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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

202 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 202
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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vkv822

Oregon

3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz : tulip

Clear, medium yellow with a thick, foamy white head and nice lacing.

Pale, biscuity malt with a floral, lemony, grassy hop profile in both the nose and palate.

Medium+ body with mild foamy carbonation.

A well done pale lager. Easy drinking with an enjoyable malt and hop character. Proves that this style can be flavorful and something worth drinking.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2013 09:38:05 | More by vkv822
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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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busternuggz

California

4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pilsner glass. "Drink by" date of 6-30-13.

Beautiful, clear pale straw/gold color with a puffy white 1" head. Recedes to a thin film. Leaves persistent rings of lacing.

Fresh, green grassy scent with a touch of lemon zest. Nice and clean.

Fresh grassiness on the taste with some bright lemon/grapefruit zest, a little soft graininess with a touch of not unpleasant DMS corn flavor. Nice dry, leafy/herbal finish. Pleasant bitterness but well balanced. Doesn't taste like 7%.

Light, crisp texture, just slightly viscous. Ends clean. Avoids that stickiness I get from high alcohol lagers sometimes.

A tasty, well done lager. Clean, bright, crisp, and balanced. Great spring beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 05:09:19 | More by busternuggz
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.63/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a medium golden amber with a fine one finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of biscuit and bready malt, light grassy hops; slightly sour. Flavor is bready malt, grassy hops and hints of light fruit juice and nuts. An odd flavor combination, but kind of grew on me as I drank this. Medium bodied. An interesting malty ale. I have to say the BA style of American pale lager is much more apt than the bottle's label of "pale bock". This is not very close to a bock, but enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2013 03:17:35 | More by LiquidAmber
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bh123

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

02-14-2013 04:20:23 | More by bh123
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jmbranum

Oklahoma

4.58/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A stellar beer. Phenomenally good.

Pours a bright clear gold liquid with a white head. Gorgeous.

Decent but uninteresting malt aroma.

Flavor is nice and crisp. Lots of biscuit-like flavors. Very clean tasting with a nice amount of hops. Just a little bit of toastyness. Lots of fresh grain. A fair amount of noticeable alcohol.

Medium mouthfeel with appropriate levels of carbonation.

Overall, I really like this beer for its near perfect simplicity and balance.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2013 03:40:00 | More by jmbranum
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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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bobbyc3

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

01-27-2013 01:14:29 | More by bobbyc3
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fivetime

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

01-22-2013 04:31:55 | More by fivetime
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ToMakeEndsMeet

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

01-06-2013 19:04:09 | More by ToMakeEndsMeet
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

12-29-2012 03:43:49 | More by ssimpson89
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -24%

10-04-2012 15:30:25 | More by Rekrule
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zbloom

New York

4/5  rDev +10.5%

08-28-2012 04:01:49 | More by zbloom
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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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Hopswagger

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

P:  Clear golden effervescent body with a thick bone colored sudsy dish water head. 

S:  Barley right away with a antibacterial body soap aroma, organic celery, rustic and earthy malts and toasted honey but Cheerios. 

T/M:  Amber malts, fresh sun dried grains, barley, alfalfa, and cereal grains. Toasted malts flood the palate and earthy, honey, spices, rose petels and orange liqueur.  Full rustic malt and just a touch of citrus bitterness and timid herbal hops.  Refreshing feel with a semi dry finish of dried grains. 

O:  Crisp, complex malts, earthy and clean with a gentle punch of alcohol to keep things interesting. Not your typical low ABV lager this has depth but at the same time is not over done. Full Sail seems to do lagers well. 

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2012 22:13:51 | More by Hopswagger
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.43/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from slightly above the glass gives this beer a big white lasting head above a clear straw yellow golden colored beer.

Light sour grains, yeast strains, and more sourness in the aroma.

Light sour grains, light bitter hops, and a very light yeast taste.

A sour to almost light bitter aftertaste on this light bodied beer.

A decent enough beer, semi close to a pilsner taste which really isn't in my wheelhouse, but worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2012 20:39:42 | More by LXIXME
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

08-05-2012 00:39:25 | More by HoistinBrews
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KenC

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

07-18-2012 15:29:22 | More by KenC
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hockenbeer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.1%

07-12-2012 02:09:42 | More by hockenbeer
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BryanCarey

Texas

3.55/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Golden and spunky, this beer is completely clear and a good pour produces a nice head of foam that leaves lace as you consume. The nose is one of yeast, pilsner, and some floral notes.

Full Sail LTD number 4 offers a flavor that is certainly above that of the typical American lager. The taste of this beer features pale malts, yeast, and some good hop contributions that add floral, spice, and grassiness. I can also detect a touch of wood and some alcohol in the finish. The body is medium and the taste more memorable than the average brew.

Full Sail can always be counted on for some very good sessionable beers but this one is a little different. Most will indeed like it, but the spicy hop character makes the beer a little less refreshing than usual and less agreeable. I can see drinking this with a slice of spicy pizza, but it doesn’t quite have that stand- alone, drink- it- anytime character so common with Full Sail products.

Still, considering all factors, this is an above average beer product. I like the snappy hop character and it easily outperforms most all American- style lagers. It is worth a try if you happen to find a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2012 01:53:05 | More by BryanCarey
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StoicBeast

California

3/5  rDev -17.1%

06-04-2012 16:33:11 | More by StoicBeast
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

06-04-2012 02:39:02 | More by bumchilly25
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.1%

05-26-2012 20:44:56 | More by ChaseTheAce
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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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phishsihq

Colorado

3.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Full Sail LTD 04 pours a pale gold, capped by a thin off-white head that leaves sparse lacing. Floral and grassy hop aromas burst from the glass, with some bready malt hints as well. The bready malt aromas carry over to the pallet, with some toastiness noticeable as well, with other flavors and hints include citrus, hay, and spice. Smooth and medium-full in body, LTD 04 brings a higher level of carbonation then expected. We enjoyed "Living The Dream"!

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2012 02:04:00 | More by phishsihq
LTD Series - 04 from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
82 out of 100 based on 202 ratings.