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Leavenworth Premium Lager - Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub

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Leavenworth Premium LagerLeavenworth Premium Lager

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BA SCORE
84
good

11 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 4.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hopwave on 09-17-2012)
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-23-2014 02:54:22 | More by bumchilly25
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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

02-19-2014 12:07:51 | More by Boone757
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

355ml bottle, a single dredged up from some random liquor store visit a few months back. Hope it's still good, I sure as hell need something lighter than the norm right now.

This beer pours a hazy medium golden straw colour, with one fat finger of densely foamy, bubbly off-white head, which leaves a nice array of pockmarked limestone cliff lace around the glass as it readily abates.

It smells of bready, doughy pale malt, aged lemon flesh, and floral, leafy, and somewhat bitter hops. Nice. The taste is grainy, lightly bready malt, some softly sweet honey, a mild stony flintiness, faintly tart generic citrus, and moderately bitter earth, leafy hops.

The carbonation is on the low side, but still well supportive, the body a decent medium weight, just a tad clammy, but smooth enough overall. It finishes off-dry, in an agreeably balanced manner - the subtly subdued malt and the sassy hops doing a fine job of playing off of each other.

One rather slavish, but almost entirely accurate recreation of the old world German pilseners - malty, bready, and hoppy - all of the right type and in the correct order. How endearing for this little enclave in the Pacific NW to more or less hit the nail on the head. Good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2012 04:43:51 | More by biboergosum
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hopwave

Washington

3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. Bottle with a freshness date... looks like this was bottled back in May.

Pours a golden honey colour with a thin white head. Light floral aroma... taste is very clean, smooth, and easy drinking not bitter just very smooth and 'Premium' tasting...

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2012 20:13:43 | More by hopwave
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oberon

North Carolina

3.81/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A great grilling/smoker day like to day for me calls for a lager.Pours into a becker a slightly hazed lighter golden with a nice fluffy sticky bone white head that settles very slowly leaving nice lacing behind.Aromas are grainy with a tinge of metallic along with herbal hops.A nice palate and on the dryer side,toasted grain and crisp bready malts with noble hopped lightly spicy and herbal finish.This is a pretty damn good pilsner,I see it's seems hard to find but if you can find it,buy it.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2013 19:20:49 | More by oberon
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bubseymour

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

05-07-2014 22:46:52 | More by bubseymour
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DoubleJ

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

And starting St. Patrick's Day is....Washington brewed lager? Bought a single while in Arizona, as this beer is not available in my area. On to the beer:

A little hazy inside this dirty goldenrod colored beer. Topping it is a half-inch of steady head which is holding its size. The aroma is pleasing to the nose, bringing to mind cut grass, hay, and vague grain.

Pleasing taste as well. It's a simple lager with good flavor. The beer has a dominant grassy/hay theme throughout and a decent malt backbone which adds a cracker-like note. It's an easy drinking beer, helped by its light body and somewhat crisp mouthfeel. For a warm day, Leavenworth Premium Lager would be one of many contenders for that beer du jour.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 01:56:39 | More by DoubleJ
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twelveinches

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-18-2012 05:25:49 | More by twelveinches
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

01-07-2014 18:47:02 | More by 22Blue
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rwshelton2

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-17-2013 03:29:03 | More by rwshelton2
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-23-2014 23:00:56 | More by foghornleghorn22
Leavenworth Premium Lager from Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub
84 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.