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Maine Logger Lager - Atlantic Brewing Company

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Maine Logger LagerMaine Logger Lager

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26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atlantic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
When you are out in the woods cutting trees all day you want a refreshing beer with some good honest flavor. We wanted to make a brew that would celebrate Maine’s logging heritage — plus it had to be fun to say! Our Logger Lager is the perfect brew to meet those needs. We ferment this beer traditionally in the late winter and lager it over the early spring. By the time the ice is out of the Maine lakes, our lager is ready to enjoy.

(Beer added by: TK5150 on 07-07-2010)
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Reviews by dahlen22:
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dahlen22

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

My neighbor just got back from Maine and brought me beer.

Appearance: Golden with a thin head and mild carbonation.

Aroma: Citrus, pine, hops and a faint white grape scent.

Taste: Starts off with a hint of spice that quickly turns into a clean maltiness and bitter hops and finishes with a bit of lemongrass and bitter hops and a bit of warming from the alcohol.

Overall: An easy drinking beer that reminds me of Pisner Urquel or a Heineken without the overwhelming skunkiness. Good for a backyard bbq or a day at the beach. Not that great, not that bad, but not something I would purchase. Cheers!!

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2011 17:16:55 | More by dahlen22
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Jonny41

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

02-09-2014 23:34:42 | More by Jonny41
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d_brommer_nh

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

01-29-2014 16:11:01 | More by d_brommer_nh
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Beermaine

Maine

3/5  rDev -18.9%

10-03-2013 00:27:16 | More by Beermaine
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-14-2013 12:41:39 | More by williamjbauer
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IanWingy

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-17-2012 01:58:19 | More by IanWingy
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BeerKangaroo

Alaska

3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Into a pilsener:

A: straw yellow colored body with a thick white head that quickly dissipated. Just some hints of lacing down the glass.

S: some cooked corn to it, and then some floral notes with just a tad of maltiness to it.

T: malts, cooked corn again, floral

M: light to medium, sessionable,

O: decent, might have it again depending upon what else was served

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2012 00:39:39 | More by BeerKangaroo
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PeteTheBeerDrinker


3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-21-2012 21:33:07 | More by PeteTheBeerDrinker
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kevgod

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-19-2012 20:53:25 | More by kevgod
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Cavanaghty

Maine

3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into a pint.

Appearance: Golden yellow color and clear. decent carbonation. About 1 finger of white head that last about a minute and left no lacing on the glass.

Smell: Sweet smelling, similar to most American Lagers, but it had some hoppier charcteristics to it.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Light bodied and not as smooth as I would have thought, but it did go down easy. Taste is bittersweet hops and some pine like notes to it. Bitter aftertaste.

Overall: Good, drinkable beer. Better than I had expected.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2012 19:13:28 | More by Cavanaghty
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ububru

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-23-2012 19:31:15 | More by ububru
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Abbynvm

Maine

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-18-2012 20:34:09 | More by Abbynvm
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woosterbill

Connecticut

3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a Duvel tulip.

A: Clear gold body beneath an inch of dense, foamy white head. Ok retention and light lace. Attractive.

S: Simple, enjoyable balance of bready malt and herbal hops. A hint of pine lends it a pleasantly woodsy character to match its name. For what it is, I like it.

T: Sweeter here, with maltiness dominating the front and middle; the herbal hops are relegated to the finish, where they lend a touch of bitterness and a lingering vegetal twang. Still a good example of the style, but not as good as the nose.

M: Creamy, lively, and surprisingly substantial. Really, really nice.

O: This isn't a style that merits high expectations, and this isn't a terribly memorable beer by any stretch. That said, it does what it sets out to do pretty well. I'd be happy to drink a few out on a boat, or sitting around a bonfire. Not a bad little lager.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2012 01:51:14 | More by woosterbill
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rpaine


4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-12-2012 21:28:15 | More by rpaine
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silentjay

Massachusetts

2.85/5  rDev -23%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

glowing straw color with a decent sized-head that recedes to a thin film while lacing well.

mmmm... DMS. smells like the water you discard after you boil veggies. some herbal hops sneak in as well as some pale malts.

a decent hop kick starts out before its overtaken by some pale malts and a slightly bitter/herbal finish.

somewhat crisp, but a bit syrupy with an abundance of carbonation and a lingering aftertaste.

meh... it meets the style. but, not much else. a bit hoppier, perhaps, than the majority of the style.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2011 01:17:53 | More by silentjay
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on tap into a shaker pint glass at Robert's Maine Grill Kittery.

