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1516 Bavarian Lager - Okanagan Spring Brewery

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BA SCORE
77
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94 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Okanagan Spring Brewery visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The decree states that only four ingredients can be used when making beer: barley, hops, yeast and water. The result is a lager with a crisp finish and a rich golden colour.

(Beer added by: canadianbarman on 04-13-2003)
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Ratings: 94 | Reviews: 37 | Display Reviews Only:
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

TerryW, Nov 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

ThinkAgain, Nov 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

FinnHawk, Nov 04, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

Ianleesrivette, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of AnHeroicHippo
2.5/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Served in a snifter, at about 3 degrees Celsius.

A — Clear, golden pale lager appearance; a bit of retention; light lacing.

S — Malty, a bit sweet. Not much else.

T — Malty, light bitterness and some skunk at the end.

M — A bit too heavy and carbonated, but overall still fairly light and drinkable.

O — Generic commercial lager.

AnHeroicHippo, Oct 18, 2013
Photo of maplesyrup76
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

maplesyrup76, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of Exeter
3/5  rDev -9.1%

Exeter, Sep 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

ZachT, Aug 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

1stOffender, Jul 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

CWVegas, Jul 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

petermethot, Jun 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

KStark, Jun 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Kmat10, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of kitsgrad84
3.59/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Have been drinking 1516 for a few years now , and really enjoy this lager. Crisp carbonation (could even use more ) medium hop, fresh clean taste slightly grainy and goes down smooth with very nice aftertaste. I like this brewery. Looks good in a 16 oz. glass and has nice remnants, as you watch it go down. As always, check your bottle best before dates as some retailers don't rotate like they need to if it doesn't sell quick enough. Sure there are better, but i am sold on this one.

A good beer in fairly true tradition to southern German lagers. I will continue to enjoy this beverage on a regular basis.

Cheers

kitsgrad84, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of iSip
3.49/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Okanagan Spring 1516: This brew pours with a clear golden color. Not much in the aroma department. The flavor is a very pleasant layer of malts and a clean finish. Overall, I rate this as a decent beer, refreshing. I discount that the tasting was done on a ski trip to Canada. A day of skiing great powder does make any beer taste good. Having factored in the positive environment, the Okanagan 1516 still does shine.

iSip, Jan 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

KalanM, Nov 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

andrenaline, Nov 18, 2012
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2/5  rDev -39.4%

TheBeermin, Nov 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

LagerHOGGER, Nov 03, 2012
Photo of Serge
2.75/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Bottle. Mild aroma offers a lightly herbal hop note over creamed corn like sweetness. Clear golden body is topped by a low, white, fine bubbled head that recedes to ring. Flavour is simple and sweet with some cornlike DMS. Light body is somewhat gassy with a texture that is a bit on the watery side. A mild butterscotch note of diacetyl appears as it warms.

Serge, Oct 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

4ster, Sep 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +36.4%

nicsman, Sep 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

chickenm, Sep 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

BigGruntyThirst, Aug 24, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

MylesMac, Aug 15, 2012
1516 Bavarian Lager from Okanagan Spring Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.