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Sleeman Original Draught - Sleeman Breweries Ltd.

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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 2.77
pDev: 17.69%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sleeman Breweries Ltd. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bmacaskill on 05-02-2005

Original Draught combines Sleeman's premium brewing heritage with the freshness and sociability of traditional draught beer. This unpasteurized lager goes down well in the company of friends.
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A: Deep golden, lots of fine bubbled carbonation, 4 fingers of off white foamy head with little retention, clear filtered.

S: Malt, some wet dog, some metallic quality, a little herbal quality, some dry hay.

T: Malt forward, some dough near the end, little if any bitterness

M: Light and a little watery, very little carbonation, dry finish.

O: My Alpha Mater beer. Never had it during University, its a distinct marker of where craft beer was 20 years ago in Guelph. I could see it as an alternative to a Molson Canadian for some as its less bitter.

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Bottle came from a 12 pack I bought for my father in law. I have not had one in a while so I gave it another shot. Poured into a beer clean Sam Adams Boston Lager glass.

A) Pale copper, no head retention, no lacing.

S) No hops, more corn and apples than anything, but very faint.

T) Not assertive in the flavour either. Get a lot more of that red apple character. My first sip made me think I poured some apple juice.

M) Was decent, did not taste as overly carbonated as some of the other mass brands do.

O) Not too much going on, a beer for people who don't like flavour in their beer (of which there are many!). It wasn't horrible... just too bland for my taste. The DMS was a bit of a fault though, giving it that corn aroma. I actually kind of liked the apple, reminded me of an ale a bit that way.

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Sleeman Original Draught from Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
66 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.