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Mexican Logger - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

215 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 215
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15%
Wants: 10
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-07-2002)
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theminutemen

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +25%

06-07-2012 21:27:22 | More by theminutemen
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lnashsig

Texas

2.93/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

#BOTG 48 is Ska Mexican Logger! Its pretty freakin hot outside, and nice to get a craft alternative to Mexican shitty lager from Ska. Poured from can into Brooklyn tulip. Pours a super cloudy sunshine yellow color. Crazy, not what I expected for color. No head whatsoever. Smell- not much of anything. Maybe a little whiff of corn. Taste- very smooth, clean, crisp. Some sweetness on the end. A little bit of bitterness from the hops. This neither smells or tastes like anything. But, I could see POUNDING this at the pool this summer. Much better than AAL, but nothing special here. But, I will buy this instead of Corona, Dos Equis, etc anyday.

Serving type: can

05-31-2012 23:28:26 | More by lnashsig
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Bammo22

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

05-29-2012 01:06:05 | More by Bammo22
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.06/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Clear light straw yellow. Fizzy white head that recedes to a wisp. Minimal lacing, if any.

Aroma: Faint sweet grains and malts.

Taste: Very clean and crisp grain body. Subtle hop essence in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Light, clean.

Overall: Fantastic and so refreshing. And I love that it's canned. And low ABV. Perfect warm weather beer.

Serving type: can

05-20-2012 16:14:20 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Megahertz

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can poured into a shaker.

A - Very, very light gold yellow with appreciable carbonation. Fizzy yellow beer.

S - Distinct corn aroma with light malt. More aroma than most macro lagers.

T - Light, spritzy, corny sweet. Maybe a very distant noble hop presence.

M - Light body, high carbonation.

O - Excellent example of the style. Very similar to other adjunct lagers, but with distinctly fresher, more aggressive notes. I guess the only thing that makes it 'mexican' is the marketing, but that's consistent with authentic Mexico beers I've had.

Serving type: can

05-17-2012 20:51:26 | More by Megahertz
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binx

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +25%

05-15-2012 16:04:48 | More by binx
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.98/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ok, lemme get this straight. Classified on here as an APL. Can says Mexican style lager. Mexican style lagers are from German Pils origin, but have transformed to American adjunct lagers. What the hell is this?? So...

Pale pour. Straw like but the head is soft, billow-y and bright white. Good lacing out of the can.

Faint grain aroma. Some light biscuit and a pinch of staleness. There is some spice on this. The can has "Saaz" on it...I'm guessing that's the hops used, and that's what I get

I had this twice; once poured into a glass, once straight from the can. I like the can method better. It helps the beer hit the tongue right and allow for the hops to do their thing, which isn't much, but they do provide that spice and some pep. Otherwise, this would be rather bland and stale. The glass method emphasized the grain and malt more, and not in the best way.

Great summer party beer, for sure. Paired well with up-to-medium spicy Mexican dishes...and cake

Serving type: can

05-06-2012 05:40:55 | More by Mebuzzard
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GoneSquatchin


4/5  rDev +17.6%

04-29-2012 00:34:38 | More by GoneSquatchin
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mychalg9

Illinois

4/5  rDev +17.6%

04-03-2012 11:54:52 | More by mychalg9
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Juner03

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

03-13-2012 01:49:36 | More by Juner03
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Flatlands

Missouri

4/5  rDev +17.6%

01-22-2012 18:23:42 | More by Flatlands
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ScrimshawFan

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

01-08-2012 02:48:54 | More by ScrimshawFan
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

12-27-2011 17:36:39 | More by TXhomebrewer
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

12-22-2011 19:28:54 | More by Texasfan549
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duff247

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

12-19-2011 04:26:07 | More by duff247
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jheezee

Texas

4/5  rDev +17.6%

12-15-2011 02:54:51 | More by jheezee
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dankster

Colorado

1.93/5  rDev -43.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

A- pale fizzy golden- Almost Too BMC lookin

S- grains and corn but has a little hop kick on the nose

T- exactly what it is a mexican style beer that has little flavour profile but is pretty good with spicy foods

M- Watery and bland not much balance to this one.

O- sorry SKA but this one fails for me. not worth the price. if i want a mexican beer i will go for modelo over this anyday. better price same quality

Serving type: can

12-05-2011 18:34:22 | More by dankster
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barnzy78

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.8%

12-01-2011 03:03:03 | More by barnzy78
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TheSquire23

Colorado

4/5  rDev +17.6%

11-28-2011 01:14:28 | More by TheSquire23
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Rick0685

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.8%

11-23-2011 17:47:52 | More by Rick0685
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NCbeerpirate

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +17.6%

11-15-2011 16:31:47 | More by NCbeerpirate
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TheRealDBCooper

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

5/5  rDev +47.1%

11-14-2011 23:02:55 | More by TheRealDBCooper
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ZenAgnostic

Texas

4.43/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz can poured into a Three Philosophers snifter.

Appearance - Clear gold body. Thin white lace.

Smell - Faint honey. Slight musky grain.

Taste - Pretty complex for a lager. Clean with no off characteristics. The flavor profile morphs while on the palate.

Mouthfeel - Clean and light with a slight bite.

Overall Drinkability - Possibly the best lager I've had.

Serving type: can

10-18-2011 18:21:54 | More by ZenAgnostic
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A big shout out to woodychandler for yet another canned beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts and grains, slightly sweet. Taste is the same, grains, malts, refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an easy drinking and good session beer.

Serving type: can

10-01-2011 15:58:31 | More by tone77
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sunkistxsudafed

New Mexico

4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

picked up a six of this to drink with a buddy at kegger. Usually a kegger means shitty BMC, but we were surprised that these guys had gotten a keg of sam summer ale. good time. anyway, i digress..

A- yellow with a white head that lingers longer than an adjunct lager's. nothing special.

S- smells crisp and refreshing. more hop than i expected for whatever reason.

T- nice and crisp and refreshing, just as the smell suggests. there is a good balance of hop and malt in this beer.

M- first drink was a little soapy feeling, but i got over it real quick. good carbonation.

O- you could drink these all day. a great summer beer to have at a party/bbq, out on the water, or just to cool off after some yard work. I also feel like this could be a good beer to show people who think Corona the fancy shit.

Serving type: can

09-13-2011 03:53:25 | More by sunkistxsudafed
Mexican Logger from Ska Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.