Sympathy For The Lager | Karbach Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
82
good
311 Ratings
Sympathy For The LagerSympathy For The Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co.
Texas, United States
karbachbrewing.com

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by champ103 on 09-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
311
Reviews:
49
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
15.88%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
116
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 311 |  Reviews: 49
Photo of Goodbull
3.9/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Tasted pretty good after the quarter marathon.

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Photo of zonker17
3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acharles331
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdphill
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cavedave
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Premo88 for this delicious Pilsener.

Pours a clear white gold color, topped briefly by a finger of white foam, which retracts to few spotty islands in a mostly bare cap.

Light/medium aroma is grainy sweet, with a very light yeasty tart presence and spicy hop just barely there to balance things.

Also a light/medium strength taste, featuring a delicious grainy sweetness that is just right, and a hint of hops and yeast to round it out into a very delicious beer.

Low carb., light in mouth, super clean on palate, and really refreshing make this a fantastic mouthfeel to showcase flavors and quench thirst.

Delicious beer, understated and balanced perfectly. Wish I had more. Highly recommended.

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Photo of Yellolab2010
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tyyoung83
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.41/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of badkins003
4.37/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Great and very smooth beer. On the lighter side but with a good body with it too. The smell and aromas have been average but the taste is phenomenal

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Photo of mamaraza
3.23/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 22Blue
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmills3
3.98/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cgrunin
3.38/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of ThrowinFatCats
3.2/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atxrax
1/5  rDev -72.1%

Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.86/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #73 (Feb 2013):

This one caught us off guard a bit, brewers intention is a European lager of sorts though we did not expect the level of depth that the hop character brought to our palates. Balanced with a lot going on, a lot of complexity in this can. Oh yeah, very drinkable too boot. Refreshing enough to tote around in the summer and interesting enough to drink the rest of the year.

STYLE: Euro Pale Lager
ABV: 4.9%
AVAILABILITY: Year-round

LOOK: Pale amber hue, sudsy head

SMELL: Herbal, spicy, peppery, earthy, leafy, fresh bread, clean

TASTE: Crisp, smooth, moderate sized body, herbal, assertive bitterness, grainy, dried hay, slightly biscuity, earthy, orange zest, drying hoppy finish

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Photo of mschipper
3.7/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Kaskin
3.2/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of kylehay2004
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of sirhc3034
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%

Photo of bonertime98
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of Weisseguy1
2.6/5  rDev -27.6%

Sympathy For The Lager from Karbach Brewing Co.
3.59 out of 5 based on 311 ratings.
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