Remain In Light
Cambridge Brewing Company

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From:
Cambridge Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
Lager - American
Ranked #90
ABV:
5%
Score:
84
Ranked #23,964
Avg:
3.7 | pDev: 9.46%
Ratings:
204
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 12, 2020
Added:
Dec 01, 2013
Wants:
  2
Gots:
  38
SCORE
84
Good
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Notes: Served in September 2012.American light lagers and Pilsners are easy to drink and refreshing. They are not, however, easy for a craft brewer to make – but we are always up for a challenge. Pilsner malt and flaked rice provide sweet cereal grain notes while German and Czech hops add spiciness and a balanced bitterness to the finish. Cold fermented and aged with a German lager yeast, the palate is clean with a snappy finish.
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by brewme from Massachusetts

Picked-up a single can at Total Wine in Braintree for about three dollars. My fifth brew reviewed from these guys. Best buy date of ?/21. This was warm, so stuck in the freezer for about 10 minutes. This is solid.

Dec 12, 2020
 
4.25 by David19457 from New Jersey on Aug 07, 2020
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3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by justintcoons from Pennsylvania

12 oz can poured into a pub-style pint.

Appearance
Pale blonde. Slight haze. Lively carbonation. 1+ finger of creamy white head.

Nose
Cracker, grains, honey, florals, and lavender.

Taste
Bright floral and lavender hops. Touch of grapefruit and lime zest. Cracker, cereal grains, and honey. Leaves a little bitterness on the tongue.

Mouthfeel
Light bodied, crisp, clean, lightly sweet/lightly bitter, and refreshing.

Overall
Balanced, refreshing, and quaffable.

May 10, 2019
 
2.75 by Shenk87 from Pennsylvania on Apr 08, 2019
 
4.18 by Jonnybgood from Massachusetts on Mar 23, 2019
 
3.83 by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania on Feb 11, 2019
 
3.5 by Mplech614 from Vermont on Jan 11, 2019
 
3.73 by shelby415 from Oregon on Jul 02, 2018
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3.71/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Act25 from New Jersey

Loved the brewer, must when in Cambridge.

a) Pours a fizzy one finger head over a crystal clear straw lemon body, supported by a rising hail of bubbles. Lasts and laces.
s) Mostly grain, doughy malt, grassy hops, faint. too light.
t) Billed as hoppy pilsner - lacking in much nuance, lemon or hop. straw, bready malt, pilsner malts, grassy hop.
f) Lighter body, crisp, soft lager, and abundant carb. Mineral core makes it.

Aug 13, 2017
 
3.6 by braican from Massachusetts on Aug 10, 2017
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3.76/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by LukeGude from Iowa

On tap at the brewery. Solid hoppy pilsner.

Jul 05, 2017
 
4.25 by nmwhitehead from New York on Jun 22, 2017
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

This was poured into a pilsener glass. The appearance was a nice looking clear yellow color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated fairly quickly. Thin messy lacing shows some light rings of lacing. Carbonation could be seen rising at a moderate pace. The smell started off with some sweet citrus hops, then some grassy hops slide in underneath and then combine with a light biscuity maltiness. The taste was basically the same with a light wet citrus to grassy to biscuity aftertaste. Smooth sweet, semi-crisp finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a mighty fine sessionability about it. Carbonation runs fairly light. Light pilsener - like stickiness slides across my tongue. Overall, this was a pretty good semi-hoppy pilsener. At least for me, I’d have again. And would love to have with some brats.

Jun 21, 2017
 
3.75 by Icemann383 from New York on Jun 18, 2017
 
4.25 by AmitC from New York on May 22, 2017
 
3.81 by dertyd from California on May 21, 2017
 
3.53 by HermitDan from New Jersey on May 11, 2017
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4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by superspak from North Carolina

12 ounce can into lager glass, best before 12/24/2016. Pours slightly hazy pale golden/straw color with a 1 finger dense and fluffy white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of lemon, cracker, bread dough, biscuit, herbal, light pepper, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance of pale malt and light-moderate earthy hop notes; with good strength. Taste of big lemon, cracker, bread dough, lightly toasted biscuit, herbal, light pepper, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, cracker, bread dough, biscuit, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Great balance and robustness of pale malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Very clean on lager flavors with zero yeast notes present. Lightly increasing dryness from lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately bready/grainy/creamy, fairly crisp, and lightly sticky balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5%. Overall this is a great pale lager! All around great balance and robustness of pale malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, clean, and refreshing to drink. Very flavorful and well balanced; without being too bitter or drying. A very enjoyable offering, and outstanding example of the style.

