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Mill Street Original Organic Lager - Mill Street Brew Pub

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BA SCORE
73
okay

219 Ratings
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Ratings: 219
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 18.35%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mill Street Brew Pub visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This 100% all natural certified Organic Lager is Ontario’s first organic lager, and contains no pesticides, insecticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers. Brewed with imported malt and hops, this 4.2% European-style pilsner offers a light, crisp and refreshing flavour, with a clean finish.

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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

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3/5  rDev -5.1%

mpgillett, Jul 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -13%

WeizenMike, Jul 14, 2013
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HATS4BATS, Jul 13, 2013
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3.15/5  rDev -0.3%

Clear bottle as part of holiday season Mill Street Taster's pack from LCBO. Tried the Weizenbock the other day now onto the organic lager. Served cold and poured into a pint glass.

Appearance - Pale golden colored beer with decent one finger of fluffy looking white head on top. Just dark enough that it doesn't look thin but rather like something of substance. Some effervescent bringing bubbles to the top of the beer in a uniform pattern around the glass. Head doesn't linger but sticks around just along enough to make a respectable showing of it. Respectable amount of lacing left on the glass too.

Smell - Lots of grassy notes and some underlying bready yeast smell in there. Decent nose for the style but not much else here.

Taste - Kinda like the smell, a little thin, but light grassy beer maybe through in with mild wheat and hay flavors taste shines through. No distracting adjuncts here. For what it is it does a good job. Lingering aftertaste adds a little more flavor given how much is actually in your mouth at any one point.

Mouthfeel - A little thin, doesn't quite have the presence that some of its German counterparts do. Watery and refreshing enough medium - heavy carbonation that leaves the beer feeling a little more robust than it actually is.

Overall - a decent pilsner that won't blow you away but is accessible enough and refreshing enough that it's superior to many other lagers in Ontario. Nevertheless it's not as good as some of the imported pilsners from Germany and the Czech Republic among others.

EDIT: had this again August 1, 2014, and noticed that it did match up with the previous ratings and flavours with one exception. The beer I enjoyed had a much stronger cracker and biscuit like flavor to it than I recall. Not sure why the discrepancy, but it was enough to be noticed. Still a decent Ontario Pilsner.

DenisKolkin, Jul 12, 2013
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This is a great >5% session lager. Perfect for buying for groups and parties when a lot of different tastes have to be taken into account. Refreshing like a good bottle of mineral water with no off flavours. The reason for the high rating is that it is hard to find such a fresh light and clean lager so I can have beer in place of water.

Tastes as light as it is at 4.2%, tastes all-malt (what little malt is there) and with very little hops. Overall the small amount of hops dominates the small amount of malt. One of the few beers I drink cold.

AugustusRex, Jul 04, 2013
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Mill Street Original Organic Lager from Mill Street Brew Pub
73 out of 100 based on 219 ratings.