Long Day Lager | Red Hare Brewing Company

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Long Day LagerLong Day Lager

Brewed by:
Red Hare Brewing Company
Georgia, United States

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.98%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Georgiabeer on 09-09-2011

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Photo of acurtis
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.33/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chinchill
3.09/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap.
A fine looking lager, with an exceptional head.
The aroma seems too mild and lacking in hops. Hops are not a particular issue in the flavor but do lean to the mild side.

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Photo of Rifugium
2.5/5  rDev -28%

Photo of atrocity
1.93/5  rDev -44.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

Wasn't a fan of this one.

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Photo of smcolw
3.22/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Looks good. The head, while small, sticks around and leaves some spots on the glass. Gold color and nearly clear.

Malty and devoid of any hop aroma.

Sweet with a berry like presence. Again, pretty low hop which leads to a shorter aftertaste. The body is quite good although the carbonation is elevated. I'd say this falls short of the Czech pils goal.

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Photo of woodychandler
3.92/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A local friend had moved to take a job in Charleston, SC before moving back up north into NJ, but he frequently returns to the southeast and knows to bring back beer for The CANQuest (tm) for me. It is always appreciated!

From the CAN: "Chase the Rabbit!"; "Bohemian Style Lager"; "This is a Bohemian style pilsner that is packed with flavor. Golden in color, this beer comes through with slightly sweet and biscuity malt notes. We used some noble type hops to bitter than put our twist on it with some Northwest Ameri[CAN] hops at the end to deliver a slightly citrusy nose. We hope you find this beer not only sessionable, but very refreshing after a long hard day."; "evercan Recyclable forever, keep it going."

I Crack!ed it open, revealing a brimful craft CAN. I was getting a little bit of foaming through the vent, so I went with a gentle Glug to keep things under CANtrol. I still raised a finger of foamy, eggshell-white head with moderate retention as a result. Color was Yellow-Gold (SRM = 4 -5) with NE-quality clarity and the Gelt Gang of Croesus, Mammon & Midas stopped by for a taste. I was more interested in all of the CO2 bubbles that were evident in the glass. Nose had a definite grassiness from the Noble hops and the citrus hops lent it more of a lemony scent than grapefruit. I was put in mind of lemongrass, actually. Mouthfeel was medium-to-full, big for the style and indicative of its carbonation. The taste was definitely of a Czech Pils, very fresh, clean, hop-forward and underlain by a biscuit maltiness. It was very grassy with just a hint of bitterness and I CAN see it being a great beer to relax with after a long day. Finish was also long, lingering with a pleasantly dry lemongrass flavor. I would recommend this with Vietnamese or Thai food or just putting in the cooler on a hot summer's day.

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2.63/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

16 ounce pour $5.25 at Taco Mac in Woodstock, Georgia.

Appearance: Hazed, darkened, burnished gold body in appearance with a scant, white head, but that's due to the usual heavy Taco Mac pour.

Smell: A profuse graininess in the nose with pithy, citric American-born hop notes, though there's a very small slightly herbal, spicy trace in there tipping off some noble hop usage.

Taste: Grainy, husky upfront with restrained hints of biscuit and sweetness. Hops largely display a citric, fruity character, overshadowing the far subtler, faintly spicy noble hop qualities. Moderate bitterness. Drying, grainy, and lightly bitter into the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: This lager carries across more bitterness than, for me, is desired and has a conspicuous raw graininess throughout, leaving me without the crisp, refreshing, inviting lager I'm looking forward to after a long day.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of sendbeer
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of tone77
3.58/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is sweet and malty. Taste is crisp, malts,light hops, none of the sweetness detected in the aroma. Clean and refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

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Photo of LoveStout
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of PEIhop
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of Canada_Dan
2.97/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev +15.3%

Photo of BMMillsy
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of khargro2
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of Cyberkedi
4.2/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Comes out of the tap a hazy honey golden with a thin off-white head - but the latter may be an artifact of the pour. The bartenders at Summits like to make sure you get maximum beer. It is darker than most lagers I have sampled, a good sign. As it turns out, the head does leave some decent lacing. Malty, fruity aroma has apple and cherry notes and a hint of hops, unusual for a lager in my experience. Malty and surprisingly hoppy flavor has a fruity tone and subtle hop bitterness. Smooth, firm-bodied, fizzy, edgy texture leaves a malty and rather hoppy finish, somewhat more like an IPA than a lager. I’ve had plenty of lagers, and this is one of the best, if not the best!

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Photo of Chucker17
3.6/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
4.27/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass. The appearance is a murky golden yellow color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is full of grass, maybe some lemon zest, hops and yeast. The taste was a nice grass flavored beer with mild hops in the back.

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Photo of JohnBender
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of qcbrewer
3.77/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psmith161
4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of richj1970
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpuetz
3.62/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Long Day Lager from Red Hare Brewing Company
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