Schwag Lite | Water Street Brewing & Ale House

3 Ratings

Brewed by:
Water Street Brewing & Ale House
Washington, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by RedDiamond on 07-22-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of canucklehead
2.63/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Brewed for those tourists and locals who really don't like ale and are afraid of hops. Blonde Ales can be well done but this one is not of those. Bland , lacking hops and tasting like an average lager with ale yeast. Not worth trying so move on to the fantastic Queen Nina's IPA instead.

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Photo of Derek
3.59/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I think this is more of a "lite" beer in style.

A: Yellow-straw, slightly cloudy, white head, no retention or lace.

S: Grassy, spicy, minerally hops with a light biscuit aroma.

T: Grassy, metallic hops, decent bitterness, no malt flavour.

M: Light body is smooth (good for a 'lite'); moderate carbonation.

D: Decent for a "lite" beer.

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Photo of RedDiamond
2.37/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

This effort at a crossover beer is uninspired if not outright insipid. The aroma is vaguely yeasted while drab, meaty yeasts dominate the flavor. This is followed by a vague citrus turnaround and a lamentable aftertaste. I dropped a lemon from my dinner plate in my pint of Schwag (pint of Schwag?) and it perked up a bit, but otherwise this beer is not worth pursuing. The fact that it was flat with not a thread of lace or head did nothing to help win me over.

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Schwag Lite from Water Street Brewing & Ale House
Beer rating: 2.86 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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