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Baderbräu Lawnmower Lager - Baderbräu Brewing Company

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Baderbräu Lawnmower Lager
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BA SCORE
84
good

26 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baderbräu Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
India Pale Lager

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-23-2014)
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Reviews by matjack85:
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3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I picked this up as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99 at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL. 12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

The beer poured a clear, pale gold color and made a 1½-finger white head that lasted a few minutes. Unfortunately, it left very little lacing on the glass or it would have gotten a higher appearance score.

The beer had a citrusy pineapple and lemon smell, along with some grassy hops.

Grassy and citrus hops give this lager a significant dose of bitterness. Lots of lemon and lemon zest flavor with some bready malts thrown in for balance. There's a touch of peppery spice in here as well.

Light bodied with moderate to medium carbonation.

I think this is much better than what we usually refer to as a lawnmower beer.

matjack85, Aug 05, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Jason
3.88/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

Superb looking froth, the clarity is even better. Aromas of lemon zest, fresh cut grass and a faint green onion. Brisk crispness, very bready with a dough-like character throughout. Peppery hop bitterness, very grassy with a thick oily floral tone. Very well rounded and most certainly drinkable, these hoppy lagers win me over.

Jason, Apr 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Guinnsslvr, Jun 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Hopheadjeffery, Jun 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Purp1eOne, Jul 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Berg-the-Boiler, May 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Boston_Steve, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

ralerwen, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of TMoney2591
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a tumbler.

I've been reticent about these guys after the resurrection no one asked for (AKA Baderbrau), but I've heard promising things about this stuff, so I figured I'd give it a shot. It pours a clear sunrise brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises mild lemon zest, grass (how appropriate, eh?), a hint of white bread, and a soft peck-on-the-cheek of leek. The taste brings in more of the same, the lemon peel and grass doing some nice work together. Cooperation at its finest. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a pretty tasty beer, nothing mind-expanding, but the softness and nigh-subtlety really work well here. Not bad at all.

TMoney2591, Jul 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

brandoman63, May 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

ruckus232, Aug 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

zapahoppa, Aug 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

superdoopersauce, May 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

NateMac13, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of arlingtonjoe
3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Center pour into a pilsner glass, color is pale yellow with an abundant head that leaves behind a nice lace.

S: Aromas of citrus, grass and bready malt.

T: Taste is crisp, a little lemon/grapefruit bitterness and a creamy malt character.

M: Medium body with light carbonation, oily finish with some floral notes.

O: A good take on the IPL style and a pretty decent no nonsense beer. And @ 5.5% abv. I cant wait for some hot days and a lawn to cut. I have enjoyed both new styles from baderbrau enough that I might have to go and hit up the original.

arlingtonjoe, May 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

DbbC, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

dsigmon, May 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Brams17, Sep 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

scruffwhor, Jun 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

little_star, May 28, 2014
Photo of BeerLover99
3.94/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: shiny clear, bubbly pale gold
trace bone head, very little lacing

S: fresh lemon, mild grass, hint
of veg: onion/leek

T: light lemon, grain bread, grassy/veg
mild pine bitter finsih

M: light/med body, bubbly/crisp
nice brief oily mouth

O: Interesting, fun summer brew.
The label/title of this is spot on: Lawnmower beer!
I may be stocking frig with this for the
Dog Days of Summer.

RATHER NICE; GET A BOTTLE!

BeerLover99, May 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

Kevinpitts, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Fcolle2, Jun 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

rabbitguy, Oct 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

JimGlonke, Sep 09, 2014
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Baderbräu Lawnmower Lager from Baderbräu Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.