Lawnmower Lager | Caldera Brewing Company

BA SCORE
79
okay
128 Ratings
Lawnmower LagerLawnmower Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Caldera Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
calderabrewing.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by freed on 12-22-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
128
Reviews:
38
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
19.06%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 128 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of J_Snax
4.36/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

a really nice session beer for a hot day!!!good news...they are supposedly going to start canning their version of Kolsch!!cheers!

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Photo of PVMT
3.37/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zekenyce
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zeff80
3.54/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured out a clear, golden-yellow color with a small, fizzy, white head of foam. It smelled of toasted caramel and fresh cut grass. Sweet caramel with a biscuity maltiness. Mild bitterness.

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Photo of Tucquan
3.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had this on 2015-05-17 in Gallatin, TN from a 12 oz can

A - Clear yellow with a 1.5 finger head that drops quickly leaving very little lace.

S - Cracker, yeast, grass, flowery. Quite nice.

T - Bread, grass, light lemon and some residual bitterness but less than a Pils.

M - Light body and medium carbonation. Sparkly and dry.

O - I enjoyed this. Very thirst quenching after a 10-mile hike this morning. Doesn't taste like an adjunct beer. Very sessionable.

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Photo of hurshybear
3.6/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of spinrsx
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Falcone
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TrueMetalJake
3.81/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of blasass
3.07/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of woodychandler
4.06/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Oh, man, the graphics on the CAN are sweet! I wish that I could share them with you. One of the unexpected pleasures of The CANQuest (tm) is how much better the graphics translate onto aluminum than paper labels. Funny, colorful, collectible and sharp all are adjectives which immediately come to mind. I had this at Garage in PHL, but they do not allow off-license sales so I had to score another for review.

From the CAN: "Go Biking [-] Go Rafting [-] Go Cut Some [-] Go Skiing [-] Go Fishing [-] Go Snowboarding"; "This Lager was Brewed and C[AN]ned by: Caldera Brewing Company Ashland, Oregon ... 'Live Product. Keep Cool, Just Like You'".

Wahoo! What a Crack! It might be live, but I am CANducting an inverted Glug all the same! Man, I was getting a lot of foaming, so I backed off, still creating three-plus fingers of puffy, cloud-like, bone-white head that fell like my HomeEc souffle when a bone-head football player slammed the oven door shut. Geez, Louise! I still tear up thinking about that potential masterpiece. This was also a masterpiece. Color was Straw-Yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4) with NE-quality clarity and beyond. I was taking X-rays of my hands and feet until the Doc told me to stop. Nose was ... Adjunct?!? Who says?!? Cry Bulls**t and let slip the CANs of war! This had the crisp, malty sweetness of a German Pilsner or at the very least, a clean Lager. Adjunct?!? Adjunct-frei! Mouthfeel was thin-to-medium. The taste was clean, very malt-driven, but biscuity with a slight sulfuric twang. Adjunct?!? F**k the hell off, you punter! Finish was clean, semi-dry, refreshing and a welcome addition to my Sunday. If this is what they drink to acCANpony mowing their lawn, I am moving to OreCAN this summer!

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Photo of Hohnbaum
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of djrn2
3.45/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hopley
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DHarv
3.44/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Allurex
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of spamtrapmail
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It's almost exactly the same as Heineken.

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Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fatehunter
3.8/5  rDev +11.4%

Pours a finger of head on a clear golden body.
The aroma is a nice dry grain smell.
The taste is a mild to moderate pine bitterness, slowly moves to a honey sweet finish. Great profile.
The texture is crisp and a little fizzy.
An excellent lager.

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Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Kahlerbock
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of _thatgregguy
3.32/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of spycow
3/5  rDev -12%

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.84/5  rDev +12.6%

Sent to me from 302BeerGuy, thanks Kevin!

Appearance (4.25) : For a lager, it's world class. A fluffy, creamy, pillowy head about three fingers tall that gradually descends and sets at about 1 finger. The body is a straw color but it's more like a chardonnay, it's classy. Lacing left on the glass as the head goes away.

Aroma (3.25) : Hop, malt, barley. Some straw. Not incredible but hey, it's a lager.

Taste (3.75) : Pretty delicious. Lots of hop and yeast action going on. It starts out with a malty and hoppy bite, and moves towards a more robust malt body with a rush of yeast. The yeast finishes out the taste with a semi-dry finish. I can't really pinpoint any flavors, I mean...it's mostly just hop and malt, but it's done nicely.

Mouthfeel (3.75) : Creamy. Medium bodied. Carbonated. Semi-Dry finish.

Overall (3.84) : This lager will impress you. It's a nice departure from B/M/C land and gives you a healthy dose of hops and a yeasty finish. Try it, just try it!

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Photo of zestar
3/5  rDev -12%

Lawnmower Lager from Caldera Brewing Company
3.41 out of 5 based on 128 ratings.
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