American Lager
Fifty West Brewing Co

American LagerAmerican Lager
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Style:
Lager - American
Ranked #188
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
82
Ranked #34,907
Avg:
3.66 | pDev: 11.2%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
16
From:
Fifty West Brewing Co
 
Ohio, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  0
Gots
  3
SCORE
82
Good
American LagerAmerican Lager
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 16 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by ManapuaMan:
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ManapuaMan from Massachusetts

3.87/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Straw gold with sparkling clarity. Surprisingly thin head after a rowdy pour. Tons of bubbles, though. Leaned my ear towards the glass and it sounded like I just poured out a can of soda. More head please.

Aroma and taste of grain, grass, bread and biscuit. More biscuit than usual that makes it almost pilsner-esque.

Feel is crisp, slightly creamy and effervescent. Great beer but could do with less of the latter.

On a side note, I read reviews for craft American lagers and I'm not sure what most folks feel a 4+ rated lager requires or if it even exists. Seems like it's a hard beer to rate by style and scores are artificially low.

May 09, 2019
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DigitGrowler from Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

May 14, 2018
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Blackop555 from Michigan

3.63/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours gold. Foamy, short, white head that Fades fast.

Smells grain, light grassy, Light Citrus and Light apple.

Taste sweet bready malt, light lemon, grassy hints and grain. Finishes dry with grain and light citrusy linger. Lighter body and fizzy lower carbonation.

Apr 23, 2018
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jyoung538 from Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

An above average lager (Stella, Heineken, etc) but a bit creamier.

Jul 12, 2018
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dtevans5 from Ohio

4.03/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oct 07, 2018
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Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

3.68/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Feb 15, 2019
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Manta200 from Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

May 02, 2020
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rclangk from West Virginia

2.9/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

11/2019 Kroger
A weak brew. Not much taste.

Nov 29, 2019
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WoodBrew from Ohio

3.41/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I'm trying this beer at Blinkers in Covington, KY. It poured a clear golden with no head and no lace. The scent was non-descript with maybe subtle grain presence. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with slight citrus highlights ontop of a grain base. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall its a decent beer.

Nov 04, 2019
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Laura_G from Ohio

4.3/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Jun 02, 2019
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deadonhisfeet from Kentucky

3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a can into a Goose Island pub glass. Very clear and light gold in color with 2 fingers of fine white foam. Well attenuated. Good retention. Nose is bright with some biscuit-like notes and a hint of white pepper.

Light body with a mild well-balanced flavor. Some faint mealy notes up front, a bit of fresh bread, and a dry hoppy kiss at mid-palate. Very drinkable and refreshing, but there are lagers out there with more flavor than this one.

Apr 17, 2019
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Lukass from Ohio

3.56/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jun 18, 2019
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Gorf88 from Ohio

4.39/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Mar 29, 2020
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jt_thomas18 from Hawaii

3.65/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jul 17, 2019
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West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

3.59/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Mar 29, 2020
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Zanico from Ohio

3.57/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Feb 03, 2019
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