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

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LTD Series - 04LTD Series - 04

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BA SCORE
82
good

210 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | 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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3/5  rDev -16.9%

OhNo789, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of Darkmagus82
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – Pours a medium amber color with a one finger pure white head. The head fades quite fast leaving very little lace on the sides of the glass and a thin persistent white film on the top of the brew.

Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a grainy smell but has lighter bready smells as well and a decent level of caramel sweetness. A little bit of a grassy and earthy aroma are there as well rounding out the aroma.

Taste – The taste begins with a big bready flavor as well as a quite sweet caramel flavor. The caramel fades toward the middle but is joined by some lighter fruit flavors of grape and pear flavor and some grainy flavors. Some bitter/sour flavors come to the tongue being a bit of lemon and grapefruit. A moderate level of grassy hop comes to the tongue more at the end of the taste along with an increase in the grainy flavors of the brew, to leave a malty and slightly grassy hopped flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average to slightly above average side in terms of its thickness and creaminess with a carbonation that is slightly higher than average. For the bitter and grassy hop flavors the higher carbonation is rather nice, while the medium body is still able to hold the maltier flavors of the brew, so… overall the mouthfeel of the beer is quite appropriate.

Overall – A decent malty brew with a fair level of bitter and sour flavors. Not bad, and well worth a try but nothing super exceptional.

Darkmagus82, Oct 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

outsider, Oct 17, 2013
Photo of JohnyFriday
3/5  rDev -16.9%

JohnyFriday, Oct 15, 2013
Photo of scott2269
4/5  rDev +10.8%

scott2269, Oct 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Jame515, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of pkalix
4.04/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

purchased on the heels of the bourbon-barrel-aged imperial stout... just to see what these guys are about...
pours a light colored, low-head, pils-type-of-looking brew into a bruery-type tulip glass.... mostly clear, but hazy gold...
smells like fruity lager. like a regular adjuct type of commercial beer....
tastes like a fruity lager, but with some extra SOMETHING... not sure what-maybe it's the alcohol?
overall, it's okay. nothing special. but if you're using this 7%er as a session beer, you're doing very well.... it's easy to drink, although a bit 'twang-y', and not bad I imagine if you've purchased a 6'er and heading home... just don't get too buzzed and beat the girlfriend.... but it is a very decent brew. not my favorite style, but still a very decent brew... aside from the stout, I think I need to see what else this brewery has to offer...

pkalix, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of mvanaskie13
3.86/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Picked up a case from bell beverage on discount.

Poured into a tall pilsner glass, color is gold, head is bright white, very thick and pretty dense. Very enticing and delicious looking.

Smell is nice pilsen malt, maybe some biscuit or bread type scents, some nice hops, grassy/earthy scents.

Taste is nicely malty, pilsen mostly, some biscuit or bread flavors, somewhat lingering flavors; hops are similar to the scent, pleasant bitterness, not fruity, more earthy/grass.

Mouthfeel is tilted towards strong flavors on the tongue, pretty crisp carbonation popping the flavors out; some nice pilsen lingering flavors, maybe some vienna type flavors lingering in the mouthfeel on the tongue as well.

Overall, a very good, tasty brew, taste is a little sweet, but some clean hops to balance, moutfeel is also a bit crisp; still a very tasty brew and solid helles/mai-bock. Quick edit - noted the pale malt used instead of pilsnen, could be why the sweeter flavors.

mvanaskie13, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of brentk56
3.78/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy goldenrod with a wispy head that leaves a lot of dots behind

Smell: Bread and butterscotch; a hint of grassy hops

Taste: Bready, up front, with the butterscotch building in the middle; the grassy hops make an appearance after the swallow and while they linger into the aftertaste, this is one malty brew''

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Although there is some diacetyl and a sweetness that may indicate some corn in the grist, this is a readily drinkable brew

brentk56, Aug 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

mpalestino, Aug 06, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

ali1987, Aug 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

kylehay2004, Aug 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

afrokaze, Jul 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

joshwalt, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of DavoleBomb
3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pils glass.

4.0 A: Clear golden yellow color. Three fingers of frothy off-white head. Retention is pretty good and a great deal of lacing is left.

3.5 S: Grassiness through and through. Hay, floral and earthy hops, moderate neutral malt sweetness, and that lager yeast smell.

3.5 T: Taste is like the nose. Grass, hay, floral and earthy hops, sticky neutral maltiness. Moderate doughiness and could be a bit cleaner, but good enough.

4.5 M: Heavier medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Velvety viscousness with plenty of creaminess. Very nice here.

3.75 D: Good beer with no real flaws. The mouthfeel is awesome.

DavoleBomb, Jul 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

ninaturner, Jul 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

petermethot, Jun 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

Joe1019, Jun 22, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

soonerlight, Jun 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Paccamacca, Jun 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

sgregory, Jun 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

LuckyJohn, Jun 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

MaddDogg84, Jun 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

pcsnyder, May 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

Greenlabel, May 22, 2013
LTD Series - 04 from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
82 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.