Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve | Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.

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Henry Weinhard's Private ReserveHenry Weinhard's Private Reserve
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States
henryweinhards.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Malts: North American Select Pale Malt
Hops: Pacific Northwest Cascade Hops
Calories/12 oz: 150
Carbohydrates (g): 13.0
% Alcohol by Vol: 4.80
Bitterness Units: 15.0

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
425
Reviews:
171
Avg:
3.1
pDev:
19.03%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
36
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Libeertarian
3.12/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Quite possibly my favorite Pale Lager to date, other than a few that in my opinion are more like Pilsners or IPLs. I've flirted with this beverage off and on ever since I first encountered it in probably 2013, but was always appreciative of Henry Weinhard's line of sodas prior to that. The beer's appearance is a hearty, clear gold, with head just into off-white territory, very fine, and retaining well for the style. Aroma is one of the faintest I've yet encountered, but is noticeably honey-like and ever so grainy. On the mouth, the hops kick in early, but are nowhere near as bittering as in some similar brews, balancing well with the malt in comparison. It finishes very clean and is refreshing and drinkable. Mouthfeel is quite watery, but this to me this is half its charm, lending to its smoothness and quenching finish. Moderate, pleasant carbonation, adding more than it takes away from the overall experience.

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.42/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.65/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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1.17/5  rDev -62.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Quite possibly the worst beer I have ever had!!!

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Henry Weinhard's Private Reserve from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.
3.1 out of 5 based on 425 ratings.
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