BEER | La Cumbre Brewing Co.

BEERBEER
BA SCORE
60%
Liked This Beer
3.72 w/ 40 ratings
BEERBEER
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
La Cumbre Brewing Co.
New Mexico, United States
lacumbrebrewing.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Looks like beer . . . Smells like beer . . . Tastes like beer . . . it’s BEER. Our aptly named lager is light in body but substantial enough in flavor to let you know that yes . . . You are drinking beer. Yeah BEER!


Added by elNopalero on 07-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,611
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
40
Liked:
24
Avg:
3.72/5
pDev:
14.78%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 40 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of raspy22
4.21/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beergoot
3.94/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very clear, light gold colored body; plenty of carbonation; one-finger thick fluffy, white head; nice lacing down the glass. Light cereal grain aroma; bread crust. Light, bready flavor with a subtle hop bitterness. Medium body; crisp; mostly dry finish.

A refreshing, delicately balanced pilsner-styled beer.

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Photo of Wasatch
4.35/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 oz. Can
CO 06/29/17
BB 09/27/17

Poured into a Squatters true pint glass a pretty nice clean/clear golden pale yellow color, pretty nice carbonation, with a pretty nice thick/creamy one-finger plus white head, which leaves some pretty nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, some hops, kinda citrusy. The taste is pretty nice, malty, hoppy, citrusy, nice little sweetness. Medium body, ABV hidden very well, nice little dry/bitter finish. Overall, a very tasty brew. True to style. Nice thirst quencher. Great with pizza.

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Photo of robertrh
3.76/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zonian1
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of M_chav
3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

This is a pretty surprising BEER, pun intended. ok dad jokes over... salty with a soft backbone of pine hops, cross and clean on the finish. easy drinking simple, yet complex for the style. The perfect summer drink

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

this is brilliant stuff, shockingly underrated, but just like the name, the can, and the nondescript nature of its presentation, this beer is nothing crazy, just an infinitely better version of your grand daddys swill. its clear and bright and bubbly and heady and creamy and super low alcohol yet full on flavor. love how clear and pretty this is, delicate looking, but one taste and its obviously so different than the yellow beers of old. the lager yeast is crisp and clean, but flavorful over the pale malt. there is a classic old world hoppiness to this, bitter enough, impossibly dry, yet also flavorful. something this drinkable that still has character is hard to come by, and these guys have nailed it. i like the lager yeast, i like the fluffy grainy feel for how low alcohol it is, and i like the huge champagne style carbonation. its infinitely refreshing when its ice cold and it doesnt warm up too bad either, way better than macro lagers of any kind that i have found anyway. amazing mouthfeel and flavor overall, maybe some corn in here with the pale barley. i wish it were a little cheaper than it is, its not exactly the keystone suitcase pricing, but its worth paying the difference for such a superior beer in the light lager category. glad to have this awesome beer in our state of colorado now. i am going to drink the absolute crap out of this one this summer! needed a beer like this and finally found it!

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Photo of Darkmagus82
3.43/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akolb
3.71/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Let this be the first beer of the Summer of Pilsner! Pours very pale and very clear, fluffy (marshmellowy?) head. Aroma is pretty subdued with crackery grains and herbal hops. The taste is more interesting. Lemony sweetness, biscuity malts, and pleasant bitterness. Bitter and nice floral aftertaste. Soft, creamy mouthfeel. A good, very drinkable and flavorful lager.

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Photo of VABA
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rpcarr17
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of phizill
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.91/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lagerquestrian
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Foyle
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 16oz can into pilsner glass.
A 1" white head drops quickly with some decent foamy lacing. Color is a hazy straw with moderate streaming carbonation. Aroma of biscuit, grain husks and grassy hops. Light and silky mouthfeel with a dry finish. Flavors of bread crust, biscuit, some lemon and citrus rind hops. Overall a really enjoyable lager.

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Photo of Zorro
3.26/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear very pale colored beer with a momentary white colored head. Whatever its charm is looks are not it.

Smell is pilsner malt and noble hop. Hop scent is mostly grass and hay with a little lemon. That is about it not a very aromatic lager.

Starts out mildly sweet and spritzy with a lemon and toasted grain after taste. Medium level of bitterness. Nice mild ale that would be wonderful on a hot day.

Mouthfeel is light.

Overall pleasant light lager.

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Photo of NolaHopHead
3.8/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

16 oz can.

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Photo of joeymrr
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tone77
2.93/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A thanks to the commander of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a pale yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, grains, some malts. Taste is the same, light grains and malts, a bit of an unusual aftertaste. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a mediocre beer, no better than many cheap lagers.

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Photo of Bieniek30
3.62/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ryannotbryan
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bryan12345
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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BEER from La Cumbre Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 60% out of 100 with 40 ratings
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