Dam Lager - Sunken City Brewing Company

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Dam LagerDam Lager

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BA SCORE
84
good

13 Reviews
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Reviews: 13
Hads: 58
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 4.51%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sunken City Brewing Company
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: SiriusBock on 06-05-2013

7 SRM
15 IBUs
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 13 | Hads: 58
Reviews by obywan59:
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3.27/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours crystal clear with a scant head that disappears quickly to a ring. Golden to orange in color

Smells of sweet toasted malt with a little bread yeast,

Peppery. Sweet malt, but with a somewhat disharmonic bitterness. Noticable yeastiness. A bit of cloy.

Drying, almost astringent. Biting on the tongue and in the throat.

Not bad, but it seemed raw to me. A bit on the green side. The alcohol burn was pretty substantial for a 4.5. I think it would improve if aged for a couple of weeks or so to mellow out. (513 characters)

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Photo of Guden
3.04/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of ordybill
4.54/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a bread and malt aroma, not a huge smell.
Appearance- A nice clear yellow to amber color with a small white head.
Taste- Has a semi-sweet flavor of malt with some yeast tossed in, I really enjoyed the flavor.
Palate- A light to medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation.
Overall- A really enjoyable lager. This beer is made for hot days. I would search for this beer to have it again. (444 characters)

Photo of tabascosigned
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of hophugger
3.14/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of SiriusBock
4.41/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Copper color, little head that lingered for a while
S: Surprisingly fruity for a lager, almost had a spicy note and a mild hop finish
T: Malty, spicy, with a floral finish. Served almost too cold, but I do prefer my craft a bit on the warmer side. Pleasant finish
M: Glided on down my gullet quickly! Not too thick, not too thin, just right. Good amount of carbonation without being too much
O: Good summer beer, perfect session lager @4.5%abv, and only ten minutes from my house! (487 characters)

Photo of tone77
3.41/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer comes my way courtesy of woodychandler, who it appears has not reviewed it yet. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a deep golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is very mild, a few malts, not picking up a lot. Taste is crisp, clean, some malts, a bit bready. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a refreshing and decent beer. (343 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.18/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sanchezrox23
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of KevinGordon
4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of metter98
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear yellowish amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short white head that quickly died down, leaving on a ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass, a thin film of bubbles on the surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of toasted and bready malts are present in the nose along with some notes of sweetness.
T: Like the smell, the taste has slight bits of sweetness with flavors of bready and toasted malts. No hops or bitterness are perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The clean nature of this beer makes it go down very easily, although there wasn't anything overly interesting in the smell or taste. This would probably better make for a better beer to pair with food as opposed to a standalone beer.

Serving type: can (896 characters)

Photo of jcbogantes
3.82/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Light copper tone, with a off-white thin head, medium carbonation.

Aroma: mostly yeasty and cereals

Taste: slightly sweet bready like, some garlic notes, the hops reminds cypress, astringency at the end.

Body: light to medium

Overall: very good lager, well balanced sweetness/bitterness , easy to drink and interesting. (323 characters)

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.4/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

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Dam Lager from Sunken City Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.