LTD Series - 02 - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
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3.4/5 rDev -7.6%
Orange color for a bock, nice, this one could really fool you into thinking it was a juicy dipa or something. Almost perfect carbonation, good slightly offwhite head over 1" in size.
Bready, yeasty aroma, pleasantly pungent, cleaned up the alcohol and funk from the previous bock edition. Has kind of a honeyed alcohol presence that is much easier to deal with, its smooth. Amazed the fullness of this lager. Substantial body without being hefty or bogged down, just don't like the old buttery aftertaste like from a day old piece of popcorn between the cushions.
01-23-2012 04:58:03 | More by Beerandraiderfan
3.68/5 rDev 0%
light amber, golden in color with a light bit of haze to it. Off white head, maybe an inch and a half creeps up the sides and sits down on top for a while.
Light caramel, bready notes are highlighted here. Sweet with a light undertone of some herbal hops peeking though. A light touch of dark fruit perhaps? Possibly but a sweet, caramel malty lager type aroma is what is predominant here. Caramel, and toffee, hints of buttery like notes persisting now as it comes up in temperature. Fades smoothly, leaving a creamy and sweet flavor on the tongue that snaps back with a nice hop bite at the finish.
08-04-2011 19:23:49 | More by mikesgroove
3.85/5 rDev +4.6%
Pours a clear medium amber with a short and brief pure white head.
Nose is a medium salty carmel; salty yeast character.
Mouthfeel is medium creamy with light carbonation but elegant and nice balance. Flavors are carmel yeast and medium burnt toast/biscuit. Flavors are appealing but short in the mouth.
Finish is good and medium in length with a citric malt yeast character; a "light" amber ale finish quality. Nice and drinkable and appealing.
11-15-2010 03:04:23 | More by GRG1313
4.22/5 rDev +14.7%
Review from BeerAdvocate Magazine June 2007.
At the risk of stating the obvious, this is the second beer of Full Sail's LTD Series. All we've got to say about this second bottling is that there should be more Lagers brewed in the US.
This beer pours a rich and vibrant clear golden color, with two fingers of frothy lather dropping a skirt of sticky lace on the mug. Fresh biscuity malt aroma; orangey and floral hop nose--very clean with a hint of alcohol. Big, rolling, crisp semi-viscous mouthfee and carbonation, with a lush and creamy feel on the palate. Juicy maltiness right from the get-go, bready and doughy with a sweet roll character. The palate is immaculate: The hop bitterness is at a perfect level to balance the malt and gives an herbal flavor from middle to end. A very long finish yields a smattering of sweet malt and herbal hop flavor.
We'll say it again: The US needs more flavorful Lagers! This one is a prime example of what brewers across the country should be looking at. Cheers to Full Sail for producing this stellar Lager! A bowl of meat-lovers' red sauce over linguini did just fine--even the garlic bread paired well.
09-27-2010 18:42:52 | More by BeerAdvocate
3.7/5 rDev +0.5%
12 oz bottle poured into pint glass
A: Nice deep orange color, clear with good carbonation, about a fingers worth of head with good retention.
S: Malty sweetness with a slight hint of floral hops. Very nice smelling beer here. The hops does fade with time and the malty sweetness builds.
T: This one leans very much on malty sweetness side, there is some hops here, little floral with a hint of spice and citrus. Good mix of flavors here... As this beer warms up a little the malt really takes over.
M: Med bodied and thickens a little as it warms up Finish is clean and dry.
D: Not a bad little beer from Full Sail. My first thought when drinking this "Are all their beers session beers", because this could be a great session beer. Good flavors, pretty good ABV. Please look into Full Sail... Great beers
09-20-2010 03:30:12 | More by mralphabet
4.15/5 rDev +12.8%
Ya' know overall I'm pretty impressed with Full Sail. They make flavorful, light bodied drinkable beers. I tend to really like the malt character, but they do the hops well to. This beer is no exception.
Bottle cap stated "lose the drama" - not that I'm particularly prone to that, but okay.
This beer tend to like to "air out a bit" with the flavors developing over time. In my mug the off-white tannish head caps a amber and very clear liquid. Attractive.
Aroma is balance malt and hop and very tight.
The flavor shines on this one, especially for a lager. Each sip offers some mystery. The flavors I'm most fond of are the caramel and nuttiness. Very mild bitterness with occasional bit of hops floating in and out help keep the drink interesting.
A little mild on the refreshing factor, but it isn't without it. Lager smooth with a light overall body.
I've done two of these easily and could do another without a problem
09-03-2010 01:51:54 | More by garymuchow
3.75/5 rDev +1.9%
A - Pours a clear dark gold with amber sparkles. Nice head with average lacing.
S - Heavy mineral/metallic smell, malty nonetheless, some citrus notes, pineapple, some light wheat.
T - Mineral malt, slightly sweet with caramel, mango, steady grain runs through as well as a sweet gentle citrus hoppiness in the finish.
Heavy mineral and mango flavors running through this beer. A strange but fun beer to enjoy.
08-13-2010 01:09:13 | More by StaveHooks
LTD Series - 02 from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
83 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.