Lila | Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
Oregon, United States
hairofthedog.com

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
First introduced at FredFest 2012. The brewery's first lager is named for brewer Alan Sprints' mother, Lila.

Sprints calls the beer a 'pale bock'. Lagered for 12 weeks.

Dry hopped with spicy Noble Saaz.

Added by hopwave on 05-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,418
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
97
pDev:
11.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
Trade:
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Ratings: 97 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of stevoj
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft at taproom. Soft and silky, tons of lacing. Pleasant, light malty aroma. Dances on the tongue. Grainy, heady, piquant and savory. A real treat for sure.

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Photo of the_encinitan
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of n2185
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerMe8
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wontonst
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickThePyro
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fizzician
4.23/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasting glass at the brew pub, hazy gold color with nice lacing. Sweet, bready aroma. Smooth, creamy, malty taste, sweet without being cloying. Nice on a cool fall day.

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Photo of cd34
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of herman77
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anteater
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kmat10
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of juicebox
5/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BakaGaijin
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of flagmantho
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I had this beer on-tap in a tulip at the brewery.

Appearance: light golden hue with a moderate haze. Head is a thin layer of creamy ivory foam leaving a nice lace on the glass.

Smell: quite sweet and malty, which is appropriate to the style. Not complex, but nice.

Taste: light and malty, with a bit of a raspy, herbal hoppiness. Pretty refreshing.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good carbonation and creaminess. I like it.

Overall: refreshing, though the bitterness is just a tad harsh.

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Photo of Stevedore
3.53/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Hair of the Dog in Portland, Oregon.

Pours a lighter golden yellow body, one finger white head. Not much retention or lacing. Smells of grass, earth, sweet caramel, citrus, fairly bready. Slightly perfume-y. Flavour is similarly bready, a bit of caramel, mild citrus, a fair amount of grass and earth, with a slight earthy bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, slightly syrupy and sticky, a bit on the sweeter side on the finish. Overall, a different type of beer but not my style. Sweet and a bit perfume-y.

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Photo of TeamSeinfeld
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of constantine_272
3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of YamagamiTravis
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer-Zombie
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kylemckinnis
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of birchstick
3.6/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Seattle_Suds
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rothobinide
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Lila from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 97 ratings