Sleeman Honey Brown Lager | Sleeman Breweries Ltd.

Sleeman Honey Brown LagerSleeman Honey Brown Lager
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Sleeman Honey Brown LagerSleeman Honey Brown Lager

Brewed by:
Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
Ontario, Canada

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 Some might think the tradition is outdated; we just think we got it right the first time.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

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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle served in a standard pint glass.

pours a crystal clear amber tone with a fizzy, quickly diminishing off-white head; patchy lacing.

not getting a tone in the nose, mostly a caramel maltiness, maybe a muted hops presence loitering somewhere in the background. flavor is a welcome improvement. sweet and toasty; notes of honey open up mid-palate. malt-forward but some hoppy undertones, especially in the finish. by no means is this memorable, but all in all it's a pleasant, unassuming, serviceable brew.

crisp, light/medium bodied mouthfeel. drinks well; a good football-watching beer.

originally reviewed: 12-14-2010

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Very nice deep colour with a little bit of head that looks great at first but unfortunately doesn't last long.

Honey/molasses smell, with some typical macro-ish hop smell as well.

Pretty smooth tasting, goes down easy for a dark-ish beer.

Overall, a pretty solid beer, not one I search for but often is the best thing on tap in a sea of molson/labatt.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: It has a nice golden/orange color to it. It has an off-white head that dies down fast and leaves very litte lacing.

Smell: The aromas give out hints of honey, caramel, grains, corn and some grassy hops.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a sweet caramel and honey character to it with some light grain, corn and hops.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium/high carbonation with a somewhat light overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with bland flavors and aromas.

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Sleeman Honey Brown Lager from Sleeman Breweries Ltd.
Beer rating: 8.4% out of 100 with 299 ratings
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