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Southern Drawl - Great Raft Brewing

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Southern DrawlSouthern Drawl

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BA SCORE
83
good

10 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 10
Hads: 70
Avg: 3.65
pDev: 40%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Great Raft Brewing
Louisiana, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager | 5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ldhughes3 on 12-05-2013

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 10 | Hads: 70
Reviews by MaddDogg84:
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5/5  rDev +37%

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Photo of bfranks
4.43/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lagers are not my favorite style but this one is makes me stand up and take notice. An excellent beer, and another great showing from Great Raft, I'm really impressed with them.

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Photo of tbryan5
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of tigg924
4.34/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Taste is grass, light hops, and honey. This beer is incredibly clean and hits the spot on a hot day. Super sessionable. This is a new favorite in the style.

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Photo of dankjohn
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kwkdmk
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dface
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JamesStreet
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Wmartin1016
3.16/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tempest
3.95/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Clean, drinkable lager with a grapefruit rind and spice hop character and smooth bready malt character. Goes down easy when cold, and richly flavored when it warms up. I'd buy a case of this. You probably should too.

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Photo of PretzelCity
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmurray10
3.64/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of tone77
3.28/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell of malts, sweet, grassy. Taste is mild, some malts, grains and grassiness, not a lot of flavor. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer.

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of EgadBananas
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.56/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great Raft Southern Drawl has a thick, froathy, white head, and a hazy, somewhat bubbly, straw appearance, with heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweetness (white or cream cheese cake icing), white bread, and grass. Taste is of those elements with barley malt and mild bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and quite slick. Great Raft Southern Drawl finishes crisp and refreshing. RJT

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Photo of JDice20
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of SHODriver
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: poured into a pilsner glass to a glass of mostly head. what is there is a pale straw color that's a little hazy with active carbonation but minimal lacing
S: smell is grainy with some lemon zest
T: taste is barely there. slight maltyness with some slight citrus from the hops and a whole lot of wateryness. swallow is a little vegetal, grain and slight residual bitterness along with some mineraly flavors
M: light in body with active carbonation and a refreshing finish
O: decent but it has some flaws. It's kinda like they were trying for bud light and missed the mark. I wouldn't seek this out as NB Shift is the same style and a much better beer.

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Photo of BayouBengal1537
3.49/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of whit119
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of holeN1br
5/5  rDev +37%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

on tap at bulldog

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Photo of HeadyTheElder
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of aasher
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of Evango
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Southern Drawl from Great Raft Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.