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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This poured out as a nice clear golden color with a nice white head on top. The smell of the beer has a nice lager-like grassiness to it along with a great hoppy aroma too. The taste is very nice, solid bitterness in the finish. The feel is sharp and crisp, highly drinkable. Overall this beer is awesome.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bold and crisp golden body with a perfect head. Smell is piney and bright. Really sharp and biting bitterness with a really clean and crisp lager body. Reminds me off a bigger and more bitter Jack's Abby hoppy lager. Booze is hidden well behind grapefruit rind, light pine, and some mango.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Finally got a chance to drink a glass of this at the Bruery Tasting Room. Notes taken last week.

A- Poured from the taps into a chalice with a golden-orange body. Puffy, creamy white head builds to a few fingers. Cap retention is decent and a bubbly ring leaves spotty lace patches.

S- Fresh, bright hops with nice tropical fruit, dank and citrus feel overall. Slight sweet cracked malts and yeast bread in the backdrop.

T- Hoppy forward but not a huge bitterness like the IPAs of today. Smooth and drinkable hop profile of mango, orange citrus, flowers, tropical fruit and some dankness. Mostly hops but some cracker malts and yeast character comes through once in a while.

MF- Creamy light end body foams up nicely on the palate. Slightly bitter finish and smooth overall moderately high carbonation.

Hoponius of the West I suppose. Glad to be able to finally try this one. A brew I would gladly drink again.

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Humulus Lager from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 1,015 ratings
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