Mar 25, 2017
 
4.15 by DrewSnyc667 from Massachusetts on Mar 11, 2017
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3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by Stephenmheadley from Massachusetts

Solid American Pale Lager, great for a midday drink with a bit of a hop to it. Just a touch of sour at the end but is very crisp making for a satisfying drink.

Mar 05, 2017
 
3 by JeffKowalek from Tennessee on Feb 27, 2017
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3.71/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by Bitterbill from Wyoming

Best by April 29th.

A: Hazy straw colour, 1 finger but rapidly shrinking foam.

S: Noble hop like nose with biscuit malt. A bit of fruity tartness.

T: Spicy hops, grass, biscuit. hints of a fruity tartness. .apple. Finish is very crisp and long lasting.

M: Light body with lively carbonation.

O: Darn tasty and very easy to drink.

Feb 17, 2017
 
3.69 by h4ger from Connecticut on Dec 12, 2016
 
3.52 by smithj4 from New York on Dec 09, 2016
 
3 by Phantom2665 from Massachusetts on Dec 06, 2016
 
3.75 by yancot from Canada (ON) on Oct 17, 2016
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4.26/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by StoutElk_92 from Massachusetts

12 oz. can

Pours clear straw yellow with a quickly receding frothy white foam head. Smells like sweet rice, biscuity crackery honey malt, some floral citrus, green apple, pear, minty tobacco spice, with bitter earthy herbal grass and fresh pine. Tastes like bitter earthy herbal grass, sweet rice, biscuity crackery honey malt, floral citrus, green apple, pear, with minty tobacco spice and fresh pine. Feels light-medium bodied, soft and creamy with moderate low carbonation. Overall a nice and unique hoppy pilsner.

Sep 13, 2016
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3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
by Kinger22 from Virginia

The color is a clear gold-yellow with a very slight head. A smell of some earthy hops is followed by a balanced malt/hop flavor. It's a very light-bodied, overall.

Sep 11, 2016
 
3.92 by flek from Massachusetts on Aug 19, 2016
 
4.03 by Buddance from Massachusetts on Aug 14, 2016
 
3.88 by alucard from New York on Jul 28, 2016
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4.18/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Hyptochrons from Massachusetts

golden straw appearance, thick white head. nose is sweet grains, yeast, light grassyness and a very subtle hoppyness. pilsner malt up front, grainy, nice peppery and lemony hop note, finish is very crisp and clean. mouthfeel is on point, light but not watery. overall this is top notch brew as far as a light and easy drinker goes, worth trying!

Jul 27, 2016
 
3.54 by jaydoc from Kansas on Jul 08, 2016
 
3.84 by smb71481 from Vermont on Jul 08, 2016
 
3.75 by mklisz from New Hampshire on Jun 27, 2016
 
3.75 by plaid75 from New York on Jun 26, 2016
 
4.03 by JBudraux from Massachusetts on Jun 20, 2016
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3.87/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by mnj21655 from Massachusetts

Pours a very pale straw in color with a finger of rapidly dissipating white head, there is some chill haze. Aroma is grainy and very lightly hoppy. Taste is lots of grainy Pilsner malt with a touch of spicy hops. Light+ body with moderate carbonation. Overall a solid American Lager. More subtlety and flavor (and far less corn) than a macro lager but just as drinkable.

Jun 17, 2016
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3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by larryarms847 from Illinois

Pours a crisp and clean looking light straw yellow with a finger of white foam.

Toasted malt, crisp, light citrus and subtle spiced hop aroma.

Spicy and herbal hop flavor right up front and a nice toasty crispness finishes off the sip.

Light-bodied, high carbonation, crisp, clean.

Overall, a decent beer, nothing more nothing less.

Jun 12, 2016
 
3.77 by fearfactory from Massachusetts on Jun 10, 2016
Remain In Light from Cambridge Brewing Company
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 204 ratings