Baderbräu Lawnmower Lager | Baderbräu Brewing Company

Baderbräu Lawnmower LagerBaderbräu Lawnmower Lager
BA SCORE
61.7%
Liked This Beer
3.81 w/ 60 ratings
Baderbräu Lawnmower LagerBaderbräu Lawnmower Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Baderbräu Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
baderbrau.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Lawnmower Lager IPL is a citrusy hop-forward India Pale Lager. The perfect hot summer day’s beer. Lots of hop flavor and aroma; not overly bitter. Nice, smooth finish. Falconer’s Flight hops backed up by Glacier. Bright, golden color with a thick, creamy head. All malt grain bill (no adjuncts).

Added by Jason on 04-23-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,795
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
60
Liked:
37
Avg:
3.81/5
pDev:
8.66%
Alströms:
3.89
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 60 |  Reviews: 9
Reviews by TMoney2591:
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3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a tumbler.

I've been reticent about these guys after the resurrection no one asked for (AKA Baderbrau), but I've heard promising things about this stuff, so I figured I'd give it a shot. It pours a clear sunrise brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises mild lemon zest, grass (how appropriate, eh?), a hint of white bread, and a soft peck-on-the-cheek of leek. The taste brings in more of the same, the lemon peel and grass doing some nice work together. Cooperation at its finest. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a pretty tasty beer, nothing mind-expanding, but the softness and nigh-subtlety really work well here. Not bad at all.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Jason
3.89/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

Superb looking froth, the clarity is even better. Aromas of lemon zest, fresh cut grass and a faint green onion. Brisk crispness, very bready with a dough-like character throughout. Peppery hop bitterness, very grassy with a thick oily floral tone. Very well rounded and most certainly drinkable, these hoppy lagers win me over.

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of PatrickG
3.56/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dexterk1
3.69/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of matjack85
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I picked this up as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99 at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL. 12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

The beer poured a clear, pale gold color and made a 1½-finger white head that lasted a few minutes. Unfortunately, it left very little lacing on the glass or it would have gotten a higher appearance score.

The beer had a citrusy pineapple and lemon smell, along with some grassy hops.

Grassy and citrus hops give this lager a significant dose of bitterness. Lots of lemon and lemon zest flavor with some bready malts thrown in for balance. There's a touch of peppery spice in here as well.

Light bodied with moderate to medium carbonation.

I think this is much better than what we usually refer to as a lawnmower beer.

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Photo of metter98
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is relatively clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of grapefruit and pears are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and the combination of grapefruit and pears almost resembles gooseberries to some degree. The hops also contribute a moderate amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and somewhat crisp (from the hops) on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. There is also a touch of dryness in the finish.
O: This IPL is very flavorful and has nice aromas and flavors from the hops. It is a cut above your typical lawnmower beer.

Serving type: bottle

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

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3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.71/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.01/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MaxOhle
3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of Blackop555
4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours yellow. Foamy, tall, white head that lasts a while fading to a rocky head with light lacing.

Smells citrus, pine, light caramel malt, grain, grassy and fruit.

Tastes bitter pine and citrus peel. Followed by some malt and grassiness with hints of pear and apple. Finish is dry with a long bitter citrus peel and pine linger. Medium body and creamy medium carbonation.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
4.17/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.89/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.61/5  rDev +21%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Baderbräu Lawnmower Lager from Baderbräu Brewing Company
Beer rating: 61.7% out of 100 with 60 ratings
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