Salad Daze | Bunker Brewing Co.

Salad DazeSalad Daze
BA SCORE
73.5%
Liked This Beer
3.85 w/ 49 ratings
Salad DazeSalad Daze
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bunker Brewing Co.
Maine, United States
bunkerbrewingco.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jebrew on 08-05-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,556
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
49
Liked:
36
Avg:
3.85/5
pDev:
8.05%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 49 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of Kurzman
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sammy
3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

P- Poured from a 16 oz can,into a Cigar City pint glass.No visible date on the can.

L- Thin soapy white colored head,with low retention and moderate lace.Hazy straw colored body,with distorted clarity.Low amount of carbonation,low amount of sediment.

S- On the nose I get fruity lemon,citrus,and mango up front.Some spicy and floral hops in the background.Very hop forward for a lager,lots of fruit and earth notes.

T- The palate follows the nose with fruity lemon zest and grapefruit up front,and earthy pine and spice,with a return of lemon zest on the finish.Very fruity up front,and earthy on the back end.

F- The mouth feel is medium with a chalky texture.Prickly oxidation on the tongue,with a slightly dry finish.

O- This was an okay beer.Not something I would look for,but not something I would turn down either.Give it a try, and decide for yourself.

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Photo of RodSmith
4.19/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of illpass78
4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Half pint on tap at the brewery in a stange type thing.

Appearance: Cloudy straw, pillowy white head.

Aroma: Lemon, pine. Somewhat tropical; kind of a mango sort of note.

Taste: Follows nose. Fruity, hoppy, flavorful IPL. I'd have guessed it was an IPA if I hadn't known.

Mouthfeel: Very sessionable. Alcohol is barely there.

Overall: Very well executed IPL. Great hoppy beer for a hot day.

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Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of I3eer
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rab53
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vdub191
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jlindros
2.97/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

No can date, and interesting canned lager.

Pours a big fluffy creamy white head that hits a finger and fades at a med pace, messy lacing, very hazy murky lemony pale tan color.

Nose lots of lager malts, toasted grainy, raw bread dough, sour dough, big creamy wheat and oat mash, a touch of lagering minerality and fruity ester notes, a little lemony maybe tartness, faint grassy noble hops.

Taste brings a weird grassy herbal hop, spicy bitterness, orange rind and lemon peel, hops really overpower the rest of the beer, some spicy minerality again, almost earthy rock minerals, a little straw and grainy bready malt, raw bread dough, a bit of soft lagering, but hard to get past those crazy spicy herbal hops and minerals. Finish is drier side, huge lingering spicy hop bitterness.

Mouth is lighter bod, fluffy carb almost too much, little creamy wheat, astringent hop bitterness.

Overall what a let down, started with a decent lager, then just turned into a mess.

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Photo of PhineasMcClintock
3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of ElGallo
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of j_d_b
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Foamy head with big white bubbles; white and not dense. Dissipates very fast, though. Lacing is like, existent, though.

Straw yellow with very small particles. Pretty hazy but I can still see my finger through it.

Surprisingly citrus hop aroma for a low ABV lager. Some malt and grain as well; almost like corn or something.

Feel is good; refreshing and good carbonation level. Truly perfect for what this type of beer is. Not aggressive, but not too thin, a little foamy, and smooth.

The flavor here isn’t strong, but there’s some hop citrusness, some malt sweetness, and an overall light sweet presence and feeling that provides a drinkable and smooth experience. This isn’t a strong flavor blast, nor a mildly malty, thin and plain lager. A good beer, headed by lighter, hoppy flavors, which I'm not typically used to in a lager.

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Photo of digboy
3.42/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap. Very thin lager with obvious citrus tones in aroma and taste. Smells pretty interesting. Tastes like citra hops over a light lager... not sure if that's good or not. Overall I would drink it again but not sure I would seek it out.

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Photo of anteatr23
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark hazy orange with little head. Smells of pineapple and citrus, sweet. Taste is light, crisp, sweet, biscuity maly and hoppy with a bitter finish. Refreshing and easy to drink. Really cool IPL.

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Photo of SebastianOwl
4.14/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

No date on my can so I have zero idea how fresh this is (please date all cans); very nice, refreshing hoppy session lager

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

Photo of smcolw
3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Whitish, lemon color. Very cloudy. Large, slowly dissipating head (it crowned over the glass edge. Excellent lacing, nearly blanketing the glass.

Light,pale malt starting aroma but this is quickly dominated by a grapefruit hop nose.

Slightly tart with a strong "green", prickly hop bite. Highly carbonated with a thinnish body. The swallow and aftertaste have a weedy flavor, creating a long aftertaste.

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Photo of paresis
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ManapuaMan
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A snappy hopped-up lager that lends itself to easy drinking. Pours a straw-gold out of the can; more cloudy than clear as you can make out the faint outline of your hand through the glass. Aroma and taste of orange, mango and lemon zest with a crackery malt body. Crisp, well carbonated and finishes with a light bitterness. Big on hops and drinkability.

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap 1/27/2017 at Natty Greene’s Tavern in North Attleboro, MA, served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a thin off-white head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains lager yeast, grassy hops, light caramelized malts and citrus.

T: The taste starts out bready with flavors of lager yeast and a hearty but not too heavy malt character. Then a strong grassy hops bitterness comes in. There’s a mild citrus and caramel sweetness that brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and smooth, light-to-medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while.

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Photo of Abe_Froman
3.62/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of golfwolf
3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of liquorpig
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Salad Daze from Bunker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 73.5% out of 100 with 49 ratings
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