Barking Squirrel Lager | Hop City Brewing Co.

Barking Squirrel LagerBarking Squirrel Lager
BA SCORE
29.5%
Liked This Beer
3.47 w/ 586 ratings
Barking Squirrel LagerBarking Squirrel Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hop City Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada
hopcity.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Barking Squirrel is a 5% ABV amber lager with a distinct rich burnt orange colour and subtle noble hop aroma. Its medium body, pleasant hop bitterness and caramel malt sweetness makes it smooth and drinkable with a slight hop aftertaste.

24 IBU

Added by Viggo on 11-16-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,598
Reviews:
137
Ratings:
586
Liked:
173
Avg:
3.47/5
pDev:
14.99%
Alströms:
3.75
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
139
Trade:
0
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A pleasant enough beer from right up the middle. Pours rusty clear under a moderate head that gives way to a ring, only some early spotty lace.

Malty sweet nose, some caramel. Same to taste, balanced off by a nice hop bitterness. Simple across the board, easy to drink. Nothing remarkable or untoward. Possibly just a tad too sweet to drink a ton of.

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Hop City : Barking Squirrel Lager

Aroma of lager yeast, clean malt and hops. In the taste, light and refreshing. Bready with faint citrus. A bit more beef than a macro lager. Has some light hop bitterness and flavor, just enough to keep it interesting. A decent light beer option without being too light, bland or boring.

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Barking Squirrel Lager from Hop City Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 29.5% out of 100 with 586 ratings
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