3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a bright, transparent straw colored body beneath the foamy off white head which dissolves to leave a clean yet sticky lacing.

The aroma is a nice clean combination of German malt and spicy hops.

The flavor again offers German malt with bread like qualities and a light spicy or herbal hop presence.

Lighter in body and carbonation with a tasty crip finish.

A nice Helles Lager, true to the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2012 02:13:00 | More by CHADMC3
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-29-2012 18:31:54 | More by Archemedies
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3/5  rDev -18.5%

07-22-2012 15:17:20 | More by Thomas_Picton
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North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a can at Northern Soul in Hoboken, NJ

A: Pours a crystal clear golden orange in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a two finger tall creamy white head that very slowly reduces to a thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of caramel malts, lager yeast, wheat, and hops (citrus/orange + lemon and floral).

T: Flavor is similar to the smell, there is a biscuit and caramel malt body with just a subtle hint of wheat. On top of that malt body, there is a fairly strong presence of hop flavors - citrus/orange/lemon and floral. There are also some light hints of lager yeast spice.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Clean, crisp, and smooth.

O: Very enjoyable and quite easy to drink - very refreshing and one I would gladly have again.

Serving type: can

07-19-2012 01:51:45 | More by dbrauneis
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3.38/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, light copper with a dense white head that settles to a nice cap. Aromas of grainy malt, faintly herbal hops, and a touch of buttered popcorn and sweet caramel. Taste consists of more lightly grainy malt, caramel, and herbal, grassy hops with just a touch of bitterness in the finish. Quite easy-drinking. Mouthfeel is smooth and crisp, with a medium-thin body and good carbonation. Really nice Lager overall, perfect for...the Summer. They should name it that or something.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2012 01:00:19 | More by jsanford
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-18-2012 03:39:29 | More by ErrandWolfe
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-18-2012 01:16:21 | More by lostinfla
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Poured into a Pilsner glass is a golden color with a good two fingers of head. As the head thins out thick lacing is left behind.

Aroma: Citrus hops and some floral hops with traces of orange and lemon peel. Light maltiness that's on the biscuity side.

Taste: Crispy mouthfeel with a nice biscuity dryness on the palate. Lemon and some orange peel. Malts are bready with twinge of rye.

Notes: Good and drinkable with a good dry finish with a wisp buttery texture. Cheers.

Serving type: can

07-14-2012 03:32:44 | More by horshack7
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-13-2012 23:35:34 | More by Spartan213
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3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Three finger head, yellow/orange clear body with lots of bubbles.

S: Kind of smells like detergent =) Wheat, citrus, orange maybe.

T: Lemon, orange, malt, wheat, slight funk.

M: Crisp and refreshing!

O: I didn't care for the smell much, but it was a decent!

Serving type: can

07-13-2012 03:52:23 | More by sukwonee
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-12-2012 21:28:13 | More by rolltide8425
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Rhode Island

3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a bright gold color, with a short white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains lager yeast, light caramelized malts and a good amount of hops.

T: The taste starts out bready from flavors of lager yeast and a hearty but not too heavy malt character. Then some mild citrus and malt sweetness comes in. The hops presence is good for the style and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to pound down for a while when you’re looking for something simple.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2012 00:33:09 | More by TheManiacalOne
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-08-2012 14:54:34 | More by Bilco
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-08-2012 01:11:24 | More by dextermcgurk
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

07-08-2012 00:19:24 | More by Mini4x
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-04-2012 03:09:40 | More by zildjian2800
Photo of mdfb79

New York

3.35/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From 06/17/12 notes. Picked this up in NJ at Oak Tree Discount. Poured from a 12 oz. can into a tulip.

a - Pour a clear golden amber color with one finger of fluffy white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of wheat, floral notes, light fruit, and light herbal notes. Pretty nice nose, kind of light.

t - Tastes of wheat, grains, pale malts, floral hops. Even lighter than the nose, a bit average to me.

m - Light body and moderate carbonation. Easy to drink body.

o - Overall a decent helles lager. I liked the nose, though the taste was a bit average. Nice for a summer day, would have again but wouldn't seek it out.

Serving type: can

06-19-2012 18:12:36 | More by mdfb79
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-16-2012 04:36:08 | More by Peyton5410
Summer Of Lager from Cisco Brewers Inc.
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