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

Lug Tread Lagered AleLug Tread Lagered Ale
BA SCORE
3.73/5
285 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
Ranking:
#24,290
Reviews:
83
Ratings:
285
pDev:
13.4%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
73
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 285 |  Reviews: 83
Photo of JPNesker
4.13/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shelby415
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akdo
4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
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 +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of safaricook
3.37/5  rDev -9.7%
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 -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of amelek
3.4/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Simon212
3.51/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheRiot
4.12/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RileyWillJohn
4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MJ63
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tyler_V2
3.94/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jaisell
3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikemands
4.12/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ctruskey
3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cycle69
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cormpilac
4.43/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rale
4.19/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of talbotjf99
3.88/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nullbort
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KyleMcD
3.97/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of eltocino
4.32/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Really good canadian kolsch. It's a must.

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

Photo of Bigmrred
4.32/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
2.96/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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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