Millennium Lager | Back Road Brewery

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Millennium LagerMillennium Lager

Brewed by:
Back Road Brewery
Indiana, United States

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by zerk on 01-27-2004

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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by ChainGangGuy:
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3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a very slightly hazed, deep yellow body with a thin ring of white bubbles.

Smell: Lightly sweet-smelling cereal aroma with nice floral notes and a bit of pepper.

Taste: Sweet pale maltiness. Lightly floral hop flavor. Hint of pepper. Mild bitterness. Dries out toward the end but still manages to finish sweet.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: A decent, refreshing lager that paired quite well with a handful of pretzels and few chicken nuggets.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Duster72
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I let this one sit in the fridge for a while because I hated their Midwest IPA, and boy, was that a mistake!

Pours a deep golden with some floaties and a finger and a half head. Light aroma of sweet malts and grass. Taste is really exceptional for the style with a very full body flavor that is a great balance of sweetness, bitterness, and earthy grass. Tastes exceptionally fresh. This is what an American macro beer SHOULD taste like. I would put this and the Victory Prima Pils at the top of the category from what I have tasted so far.

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Photo of HoboAGoGo
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tall pint glass with a very clear, light amber body that has very minute bubbles that. The head starts thick but devolves to thin and even after about ten minutes, it's still there. An aroma of clipped hay, grain husk and sweet malt. Slight acidic bite to the tongue that quickly goes away, the hops are just there long enough to be delicious. The mouth is treated to an aftertaste of grass and most importantly, a crisp grainy, malt, sweet and delicious. Very glad I grabbed this six pack at the ol' liquor store. Paired nicely with swiss cheese, apples and bananas.

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Photo of hopdog
3.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle acquired in trade with BBB63 (thanks!).

Poured a medium and cloudy amberish color with an averaged sized white head. Doughy and fruity aromas. Tastes of the same doughiness, some apples, citrus and lighter grass in the finish.

Notes from 9/2/05

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Photo of taylorhamrick
3.34/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice golden color, a little darker than the average adjunct lager, nice and clear at first, then with the final pour, a little cloud of haze descends. The head is enormous and beautiful, even without my trying, and leaves nice sticky lacing, and sits around in a nice pillowy shape the entire drink. Very nice looking. The smell is a bit fruity, reminds me of a very cold fermented ale sort of. This may not have been intended, but its not un-lagerlike. I can smell lightly powdery malts, a bit of earthy hops, mixed with some tart cherries. The taste lacks most of the fruitiness of the smell. I actually tastes like cooked grain - almost overcooked, nice and complex, but still very light. In the middle, the earthy hoppy sort of pilsener flavor comes up, with a tinge of fruit and tartness. The body is fairly good, on the thinnish side of medium, full for the style. The carbonation is light, barely a sting, sort of a changeup I'd say. The drinkability is good. It's an enjoyable beer, though it isn't quite so simple and easy to throw back as others in the style. I'd probably call it at 2 and move on to something else.

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Photo of zerk
4.22/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear deep golden with some chunks of sediment (yes, this is a bottle conditioned pilsner.) A white halo surrounds the top of the glass, and leaves rings of lace behind. Aroma is a mixture of toasted malt and spicy noble hops. Flavor begins with some subtle sweetness, then becomes earthy and herbal with a very pleasant lingering bitterness. Mouthfeel is light and crisp, with moderate carbonation. This is one of the best domestic pilsners I've come across... it's nice to find such a quality brew from a smal local brewery.

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Photo of Stoutlad
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of samsbinky
3.18/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Millennium Lager from Back Road Brewery
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 8 ratings