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Tailgate | Grand River Brewing

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10 Ratings

Brewed by:
Grand River Brewing
Ontario, Canada

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Sammy on 06-06-2014

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Ratings: 10 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by DaveBar:
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased at the LCBO for just over $3.00 for a 500ml bottle. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a high white head. A bit cloudy

S- Almost no smell at all. What is there is malty and mellow

T- Light and mellow. Definitely a summer time beer. Good flavor and feels not like a mass produced beer but a decent craft effort

M- Light and airy. No bitterness at all. Definitely good for the sun.

O- Pretty good. Will not buy again but it is a nice summer beer but there are a lot of good beers out there a better price point

Food Pairing

This pretty good little beer went well with... grilled vegetables on the BBQ


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More User Reviews:
Photo of MJ63
3.75/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sammy
2.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of WillAndSarah
3/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of liamt07
3/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of Cramshawbar
2.25/5  rDev -28.3%

Photo of D-HopSupreme
3.44/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a faintly hazy straw-gold colour, with half a finger of head that quickly dissipates to a thin film leaving no lacing. The aroma is faint, though quite bready. An additional sharp hoppiness does come through here as well in a certain grassy tone, but it is subdued in comparison to the bready tones. On the palate, the beer is again quite bready and grainy, though with a certain grassy and herbaceous bitterness that is again subdued, and could be a touch stronger. The finish is crisp, with what flavours that do stick around being a good balance between gentle hops and a generous malt. Overall this is a fairly good lager, though I would not classify this as a German Pilsener - that issue could just as well reside with the submission made to this website not being accurate to the brewery's intention on style, but my judgement is the same no less.

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Photo of Cycle69
3.73/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Coronaeus
3/5  rDev -4.5%

Tailgate from Grand River Brewing
Beer rating: 3.14 out of 5 with 10 ratings
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