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Straub 1872 Lager - Straub Brewery

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Straub 1872 LagerStraub 1872 Lager

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BA SCORE
78
okay

30 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 11.04%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Straub Brewery visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Darkmagus82 on 12-06-2012)
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.2/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours an orange-amber color with a two finger white head. The head has a decent level of retention fading slowly to leave a very light level of lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is a mix of corn and a light caramel and light herbal hop smell.

Taste – The taste begins with some crisp corn sweetness as well as a good bready base. As the taste advances a light caramel taste takes the place of a dwindling corn sweetness. During this time, herbal and grassy hop flavors come to the tongue. In the end a rather grassy and herbal flavor mixed with some corn and malt are left to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of creaminess and carbonation with a decent crispness. Good for the style but nothing exceptional.

Overall - Not a bad brew, but nothing exceptional either. I don’t know if I really like the grassy hop flavor that lingers on the tongue. Worth a try but nothing I would likely frequent all that often.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 01:59:42 | More by Darkmagus82
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drtth

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

06-24-2014 00:48:16 | More by drtth
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

06-15-2014 23:30:58 | More by aqualung23
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

3.21/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Serving Type - Bottle

Appearance - Burnt orange/tan with a 1/2 foamy head. Decent lacing.

Smell - Faint lager malts, some caramel, very minimal herbal hops and yeasty sugars.

Taste - Much like the smell, caramel malts are the main flavor with minimal amount of floral hops and some added sugars. Bready along with some herbal notes.. Not much more to say about taste.

Mouthfeel - One two punch of- Tongue gets caramel/bready malts, palate gets some hops and sugars. Aftertaste is malty

Overall - A step up from a basic macro lager. Very smooth, easy to drink. Nothing to seek out but would drink again in pa if I was somewhere that only had this along with bud or miller.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 22:34:30 | More by wvsabbath
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.63/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A wonderful looking pale deep golden nearly copper hued lager, bright white head thick biscuit texture stands up great in my pint glass. Aromatics deep hop nose, filled with dank citric grassy hops almost like a really ripe Heineken. Biscuit pale malts are present but more cooked vegetables signature of flaked corn and possible rice additions. Pre-prohibition style lagers have a bit more character than the standard Straub, dry hoppy character balances out each sip moderate biscuit sweetness. Overall impressive drinkable throwback beer with enough character and refreshing qualities to make it a staple in the new Sunshine Sampler from Straub. Carbonation is moderate to high light bodied lager not watery in anyway, goes down smooth and crisp. A beer I will keep in mind when the hotter weather starts kicking up this summer.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2014 00:11:36 | More by WVbeergeek
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IPhantom

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

05-02-2014 22:57:02 | More by IPhantom
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.4%

04-12-2014 23:21:24 | More by KOP_Beer_OUtlet
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

04-10-2014 20:07:10 | More by victory4me
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curmudgeon236

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

03-12-2014 04:54:09 | More by curmudgeon236
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Pitcairn

3.25/5  rDev -3%

02-20-2014 17:43:34 | More by HRamz3
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canawler

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

02-11-2014 15:33:31 | More by canawler
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

02-03-2014 20:25:00 | More by ColdWaffles
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DerekP

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3%

02-01-2014 01:36:29 | More by DerekP
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

01-29-2014 00:02:48 | More by mvanaskie13
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked up a sixer at Giant Eagle for $ 7.49. Label very different than shown in BA
Undated bottle at 45 degrees into goblet
Aroma faint, slightly lagery
Head small (2 cm), fizzy, off white, rapidly diminishing to a 1 mm ring
No lacing
Body clear, medium amber
Flavor begins with a slight sweetness, no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl; ends quickly and painlessly
Light to medium body, watery, carbonation soft

Better than your average adjunct lager. Doesn’t look like a normal urine specimen.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2014 11:30:58 | More by Ozzylizard
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SAmori

Pennsylvania

3.24/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Love Straub for what it is -- easy on the cost, clean and refreshing. The 1872 has more flavor than the basic Straub. For us Pennsylvania kids, this is like comfort food.

The color and odor is more pronounced. It is a crystal clear lager with light amber hues.

Complex? no.
Refreshing? yes

It's a go to summer beer in my house. Use it for putting some added kick in a barbecue sauce and grill up some ribs!

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2014 01:54:01 | More by SAmori
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.34/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

LOOK: Pours a medium gold color with a white fizzy head that recedes to a millimeter coating.

SMELL: Somewhat yeasty with a sweet creamed corn sustain and some light floral notes.

TASTE: A little deeper than a standard adjunct lager, this has a taste of wild corn, mildly bitter hops, and light malts. The hops carry a slight citrus. This is a very drinkable lager, and is on the light to light/medium bodied range. Well carbonated and inoffensive.

OVERALL: A pretty drinkable adjunct lager here. If I saw this ontap somewhere for cheap I wouldn't hesitate to have one. Straub makes some decent brew for what it is.

Serving type: bottle

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Pennsylvania

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North Carolina

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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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Straub 1872 Lager from Straub Brewery
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