Cowboy Lager | The Covey Restaurant & Brewery

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Brewed by:
The Covey Restaurant & Brewery
Texas, United States
thecovey.com

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by assurbanipaul on 05-05-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
7.22%
 
 
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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Mora2000
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a golden color with a white head. The aroma is grassy hops with some bready malt. I also get some unidentified spices. The flavor is grassy hops, biscuity malt, grapes and pepper. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Nothing too exciting, but a very nice, easy drinking Helles.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cowboy is a pale golden color with almost no head. Aroma is typical lager sweetness with a bit of herbal hop. Style is described as a helles on the menu, however I see this fitting the American all-malt lager category instead. Flavor is on the hoppy side for a lager, which for this beer creates a bit of a rough taste. Sweetness is lacking here, the balance is somewhat off. Overall, this beer is fairly average, and I hate being teased with a helles and end up with a standard American lager. Still, I understand why this beer is on the menu and respect the choice.

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Photo of assurbanipaul
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours a briilliant clear light gold with a white head. Aroma is dry and lightly Saazy.

Taste is dry, pale malt and bitter hops. A little nutty, a little corny, faint trace of lemon, lots of dry Saaz flavors. Not quite as rich or as robust as a pilsner, but plenty of flavor.

Mouthfeel is light and crisp with a mild hoppy aftertaste. Brewed to satisfy both the macro crowd and beer geeks, I think it straddles the line very well.

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Cowboy Lager from The Covey Restaurant & Brewery
3.6 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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