Moosehead Lager | Moosehead Breweries Ltd.

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Moosehead LagerMoosehead Lager

Brewed by:
Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
New Brunswick, Canada

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-26-2001

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

Appearance - Pours a clear golden color with a thin white head that dissipates quickly. Has some nice, creamy lacing.

Smell - Very skunky. When first opening the bottle the skunk filled the room. Behind that strong aroma I think I can smell some pale malts and corn. It's pretty hard to tell..

Taste - It's quite sweet.. Has the skunkiness, corn, buttery bread, and light hops.

Mouthfeel - Light body and mild carbonation.

Overall - Moosehead Lager is very drinkable.

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Gold color. Crystal clear with a whisp of foam top. 3.5

Grain husks, and Euro hop mutings. Not much, but very clean. 3.0

Flatline flavor. Some pale malts whispering cereal notes and some Euro stank. A kiss of hop bitterness and a clean, almost apple-fruity finish. 3.5

Not carbonated enough. Thin body. 3.0

I prefer this over the BMC, but that's not saying a whole lot. The few sparing notes of interest seal the deal. 3.0

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Poured from a 12 oz green bottle into my 32oz mug, "coded" freshness date

a: pours a clear golden, with about a 2 inch white head which quickly receded with some lacing down the glass 3/5

s: can't pick up too much here, some skunkiness and some malty sweetness, albeit very faint 3/5

t: first taste to me is corn, then the sweet malt, followed by a very mild hop presence, but it all mixes into the overall flavor and is gone with a swallow with nothing really lingering 3/5

m: very very crisp and smooth, perfect carbonation makes this go down very easy, it's just very very light 3/5

o: this is my first experience with Moosehead and I am not disappointed because it's great for what I got it for -- sipping while doing some yardwork in the 85 degree Alabama spring. This is a very good, albeit somewhat light, lager. 3/5

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T - sweet corn, buttered bread, grassy hop notes, biscuit and toasted saltines

M - medium, smooth and wet

O - classic lager flavours, though still rather mild, nothing spectacular, but easily drinkable

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Moosehead Lager from Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
3.06 out of 5 based on 1,357 ratings.
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