Jan Olympic White Lagrrr | SingleCut Beersmiths

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76 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
SingleCut Beersmiths
New York, United States
singlecutbeer.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by dar482 on 06-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
76
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
10.97%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
11
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Ratings: 76 |  Reviews: 11
Reviews by jerrytodd:
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4.07/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Suggested by my friend, in all the times I've come to the brewery I never tried this one

A: Hazy! This is based on a witbier and it very much has that appearance. Light straw color with a touch of yellow hue, excellent head and retention.

S: Wow. A bouquet of orange blossom, spice, rose, pepper and sweet wheat malt. Amazing

T: I was not prepared for the uniqueness of this brew! Overall taste of light bitter orange with a tea-like spice complexity. Finishes with a nice bite from pink peppercorns. Goes down too easily.

M: NIce body without compromising drinkability.

O: Not a style I'd reach for as I'm a hop-head but I can see the popularity of this brew

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BranfordBound
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had a 5oz pour at the brewery on 6/25 into a snifter glass. Jan comes out a slightly hazy yellow color with a fluffy white head.

Sort of a witbier aroma here, some orange citrus notes, sweetness, bit of spice and malt. Flavor is just like the aroma, cracker like malts, middle sweetness with a prominent citrus and floral note. Finishes pretty clean and with a lingering grapefruit like sweetness.

Overall I enjoyed this beer. It definitely tricks you into thinking it's not a lager. I quaffed this one heartily in the summer heat.

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Photo of Bieniek30
3/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of ShoreGoodBeer
3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hazy with a citrus nose that makes me think more Belgian Wit than Lager, but it works very well. Feels a bit thin but smooth with a high carbonation to pair.

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Photo of antott0523
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Susanjwalter
4.32/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of pinyin
4.4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Served in a flite glass at the brewery ~39F.

I know this uses a lager yeast but somehow Singlecut managed to make it taste no so lagery. I don't get any of those yeasty or malty ketones that are usually present in a helles or adjunct lager.

It really tasted like a glass of fresh squeezed tangerine juice to me, and it even had a similar texture and color.

A little bit cloudy, light orange copper. Fruit juicey nose with a light but present body and texture.

Almost zero alcohol taste at all.

I would definitely purchase again and certainly in a growler.

Singlecut just keeps getting better and better in the flavor department, and their distribution footprint is also getting wider in terms of draft kegs.

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Photo of thudean
4.25/5  rDev +11%

Photo of BeerPunk1312
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a hazy yellow, with a half inch head, and a good amount of lacing.

This one smells like mild wit spicing, esters, and citrus.

This is a very drinkable, but slightly boring lager. The wit spicing on this one is pretty subtle, which is honestly good in my book. But beyond some generic citrus, there's not a whole lot else to this one. Don't get me wrong, it tastes good, but there's not much to this one.

This is light bodied, with a juicy and crisp mouthfeel, along with a normal level of carbonation.

A little pedestrian but ultimately still pretty tasty anyway.

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Photo of BodyPolitic
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of jtk21351
3.26/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JimmyAloysius
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of mendvicdog
3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cestlavie
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of plaid75
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

On draft at Black Bear, Mineola, NY.

Poured a hazy straw hue with a two finger foamy white head. There was very good retention and lacing.

The smell featured moderate esters.

The taste was likewise estery with a grainy pane malt and herbal hop.

The mouthfeel was full for the style.

Overall an interesting take on a wit. Light and refreshing.

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Photo of timmynyc
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tabhill
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Eman17
4.37/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of david18
4.75/5  rDev +24%

Photo of kkazemi
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikexw
2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

Photo of midnightcowboy818
4.16/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mo_fro
4.03/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BKBassist
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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Jan Olympic White Lagrrr from SingleCut Beersmiths
3.83 out of 5 based on 76 ratings.
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