Sleeman Honey Brown Lager | Sleeman Breweries Ltd.

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299 Ratings
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Sleeman Honey Brown LagerSleeman Honey Brown Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
Ontario, Canada
sleeman.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Smooth Sleeman Honey Brown Lager is brewed in the tradition of cottage breweries at the turn of the century. Some might think the tradition is outdated; we just think we got it right the first time.

Added by canadianbarman on 08-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
299
Reviews:
140
Avg:
2.98
pDev:
19.8%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
50
For Trade:
0
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3.44/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Stien

A- A nice carbonation with a lasting head. Clear light amber colour.
S- A very light toffee smell with finishes of slight hops
T- A very nice taste of sweet toffee and a slight hop finish, much like the smell. It is a little bit watery throughout.
M- Light bodied with lots of carbination
O- A classic beer from Sleeman. Nice to have with barbecued chicken or ribs on a hot summers day.

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Photo of TheEggman1
1.97/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

Photo of rugene
2.96/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Lucaskowalik
1.92/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Poured from a 355mL can into a chalice
A- Extremely bubbly clear honey brown color with a delicate white head. Looks more like soda than beer.
S- Smells solely of sweet toffee and not much else, continuing the more soda than beer theme.
T- Upfront toffee sweetness over a very watery beer
M- Extremely watery and light bodied, bubbly and sickly sweet like a cheap soda
O- Truth be told I used to really love this beer prior to really reaching beer geekery. Now it just tastes one noted and plain paired with overwhelming sweetness.

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Photo of maclean25
2.7/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ikidunot
3.52/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewAskew
3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Isaac420L
3.93/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MilkLeg
2.81/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Lilfo0
2.7/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Tastes very sweet, molasses like, gives strange aftertaste. The fizziness is also off

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3.58/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NightINgale
2.97/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of MetalCath
3.5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Czy
2.12/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of brp94
1.43/5  rDev -52%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Photo of mark_mla
3.1/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A nice option, but wouldn't buy it

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Photo of fortyfield
2.5/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sherillc
2.55/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JPNesker
2.82/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of raylpendleton
3.93/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ElGallo
3.48/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of headlessparrot
2.96/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of VbolieuV
2.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of DaveBar
3.1/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Purchased at the LCBO as a single for $2.00 for a 341ml bottle. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a 1" high white head that films out within a minute. Dark gold color and filtered clear

S- Kind of funky nutty scent

T- Not bad. For some reason people are giving this brew a bad rap and it's pretty good overall. Nice malty base and slight hops

M- Creamy and dry

O- Not a bad brew. Not a great brew but not a bad brew

Food Pairing

This nice blended brew went well with...... Korean BBQ. Short ribs with a sticky sweet sauce.

Enjoy

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Photo of LagerHOGGER
2.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Sleeman Honey Brown Lager from Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
2.98 out of 5 based on 299 ratings.
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