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Summer Of Lager - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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240 Ratings

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Ratings: 240
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 9
Gots: 17 | 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:
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4.11/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into pilsener glass. With the abundance of IPA's and other types of ale's, it's tough to find a quality lager for the summer. Was lucky enough to find this at a local store, and it just happened to be a Munich Helles Lager, one of my favorite styles.

A - Darker than most Munch Helles'. A light orange-brown. Not much of a head, but it stuck around for the duration.

S - Quite a bit going on. Hops, Euro dankness, and even a pinch of lemon peel. When warmed, some orange noted, as well.

T - Very unique for a Munich Helles. There is A LOT of quality hop taste. Almost a Munich Helles / IPA hybrid. Very interesting, but very good. Has the dankness and bitterness of a Munich Helles, but it takes the hops level they usually have and probably triple's it. Lemon peel also noted slightly.

F - Does the trick of a quality lager. Light, crisp, refreshing. Carbonation is felt very nicely.

stella77artois, Jun 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18%

MistahBeah, Jun 19, 2013
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3.54/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

A-Pours a glimmering golden hue. Thin, frothy white head pops away. Stingy with its lacing. Body is a bit hazy.

S-Lager yeast is aggressive. Crackery malt. Doughy too. Complemented by a grassy and flower stemmy hoppiness.

T-The yeastiness is quite coercive. It does play quite well with the grassy hops and baker's blend of malts.

M-Crisp despite the fact that I find the yeast to be too strong. Lively carbonation.

O/D-A nice lager but its quite expensive. Good move putting it in a 12 pack of cans. The older, large format bottles were far too pricey for a good, yet fairly simple Lager.

VelvetExtract, Jun 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.83/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Had this beer on-tap at Gene's Haufbrau, poured into a pint glass. Had a copper color and a clear consistency. There was an inch of foamy, fairly long-lasting head. Good lacing.

S: Smelled of citrus, malt, and some esters. Not quite what I expected considering the style, but good nonetheless.

T: Tasted of malt (quite a bit as you might expect), a tinge of citrus (but not too much), and a slight estery quality as well. Like the aroma, this wasn't what I expected, but not bad otherwise. Not particularly complex but pretty tasty.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a dry finish. Light-bodied.

O: Not your typical Munich Helles Lager, but worth a shot. A good summer beer.

avalon07, Jun 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle. dated 0803 13:19

A: golden, bright golden body. good clarity. lots of carb can be seen going to the top. head is frothy and bright white.

S: some pils malt and some fantastic lager esters. smells pretty clean and I am digging the strong yeast component.

T: slightly metallic, minerally. finish gets some more corn/pils-like flavor. virtually no hop flavor, bitterness is minimal as well. the metal flavor is a bit of a turn-off, but otherwise not too shabby.

M: moderate amount of carb. I expected more from how much I saw in the glass. light bodied.

D: nice to have a little more balls on this munich hellles, but still needs a little refining imo. worth trying however and nice to see an American craft brewing this style.

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Summer Of Lager from Cisco Brewers Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 240 ratings.