Standard Lager | Fulton Beer

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3.85/5
Very Good
58 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fulton Beer
Minnesota, United States
fultonbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by bsp77 on 09-21-2016

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pDev:
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Photo of PhillyStyle
3.72/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
3.79/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16oz can. Poured out a clear, golden amber color with a small, khaki-colored head of foam. It smelled of caramel and floral notes. Sweet caramel taste with a mild bitter hop bite.

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Photo of nicholas2121
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Standard Lager brewed by Fulton Beer, with an ABV of 4.50% ABV . This American Amber/Red Lager pours out a deep golden amber color with a nice white head. There is also a nice amount of lacing to this brew, it sticks to the side of the glass well. The smell is rich with sweetness from grains and malts. You also pick up on a faint hop bitterness in the smell of this brew. So far this is one inviting brew. Now for the taste, it is bold with flavors with grains and malts. This brew reminds me of an American Lager than a Red but it is what it is. The body of this brew is a solid medium. There is nothing overpowering about this brew, it has a super nice balance to. I like how smooth this brew goes down. This brew would go nice on any occasion. There is nothing fancy about this brew but nothing bad either. The mouth feel of this brew is Bold, Clean, Smooth and Refreshing overall I'm going to give Standard Lager a soild 4 out of 5. I would definitely look this brew up again giving the opportunity to. Fulton Beer, did a super nice job with this brew.

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Photo of runbirddrinkbeer
3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16 ounce can into non if pint glass. Straw color, good clarity. Aroma says nice adjunct free lager. Clean flavor lets the malt shine through. I would look for this again.

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Photo of tone77
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A thanks to the amazing woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a golden.orange color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of malts, honey, some grains. Taste is the same as the aroma, and highly refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall would be a great backyard beer during the summertime.

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Photo of Beer21
4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BucannonXC5
3.82/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Type: 16-oz. can
Glass: Clear 15.25-oz. pilsner
From: Goebel Liquor / Rob’s World of Beer in Wichita, Kan.
Price: $7.99 for a 4-pack
Purchased: March 14, 2018
Consumed: March 16, 2018
Reviewed as: American Amber / Red Lager
Misc.: Canned on Aug. 3, 2017 at 1:01 p.m. CT (I think)

Had three of these previous in Wichita on a work trip. Gave them each a 3.5 on Untappd, writing, “Should have looked up this beer before buying it. Detecting blueberry. May review later, but for now back to work.” Well here we are. I was expecting this to be a bit higher than a 3.5 with a full review, but a 3.75 seemed like a 50/50 chance heading in.

Poured a medium amber mostly clear color with three fingers of rocky white head. Lots of bubbles coming up along the sides of the glass. Excellent foamy layered spiderweb lacing. Almost perfect retention. (Sight - 4.50)

Smelled Corn Pops, grass, honey, brown bread, biscuit, grain and light blueberry. More of the same from the can, maybe more compact. (Smell - 3.75)

Tasted about as good as the nose, maybe slightly better. Got Corn Pops, honey, grass, hay, brown bread, biscuit, Wheat Thins, grain and hints of blueberry. (Taste - 3.75)

Medium body. Oily texture. Lively carbonation. Abrupt clean finish. (Feel - 4.00)

This was much better than the last few nights out of the can. Just a very good American Amber / Red Lager. (Overall - 3.75)

3.82 | 86 | B+

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Photo of guzzleacoldone
3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Squire
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very pretty rose gold amber color with white cap.

Aroma of sweet malt and floral hops.

Flavor is a more generous serving of what's found in the scent. Mildly rich sweet malt with a solid presence. Malt forward with counter balancing floral hops that finishes malty sweet with a bit of hop firmness in the aftertaste.

Medium texture with balancing carbonation.

Just a good, solid malt lager with enough going on for it to match most food styles yet interesting enough to drink on it's own. The kind of beer I wish they would serve at our County/State Fairs instead of the usual AALs. Yeah, definitely the thing for Fair food.

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Photo of MonkeyPilates
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of evanschaaf
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of woodychandler
4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Happy New Cut a Single in Minneapolis, MN Beer Sunday (Week 668)!

As usual, I have a planned theme for today. Here in PA, we get distro from seemingly everywhere & it is tough to keep up with all of the newest releases. It is even more spectacular that they are coming to us in CANs for the furtherance of The CANQuest (tm). Let the fun CANtinue! 

From the CAN: "Minn Made"; "Genuine All-Malt Beer"; "Extraordinarily Uncomplicated."

I have known a couple/few Minn maids, so I will toast them following the Crack! Thus acCANplished, I began a nice, slow, easy Glug which still produced a finger of fizzy, foamy, tawny head without any coaxing on my part and with decent retention. Color was a gorgeous solid-Amber (SRM = > 7, < 9) with NE-quality clarity. Nose had that clean smell of biscuity, bready, honeyed malt that always makes me think of fresh biscuits drizzled with honey. Mmm. Standard? I wish! Mouthfeel was medium, big for a Lager. The taste was both honey-sweet and Noble hops-grassy/hay-like. It was a very clean, non-adjunct laden Lager that used to be the Pre-Pro Standard, but is usually NOT the case in this day & age. This was wonderfully tasty & quite quaffable. Finish was semi-dry & highly refreshing. I CAN easily see drinking this one on a hot, humid summer's day. Well done!

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

Pours a clear golden amber with medium, persistent head.
Smell is malty with some faint floral hops.
Taste is a smooth blend of malt and grain. Earthy with a dry/bitter finish.
More lager than amber, in a good way. I found this to be an excellent lager.

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

Photo of DW78715816
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very solid lager. Looks great poured into a glass. Malty yet easy drinking.

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Photo of jaydoc
3.71/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wizzle32
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.71/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TooGood
3.71/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopstout
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ri0
3.55/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

It was so hot this September day (91) that I drank it straight from the can. A very clean, cracker malt aroma. Very simplistic flavor of clean and crisp malt that seems like a Pils sans hops. Has a bit of zest to keep it interesting. Refreshing with light carbonation.

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Photo of sparx1100
3.55/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mindcrime1000
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a lager glass

Pours a red-amber, but not like an alt. More like a cross between a red and a light lager. Excellent head that quickly dissipates. The lacing is a bit lacking, though that's not unexpected. Still, it has a very nice color and plenty of big inviting bubbles. A fine looking lager.

The aroma is all malty grain, ranging from light toasted biscuit to clean grain-bin powder. Some suggestion of adjuncts is present, but not offputting. Hints of pepper and spice. Clean and crisp. Nothing spectacular but solid.

The flavor is a step below the aroma. More macro-like in this respect, though still quite a bit better. A nice range of malt flavors, again from "raw" to "toasted," but very muted. Hops are a little there, but don't quite get "there" in the balance department.

The mouthfeel is a little watery, but otherwise this is a great warm-weather quencher. Light, clean and crisp with plenty of, but not too much, carbonation.

Overall, this is a solid lager.

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Standard Lager from Fulton Beer
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 58 ratings