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Sleeman Honey Brown Lager - Sleeman Breweries Ltd.

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BA SCORE
69
poor

248 Ratings
THE BROS
38
awful

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Ratings: 248
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 2.95
pDev: 19.66%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sleeman Breweries Ltd. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Smooth Sleeman Honey Brown Lager is brewed in the tradition of cottage breweries at the turn of the century. Some might think the tradition is outdated; we just think we got it right the first time.

(Beer added by: canadianbarman on 08-22-2001)
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Antarctica

3/5  rDev +1.7%

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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

08-19-2013 00:21:01 | More by FadetoBock
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PorterPro125

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev +28.1%

Although I really enjoy all of the beers that Sleeman produces, this one really stands out from the pack.

A- A very nice, honey like reddish-brown hue. Quite enticing to say the least. It poured with a 1/2 finger head that dissipated fairly quick. Minimal lacing on the glass.

S- The smell of this lager is very dark in nature. A little bit of roastiness with some bread notes mixed in.

T- Despite the fact that the bottle is completely clear, there is no skunky notes to be found here. The taste is bar none the best, most sessionable beer that Sleeman makes. It displays some beautiful brown sugar notes with a slight hop characteristic that makes it that much better. If you aren't into sweeter beers, I would shy away.

M- Very smooth beer with excellent carbonation. You know its good stuff when it doesn't feel like a soft drink in your mouth : P

O- If you seek a very well rounded session beer that pleases the palate, don't hesitate; pick this one up and chances are you won't be disappointed.

08-15-2013 02:43:23 | More by PorterPro125
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kabritz

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev +1.7%

08-01-2013 14:17:27 | More by kabritz
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

07-17-2013 19:31:49 | More by KStark
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jcubz

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +27.1%

07-17-2013 01:20:18 | More by jcubz
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +1.7%

07-12-2013 21:13:32 | More by DenisKolkin
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Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

07-07-2013 23:45:55 | More by GABrew
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Maine

3/5  rDev +1.7%

06-22-2013 14:40:44 | More by hockeypuck
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

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Odri

Quebec (Canada)

1.75/5  rDev -40.7%

06-07-2013 01:59:05 | More by Odri
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Olek4374

Alberta (Canada)

3.21/5  rDev +8.8%

Of the "Big 3' Sleeman beers, this is probably my favourite. It's still just slightly above average as a beer, but it has a lot of nice characteristics to it for a very efficient price.

It pours with an inordinate amount of head, maybe 4 fingers' worth. It is a great orange-brown colour and despite being served in a clear bottle, it doesn't have a lick of skunkiness to it.

It smells is a little nutty and smells of some dark malts, interestingly enough. Tastes much of the same - although the mouthfeel is very light, a bit more body would be nice.

it's an average beer, but this is a tasty one.

05-31-2013 06:42:39 | More by Olek4374
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AlexDuMond

Connecticut

3.65/5  rDev +23.7%

I can remember having this beer in Monteal New Years eve when I was 19. Overall I felt it was a pretty good beer but I think everyone here is missing a huge and hilarious characteristic of the beer...it smells exactly like weed. Like spot on, I really dont understand how no one else has commented about that.

S- Ganja

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +1.7%

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Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -6.8%

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Quebec (Canada)

2/5  rDev -32.2%

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Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +44.1%

04-21-2013 01:36:00 | More by bmosh99
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Quebec (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

04-17-2013 15:01:15 | More by Whatup14
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Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev +1.7%

04-06-2013 02:03:34 | More by RedAleMan
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Alberta (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

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Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

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Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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Sleeman Honey Brown Lager from Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
69 out of 100 based on 248 ratings.