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LTD Series - 05 - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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184 Ratings
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Ratings: 184
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.85%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"New in our LTD series, this copper colored lager is refreshingly smooth, with a hint of dark roast and a clean hoppy finish. Brewed with pale, chocolate, caramel malts and hopped with Czech Saaz hops. ABV 5.6% IBU 28"

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 02-17-2011)
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Ratings: 184 | Reviews: 97 | Display Reviews Only:
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wander4

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-24-2013 21:44:50 | More by wander4
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-13-2013 00:33:45 | More by MacStinson
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Hoptometrist

Ohio

4.3/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served from the bottle into a pilsner glass

A- Poured a very rich and dark mahogany red. Very clear, big fluffy white head that left splashy lace

S- Rich toffee, caramel, bready, chocolate, and mineral notes. Some cereal notes.

T- Rich toffee, caramel, fruity red malt character, quite bready, big mineral notes, and some chocolate and cereal malt notes.

M- High carbonation, very smooth, mostly dry finish

O- A very complex and rich tasting vienna lager. This is the best of the style that I have ever had, really great beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 01:55:23 | More by Hoptometrist
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-30-2013 04:43:55 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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grubefresh

Arizona

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-27-2013 22:10:20 | More by grubefresh
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

03-24-2013 05:35:13 | More by BARFLYB
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

03-14-2013 00:42:43 | More by JMS1512
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MadScientist

New York

4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: a medium-light copper beer with excellent clarity. An agressive pour gives about a finger of creamy, off-white with a decent retention time.

S: Rich malt aroma that has a some bready character and a moderate spicy, Saaz hops aroma. A clean lager without fruitiness, diacetyl or DMS.

T: A very flavorful lager with a balanced, moderate malt and hops flavors. The hops are spicy and the bitterness is at a moderatly light level. The balance is even. The finish is dry with a hops flavor in the aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a bit crisp.

O: A very flavorful lager with the flavor of malt, spicy hops and hops bitterness all balanced.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 23:27:47 | More by MadScientist
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khargro2

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

12-10-2012 19:12:01 | More by khargro2
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TANelson

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

12-02-2012 16:35:56 | More by TANelson
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear dark brownish-red with a one finger tan head that fades rather quickly leaving very little in the way of lacing.

Aroma of toffee and caramel along with noble hops. There is also some toast and nuttiness.

Flavor has caramel and nuts up front nicely complimented by spicy hops. Toffee and caramel in the background along with a little bit of toast. Moderate bitterness with a little bit of a creamy mouthfeel. Clean finish with just the smallest amount of stickyness.

Overall, a tasty lager but not one that really stands out from the pack. Really reminded me of SA Boston Lager. I would pick it up again if I saw it.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2012 22:31:23 | More by rangerred
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mjurney

Texas

3.95/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Look:
Deep amber color, clear. Lots of fine carbonation rising to the top. Thick frothy head that disappear slowly. Leaves a nice lacing behind.

Smell:
Malty, caramel, crisp, hint of earthy.

Taste:
Malty up front. I'm getting caramel and toasted malts mostly. Slight bitterness along with earthy-herbal hops. Crisp finish. Medium-light bodied, carbonation is nice.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2012 23:15:10 | More by mjurney
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GFD400

New York

4/5  rDev +10.2%

10-08-2012 22:23:16 | More by GFD400
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle pours a clear copper color with a moderate cap of off-white head. Retention is ok and lacing fairly good.

Nose is nice, nutty chocolate with a little bit of toast. Malts are offset by a clean floral hop aroma. I like this one already.

I like the malt profile on this one quite a bit...just enough sweetness on a cocoa, hazelnut, caramel flavor. Kiss of leafy hops add the right amount of bitterness. Mouthfeel is decent with an appropriate carbonation. This is my favorite in the LTD series since the very first one. It is kind of somewhere in between a dunkel and an amber lager. I wish I would have found this one earlier in the summer, I would’ve bought it on more than one occasion, that’s for sure.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2012 19:13:22 | More by twiggamortis420
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

09-29-2012 05:08:36 | More by NilocRellim
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Brenden

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer is a rich, clear brown with a deep red-orange hue with a light tan head that struggles to grow, fizzles to a respectable foam then disappears, leaving just enough spotty lacing for an average appearance.
This beer has what seems to approach a doppelbock profile, sweetness leaning toward molasses without quite the same flavor as well as something almost like anise or licorice. Otherwise it's a mix of toasty and fruity with a bit of barley, making me imagine even a bit of meatiness in the flavor. The caramel malts are evident as well as something a touch dry, and there's an underlying nuttiness the whole way.
I expect this beer to be light and crisp, but this beer is too spritzy and lacks smoothness. It's not bad, per se, and the smoothness does come in with the carbonation after the bite of the fizziness backs off a little, but it's still too much.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 15:17:19 | More by Brenden
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I'll step outside of the great Utah Brew Hunt for this one. Have no fear, I'll be back on track very soon. Most likely within a few hours.

This beer strikes me as muddled and uninteresting. It's kind of just "there." Nothing really inspiring or, sorry to say, interesting going on here. It's a beer. Amber lager, yeah great. Blah blah. Snoozer.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2012 20:30:41 | More by RblWthACoz
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mttdls

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

09-19-2012 18:33:33 | More by mttdls
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

09-19-2012 06:34:52 | More by MarkyMOD
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RaucusBacchus

Utah

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

09-13-2012 04:53:56 | More by RaucusBacchus
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zeff80

Missouri

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

A - Poured out a clear, burgundy color with a one-finger, white head of bubbly foam. It left thin rings of lace on the glass.

S -It smelled malty with some caramel and toffee. Slightly floral notes.

T - It tasted malty and toasty with some sweet caramel. Slight bitter hopping.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A light to medium bodied lager with a clean finish.

O - This was an okay red lager. Nothing too exciting but it is very sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2012 01:29:40 | More by zeff80
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zbloom

New York

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-28-2012 04:01:40 | More by zbloom
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wildcat29

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

08-23-2012 15:44:21 | More by wildcat29
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DeezGunz14

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-22-2012 03:46:55 | More by DeezGunz14
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warmspray

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

08-20-2012 18:38:13 | More by warmspray
LTD Series - 05 from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
82 out of 100 based on 184 ratings.