Getaway | Lift Bridge Brewery

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3.67/5
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55 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lift Bridge Brewery
Minnesota, United States
liftbridgebrewery.com

Style: German Pilsner

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This nod to our European brewer forefathers uses golden melts, noble Saaz hops, and lager yeast to create a refreshing pilsner with assertive hop character.

Added by TGanyone on 05-10-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,524
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
55
pDev:
13.62%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 55 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of Richie_C_Johnson
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of garymuchow
3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Grainy and floral aroma. A little herbal. Yeast at first but it leaves.
Full dense white head. Pale golden body that approaches clear.
Nice hop presence from the get go but never too much and bitterness stays in check. Bitterness lays on the tongue along with a slight tartness which also hits the cheeks. Good balance of hops with the grainy malt flavors.
Solid lager bit and crispness. Smooth and appropriately light feel.
This is good. A tartness shows in time, but better that than too much bitterness. Clean.

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Photo of cuttlery
2.79/5  rDev -24%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours light golden in color. Approximately a finger width head poured into a beer glass. Not a fan of this, reminds me of a bud lite with less carbonation, tastes like a Hamms. Does not taste like a Pilsner at all to me at least in the sense I am used to. Nothing special about this at all, and I can get cheaper beers that taste the same.

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Photo of HopliteMpls612
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ta_hagen
4.72/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Hopstout
2.75/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AleMan66
3.64/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

I poured this from a bottle into a clear teardrop beer glass. It's very light colored and clear with a one finger white head. It's a nice taste but I don't taste the apple that others taste. I'd prefer a bit more carbonation. I'd buy it again though. It would be a good summer beer and a good one to keep on hand for others who don't like their beers as chewy as I do.

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Photo of jdseltzer
2.28/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

I have read the other reviews about this beer and I am scratching my head. It almost seemed more like a light beer or light Ale than a Pilsner. My guess there are too many Ale drinkers rating this.

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Photo of egrapplesberg
3.97/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Twelve ounce bottle, can't find a date. Poured into pint glass. Yellow and lots of carb bubbles with tiny head. Smell is bread, apple and honey. Feel and taste are smooth, refreshing biscuit with apple. Good beer. Cheers!

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Photo of MattMorin
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wer34truh
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

A light, but clear, golden appearance with subtle carbonation. A one finger head, which dissipates quickly.

The smell has a lot of malt and sweet apple.

This very much tastes like a beery apple cider. The most unique flavor is of apple, with a distinct malt flavor in the background. The feel is quite light, which fits the style well.

All in all, I could see this being a very enjoyable summer beer. Despite being a lager, this has clear notes of both malt and apple. A pilsner with attitude, something which is surely lacking.

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Photo of mattmarka1
3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CJCouillard
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BrewRaider
4.29/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is one of my favorite US-produced pilsners. Great all-malt body, crisp hop bite, but very drinkable on a hot day in July. Well balanced, and well done.

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Photo of GreenMind
3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ryancl
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at the Bryant Lake Bowl
L: Pours brilliant gold under a thin white foam cap. S: Resiny piney hops and light grains. Some citrus.
T: Light sweet grains with bread and faint biscuit.
F: Clean, crisp finish with medium carbonation, medium light body.
O: A summer lawnmower beer of good quality.

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Photo of JohnSnowNW
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickSMpls
3.46/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A good, if unremarkable, lager. Good for the deck on a warm afternoon. Easy to drink, very pale. It could use a little more carbonation.

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Photo of Czequershuus
3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This is a rather nice middle of the road Pilsner. I generally prefer a little more hoppiness, but this is really solid and balanced. A great summer tipple.

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Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heytomcat
3.03/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Just ok. Not a lot of hop character

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Getaway from Lift Bridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 55 ratings