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Exchequer Amber Lager - Stevens Point Brewery

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Exchequer Amber LagerExchequer Amber Lager

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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 2.75
pDev: 2.18%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed for the Exchequer in Chicago, IL.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 09-28-2010)
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FreshHawk

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev 0%

02-06-2014 05:27:49 | More by FreshHawk
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

2.68/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

First had: on tap at Exchequer Restaurant & Pub, Chicago, IL

The house brew on tap at Exchequer. Pretty standard amber, and they usually have better stuff on tap. PIZZA!

Poured a clear, simple amber, generously carbonated, with a small foamy head that dissipated rather quickly. Toasty malts and grains in the aroma, caramel, nutty, and a bit metallic. A very Yuenglingy vibe going on. The taste pretty much follows the smell, with toasty grains and caramel malts, reminiscent of a Yuengling, with a metallic twinge to it, and a bitter aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, fizzy, and somewhat drinkable if you aren't feeling adventurous and/or are really just in it for the deep dish.

Serving type: on-tap

06-28-2011 12:42:03 | More by Rifugium
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MasterSki

Illinois

2.83/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A "house" beer made for the Exchequer in downtown Chicago. Figured this was the appropriate place to put it, as the Exchequer is definitely NOT a brewpub. Served in a pint glass.

A - Served with a finger of off-white foam that quickly settles to a thin cap. A few spots of lace remain as the beer is consumed. Transparent amber color that's actually pretty attractive, and a few bubbles sporadically making their way upwards

S - Toasted caramel malt, cotton candy, some light cinnamon and apple, and some faint metallic notes. Understated and underwhelming, even with fairly low expectations.

T - Taste is a little better, with toasted grains, light toffee, and not much else. It's fairly clean, with some slight residual bitterness and a touch of generic beer aftertaste. Not great, but not offensive.

M - Too much carbonation, and some unpleasant graininess. Medium body, with a slightly chewy and sticky finish.

D - The last few ounces weren't overly enjoyable, but otherwise this is a passable "house" beer for a bar not particularly revered for its selection. The carbonation bloat and mediocre taste make it something I wouldn't bother ordering again - would rather go with the Sierra Nevada or rotating Bell's handle.

Serving type: on-tap

09-28-2010 04:10:46 | More by MasterSki
Exchequer Amber Lager from Stevens Point Brewery
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