Curious Traveler Lemon Shandy | The Traveler Beer Co.

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Brewed by:
The Traveler Beer Co.
Vermont, United States

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Curious Traveler is our take on a classic European Shandy that has been brewed for generations. We started with an American craft wheat ale, which delivers a crisp, light body. We then added fresh lemon and just a touch of lime to bring out a bright, juicy citrus aroma and flavor. Simply, the Curious Traveler is “Quite a Refresher!”

Added by goblue3509 on 06-14-2012

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1.25/5  rDev -63.1%

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1.41/5  rDev -58.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

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1.46/5  rDev -56.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

A beer from my mother in law. WTF. Its yellow and hazy, white head. Smells like lemonade, tastes like lemonade that someone accidentally poured beer into. Feels harsh and acidic (lemonade) with a dry biting finish. Very very not good.

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1.5/5  rDev -55.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Another grab at market share and shelf space by the boston beer company in the form of the growing Shandy style. *sigh*

Super hazed dull yellow color with a thin head even with an aggressive pour. Smells like the garnish bin behind a bar. Left out sour lemons. Hint of coriander and white peppercorn.

Fluffy mouthfeel with vigorous carbonation. Tart lemon, whisp of wheat, spicy finish. Like a spicier Summer shandy by leinenkugel but without any real beer taste and less body. Almost tastes like a mikes hard lemonade to be honest but with the addition of wheat. Sad attempt at a simple style. Hurts your throat with vigorous carbonation and spice rather than refresh your thirst.

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1.5/5  rDev -55.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -55.8%

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1.68/5  rDev -50.4%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Looks like urine and tastes like Corona with lemon drops dissolved into it. As a fan of citrus beers, I really thought I'd like it. Did not. At all.

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1.75/5  rDev -48.4%

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1.75/5  rDev -48.4%

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1.77/5  rDev -47.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5

This beer poured with a nice head, which dissipated quickly; it has a nice cloudy, natural appearance. I have had a number of different shandys before and have always enjoyed them. Unfortunately, this beer was very disappointing. The lemon flavor comes across as very artificial. The lemon aftertaste is highly unpleasant and almost medicinal. The most accurate description I can give is that it tastes like Pine Sol smells.

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2/5  rDev -41%
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2.1/5  rDev -38.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.
A cloudy bright yellow.

The smell is lemon malt with no other real smell but it's almost like a sour lemon.

Taste is like a watered down carbonated lemonade. Summer shandy was way better. It's smooth but you can find a much better beer in this style.

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2.17/5  rDev -36%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Just tastes like lemonade with a weird finish.

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2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

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2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

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Curious Traveler Lemon Shandy from The Traveler Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.39 out of 5 with 626 ratings
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