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Straub American Light - Straub Brewery

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Straub American LightStraub American Light

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BA SCORE
72
okay

54 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3
pDev: 20.67%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Straub Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  3.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 08-03-2002)
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3/5  rDev 0%

reizorc, Sep 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev 0%

misternebbie, Aug 27, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

whatname, Aug 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

schoon, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

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5/5  rDev +66.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Wortman1998, Mar 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev 0%

skydogpenn, Feb 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev 0%

aqualung23, Dec 24, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Vintarabo, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of DrDemento456
2.85/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A - Pretty much the same as the regular but almost water color yellow like pee. Had fizzes out to nothing quickly too.
S - Again pretty close to the original with corn adjacent, some hops faint if any and bready malts.
T - Well it drinks rather well for a light beer hops hidden, kind of watery but decent beer body. Corn isn't skunky.
M - Way to easy to pound I had like 12 in a night and it didn't even get me drunk. What is the allure of light beer?

Overall the price is right and it taste 50% better than BMC light beers but with such a low ABV I will never split a case again. OK beer I guess...

DrDemento456, Nov 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev 0%

crowsnest, Oct 31, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

StompingClover, Oct 27, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

athomasPSU, Sep 18, 2013
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1.5/5  rDev -50%

Tr0janSlay3r, Jul 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

bacher468, Jun 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev 0%

billbeers, Jun 23, 2013
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3.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a nice golden hue with thin layer of foamy head resting on top.

S: Aroma is sweet malts, light grassiness, and a touch of bittering hops.

T: Taste is basically the same as above, sweet malts adjunct light bittering hops.

M: Mouthfeel is fuller than typical light beer, usually I turn down light there are about 3 exceptions this is one of them.

O: Overall a good beer for its class,always fresh and tasty.

nukem5, Jan 27, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

ejimhof, Dec 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

brewdude1982, Oct 24, 2012
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3.38/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I haven't had this beer since I moved from Ridgway back in 2003. I appreciate my father bringing a case down on his recent visit.

A - bright yellow gold with a thin, fizzy, white head that has little retention; a lot of carbonation rising to the top

S - grainy, corn sweetness, maybe some grass

T - grainy, grassy, slightly bitter

M - light bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a decent light lager. There are just enough hops to keep the palate slightly interested. It's a bit sweet, but it doesn't have any of the offensive notes that often plague this style. It's a very light, easy to drink, refreshing lawn mower beer.

tdm168, Oct 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +16.7%

Beerohio, Sep 07, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

blake58, May 13, 2012
Photo of cpolking
3.38/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a pale yellow golden, with effervescent carbonation. There is a half-inch of pure white head.

The aroma is fresh and dry golden grain in a dusty galvanized metal bucket.

The taste is very light grain, with a touch of grassy bitterness.

There is a crisp sting from the carbonation, but some creaminess from the head.

For a light American adjunct lager, this is really quite good, one of the best in its category.

Thanks to tone77 for this beer, I guess I liked it better than he did.

cpolking, Apr 15, 2012
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2.65/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, grains, a touch of corn is present. Taste is also mild, some grains, a malt or 2, just a faint hint of hops. Feels light in the mouth and overall, while not the worst light beer I have had, it's nothing special.

tone77, Apr 06, 2012
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Straub American Light from Straub Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.