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Summer Of Lager - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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BA SCORE
83
good

220 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 220
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
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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avalon07

South Carolina

3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

06-08-2013 12:28:43 | More by avalon07
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-07-2013 03:08:07 | More by Mark5252
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ghowehattrick

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-05-2013 20:35:10 | More by ghowehattrick
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2013 00:48:25 | More by Jimmys
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-03-2013 00:46:34 | More by Chugs13
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shand

Florida

4.09/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Summer of Lager offers nice grainy malt and citrus aroma on the nose. The taste is extremely well-balanced, with a citrus and herbal hop punch just strong enough to be thirst quenching over the well-composed grainy pilsner-esque malt base. The mouthfeel is light and refreshing, and the drinkability is good. A very good lager.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2013 00:38:59 | More by shand
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Roy1586

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-30-2013 01:43:09 | More by Roy1586
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-29-2013 21:11:35 | More by jwps214
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loupap

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-29-2013 01:36:23 | More by loupap
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-26-2013 18:47:45 | More by gtermi
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pinodorazio

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-25-2013 16:14:23 | More by pinodorazio
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BeerDreadz

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

05-19-2013 22:43:29 | More by BeerDreadz
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-ronin-

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

05-19-2013 02:50:17 | More by -ronin-
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socon67

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-14-2013 12:29:03 | More by socon67
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eawolff99

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-10-2013 16:22:05 | More by eawolff99
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -18.7%

05-08-2013 09:14:37 | More by beernads
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IcemanCometh

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

04-30-2013 15:58:28 | More by IcemanCometh
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

04-27-2013 12:03:43 | More by ChrisL24481
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chasmandocharles

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

04-27-2013 00:16:01 | More by chasmandocharles
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DrewSnyc667

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A: Bright orange color, not typical of the helles style. Very little head that doesn't really stick at all to the glass. After a sip, there is very little of the head left. a few columns of activity

S: Butter and skunk typical of the helles style. Very floral and spicy

T: Big bavarian style malt with bitter czech hops Almost like a mild czech pilsener, very very nice

M: Big bitter bite keeps the palate really well balanced and refreshed

O: A little early in the season, but this is a really good beer for the summer

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 22:14:04 | More by DrewSnyc667
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

03-21-2013 13:34:35 | More by Celtics76
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VoodooBear

Puerto Rico

2.88/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Presentation: 12 oz. green can, served in a Samuel Adams pint glass.

Appearance: Two finger white colored head. Cloudy yellow color.

Smell: It has a complex, earthy and musky smell. Malts and hops are the dominant scents. There are grain and herbal notes in there too.

Taste: There's a good balance between the malt sweetness and hop bitterness (which are the main flavors), with a herbal touch in the background.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, light, and easy to drink. There's not a lot of carbonation and it finishes dry.

Overall: It's a very flavorful and complex beer. While it is refreshing and easy to drink, this lager is way more complicated than the horde of ales that define the summer season. This is either good or bad, depending on what you're expecting from the brew. If you're tired of the typical summer ale and thirst for something different, it's a good thing. If you just want something simple, quenching and refreshing for the summer months, it's bad. Either way, no one who appreciates beer would have a hard time enjoying it all the same.

Serving type: can

01-15-2013 07:45:53 | More by VoodooBear
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

01-15-2013 02:43:41 | More by PEIhop
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Orange

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

12-27-2012 05:44:53 | More by Orange
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slyons16


4.5/5  rDev +22%

12-17-2012 04:36:14 | More by slyons16
Summer Of Lager from Cisco Brewers Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 220 ratings.