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Z Lager - The Fort Collins Brewery

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BA SCORE
80
good

317 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 16.71%
Wants: 12
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Rauchbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Crosling on 12-06-2003)
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3/5  rDev -15%

cardinals22, Aug 10, 2014
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Hopstout, Aug 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

jzlyo, Aug 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 08, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Robyn, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

GClarkage, Jul 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Latarnik, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Durandal_777, May 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +34.6%

Chops1867, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

doowhat, Feb 25, 2014
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2/5  rDev -43.3%

appetiteforparis, Feb 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

mrfrancis, Feb 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

CraigTravor, Feb 12, 2014
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4.88/5  rDev +38.2%

Smells like a great smoked meat!

Color: Amber body with an off-white head, moderate carbonation--head fades to a glimmer with little lacing in about a minute.

Mouthfeel: perfect and smooth

taste: Astringent with a fluffy, smoky finish that teases and lingers.

Overall, this is a brilliant beer! I want one in the summer and spring when I'm grilling--why don't I have some brats with me right now?

BierStein711, Feb 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

SBE915, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

dbert21, Dec 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

PittBeerGirl, Dec 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

RochefortChris, Dec 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Wetenkamp, Dec 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

jeremy3311, Dec 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

jaydoc, Nov 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

baklo, Oct 22, 2013
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3.7/5  rDev +4.8%

Pours up to a moderate foam head and leaves bits of foam down the glass. Hazy amber color. Aroma is roasted nuts, biscuit and Munich malts. Flavor is more of the same, although intensity-wise this is reportedly weak for the style. Mouthfeel is light and refreshing, which is also on the low end of style. Overall, I give the beer a 4.5 because here is where I can say screw the style guidelines, I really like this beer.

EagleTalon, Oct 06, 2013
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famous_mortimur, Sep 28, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Mbpike, Sep 19, 2013
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Z Lager from The Fort Collins Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.