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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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378 Ratings
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Ratings: 378
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 18.85%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | 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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John_Squires

New York

1/5  rDev -68.1%

08-27-2013 01:39:46 | More by John_Squires
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jkn09

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

08-17-2013 05:13:26 | More by jkn09
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emwild12

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

08-16-2013 14:31:03 | More by emwild12
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pbtimms1

Oregon

5/5  rDev +59.7%

08-16-2013 01:59:26 | More by pbtimms1
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cgman1985

Montana

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

08-13-2013 07:21:05 | More by cgman1985
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2013beer101

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +19.8%

08-12-2013 06:44:29 | More by 2013beer101
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aquazr1

California

3/5  rDev -4.2%

08-11-2013 03:00:52 | More by aquazr1
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -4.2%

08-10-2013 03:25:43 | More by EBeckett3
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drinking12many

West Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

08-09-2013 01:29:44 | More by drinking12many
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Beer_Guy_682

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +11.8%

08-01-2013 03:21:07 | More by Beer_Guy_682
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FreshButterbeer

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-29-2013 17:52:47 | More by FreshButterbeer
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TwoTrees

Washington

3/5  rDev -4.2%

07-25-2013 20:33:40 | More by TwoTrees
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Taz_Michael

California

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-23-2013 00:43:29 | More by Taz_Michael
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rderedin

Maine

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-20-2013 18:21:18 | More by rderedin
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Brookebby

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-09-2013 02:29:02 | More by Brookebby
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elglueckert

Montana

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-07-2013 06:30:02 | More by elglueckert
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

07-05-2013 00:55:19 | More by jzlyo
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sooner961

Oklahoma

2.75/5  rDev -12.1%

07-04-2013 04:15:16 | More by sooner961
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Vixie

Illinois

2.43/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a light clear yellow with a white head that sticks around for a few seconds.

Malt, lemon, corn, grass.

Starts out a bit citrus like, mainly lemon. Little bit of corn, hint of malt. The back end is what hurts this one, has something funky going on at the finish.

The feel is decent, a bit tingly going down.

If not for the funky aftertaste, this would be a decent beer. It is nice and light, and has more flavor than most mass market beers. Would be an ok beer for something on a really hot day if you wanted something to cool yourself down.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 23:51:02 | More by Vixie
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beershrine

California

2.4/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: straw gold pours flat with signs of chemical head retention additives.

S: Aroma is sickly sweet corn & alchol in nose

T: Citrus sweet with notes of hops.

M: Low carbonation, no head with watery corn? flavor

Overall: Not a bad north american lager but not a good one either at least I can taste it unlike
those macro flavored brews.

Serving type: bottle

Priced at 10.99 a 12 pack

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 00:27:26 | More by beershrine
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soju6

Missouri

2.8/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A: Pours a pale golden color with a small head that fades to no real lacing.

S: Aroma is on the mild side with some citrus and just a bit of malt sweetness.

T: Taste follows with a bit of citrus and mild malt sweetness. Very light bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Light body and smooth. Fairly bland.

O: A decent non-offensive lager. Good as a lawnmower or BBQ beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 13:01:37 | More by soju6
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swgwilt

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -4.2%

06-24-2013 22:29:18 | More by swgwilt
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BklynTerp

New York

3/5  rDev -4.2%

06-21-2013 05:01:37 | More by BklynTerp
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soonerlight

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

06-16-2013 17:46:11 | More by soonerlight
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gmfessen

Michigan

2.93/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, Private Reserve is a clear, staw-blonde color with an active, fizzy white head. The nose is of lightly toasted grains and muted hops. Flavor reports more of the lightly toasted grains with a citrusy, slightly fruity finish. Hops are only to balance, they contribute little to the flavor of the beer, not exactly what I was expecting from a "Northwest-style lager". Mouthfeel is light in body with minimal carbonation. Overall not a bad beer but nothing exceptional either.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 23:00:36 | More by gmfessen
Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 378 ratings.