Lug Tread Lagered Ale | Beau's All Natural Brewing Company

Lug Tread Lagered AleLug Tread Lagered Ale
285 Ratings
Lug Tread Lagered AleLug Tread Lagered Ale

Brewed by:
Beau's All Natural Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Golden-hued, crisp and finely balanced, Lug Tread is our tribute to the classic beer of Cologne, Germany. Lug Tread is top fermented (like an ale) and then cold aged (like a lager) for a lengthy period. This gives our beer some light ale notes complemented by a lager-like crispness. Lug Tread displays interwoven malt and hop flavours, subtle fruit flavours and a crisp, lingering finish.

Added by Viggo on 01-16-2007

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3.27/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high bright white head that died down but never completely faded away.
S: Light aromas of biscuit and cracker malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the biscuit and cracker malt flavors are a little stronger and there are additional hints of white grapes.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. Faint hints of dryness are perceptible in the finish.
O: This beer is quite easy to drink and seems to be a good representation of the style.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of logicalparadox
3.3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nickfl
3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A very straight forward, but nicely put together "lager".

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3.49/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Jeffo
2.93/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Got this one at the LCBO last summer. Was happy to see a single bottle and not be forced to buy a four pack.

From a 600ml bottle into a snifter.
Batch no. 3675
Bottled on 25 June 2014

APPEARANCE: Pours a 2+ finger, bubbly, thinner, fluffy white head with decent retention. Head fades to a thick and foamy cap. Perfectly clear amber yellow with lower levels of carbonation. A faint wisp and ring remain leaving falling dots of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Grainy malts, white bread, corn and light floral hops. Very lager like.

TASTE: Follows the nose, but not quite as grainy. White bread, corn, with some light bitterness at the swallow. Medium but lingering finish of bread, floral hop bitterness, touches of caramel sweetness and some grainy bread flavors. More lager-like, though less grainy than expected.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Creamy enough, but a touch watery perhaps, goes down smooth and finishes a touch dry.

OVERALL: A well-made beer for sure, but a touch too grainy in the nose for me. Luckily that quality didn’t transfer to the flavor profile, so it was more enjoyable to drink than initially expected off the aroma. Not something I’ll need to drink again anytime soon, but I was glad to finally give it a shot. If you’re a lager fan, you’ll enjoy this ale as well.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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2/5  rDev -46.4%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.1/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.72/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.56/5  rDev +22.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Lug Tread Lagered Ale from Beau's All Natural Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 285 ratings
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