Moosehead Lager | Moosehead Breweries Ltd.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
New Brunswick, Canada
moosehead.ca

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,367
Reviews:
499
Avg:
3.06
pDev:
21.9%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
289
For Trade:
0
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2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

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4.64/5  rDev +51.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I will have to say, Moosehead beer has always been one of my favorites. I usually drink dark beers, but Moosehead can hold it's own. Don't let its lite complexion detour you. Mooshead is full of flavor. It has the strong American Lager taste with a hint of a Philsner after taste. Very smooth with little bite. The Canadians did something right when the made this brew. Pour a little on you steak as you grill. The philsner taste will give your ribeye the extra edge you have been looking for. Either way, I always figured it was better to drink Moosehead, than it is to give it.

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3.5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4/5  rDev +30.7%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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2/5  rDev -34.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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2/5  rDev -34.6%

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1.75/5  rDev -42.8%

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4/5  rDev +30.7%

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4/5  rDev +30.7%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.77/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A pleasant, inexpensive surprise. For its price this is a very good lager. My first impression was of a lighter German style beer, maybe edging toward Reinheitsgebot varieties. I assume it competes with Rolling Rock, and for my money, has a bit more character and flavor per $. Overall, I think it is a crisp, refreshing brew, and I would wholeheartedly recommend it as a beer to go with a weeknight dinner.

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4/5  rDev +30.7%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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3/5  rDev -2%

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2.8/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - The beer's color was somewhat like urine, golden yellow and clear. Carbonation was light, head and its retention lasted rather quickly, dispersed fast with turtle-shell lacing.

Smell - Very plain biscuity scent with some hoppy grass background. This beer tastes very similar to how it smells.

Taste- The beer has a very bland taste, hops and biscuity flavor stand out the most.

Mouthfeel - Smooth mouthful but not very impressive.

Overall - Overall the beer is kinda flat, has some grassy and nutty flavors that entwine with a very light weight, light colored lager.

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3/5  rDev -2%

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2.5/5  rDev -18.3%

Moosehead Lager from Moosehead Breweries Ltd.
3.06 out of 5 based on 1,367 ratings.
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