Cambridge House Litchfield County Lager | The Cambridge House Brewpub

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Brewed by:
The Cambridge House Brewpub
Connecticut, United States

Style: Czech Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Gambrinus1184 on 06-24-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of FatSean
4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer was tasted several months ago.

Poured from a growler filled not 10 minutes previously into a shaker pint. A nice, slightly hazy, bright yellow color. Lacing was white to off-white and didn't stick arround too long.

Smelled of bittering hops and some grains.

Nicely bitter on the tongue and the malts almost held out. The finish seemed a little too bitter, but nothing out of line with the style.

Good carbonation, maybe a bit flatter than I'd like but it was a growler fill and I wasn't sure how expert the bartender was.

Quite drinkable. The bitter finish piled up after about three beers, but I was still willing to consider a fourth.

A good lager by a brewpub that usually does ales.

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Photo of Boto
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Draught in Torrington: This one pours a golden yellow color. It was clear, and had about 1 finger of a white head. It left a fair amount of lacing. The aroma was nice but a bit mild. There was some grassy and earthiness, and a hint of malt sweetness. The taste is clean and easy drinking. Mild amount of malts and a tinge of hops.

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Photo of Gambrinus1184
3.41/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap at the Cambridge House Brewpub in Torrington, Conn.

A: Poured a light, golden straw yellow color with a two-finger head of white foam. Lacing was adequate and carbonation lively enough.

S: Smells fairly light, sweet and grainy, with a bit of lemongrass and hay.

T: Flavor is light, semisweet, but dry and grainy. Lightly toasted cereal malts give off what little malt character this brew has. A little bit of hop spiciness presents itself mid-late palate and through the finish, which is clean and a little dry.

M: Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied, crisp and fizzy.

D: Good for a hot summer session or to pair with less sophisticated foods. I wouldn't order it habitually, but it's worth trying and pairing with a philly steak or open face turkey sandwich.

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Cambridge House Litchfield County Lager from The Cambridge House Brewpub
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 3 ratings