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Elm City Lager | New England Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
3.73/5
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401 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States
newenglandbrewing.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named after New Havens historic nickname, this is a true German Pilsner made with all German ingredients.

Added by UnionMade on 03-31-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,069
Reviews:
168
Ratings:
401
pDev:
12.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
36
Trade:
0
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1.75/5  rDev -53.1%

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2/5  rDev -46.4%

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2/5  rDev -46.4%

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2/5  rDev -46.4%

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2/5  rDev -46.4%

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2.09/5  rDev -44%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of LilBeerDoctor
2.23/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Reviewed on 07/27/2009. Can. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Aroma of diacetyl and grainy cardboardy wheat malt. Tastes alright at first, very sweet though and then a diacetyl and wheaty finish. Blargh, this was pretty bad, especially the diacetyl. A flawed beer.

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2.5/5  rDev -33%

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2.5/5  rDev -33%

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2.66/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clean pale yellow color with a white head. In the aroma, a small sweet standard lager smell. In the taste, a small sweet lager standard-ness and a bit perfume like. A smooth and light to medium bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry perfume like aftertaste. An OK lager but quite perfume like.

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2.68/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pale yellow colored beer.Nose has hint of skunk.Taste has slight biscuit that turns to skunk on aftertaste.I"ve been generous to german pilsners in past but I can't do it anymore. I would not recommend unless you like liquid skunk.You don't do you??

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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.76/5  rDev -26%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Can courtesy of counselor (via BIF 14), big up.

Appeared a cloudy and golden color with a big, white fluffy head. Carbonation appeared plentiful. Smells of apples with grassy, grainy notes. Taste was far too metallic for my liking. Hidden beneath the metal flavors were subtle flavors of crisp apples. Lots of carbonation in the mouth, light to medium-bodied. Not my bag.

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2.79/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

On remarkable best. No real flavor

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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Elm City Lager from New England Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 401 ratings
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