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1516 Bavarian Lager - Okanagan Spring Brewery

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BA SCORE
77
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83 Ratings
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 15.06%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | 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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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-13-2013 13:56:36 | More by KStark
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-04-2013 23:19:32 | More by Kmat10
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kitsgrad84

Alberta (Canada)

3.59/5  rDev +8.1%
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

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2013 01:36:04 | More by kitsgrad84
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iSip

Colorado

3.49/5  rDev +5.1%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

01-25-2013 15:28:52 | More by iSip
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KalanM

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-29-2012 02:39:06 | More by KalanM
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-18-2012 03:50:42 | More by andrenaline
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TheBeermin

New Brunswick (Canada)

2/5  rDev -39.8%

11-12-2012 06:02:07 | More by TheBeermin
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LagerHOGGER

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-03-2012 16:14:22 | More by LagerHOGGER
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Serge

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -17.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2012 05:10:42 | More by Serge
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4ster

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-30-2012 20:59:07 | More by 4ster
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nicsman


4.5/5  rDev +35.5%

09-29-2012 03:43:32 | More by nicsman
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

09-01-2012 15:44:32 | More by chickenm
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BigGruntyThirst

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-24-2012 19:25:56 | More by BigGruntyThirst
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MylesMac

Manitoba (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-14-2012 23:47:23 | More by MylesMac
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sAws


3.33/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This starts out as a very average lager in terms of appearance and smell. Has a nice thin feel of a lager and a good crisp taste. Where the beer sets its self apart from most lagers is the nice smooth finish with little after taste. Its a great beer for a hot day and the quality ingredients of Reinheitsgebot make for a smooth delicious lager.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2012 16:32:21 | More by sAws
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Coastal_Brew

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +20.5%

07-15-2012 16:06:50 | More by Coastal_Brew
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-07-2012 22:44:32 | More by schopenhauerale
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -9.6%

06-26-2012 21:48:03 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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rodrigueZflyingf0x

British Columbia (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

06-11-2012 08:11:30 | More by rodrigueZflyingf0x
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MattPS

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-06-2012 02:57:32 | More by MattPS
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-11-2012 00:08:56 | More by bumchilly25
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leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a clear straw gold with a finger width of bubbly white head. Lots of bubbles present.

Smell - Barley, yeast, apple/pear, sweet smelling.

Taste - Barley and grains with a crisp apple tartness at the finish. Clean flavour kept simple, not overly complex.

Mouthfeel - Light-to-medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp and dry.

Overall - An easy drinking Bavarian Lager by Okanagan Spring. Clean, crisp, a very simple brew that doesn't try to over-complicate flavour. Could easily be a session brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2012 02:47:27 | More by leaddog
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sansho

California

3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-26-2012 18:39:48 | More by sansho
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-17-2012 22:32:20 | More by LampertLand
1516 Bavarian Lager from Okanagan Spring Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.