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

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84
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279 Ratings
Lug Tread Lagered AleLug Tread Lagered Ale
BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
279
Reviews:
81
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
13.6%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
68
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 279 |  Reviews: 81
Photo of kestik
3.76/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of grahuba
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sercoli
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Nice clear golden yellow look, smell - light floral hops, bread-hoppy taste. Nice but too hoppy for me and slight bitterness throws me off. Indifferent about recommending.

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Photo of Roberto11232
2.75/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Pmicdee
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of shigg85
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leansean88
4.01/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of grubdunkman
4.13/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of beerdrinkr
4.35/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CanadianBacon
4.32/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Presentation - 600 ml bottle bought in a 4 pack from the brewery bottle has the beaus tractor raised out of the glass.

Appearance - poured into a beaus pint glass, golden yellow, crystal clear. finger and a half of head which disappears fast but a small head remains

Aroma - Grainy, white bread, floral hops.

Taste - follows the nose but isnt as grainy as the aroma, you taste light grains then some hop bitterness, not a whole lot though. after you swallow it tastes of bread in the back of your mouth.

Mouth feel - medium bodied, decent amount of carbonation.

Overall - This is an excellent beer very refreshing on a hot day and has a good flavor to it. ive bought it a few times already and intend to again.

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Photo of PeterDeRoche
2.36/5  rDev -37.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of kkazemi
2.59/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HomerisKing
5/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite beer. Full flavoured but smooth! Great any time of year.

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Photo of stinkatron5000
4.42/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of bostonryan
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JPNesker
4.13/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shelby415
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akdo
4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I tried this beer in a restaurant in Toronto. It was served in a 20-ounce glass and I ordered a hamburger made with beer, lettuce, tomatoes, red onions and two whole wheat breads. The beer was yellow and its white head was half of a finger. After a few minutes, the head more or less vanished, but left a few residues at the surface. With that said, Beau's Lug Tread's visual identity might turn some off.

As for the taste, I first tried it without biting the hamburger. Although we can still sense the bitterness from the hops, the malt gives it a mild taste of a wheat-based product such as plain cereals. However, upon biting the hamburger, the beer augmented the hop's bitterness and gave it an interesting finish. Once you swallow the beer, you sense the bitterness intensify on parts of your lung and your wind pipe.

All in all, the beer is easy to drink. Unfortunately, I had a little bit of reservations because of its visual identity.

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Photo of TimWakimika
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of safaricook
3.37/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is not a lager? Couldn't taste any ale characteristics, it was served pretty cold though.

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Photo of k47k
3.48/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Lug Tread Lagered Ale from Beau's All Natural Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 279 ratings.
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