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Moosehead Lager - Moosehead Breweries Ltd.

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1,050 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,050
Reviews: 455
rAvg: 3.04
pDev: 21.71%
Wants: 18
Gots: 42 | 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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3/5  rDev -1.3%

09-17-2012 21:43:20 | More by NilocRellim
Photo of Ipetitt


3.78/5  rDev +24.3%

It's very smooth, but full bodied. Not over the top with hoppiness, much easier to drink. A perfect beer to have after a long day of work. It has a nice golden color and is very smooth on the way down. It is not a highly alcoholic drink, but as far as lagers go it does have a nice kick without being too much to enjoy. Overall it's an easy drinking lager with a full body and mouthfeel. A great beer.

09-17-2012 12:56:53 | More by Ipetitt
Photo of Mholyome

4.55/5  rDev +49.7%

A comfortable lager beer, with a nice golden colour. Not too heavy and easy to drink. Has more of the actual beer taste I am after when I drink a non amber lager. I find Moosehead Lager to be quite refreshing, and I am glad to see that it uses 100% Canadian Barley Malt. I also like the fact that this brand is still Canadian owned, and privately operated.

09-11-2012 17:10:16 | More by Mholyome
Photo of JVan


2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

09-11-2012 13:36:39 | More by JVan
Photo of JackSkerry

New Brunswick (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +39.8%

The green bottle certainly distinguishes this iconic Canadian brand apart from it's competition. Best served chilled- resulting in a crisp lager taste with a nice, soft clean finish. Great summer time beer, particularly when grilling lighter cuisine. Highly drinkable!

09-11-2012 13:04:59 | More by JackSkerry
Photo of Schooner

4.28/5  rDev +40.8%

Have been enjoying Moosehead for years. Very happy when it came out in a Light version. I find it flavorful, no after taste and it smells good. Make sure it is REALLY cold. Goes great with everything especially steak. Mix it with Clamato juice 50/50 fry up some hashbrowns, eggs and steak or ham and you have an awesome saturday morning breakfast.

09-11-2012 04:43:56 | More by Schooner
Photo of corrivoclaude

4.23/5  rDev +39.1%

A classic style lager with a hint of the noble hallertau hop, rich mouth feel and refreshing taste. Golden staw colour with a creamy white froth. Finishes slightly sweet with very little aftertaste, the bottom of the pint has you craving for the next pint.

09-11-2012 03:31:27 | More by corrivoclaude
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2.25/5  rDev -26%

09-09-2012 20:14:28 | More by tectactoe
Photo of CHickman

New York

3.33/5  rDev +9.5%

Pours crystal clear yellow like apple juice with bubbles racing up the middle and a 2 finger snow white head that fades quickly and leaves a foamy layer on top and decent spotty lacing.

Smell is very basic, with grains, sweet malt, light floral hops, husk like vegetables or lettuce and some musk like yeast or an old shoe; pretty spot on for an old school classic lager.

Taste is pretty basic and again in line with the old school classic lager profile, with grains, malt, light floral hops, husk, a slight funk like yeast, and a clean earthy and malty finish.

Mouthfeel is very light, clean, refreshing and crisp, with light fizzy carbonation, a watery feel and an overall good session beer that’s just impossible not to drink fast.

I bought a 12 pack for a party I was hosting, hoping my friends would be as nostalgic as I was and enjoy pounding these beers and thinking about when we first had them in the mid-80’s; they were a hit and most were downed except this one used for the review. The taste is always average, but it’s a solid beer and a classic lager that is always enjoyable.

09-09-2012 02:47:26 | More by CHickman
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

09-08-2012 01:35:05 | More by Freshlikeugh
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New York

3/5  rDev -1.3%

09-06-2012 13:38:03 | More by mtnwesdew
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Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

09-02-2012 03:53:03 | More by Melomanemusher
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2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

08-29-2012 02:40:28 | More by duceswild
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2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

08-28-2012 15:02:25 | More by Jerid
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2.75/5  rDev -9.5%

08-25-2012 20:27:39 | More by beerpadawan
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3.75/5  rDev +23.4%

08-25-2012 02:11:25 | More by swimnadd
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New York

3/5  rDev -1.3%

08-22-2012 07:13:56 | More by jslice99
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3/5  rDev -1.3%

08-22-2012 01:18:46 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

08-19-2012 15:36:56 | More by bicyclesnbeer
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3.25/5  rDev +6.9%

08-17-2012 15:27:55 | More by NateMac13
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3.38/5  rDev +11.2%

A - Golden wheat in color. Carbonation looks high. The head is white with minimal retention. No lacing on this on.

S - Skunk up front. Getting faint hops but mostly a corn like sweetness.

T - The skunk is gone. There is a nice crisp grain flavor that aint half bad. It sorta defines the whole taste and finishes clean.

M - Clean, semi dry, refreshing carbonation. Not bad.

O - Aside from the skunky nose this beer isn't too bad. Ive had worse in the style. I wouldn't recommend it but you could do worse.

08-16-2012 21:53:29 | More by depechemode1983
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3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

08-13-2012 04:35:36 | More by bigpoppa67
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3.5/5  rDev +15.1%

08-11-2012 16:34:17 | More by Gagnier77
Photo of Beerlover619

4.1/5  rDev +34.9%

My first time tasting this beer was a couple weeks ago. Before then i never even heard of it. My brother and I decided to get a random 12 pack. We went to the store and seen moosehead and decided what the heck will try it.

I thought the beer would be kinda harsh. Actually this is one of my favorites now. It really is a refreshing lager. Be perfect for the summer doing yard work. Overall a real good beer.

08-09-2012 23:22:00 | More by Beerlover619
Photo of M_Burkey

2/5  rDev -34.2%

08-06-2012 22:38:57 | More by M_Burkey
Moosehead Lager from Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
71 out of 100 based on 1,050 ratings.