Original Organic Lager
Mill Street Brew Pub

Original Organic LagerOriginal Organic Lager
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Mill Street Brew Pub
Ontario, Canada
European Pale Lager
Ranked #111
Ranked #28,970
3.18 | pDev: 18.55%
Jan 14, 2023
Jan 23, 2003
Notes: This 100% all natural certified Organic Lager is Ontario’s first organic lager, and contains no pesticides, insecticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers. Brewed with imported malt and hops, this 4.2% European-style pilsner offers a light, crisp and refreshing flavour, with a clean finish.
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Rated by Spark420

2.93/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
Looks and smells nice, not much hop in there but otherwise has a nice taste for what it is.
May 20, 2022
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Reviewed by Tony787 from Canada (ON)

3.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
I bought a can at the lcbo in Ontario 473ml at 4.2%.
poured a 2finger head into glass clear golden color good carbonation.
overall an ok light lager beer easy to drink and enjoyable.
Jul 27, 2021
Rated: 3.47 by dm771 from Canada (ON)

Mar 07, 2021
Rated: 3.21 by KeeganM from Canada (ON)

Dec 06, 2020
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Reviewed by OntarioPat from Canada (ON)

3.7/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.25
What happened? The company sold and they ruined the first beer I've ever had. When these first hit the shelves they were absolutely fantastic out of a bottle.
Oct 03, 2020
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Reviewed by HopMaester from Canada (ON)

3.58/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Average tasting lager. better than any macro. Good for summer. Not a single defined characteristic that I could call out.
Poured out Clear and light yellow with no real lacing. Tasted Fresh and felt like summer. Maybe nice for a Grill.
May 30, 2020
Rated: 3.75 by GingerFinn from Canada (ON)

Nov 10, 2019
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

3.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
A: The beer is clear light yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high bright white head that gradually died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of buttery diacetyl are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has light to moderate flavors of butter along with hints of pale malts. No flavors from the hops are detectable, but they do contribute a slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied and clean on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I surprisingly found the aromas and flavors of butter in this beer to have some enjoyable properties compared to other bland lagers.

Serving type: can
Sep 20, 2019
Rated: 3.19 by markallmon from Tennessee

Sep 05, 2019
Rated: 3.34 by matt_hill from Canada (ON)

Aug 15, 2019
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Reviewed by Larryfunnell from Canada (ON)

3.95/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
So far my least favourite Mill Street product. More main stream than the other beers I have sampled, it is very smooth and easy drinking, with a bit more flavour than most of the mainstream beers, but no interesting notes. Overall a good beer to have in stock for non-micro brewery friends and family, including my wife who's tastes go more mainstream.
Jun 12, 2019
Rated: 4.35 by Andany from Canada (ON)

Jan 23, 2019
Rated: 2.28 by BusinessSuitBonfire from Canada (AB)

Jan 09, 2019
Rated: 2.66 by coleshane from Canada (ON)

Dec 27, 2018
Rated: 3.05 by LarrysDeerGut from Illinois

Aug 18, 2018
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Reviewed by Seangrdn from Canada (BC)

1.34/5  rDev -57.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5
I will start by saying that I didn't have high expectations when I purchased this. I have been suffering with gut issues for a couple years and the craft ales I dearly love are now pretty well off the menu.

I'm not completely opposed to lighter beer. I grew up drinking American adjuncts and euro lager and my go to now is Bud light (because I tolerate it, not because it's a great beer). I was expecting something similar to light American lager but made from barley malt not rice/corn syrup.

The Six pack of clear bottles I bought was just over four months old so possibly they were past their prime but I checked two stores and both stores had beer from the same batch. If your beer tastes like #$@! after a few months then it's on you to make sure it's not sold once it's turned.

Appearance and feel were both similar to mainstream euro lagers like Stella or Heineken.

Nose and taste were both like a heinous blend of 3% ultra light adjunct lager mixed with a green bottled euro lager that got left outside all summer then buried in snow and drank the following spring: sour skunk water.

Horrid stuff.

I will try it again from a can and if it is better I will slightly raise my rating.
Jul 13, 2018
Rated: 3.29 by Vylo from New Jersey

Jun 24, 2018
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Reviewed by eberesford from Canada (ON)

3.07/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Clear gold with a slightly frothy head with moderate lacing. Aroma caramel - a bit skunky. Flavour overly sweet, not much complexity, not much character.
Feb 25, 2018
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.22/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
i had way higher hopes for this, after seeing it in every bar in town, i thought it might have a little more character. lots of pale lagers up there in ontario, lots of them more or less the same, i thought this might be a little better being organic and all, but its a bit sweet and boring like most of the rest of them, a real let down after getting myself to think this was going to be a winner. its absolutely perfectly clear and golden, itd be sexy if the head lasted any more than a coupe of seconds, really almost flat looking after a minute. smells sweet and adjuncty to me, fresh though, which is an interesting combination, its nonmetallic or chemical at all, but its also not real appealing, usually its sort of both, or rather that the absence of these things in light lager usually means a good one, but not necessarily so this time. pils malt character here, but also some corn or something too, and the lager yeast has no flavor. i wish it wasnt as sweet as it is, and i wish for better carbonation. the fact its organic is awesome, but the brew was a bit of a disappointment, even in a style that i often expect to let me down a little...
Feb 13, 2018
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