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Batch No. 94534 North Pacific Style Lager (Fairfield, CA) - Anheuser-Busch

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Batch No. 94534 North Pacific Style Lager (Fairfield, CA)Batch No. 94534 North Pacific Style Lager (Fairfield, CA)

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62 Ratings
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 13.8%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Project Twelve - Second Edition

(Beer added by: Slatetank on 09-02-2013)
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Reviews by guytyping:
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guytyping

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

03-22-2014 01:40:48 | More by guytyping
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.23/5  rDev -0.9%

Brilliant golden hue with good clarity. Lively carbonation. Some faint pine like hop aroma and some light malt to accompany it. Mouthfeel is light and easy drinking. There is a light to moderate rush of pine like hops and they are quickly gone. The fade is just a bit too rushed for me.

10-19-2013 04:13:47 | More by Franziskaner
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rwilde

Ohio

3/5  rDev -8%

12-30-2013 15:30:52 | More by rwilde
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Schlafly33

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

10-25-2013 21:41:25 | More by Schlafly33
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

11-20-2013 00:38:05 | More by tdm168
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dertyd

California

2/5  rDev -38.7%

12-14-2013 21:14:48 | More by dertyd
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norinco

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

01-04-2014 06:37:37 | More by norinco
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +15%

11-28-2013 16:49:07 | More by Damian74Shensky
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rworkman

Alabama

2/5  rDev -38.7%

12-31-2013 06:49:20 | More by rworkman
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Spikester

Oregon

3.11/5  rDev -4.6%

Clear deep gold with two fingers of white head that fades rather quickly. Very minor lacing.
Smell is mild bready malt. Taste is lightly sweet bready malts with a touch of bitter hops at the end. Slightly boozy. Mouthfeel is thin with low carbonation. Overall a bit of a letdown. If my calculations are correct this beer is at least seven months old so take that into account.

05-17-2014 14:19:56 | More by Spikester
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

3.33/5  rDev +2.1%

12 oz twist-off bottle poured into a pilsner glass.
5.5% ABV.

A - More pale gold than deep gold as the label suggests, this crystal clear beer pours with a tall white head that leaves rather quickly but forgets fingers of lace on the glass.

S - Honey-glazed citrus rind and notes of pine sure give the beer a hoppier aroma than what might be expected from Budweiser. Graham cracker, grainy pale malt, and a touch of faint spice in the background cap off this lager.

T - The hop complexity stops suddenly at the aroma, contributing little more than faint, thin citrus and a floral suggestion in flavor which hardly makes the plain pale malt flavor exciting.

M - Hops return! This lager's crisp and clean drinkability has a nice level of carbonation which is crisp but not attacking and clean lingering hop bitterness for a slight bite on the finish. A burp reveals that usual Bud flavor, however.

O - When I see a beer described as a "bold lager", I immediately think doppelbock, perhaps the boldest of lagers, so excuse me while I laugh at their statement. This lager might be "bold" for the Bud drinkers only accustomed to their light beer, and doesn't make much sense from a business standpoint either. Should it become a gateway beer for the "light" drinker, they lose customers and I think it's safe to say this isn't making Bud drinkers out of the craft beer crowd. At any rate, their North Pacific Style Lager is a decent beer with little to write home about and little to gripe about when you want something clean and refreshing.

11-01-2013 22:38:55 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Rod_J

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

10-15-2013 03:08:26 | More by Rod_J
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -8%

03-23-2014 05:03:45 | More by bigbeers84
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tommy5

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

02-08-2014 02:41:56 | More by tommy5
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.73/5  rDev +14.4%

Budweiser North Pacific Style Lager has a medium, slightly off-white head, a clear, bubbly, golden appearance, some noticeable white flecks suspended throughout, and a nice amount of lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, lemony hops, mild, white bread, and sugary malt. Taste is the same, with a subdued hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Budweiser North Pacific Style Lager finishes semi-dry, easy drinking, refreshing, and enjoyable. Overall, this is a good one, and I think it is worth checking out.

RJT

12-31-2013 16:15:58 | More by RonaldTheriot
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

01-12-2014 18:10:20 | More by BlueMoon10
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FreshButterbeer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

11-08-2013 22:57:27 | More by FreshButterbeer
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Captain_Komamura

Illinois

3.49/5  rDev +7.1%

Appearance a deep golden color, with a light head.

Smell - It has a citrusy/hoppy smell to it.

Taste - Like the smell, its hoppy but not that strong.

Mouthfeel - good-bodied beer, with good carbonation.

Overall - Out of the three of project 12 this is my favorite (the other two are a bit too sweet). This beer is basically just a slightly weaker IPL, it won't satisfy someone who loves hops but it won't turn away people new to craft beers.

11-22-2013 03:25:47 | More by Captain_Komamura
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Drknight

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8%

11-04-2013 18:59:34 | More by Drknight
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tfsimpkins

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

12-31-2013 03:40:52 | More by tfsimpkins
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.85/5  rDev +18.1%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a mug. Pours a light dark golden straw with a small white head. Smells of nice roasted malt with a nice aged smell and a little spice. Tastes of nice roasted malt with some earthy hops, nice tastes. Beer is light bodied good carbonation, good finish. Overall a very good beer.

02-08-2014 01:23:08 | More by cyclonece09
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Mattyb79

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +15%

11-14-2013 13:37:51 | More by Mattyb79
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Tone

Missouri

3.41/5  rDev +4.6%

Pours a clear, gold color. 1/5 inch head of a white color. Decent retention and slight lacing. Smells of hops, sweet malt, pale malt, pine, hint of citrus, hint of caramel malt. Fits the style of an American Pale Lager. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of pine, hops, sweet malt, pale malt, hint of citrus, hint of caramel malt, and slight adjunct. Overall, weak appearance, decent aroma and body, but adjunct flavors in the body are a detriment.

12-31-2013 02:09:26 | More by Tone
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brewdlyhooked13

Ohio

3.09/5  rDev -5.2%

Appearance - starts off with a good finger of snow white foam, sitting atop a clear golden brew. The head fades fast, but the appearance is enhanced by the number of tendrils sending up streams of bubbles.

Aroma - a light floral orange note, sort of like a Blue Moon. Not much else.

Taste - much like the nose, there is just a hint of orangy character. Basic macro grain base, sturdy but uninspiring. A light bitter twang on the finish, clean and slightly drying.

Mouthfeel - smooth and crisp, a solid lager feel.

Overall - okay, nothing crazy. A lawnmower beer with a little twist.

01-25-2014 04:08:41 | More by brewdlyhooked13
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -8%

10-27-2013 13:12:58 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Batch No. 94534 North Pacific Style Lager (Fairfield, CA) from Anheuser-Busch
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