Jan Olympic White Lagrrr - SingleCut Beersmiths

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52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: dar482 on 06-24-2013

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Ratings: 52 | Reviews: 7
Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.71/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a hazy yellow, with a half inch head, and a good amount of lacing.

This one smells like mild wit spicing, esters, and citrus.

This is a very drinkable, but slightly boring lager. The wit spicing on this one is pretty subtle, which is honestly good in my book. But beyond some generic citrus, there's not a whole lot else to this one. Don't get me wrong, it tastes good, but there's not much to this one.

This is light bodied, with a juicy and crisp mouthfeel, along with a normal level of carbonation.

A little pedestrian but ultimately still pretty tasty anyway.

Photo of crispinol
4/5  rDev +4.7%

My gf's favorite beer so I tried it - it really surprised me! Citrus, herbal and spicy finish. Very smooth. She's got good taste in men too.

Photo of plaid75
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

On draft at Black Bear, Mineola, NY.

Poured a hazy straw hue with a two finger foamy white head. There was very good retention and lacing.

The smell featured moderate esters.

The taste was likewise estery with a grainy pane malt and herbal hop.

The mouthfeel was full for the style.

Overall an interesting take on a wit. Light and refreshing.

Photo of mdfb79
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From 07/29/14 notes. had this on tap at Fool's Gold in NYC. 16 oz. pour in a pint glass for $5, can't beat that price.

a - Pours a yellow-golden color with one finger of fluffy bright white head and moderate carbonation evident. Looks good.

s - Smells of oranges, citrus hops, fruity malts, tropical fruits, spice, pepper, floral notes, herbal notes, and earthy malts. A nice nose, lots of citrus and oranges which I like a lot.

t - Tastes of citrus hops, pepper, spices, bready malts, fruity malts, oranges, tropical notes, wheat, and grains. More bread and spice here and less hops and citrus, but nice.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Not bitter, pretty easy to drink overall.

o - Overall not my favorite witbier or SingleCut beer, but it is a decent to good witbier...I see it as a better Blue Moon. Little too much spice and pepper in the taste for me; if the hops from the nose came through more in the taste this could be a big winner. Worth checking out, could see a lot of non-craft fans who like Blue Moon loving this one.

Photo of Johnny_Muir
3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pint glass on tap in Brooklyn. I was initially very excited when I saw the description for this beer. The appearance and smell were amazing and pungent. I love all things Wit, but the amount of grapefruit in this beer is overwhelming to the point where it just wasnt enjoyable to drink. Tweak the recipe and you'd have an excellent beer.

Photo of jerrytodd
4.07/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Suggested by my friend, in all the times I've come to the brewery I never tried this one

A: Hazy! This is based on a witbier and it very much has that appearance. Light straw color with a touch of yellow hue, excellent head and retention.

S: Wow. A bouquet of orange blossom, spice, rose, pepper and sweet wheat malt. Amazing

T: I was not prepared for the uniqueness of this brew! Overall taste of light bitter orange with a tea-like spice complexity. Finishes with a nice bite from pink peppercorns. Goes down too easily.

M: NIce body without compromising drinkability.

O: Not a style I'd reach for as I'm a hop-head but I can see the popularity of this brew

Photo of dar482
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a cloudy gold color.

The aroma is fresh and spicy with pepper and coriander, herby and wheat.

The flavor follows with a wheat and biscuit breadiness, but also spice with the pepper.

It's an interesting drinking beer. It's for those who like spicy wheat beers. Mouthfeel is light, but the flavor makes up for that.

Jan Olympic White Lagrrr from SingleCut Beersmiths
86 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.