Not poured with any head, just to the rim, manages a solid collar while drinking and a nice clear brass eighteen carat gold. Very shiny. Some small rising carbonation.

Smell is a little subdued, but a nice light malt with a bit of spiciness. Sweet honey as well.

Taste matches the nose but much bolder. Good mid palate of bread white toast, and a nice tolerable sweet honey finish. Texture is slightly crisp, but not a wet or syrup mess. Slight hop bent as well in places too.

Overall this is a real solid lager, a nice little sweetness with honey and mild hop. Great soild beer.

Serving type: on-tap

11-24-2011 15:55:44 | More by smakawhat
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-24-2011 02:05:59 | More by oldp0rt
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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-22-2011 03:23:54 | More by rab53
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mormon

Utah

5/5  rDev +35.1%

11-16-2011 00:47:23 | More by mormon
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SnowGoon99

Maine

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type: bottle into a Stella Artois glass

Pours a straw color with a thick white head that quickly dissipates. Only some hints of lacing down the glass. Aroma hits you first with some cooked corn but then eases into some maltiness with some floral notes.

Flavor that comes through initially is the malt. Definitely malty with the hints of cooked corn but it's more subdued in the flavor compared to the aroma. Mouthfeel is pretty right on for the style. Light lagers are supposed to be higher in carbonation and lighter in body. Makes for a very drinkable beer.

Overall i was actually pleasantly surprised by this beer. I was going in with some very low expectations due to being a light lager but it actually delivers. It is what it says it is and the brewers do it a little better than the big boys. I probably wouldn't get one again but that's just my personal preference against the style. If offered i wouldn't refuse and i would definitely recommend as a starter beer for getting swill drinkers into craft beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2011 00:19:46 | More by SnowGoon99
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lou50rp

Maine

4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pale and fizzy appearance, expected for this type. Good heat which dissipates slowly leaving some lacing.
Smell is of malt, and bit stronger than some of this type.
Taste is good. malt,clear, sharp fruity hint with a finish of hops.
Not great for a rainy, winter's day: but on a hot dry summers day? Definitely. Will look for it when beer drinking in the backyard time comes.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2010 16:38:16 | More by lou50rp
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

3.03/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a three finger, white head that fades slowly leaving traces of lace. Crystal clear amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Nose is a floral hop. Flavor is same - floral hops, dry. Very typical lager. $2.00 for a 12oz bottle from Tully's Beer & Wine Wells, ME.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2010 23:29:30 | More by jdhilt
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Robert's in Kittery Maine.

Pours clear golden yellow, nicely colored, touched of white foam. Light smell, some malt in there. Good clean taste, very light, slight hop backbone. Overall a very clean drinker - light on substance, but very tasty.

Good beer - not my first pick when the weather gets cold, but could easily see it in the warmer months.

Serving type: on-tap

10-23-2010 21:17:03 | More by KTCamm
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WesWes

New York

3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a pale gold color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is decent. It has a light, pilsner malt scent with low hops and a dry yeast finish. It has a smooth malty aroma, not at all a light lager. The taste is good. It has good malt flavor along with a moderate hop character. This is a true lager, not full of adjuncts. It's smooth and quite enjoyable. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a medium bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a good drinking lager. I'm typically not a huge fan of this style, but this one does it for me.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2010 00:26:34 | More by WesWes
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

3.23/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Picked up a six pack of Maine Logger Lager at Tully's in Wells on a recent visit to Maine.

The beer pours a clear honey yellow color with a small frothy white head on top. The foam fades quickly leaving only a couple spots on lace on the glass.

The aroma is sweet pale malt with some floral hop notes mixed in. Each sip of this medium bodied beer is soft on the palate, slightly tart with light carbonation. The flavor is a nice balance of toasted malt and floral hops. It starts malty and sweet, in the middle a mild bite of spicy pine hops moves in. It finishes with hop bitterness that lingers on the palate once gone.

This is a pretty descent beer that would be great to drink at the beach on a hot summer night. I think it needs to tone down the sweetness a bit and bring up the hops for my liking. Overall though I'd definitely get another six pack.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2010 20:12:12 | More by WanderingFool
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Maine Logger Lager from Atlantic Brewing Company
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