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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
okay

387 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 387
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 18.97%
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

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Appearance: Clear medium-golden body with a modest white head, which soon fades to a mere thin scattering of foam. Clouds of small carbonation rise swiftly to the surface. The lacing is thin and scattered.

Aroma: Modest hop aroma, likely Cascade, lends a little interest to an otherwise bland aroma of pale malt.

Taste: Opens with lightly toasted malts, soon followed by a modest flourish of Cascade hops. As the taste progresses, the hops are dominant against the backbone of pale malts, but in all, its a titanic struggle of two weaklings. The taste draws to a close with a slight, lingering hop presence.

Mouth feel: A bit thin, with somewhat spritzy carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve is a macro lager in craft beer packaging. Although this is not a terrible American Pale Lager, one can do better for the price paid.

Presentation: Packaged in a twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a twist-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Sourcing: Purchased at CEFCO in Texas in August of 2013 for $8.99/ build-your-own six-pack plus tax.

Pegasus, Aug 31, 2013
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Pours a clear yellow with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and grassy aromas. Taste is much the same with grain and grassy flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer that is drinkable for what it is but there is nothing too exciting going on here.

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Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 387 ratings.