Long Day Lager - Red Hare Brewing Company

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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 20%
Wants: 2
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Red Hare Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Czech Pilsener |  4.98% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: Georgiabeer on 09-09-2011)
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Photo of acurtis
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.63/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

16 ounce pour $5.25 at Taco Mac in Woodstock, Georgia.

Appearance: Hazed, darkened, burnished gold body in appearance with a scant, white head, but that's due to the usual heavy Taco Mac pour.

Smell: A profuse graininess in the nose with pithy, citric American-born hop notes, though there's a very small slightly herbal, spicy trace in there tipping off some noble hop usage.

Taste: Grainy, husky upfront with restrained hints of biscuit and sweetness. Hops largely display a citric, fruity character, overshadowing the far subtler, faintly spicy noble hop qualities. Moderate bitterness. Drying, grainy, and lightly bitter into the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: This lager carries across more bitterness than, for me, is desired and has a conspicuous raw graininess throughout, leaving me without the crisp, refreshing, inviting lager I'm looking forward to after a long day.

Photo of Rifugium
2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

Photo of smcolw
3.2/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Looks good. The head, while small, sticks around and leaves some spots on the glass. Gold color and nearly clear.

Malty and devoid of any hop aroma.

Sweet with a berry like presence. Again, pretty low hop which leads to a shorter aftertaste. The body is quite good although the carbonation is elevated. I'd say this falls short of the Czech pils goal.

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3/5  rDev -13%

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3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Cyberkedi
4.22/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Comes out of the tap a hazy honey golden with a thin off-white head - but the latter may be an artifact of the pour. The bartenders at Summits like to make sure you get maximum beer. It is darker than most lagers I have sampled, a good sign. As it turns out, the head does leave some decent lacing. Malty, fruity aroma has apple and cherry notes and a hint of hops, unusual for a lager in my experience. Malty and surprisingly hoppy flavor has a fruity tone and subtle hop bitterness. Smooth, firm-bodied, fizzy, edgy texture leaves a malty and rather hoppy finish, somewhat more like an IPA than a lager. I’ve had plenty of lagers, and this is one of the best, if not the best!

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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2/5  rDev -42%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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2/5  rDev -42%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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Long Day Lager from Red Hare Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.