Humulus Lager | The Bruery

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Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
India Pale Lager, but closer to Imperial Pilsner than IPA, according to the brewery.

Added by vacax on 08-02-2009

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Photo of Bung
3.67/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Draft at Duckworths Ballantyne. Pretty clear gold pour, thin white layer. Sticks to the glass a bit.

Aroma, some pine and citrus zest. A little bready pilsener like malt.

Taste, light biscuit, heavier pine and citrus zest again. Bitters linger quite a while. A little more caramel and grain comes though as it warms, but very little.

On the light side body wise, nice smooth carbonation. Drinks very easily.

More of an ipa than a pilsener, probably why it is rated so high. Needs more malt and grain balance. Very straight forward.

"Come on ride that train, and ride's a choo choo train.."

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4.2/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on Tap @Matchbox
A-pours a slightly hazed golden color with a small white head but nice thin clingy lacing thru-out very fresh
S-citrus ,cracker lemongrass a sweet floral smell
T-delicious with clean crisp notes of citrus and floral hops that are mixed with spices and caramel malts
M-crisp with with medium carbonation sweet floral hops a touch of dryness
O- great brew refreshing easy to drink

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4.29/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Humulus Lager from The Bruery
4.32 out of 5 based on 1,015 ratings.
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