How Soon Is Meow?
Finback Brewery

How Soon Is Meow?How Soon Is Meow?
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Lager - American
4.04 | pDev: 5.94%
Finback Brewery
New York, United States
Retired (no longer brewed)
Very Good
How Soon Is Meow?How Soon Is Meow?
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StoutElk_92 from Massachusetts

4.58/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 oz. can dated 4/21/17

Pours cloudy foggy hazy yellow gold with a creamy frothy white foam head. Smells like pineapple, grapes, lemony orange citrus, grapefruit, rice, honey crackery bready malt, minty tobacco spice, with floral dank earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like sweet rice, honey crackery bready grains, pineapple, tangy grapes, lemony orange citrus, grapefruit, minty tobacco spice, with floral dank earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels medium bodied, creamy with moderate low carbonation. Overall a real nice hoppy rice pilsner.

May 24, 2017
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mikeinportc from New York

4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy grapefruit juice yellow, with white head , & some lacing.

Slight aroma of malt, and something floral. Really have to strain to smell anything.

Taste is grapefruit/grapefruit pith,lemon rind, mild malt, and then something stronger, in the grainy vein. I'm assuming that's the rice. Slight pleasant bitterness, and very fine, crisp carbonation.

Overall, a very enjoyable beer.Very flavorful, despite surprisingly little aroma. I could see making this a regular, if it weren't for the $4.99/can price.

May 19, 2017
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Jacobier10 from New Jersey

3.68/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

On-tap @ Astoria Bier & Cheese in Astoria, NY.

Billed as a "Hoppy Rice Pils" brewed in collaboration with Kings County Brewers Collective (KCBC).

Straw colored with a light haze and a small white head. Grainy malt and herbal, lemony hops. The malt and rice provide a solid base for its light citrus flavor, with balance slightly towards the hops. Light bodied with a bitter finish. Smooth and easy to drink.

This didn't scream Pilsner to me, rather it felt and tasted more like a Light/Pale Lager or Wheat Lager. A fun little beer but nothing about it made me want another one.

May 11, 2017
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Billolick from New York

4.17/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tall silver can purchased att he brewery this afternoon...4/21/17

Pours heavily hazed, light straw...milkey near white, large, fluffy cap, leaving loads of lacing/froth

Earthy and bright nose with lemon/lime

Light , fresh and tasty..more lemons on the palate, soft and inviting...delicious stuff...sort of a blend between a wheat beer, a pilsner and a fruity/tropical pale ale...well worth a try and I'm glad to have enjoyed a fresh sample

May 08, 2017
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SebastianOwl from Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This beer really impressed me at the end of the night; easy to drink and the citrusy hops work perfectly in this profile; Finback seems to be improving every time I drink their beers, embracing the hazy, hope forward, non-bitter NE IPA style

May 08, 2017
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Davepoolesque from Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Lemon, lime, grass and pine. Underlying pilsner malt profile. Light bodied. Fairly clean and crisp. Nice sweetness level. Shorter, slightly bitter finish. Strikes a nice balance between light pale ale and crisp Pilsner. Pretty good.

May 05, 2017
How Soon Is Meow? from Finback Brewery
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