Trader Jose's Dark Lager | Trader Joe's Brewing Company

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Trader Jose's Dark LagerTrader Jose's Dark Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Trader Joe's Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-06-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
175
Reviews:
94
Avg:
3.31
pDev:
12.39%
 
 
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7
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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4/5  rDev +20.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

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4/5  rDev +20.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a clear, dark mahogany body with a short white head and a little lace. 3.5

S: Prominently sweet-smelling, malty nose with notes of caramel, toast, and lots of raisins, dark fruit.

T: Dominant sweet caramel, with hints at toast, grain, nuts, char, and fruitiness. toasty finish. 3.75

MF: Medium and carbonation.

Drinkability: If you like caramel, malty beers, this is a good session ale. Great price, great flavor. Best beer I've ever had from Mexico. Better than Modelo or 2X amber. Can some one share a better beer from Mexico?

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.26/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark crimson color with little head or lacing. Good carbonation
Smell is muddled, malty but nothing distinct.
Taste is malty and a bit sweet, nothing distinct
Light to watery mouthfeel, acceptable for a beer of this type
Overall, nothing spectacular. Good average session beer. Price is good.

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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

From a mixed six from the Tallahassee Trader Joe's.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Trader Jose's Dark Lager from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
3.31 out of 5 based on 175 ratings.
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