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Premium Light - Fort Garry Brewing Company Ltd.

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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 2.77
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fort Garry Brewing Company Ltd. visit their website
Manitoba, Canada

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: andrenaline on 07-01-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev n/a

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Photo of biboergosum
3.35/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

341ml bottle.

This beer pours a slightly hazy pale straw colour, with one anemic finger of thin soapy off-white head, which leaves a few sparse arches of lace around the glass after it's brief struggle with gravity and surface tension. It smells of faint bready cereal grain, and mild grassy, weedy hops. The taste is more grainy malt - some barley, some corn, but generally well blended, like an average breakfast repast. There's really very little else, beyond a few earthy hop echoes, and a moderate saccharine swelling as it warms. The carbonation is a bit prickly, and average at that, the body boxing in the upper reaches of the lightweight category, and smooth, with a tiny, encroaching cloying aspect. It finishes off-dry, the grainy malt persisting, but accruing a fair bit more of that clingy, palate-coating nature.

For a light lager, this sure beats the pants off most of the competition - flavour and weight alone put this in rarefied company. However, dropping the relativity-speak, this is indeed a so-so quaffer, good for when low-ABV may be a concern, and you don't want to totally give over to the dark side.

Photo of Sammy
2.17/5  rDev n/a
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Not the worst replacement for a macro beer that I have had. Poor yellow coloured body, with a little light head. Minimal taste but not harsh, a light malt.Lighter mouthfeel, carbonation is there but not too aggressive.Nothng I would try again, but not the worst beer I have had.

Photo of CrazyMike
2.85/5  rDev n/a
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pale golden apperance with thin light head that disappears quickly leaving little lase. Smell consists of grassiness and malt, very hard to pick up though.

Taste is grassy with a hint if malt and hops, picked up some sweetness as well. Taste is very light though and hard to detect. Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Aftertaste is a lingering dry grassy taste.

Overall, not bad for a light beer. The grassiness helps give it character, but kind of boring and makes you wish you stuck with Fort Garys regular lager. Drink when it's 30 C out.

Photo of andrenaline
2.53/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Second selection from their summer mixer pack.

A - Pours an incredibly pale golden colour with next to no head and zero lacing.

S - Very metallic scent with a hint of cardboard. Yes, cardboard. Faint grassy scent, and a bit of a sour lemon finish.

T - The grassy malts are the strongest flavour on this one. After-taste is a bit more bready, but rather non-existent.

M - This one is very light and smooth on the palette, however tends to bubble up a bit too much in your mouth. Similar to the last one I tried, I found the carbonation a little high, and it also finishes very dry.

D - I love almost any beer and would never turn this down, but that being said, I would never offer it to someone. Flavour is rather bland, the mouthfeel is dry and overly carbonated. Obviously being a light lager, the scent and flavour are expected to be mild, but I wasn't overly impressed by this offering.

Photo of Howlader
2.25/5  rDev n/a

Premium Light from Fort Garry Brewing Company Ltd.
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