Labrador Lager | Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
215 Ratings
Labrador LagerLabrador Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
thirstydog.com

Style: Dortmunder / Export Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Traditional German Lager brewed with all German grain & yeast. Very drinkable.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 12-28-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
215
Reviews:
69
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
15.86%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
45
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 215 |  Reviews: 69
Photo of thoglund
3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smithj4
3.62/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerBucks
3.4/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AC-Mivsek
3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Madasyn
4.31/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yeldarb92
4.24/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WOLFGANG
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HamdenHector
3.65/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: crystal clear; medium gold in color; 1 finger ivory head that receded slowly to a very thin cap; nice lacing; a lot of bubbles rising;

S: grainy; a hint of DMS;

T: follows the nose; a little grassy as well; mildly bitter finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: refreshing, but not especially enjoyable;

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Photo of rypkr
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Maybe the breadiest beer I've ever drank. Delicious.

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Photo of logicalparadox
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lightman
3.76/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.01/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

12 ounce bottle - $2.49 at Total Wine & More in Greenville, South Carolina.

Appearance: Dispensed a gold body displaying good clarity with about an inch of white suds.

Smell: A light touch of softly bready, cereal sweet maltiness. Even lighter in the hop department, just a faint bit of lemon and dried herb. Subdued yeasty vibe throughout.

Taste: Sweetish tasting cereal malts. Very modest hops expressing a little lemon and light florals. Near nil bitterness. A bit of sweetness remains on the somewhat languid finish.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium-low carbonation.

Overall: Uninspired. Not so great in the flavor department, could use more crispness and it's overpriced to boot.

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Photo of Stignacious
4.04/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nelsonr_emi
3.91/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheDogHouse
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Danno48
3.72/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cimperman17
4.23/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4.34/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kefdrum1
3.22/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sabtos
2.93/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jpinoniemi
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cryptichead
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dar482
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a deep gold color.

The aroma offers grassy, bready malts, lager qualities.

The flavor follows with grassy hops, floral, onto a light bready malt in the middle, a hint of sweetness, onto a kind spicy bitterness. A balanced brew with restrained hops to distinguish from a pilsner.

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Photo of cleve1212
3.18/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Labrador Lager from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 215 ratings.
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