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Schlafly Summer Lager - The Schlafly Tap Room

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265 Ratings
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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 5
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Helles-Style Summer Lager is a bright, golden beer, perfect for summertime. The malts we use impart a wonderful, fresh grain character, reminiscent of European lagers. The German Noble hop, Mittelfrüh, lends a mild lemony, spicy flavor.

The German word “Helles” translates as “light” and “Lager” means “to store”. This beer style emerged in Germany through the Spaten Brewery’s marriage of British, Bohemian and German brewing techniques. This style is an integral part of brewing history and a predecessor of the straw-colored, light-bodied beers which are the most widely consumed beers in the world today. The lager yeast ferments the beer more slowly and at lower temperatures; it is then stored for maturation. This results in a beer which is more smooth and drinkable. Today, many American craft brewers offer this style as a maltier and hoppier alternative to American light lagers.

17 IBU

(Beer added by: Vancer on 04-14-2009)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L - pale golden with a creamy white head that holds good retention
S - lemongrass, spicy noble hop, yeast
T - spicy, nutty grain, lemon, grass, biscuit, yeast - nice and refreshing
F - thinner body, moderate carbonation, finishes semi-dry with a bit of spicy hops
O - very straightforward helles lager, and that is a good thing. No complaints here.

Serving type: bottle

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Schlafly Summer Lager from The Schlafly Tap Room
80 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.