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LTD Series - 04 - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

Not Rated.
LTD Series - 04LTD Series - 04

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BA SCORE
82
good

201 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
"What do you get when you brew an elegant limited edition lager with one select barley? LTD 04, the single malt of beers! This brand new edition to our LTD Series is a finely balanced single malt, single hop, beer that is pale-golden in color and brewed with just pale malt and pleasantly hopped with just Willamette hops."

ABV 7% IBU 45

(Beer added by: IntriqKen on 12-14-2010)
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.05/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Look: Golden yellow with a 1/8 head and no retention

Smell: There are some citrus notes some grassy notes and some bready yeast

Taste: Boring maltyness upfronts kind of taste stale a bit of bitter hops and kind of a flat finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body and medium carbonation with a tingly almost champagne feel

Overall: Not very impressed with this beer. It has a interesting front to it that is a bit off putting. The backend is ok but not good enough to want to drink it again

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2011 20:36:32 | More by DarthKostrizer
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MrOH

Maryland

3.05/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear straw with a finger and a half white head.

Grassy, citrusy, hops, with a bit of licorice. Not bad.

Neutral malt flavor with grassy-herbal and slightly spicy hops.

The mouthfeel is very malt-liquor like, if you know what I mean.

This beer is more or less Stroh's without corn, upped to 7% and with more finishing hops. I don't mean it as an insult, because Stroh's is my favorite cheap beer. I bought this at a deep discount, but if I'd have payed full price, I'd be pissed.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2011 02:22:36 | More by MrOH
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kojevergas

Texas

3.15/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle into glass. I don't remember where I was because this review's from notes, but I imagine I was in Colorado.

A: Two finger, thin head. Clear gold colour.

Sm: Clean barley. Nothing exceptional. This beer is boring me.

T: Smooth open changes to well built lager with a crisp finish. Not bold or complex, but certainly good. There's also some malt (you mean it gets better?). Simple, but effective. Plays it safe.

Mf: Crisp. Good balance of coarseness and wetness. The best part of this beer.

Dr: I'd have it again but not at this price. It hides its 7.00& very well, which in fairness is high for an American lager. The alcohol does come through a bit in the finish.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2011 16:45:37 | More by kojevergas
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Halcyondays

California

3.15/5  rDev -13%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle,

A: Pours a pale gold with a light white head, poor retention, no lace.

S: Lots of sweet malt, green apples, with some booze.

T: Bready malt with some apples, very much with the nose. Hint of citrus from the hops. Ethanol noticable. Not harsh, just boozy.

M: Medium-bodied, smooth, crisp carbonation, nice overall feel, but not a great finish, too bitter.

D: This is really a craft malt liquor, in that Euro Strong Lager category, all malt. For it's ABV it's cheaper than BMC, it's OK, but there's better in the LTD series.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2011 03:16:20 | More by Halcyondays
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notchucknorris

California

3.18/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Clear golden color with almost no head.

S: Mostly just malts. A hint of lemon and honey, but mostly just malts.

T: Like the smell, a lot of malts. This beer is nice and simple and I like that. Easy to drink, but not a ton going on here. To me, this one is about the same quality as the rest of this series. Good, but not great.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2011 17:54:20 | More by notchucknorris
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blakelive784

Colorado

3.23/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 fl oz bottle served in a pilsner glass, reviewed from notes:

A - Pours a transparent, honey golden color with 2 fingers of fizzy white head. Retention is average.

S - Clean barley, light floral hops, pale malt,and honey. Simple, refined an pleasant. The smell renewed my interest.

T - A lightly creamy body and pleasant crystal malt give way to lightly floral and bitter hops. There's a pleasant honey throughout as well. There's not really much else there, but in this case, it's not a bad thing. It's balanced extremely well.

M - Light bodied, a bit crisp, and smooth on the finish.

D - It's built well and is a pleasure to drink, but lacks any character that makes it memorable. I appreciated the simplicity, but I think there are better offerings from Full Sail.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2012 23:45:01 | More by blakelive784
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.23/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Bottle opened on 3.21.13

A - Pours a clear, light orange with a small off-white head with decent retention.

S - Malty, corn, sweet wheat.

T - Malt, sweet wheat, canned corn, pretty mild.

D - Light body and good carbonation.

O - Light and sweet, not very good compared to others in the series.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 05:53:48 | More by HuskyinPDX
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lwillitz

Florida

3.23/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12-oz bottle into New Belgium globe

A - crystal-clear golden body under a couple fingers of foamy white head; lots of rising carbonation bubbles

S - grass and spice from the hops, not much representation from the malt; bland

T - better than expected; corny grain sweetened with a combination of caramel and honey, complimented nicely by mildly-biting spices and citrus; moderate dryness and alcohol warmth in the finish

M - highly-carbonated chewy medium body

O - neither horrible nor spectacular

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2012 01:08:47 | More by lwillitz
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Tiernan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

01-28-2013 23:32:20 | More by Tiernan
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InfernoBoss

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

05-19-2012 05:31:16 | More by InfernoBoss
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cgman1985

Montana

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

05-06-2014 06:24:29 | More by cgman1985
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

03-28-2012 23:37:45 | More by ucsbmullet
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mousebeer

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

06-24-2014 05:20:45 | More by mousebeer
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sgregory

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

06-11-2013 22:49:02 | More by sgregory
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grubefresh

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

04-08-2012 08:04:20 | More by grubefresh
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schlimenhaumer

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a dinner glass at high altitude (above 5,000 feet).

A - Looks like a typical lager: translucent light yellow color with a one-finger white head. Average head retention.

S - Smells quite flowery, but the alcohol comes through in the scent.

T - There's really not a whole lot in the taste of this to counteract the alcohol.

M - Dry all the way through.

D - Although it's on the lighter side, far too alcoholic to drink all night. On the other hand, it's not all that expensive...

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2011 06:59:52 | More by schlimenhaumer
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

02-28-2013 00:53:00 | More by MacStinson
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

05-27-2014 23:52:36 | More by Latarnik
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

05-21-2013 21:56:20 | More by kingmaker
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staticmaneuver

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

08-23-2012 23:09:19 | More by staticmaneuver
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

08-03-2013 01:08:03 | More by kylehay2004
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beerme411

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

05-07-2013 10:12:32 | More by beerme411
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KimenTshom

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

04-22-2013 14:56:02 | More by KimenTshom
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magnusdave

New York

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

05-09-2013 02:27:12 | More by magnusdave
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Zorro

California

3.26/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Clear golden colored beer with a tall white colored head.

Smells sweet and slightly nutty with a bitter herbs hop scent. Not really very aromatic.

Starts out mildly sweet with a stronger than expected herbal bitterness. Nutty and herbal with a strong but short live blast of bitterness at the end.

Mouthfeel is OK.

Overall an OK Helles Bock.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 03:35:35 | More by Zorro
LTD Series - 04 from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
82 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.