Saint Arnold Fancy Lawnmower | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

Saint Arnold Fancy LawnmowerSaint Arnold Fancy Lawnmower
BA SCORE
3.55/5
900 Ratings
Saint Arnold Fancy LawnmowerSaint Arnold Fancy Lawnmower
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States
saintarnold.com

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A true German-style Kölsch. Originally brewed in Cologne, this beer is crisp and refreshing, yet has a sweet malty body that is balanced by a complex, citrus hop character. Multiple additions of German Hallertauer hops are used to achieve this delicate flavor. We use a special Kölsch yeast, an ale yeast that ferments at lager temperatures, to yield the slightly fruity, clean flavor of this beer. Fancy Lawnmower Beer is a world class brew yet light enough to be enjoyed by Texans after strenuous activities, like mowing the lawn.

Bronze Medal, 2006 Great American Beer Festival

Added by kbub6f on 09-21-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,185
Reviews:
267
Ratings:
900
pDev:
14.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
233
Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

On draft at Buffalo Wild Wings in Lubbock, TX.

The beer is clear and light golden with a pure white head. The aroma is mild, offering grain, slightly sweet, a hint of fruit. A bit of toast and mild sweetness in the flavor. Pretty bland, but a good chaser for washing down some hot wings.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle Mom brought back from brewery.

Appearance: Very clear and bright medium yellow. Wispy white head with little retention. Spots of lacing.

Smell: I initially thought this would be some manner of pale ale, but the first sniff told me it was a Kolsch. Pale bready malt aroma, bit of light fruit, noble hops, and a kiss of sulfur.

Taste: Very much in line with the aroma. Malt sweetness wins out a bit over hops bitterness and dryness, leaving it a bit on the sweet side. Not as crisp in the finish as I'd like, but generally tasty.

Mouthfeel: A bit to sweet on the finish makes it not as crisp and clean as I'd like.

Overall: A solid Kolsh that would be a good lawnmower beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Opal Divine's Marina in Austin, TX

A: Pours a crystal clear medium golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a half finger tall dense white head that slowly reduces to a medium sized patch of very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of bready malts along with some fruity yeast and light amounts of grassy hops.

T: Light to moderate amounts of malty sweetness upfront with some bready malts as well. There are some notes of fruity yeast and just a touch of lemon citrus. The finish has a moderate amount of grassy hops and a light amount of bitterness which does not linger.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Crisp.

O: Easy to drink as the mouthfeel is light and the flavors refreshing and thirst quenching - definitely sessionable. This would be a great beer for drinking on a hot Austin summer day, especially if you were outside doing yard work. I enjoyed this one.

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Saint Arnold Fancy Lawnmower from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 900 ratings
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