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Moosehead Lager - Moosehead Breweries Ltd.

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1,007 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,007
Reviews: 454
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 21.71%
Wants: 15
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Moosehead Breweries Ltd. visit their website
New Brunswick, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-26-2001)
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selator


4.25/5  rDev +39.8%

04-30-2012 19:57:48 | More by selator
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HangingJohnny

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

04-30-2012 01:59:32 | More by HangingJohnny
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vondutch

Alberta (Canada)

5/5  rDev +64.5%

04-23-2012 05:32:00 | More by vondutch
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RichsStomach

Ontario (Canada)

2.93/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A clean clear looking beer. Can have a skunky odour but this seems to be common with beer in green colour bottles. It is the type of beer that tastes better the colder it is and the warmer you are. No lingering tastes.

Overall this is a clean beer that is not filling with some taste.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2012 19:55:58 | More by RichsStomach
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Thullin187

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -1.3%

04-21-2012 11:24:31 | More by Thullin187
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brewdlyhooked13

Ohio

3/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - pours a decent straw/golden. A snow white finger of fizz, fading but slowly due to quite a feed of bubbles from below. Lots of Swiss cheese lacing on the glass as this one goes down.

Aroma - an initial blast of skunk on opening and pouring. After some setup, some malt comes through but the skunk hangs around as well.

Taste - much better than I feared. A decent malt base, no skunk. Grain, some husk. A light bite of lemon, some balancing hops. Clean finish, a small alcohol edge. Fairly tasty and dynamic for the style.

Mouthfeel - very crisp, thinnish, tis the pale lager way.

Drinkability - a pleasant surprise, though it'd be way more sessionable out of a can.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2012 02:29:02 | More by brewdlyhooked13
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avisong

Virginia

3/5  rDev -1.3%

04-17-2012 02:05:21 | More by avisong
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ktuc

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

04-15-2012 23:15:27 | More by ktuc
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MattPS

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -1.3%

04-15-2012 02:23:21 | More by MattPS
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GustavusAmicus


4.25/5  rDev +39.8%

04-14-2012 08:46:09 | More by GustavusAmicus
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RWiley


4.25/5  rDev +39.8%

04-13-2012 08:16:22 | More by RWiley
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IPABrewski


1.5/5  rDev -50.7%

04-12-2012 16:37:14 | More by IPABrewski
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smartassboiler

Illinois

2/5  rDev -34.2%

04-12-2012 01:18:16 | More by smartassboiler
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macrosmatic

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -17.8%

04-10-2012 05:14:40 | More by macrosmatic
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Bito401

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

04-08-2012 23:53:15 | More by Bito401
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shelby415

Oregon

3/5  rDev -1.3%

04-08-2012 06:34:23 | More by shelby415
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DirtyPenny

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

04-07-2012 19:08:53 | More by DirtyPenny
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BigAlofOrion

Ohio

3/5  rDev -1.3%

04-05-2012 19:29:05 | More by BigAlofOrion
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bilbo2012


4.25/5  rDev +39.8%

04-04-2012 18:32:36 | More by bilbo2012
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adjunctjonez

Maine

4.33/5  rDev +42.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Moosehead lager is my favorite canadian beer and one of my top lager choices. I consider it to be an adjunct since I believe corn is used in the recipe but not sure. Moosehead's bottling means 6 packs are prone to skunkiness, therefore stick with 12 packs. It is brewed only 150 miles away so it always seems fresh and enjoyable here. Appearance is golden with limited head that fades away. The smell is hoppy with floral overtones, some malt/grain. The taste has a very nice blend of distinct hop bite and crisp lager flavor. Mouthfeel is crisp and refreshing, very drinkable. Mooshead seems to be the only canadian brewer that still tastes like I remember from 20 years ago.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2012 15:01:58 | More by adjunctjonez
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jak

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -1.3%

04-02-2012 14:53:18 | More by jak
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DerwinWentworth

Utah

1.75/5  rDev -42.4%

03-27-2012 22:19:25 | More by DerwinWentworth
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zoso1967

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -50.7%

03-25-2012 21:39:52 | More by zoso1967
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szmnnl99

Michigan

3/5  rDev -1.3%

03-24-2012 14:31:27 | More by szmnnl99
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wages

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

appearance - 4.5/5 - Pours with a moderate head that slowly fades away. The color is a light yellow (basic grain color). There are lots of bubbles pooling from the bottom up.

smell - 3.5/5 - Smells like dough.

taste - 3.5/5 - Starts out with a moderate bitter hop bite that lets just a little bready flavor through on the end. The hops linger but not too long.

mouthfeel - 4.5/5 - Good carbonation level makes the hop bite effervescent. Feels refreshing.

overall - 4/5 - I had little expectations for this beer, but was surprised to find it somewhat refreshing and while not my style, certainly workable.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 00:48:31 | More by wages
Moosehead Lager from Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
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