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The Pourhouse Burly Chef Lager - Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.

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rAvg: 3.29
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Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: biboergosum on 07-09-2014

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3.29/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

16oz glass at the Pourhouse on Whyte Ave during World Cup semi-finals. Brewed at the Edmonton Labatt's plant, after a series of recipe and taste tests by this bistro's Burly Chef himself, Mr. Huber.

This beer appears a clear, medium golden yellow colour, with one chubby finger of weakly foamy and bubbly bone-white head, which leaves a decent array of melting iceberg profile lace around the glass as it evenly subsides.

It smells of gritty pale and corn-bred malt, hard mineral water, a faint red apple rind fruitiness, subtle earthy yeast, and leafy, mildly skunky hops. The taste is grainy cereal malt, pithy corn mash, a hint of buttery acetone, wet stone paths, an ethereal yeasty astringency, and more leafy, earthy, and somewhat vegetal hops.

The bubbles are pretty understated, barely registering on the ol' froth-o-meter, the body an adequate medium weight for the style, and mostly smooth, a tame clamminess arising as I neglect it for foreign soccer stars not scoring on the TV. It finishes off-dry, the grainy multi-toned malt carrying on as it were, while that otherly sweetness dials it down a few notches, and the hops continue in their stunned stupor.

As advertised, this is simply a locally-made (I don't have an asterisk big enough for that) house lager, for all such needs at a beer-centric establishment. Easy enough to drink, and not think too hard about, on an uncommon, hot and sultry day on the Ave in Edmonchuk.

The Pourhouse Burly Chef Lager from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd.
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