El Oso | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
California, United States
bearrepublic.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Crafted in the spirit of thirst quenching Mexican lagers, this well balanced amber lager is crisp with just a suggestion of caramel.

2009 California State Fair - SILVER
2008 Great American Beer Festival American-Style Amber Lager – BRONZE

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-10-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
65
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.28
pDev:
17.68%
 
 
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0
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4
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07/17/13 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Not your grandfather's lager, unless he's from South of the Border. This is a lager more in the style of a Dos Equis or Modelo. IMO most US lagers lean to the pilsner side, not in this case. Thicker in body & more substantial in flavor this is a great beer. Even though the ABV says 4.5% it taste like a bigger brew. Give it whirl.

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El Oso from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
3.28 out of 5 based on 65 ratings.
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