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Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve - Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.

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Henry Weinhard's Private ReserveHenry Weinhard's Private Reserve

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BA SCORE
72
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384 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 384
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.12
pDev: 18.91%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Malts: North American Select Pale Malt
Hops: Pacific Northwest Cascade Hops
Calories/12 oz: 150
Carbohydrates (g): 13.0
% Alcohol by Vol: 4.80
Bitterness Units: 15.0

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-22-2002)
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Ratings: 384 | Reviews: 166 | Display Reviews Only:
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DirtyKurt

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

01-21-2013 19:48:43 | More by DirtyKurt
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dertyd

California

4/5  rDev +28.2%

01-18-2013 18:41:44 | More by dertyd
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Chinaskifan1

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

01-16-2013 23:23:38 | More by Chinaskifan1
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SerialHiker

Illinois

1.9/5  rDev -39.1%

Appearance: Pours a transparent yellow to golden color…white head, about a finger thick, is firm and somewhat lasting…minimal bubble action…thin and watery…(2.5/5)

Smell: Bitter, not hoppy bitter, skunky bitter…very light wheat, kinda corny…super basic…(1.5/5)

Taste: A light wheat and malt taste…very watery…(2/5)

Mouthfeel: Very light and pretty crisp, but there is a surprising amount of carbonation…nothing that lasts or forms cotton candy, but it does exist and that’s saying something (for this beer)…some malty, bitter after taste, but this beer pretty much comes and goes…(2.25/5)

Overall: Watery…I guess this is a lager, as I don’t often dabble too much into this category…it’s very watery and real basic…no flavor beyond the light wheat and corn and it doesn’t leave much of an impression on the palette…very little experimentation here, it’s just “beer”…i would suspect that most home brewers can make a similar tasting ale…if you like lagers, this one is crisp and clean and drinkable, but if you are wanting for flavor, don’t look here…(1.75/5)

01-15-2013 04:39:36 | More by SerialHiker
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Sbragg85


3/5  rDev -3.8%

01-14-2013 20:30:03 | More by Sbragg85
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freewill35

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

01-13-2013 12:48:16 | More by freewill35
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gregu2

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

01-10-2013 02:49:27 | More by gregu2
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -11.9%

01-09-2013 23:50:20 | More by mikehillman
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laria007


3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

01-06-2013 22:50:52 | More by laria007
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metter98

New York

3.08/5  rDev -1.3%

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a light amount of carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that died down a bit but consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: There are moderately strong aromas of corn and grainy malts in the nose. The corn subsides a little as the beer warms up.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the corn isn't as prominent and there are also notes of pale malts and a slight amount of carbonation.
M: It feels light-bodied and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: Nothing really stands out about the smell or taste of this beer but it is rather easy to drink.

01-06-2013 19:38:25 | More by metter98
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tone77

Pennsylvania

2.85/5  rDev -8.7%

Poured from a brown1 2 oz. bottle. Has a pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of grains and malts. Taste is light, mild, some malts and grains, refreshing but a bit on the weak side. Feels light in the mouth and overall, while not terrible, is just meh.

01-06-2013 17:46:35 | More by tone77
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nick1427d

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

01-06-2013 01:54:47 | More by nick1427d
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -3.8%

Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve

LOOK: Pale golden color with a fine clarity. Head dies down to a ring.

SMELL: Lager yeast and sweet pale malts.

TASTE: Mildly bitter piney hop and lagery yeast strain. A one-two punch of bread and bitterness.

FEEL: Light to medium bodied, Ok carbonation.

OVERALL: About average lager. Nothing special but decent.

01-02-2013 23:49:07 | More by Stinkypuss
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harpus

Alabama

3/5  rDev -3.8%

01-02-2013 18:50:07 | More by harpus
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tgraven

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -3.8%

01-01-2013 00:58:26 | More by tgraven
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Tracker83

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -11.9%

12-31-2012 21:29:26 | More by Tracker83
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

12-30-2012 02:08:56 | More by TonyTalon
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dexterk1

Illinois

2.88/5  rDev -7.7%

Picked this up in a pick your own six. Yellow in color and with a light and quick moving head.
Odor is a little light. Smells kind of bland and grain like.
Taste is light as well. Not as bland as the odor though. Some hops but not really enough for them to stand out. Relatively balanced throughout, but does not stand out. Has a pretty good finish however. Mouth feel is a little dull and thin.
Overall, not a bad beer. However it does leave you wanting a little overall. Just about average. More like a light beer.

12-29-2012 22:08:47 | More by dexterk1
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Beermaine

Maine

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

12-29-2012 17:51:39 | More by Beermaine
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev +11.5%

Pours a clean deep yellow color with a white head. In the aroma, sweet grains to a small dry end. In the taste, sweeter across the board and a small pine hop. A small bite and medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a dry and somewhat lager like after taste. Cascade hops and a bigger body than a lager, but quite lager like.

12-28-2012 14:49:38 | More by OWSLEY069
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

12-27-2012 03:35:07 | More by cliff1066
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TaylorK

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

12-26-2012 17:12:54 | More by TaylorK
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NeverSettle

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

12-26-2012 01:49:49 | More by NeverSettle
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zbooks

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

12-25-2012 22:53:46 | More by zbooks
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NickThePyro

Washington

3/5  rDev -3.8%

12-24-2012 03:01:24 | More by NickThePyro
Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 384 ratings.