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

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72
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388 Ratings
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Ratings: 388
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 18.97%
Wants: 6
Gots: 12 | 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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1/5  rDev -67.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

emwild12, Aug 16, 2013
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5/5  rDev +60.8%

pbtimms1, Aug 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

cgman1985, Aug 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +20.6%

2013beer101, Aug 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

aquazr1, Aug 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

EBeckett3, Aug 10, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

drinking12many, Aug 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Beer_Guy_682, Aug 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

FreshButterbeer, Jul 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

TwoTrees, Jul 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Taz_Michael, Jul 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

rderedin, Jul 20, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

Brookebby, Jul 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

elglueckert, Jul 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

jzlyo, Jul 05, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -11.6%

sooner961, Jul 04, 2013
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2.43/5  rDev -21.9%
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.

Vixie, Jul 03, 2013
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2.4/5  rDev -22.8%
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

beershrine, Jul 02, 2013
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2.8/5  rDev -10%
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.

soju6, Jun 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

swgwilt, Jun 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -3.5%

BklynTerp, Jun 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +4.5%

soonerlight, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of gmfessen
2.93/5  rDev -5.8%
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.

gmfessen, Jun 10, 2013
Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 388 ratings.