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Stonewall Light Lager | Cool Beer Brewing Co.

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Stonewall Light LagerStonewall Light Lager

Brewed by:
Cool Beer Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada

Style: American Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Stonewall Light is just that. The same high quality light lager in a 9.5 oz bottle. Perfect for having friends over, they're sure to be a conversation piece. Their smaller size and unique shape have made them a big hit with both the female and male drinkers.

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Ratings: 31 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of NoahS
1.92/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of R11415
2/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of samz0rp
3.17/5  rDev +14%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

a great summer beer. also a much better light beer then bud light or coors light.

its my goto light beer

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Photo of Boo-urns
3.82/5  rDev +37.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of spinrsx
2.47/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Mousel
3.21/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of papat444
2.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of deonreds
2.5/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CRObighit2
3.53/5  rDev +27%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DaveBar
3.51/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Purchased at the LCBO for $1.25 for a 250ml bottle. Served at 7deg C in a draught glass.

A- Opens well and pours a good high white head that is gone in 30sec. Light gold and clear

S- Oodles of hops and smells like a European beer

T- Nice beer flavor. Very airy and light. Corn flavor.

M- Dry like a Heineken.

O- Pretty good. Nice summer warm weather beer

Food Pairing

This one pairs well with.... Chicken wings with a nice sweet and sour sauce.


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Photo of alienmario
3.5/5  rDev +25.9%

Photo of JasonThaler
2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of taxandbeerguy
2.85/5  rDev +2.5%

275 ml bottle purchased from LCBO for $1.25 CDN. Served cold into a pint glass.

Appearance - Aggressive pour yielded about a finger and a half of head, which disappeared within a couple of minutes. Beer is clear and a fairly rich golden color for a light lager.

Smell - Lots of grain and nothing but the grain. One dimensional, but at least it was a fairly strong aroma.

Taste - Extremely grainy and while more flavorful than other light lagers, it almost tastes like if corn flakes were made into a beer this is what it would taste like. Still deserves props for tasting like something albeit the graininess is done in a heavy handed fashion.

Mouthfeel - Creamy and fairly light, decent carbonation.

Overall - As far as light lagers go this is a winner, although if you object strongly to corn flakes, I suspect that you won't enjoy. While the bottle was small, it was only $1.25 CDN. You could do a lot worse than this.

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Photo of Pmicdee
3.5/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very good for a light beer.

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Photo of WillAndSarah
2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of TheGreenBuddah
1.5/5  rDev -46%

Photo of Vyronian
3.75/5  rDev +34.9%

Photo of Will12
2.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of TheBeeraholic
2.25/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of ThinkAgain
3/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of thehyperduck
3.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

275 mL single bottle from the LCBO; no freshness info given. Looked like a decent deal/cheap tick at $1.75 (even if it is light beer), but I didn't notice the absurdly small serving size until later.

Pours a clear, pale straw-yellow colour, topped with slightly more than one finger of frothy, soapy white head. It wilts away over the next few minutes - which I guess makes this one of the best-retained light lager heads I've ever seen. It even manages to coat the glass with some scattered gobs of lacing. The aroma is (unsurprisingly) a bit skunky, with the usual pale lager suspects rounding it out - grainy malts and weedy, grassy hops. Reminds me more of an EPL than a light beer so far.

The flavour is, of course, not all that interesting - but by light lager standards there are certainly a few worthwhile traits. The taste is mostly of cereal grains and pale malts, with some weak lemon citrus sourness to support it. Finishes with some floral hop bite and watered-down citrus flavour. Light-bodied and watery, with appropriate carbonation for the style (i.e. quite fizzy). Drinks like fizzy water - I only needed a few sips to complete this review, and the remainder of the liquid went down in a matter of seconds.

Final Grade: 3.24, a C+. Stonewall Light is actually a pretty decent beer for what it is, and I'm struggling to think of other light beers I'd prefer in its place. Obviously this is an inherently bland, uninteresting style that I rarely select voluntarily - but plenty of people buy light beer for one reason or another, and if you fall under that umbrella this stuff is probably worth giving a chance. You could certainly do much worse.

But seriously - why does this bottle need to be so tiny? This brewery's Buzz Beer comes in regular-sized bottles (and they aren't clear glass, either) so it's obvious that they have access to whatever equipment is needed to handle standard brown longnecks. Why would I want only 275 mL of LIGHT beer? It's like being handed a thimble full of rye whisky. "Thanks - I guess?" It's honestly baffling to me. Why even bother with such a tiny sample? I feel like their intended export market must be Lilleput and Blefuscu, because I'm not sure where else anyone would be satisfied with one (or three) of these tiny things.

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Photo of oldp0rt
2/5  rDev -28.1%

Photo of hopsolutely
2.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A very light European-style lager.

Bright golden colour with white head and decent carbonation. Mouthfeel pleasant. Aroma is "all lager" - spent grain and grassiness. Flavours are also not as complex as I'd choose. The malted barley is evident, but everything else is distant (including the "lime kick").

I'm not a fan of light beers, or lagers in general, so can't pretend this review is as unbiased as I'd like. However, I have friends who like light lagers and I would happily serve this to them (until the allure of APA's reaches everyone!)

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Photo of Phyl21ca
1.28/5  rDev -54%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Bottle: Poured a super light yellow color lager with a small bubbly head with minimal retention and not much lacing. Aroma of light citrus notes with grainy cereal is not the most interesting. Taste is also a boring mix between some light citrus notes with some light malt notes which may includes some adjunct. Body is thin and watery with OK carbonation. Not something I will seek out again.

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Stonewall Light Lager from Cool Beer Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 2.78 out of 5 with 31 ratings