Standard Lager | Fulton Beer

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BA SCORE
3.85/5
Very Good
59 Ratings
Standard LagerStandard Lager
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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Ranking:
#17,838
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
59
pDev:
8.83%
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Ratings: 59 |  Reviews: 24
Photo of ZAP
4.44/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L-deep gold/tan color..good clarity...looks impressive.

S-Slighty spicy aroma with an underlying grainy maltiness..

T-Slighty sweet...light breads and grains...toasty malts like a vienna style

F-Not overcarbonated...easy drinking but with some character...light side of medium bodied..finishes with a just a whisp of dryness.

O-Nice basic malty lager. All-malt lager and it tastes that way. I wonder if this is what lagers tasted like in the old days in the U.S. Well done. Scores are per style. One of my favorite lagers brewed in the states. Much prefer to the hop laden offerings so many places put out.

Update as a I finish off the 12 pack..: At times I get a bit of a spoiled egg flavor and aroma from some bottles. When on this is really good but the off flavors from some bottles in a concern. Interestingly enough it was not all the bottles. Maybe 4 or 5 of them.

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Photo of KarlHungus
4.38/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Fulton's Standard Lager pours a clear copper color. The head is a solid cap of white foam that lingers awhile. The aroma has some light caramel, some toasty mat, and a whiff of floral hops. The taste is similar to the aroma, but much more pronounced. The mouthfeel is medium-light bodied with appropriately ample carbonation. Overall, this is a really well made beer. I can see myself drinking this on a very frequent basis.

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Photo of ta_hagen
4.36/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pat61
4.31/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

S: medium to medium low spicy, floral hop aromas with a hint of pine seasoning light malt.

L: beautiful, brilliant copper amber with streams of bubbles rapidly rushing to the surface to produce a thin, sudsy white head that rapidly reduces to a film.

T: wide array of malt flavors ranging from doughy bread to light biscuit roll over the tongue. Malt and hop spiciness combine and there is a faint fruit note. It starts with a light sweetness but by mid-palate hop bitterness grows to medium leading to a crisp dry finish and a lingering malty bitter aftertaste.

F: The body is medium to medium light and the carbonation is medium.

O: It is a flavorful, easy to drink lager brewed for those who want more than fizzy yellow beer.

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

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 megamick
4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CraigP83
4.23/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Deep golden, one finger off white head. doesnt look like piss water like most american lagers of this ilk. Smells of sweet malt and Floral hops. The taste is lots of grain, wheat/corn? again backed up by slight floral hops, just a touch of bitterness but its hidden behind the grain. At 4.5% abv this is an everyday easy drinker. Im very impressed and will probably always have some in my fridge. Absolutely a winner

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Photo of Bighuge
4.22/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazed caramel body. Thin off white head leaves a fair amount of lace. Aroma is dusy, grainy, malty....like a grain milling room. Flavor is malty and grainy... a little biscuity and a little caramelly. Hops are mostly around for balance but there's a really light peach accent that is adds a nice touch to the whole flavor profile. Very slight dryness on the finish that leaves you wanting another sip. Body is medium-full. Carbonation is even keeled and smooth. Solid lager.

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Photo of umustdrink
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Look - Medium orange color. Off-white head, pillowy, with good retention.

Smell - Grainy, toasted bread, spicy, herbal hops. Smells like Vienna lager.

Taste - Medium sharp bitterness up front, earthy, spicy and herbal. Sweet grainy finish with a lingering bitterness.

Feel - Medium carbonation, could be a touch higher.

Overall - Good drinking beer and a great value at $5.99/4-pack. This will join Wonderstuff as a go-to local lager for me.

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Photo of karlt
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

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

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 mothman
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber/red???

White head. Golden color. Lace left.

Grainy and bready. Earthy hops. Pilsner like. Very clean. Basic, but nice and drinkable.

A great addition to the Fulton lineup. It'd be nice if they canned their Pils, but this will do.

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

Photo of RyanTheLion13
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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 bsp77
3.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Aroma and taste are both focused on biscuit and bread, caramel and cherry. The dry finish has some floral and citrusy hops, but balanced, not bitter. Relatively light body with ample carbonation. Essentially an easy drinking Vienna. I hope this is a big success for Fulton.

Reviewed off a sample bottle (full bottle), and I look forward to buying a 4 pack of tallboy cans.

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Photo of jera1350
3.97/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gatornation
3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a clear golden yellow color with a white head . cracker meal malts and grass and hay with crisp hops both in smell and taste. Sweet and crisp mouth feel, medium carbonation , a nice medium hopped lager ,very drinkable for summer.

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

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Standard Lager from Fulton Beer
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 59 ratings