Mexican Logger | Ska Brewing Co.

Mexican LoggerMexican Logger
BA SCORE
3.39/5
325 Ratings
Mexican LoggerMexican Logger
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States
skabrewing.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,972
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
325
pDev:
15.34%
Bros Score:
3.94
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
44
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 325 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of D1noB
3.37/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A crisp beer that has that slight earthy finish.

Taste Rating in Words: It getting right at the edge of a cliff but not quite falling off.

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Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: brilliant straw with rapidly rising bubbles under a 1" bone white foam cap with a very fine bead

S: lime, light cracker with traces of apple, corn and floral hops

T: starts lightly sweet up front with lime, floral, traces of apple and light corn. It dries on the finish with a moderate bitterness and a slight tart note.

F: light body and above average carbonation

O: for what it is, it is good and drinkable but overall I find it meh

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Photo of MattyG85
4/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerlover
3.81/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Metalsnota
3.78/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gatornation
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear lemon/yellow color with thin white fresh head. smell is fruity /flower noble hops with cracker bread malt and grain. Taste has a floral hop taste with a grainy sweetness it has a lemon grass cracker baked bread finish. Crisp mouth feel very drinkable with grassy hops , crushable in the summer.

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Photo of ryandshep
3.05/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Czequershuus
3.45/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a clear yellow with a decent head. The aroma is sweet, with rounded cracker malts, and just a hint of spicy hops. The flavor starts with sweet, generous cracker malts, and turns sharper at the finish, with a hint of floral hops and a bite of pepper. The mouthfeel is very light with springy carbonation. Overall this is a decent lager, but nothing particularly special.

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Photo of TrojanRB
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.83/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of c014572
4.13/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of williamphelps
4.19/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice thick head of big and little bubbles with little lacing. Aroma of light breadiness, lemon, lime, effervescent on nose, just slight staleness. Palate of lemon, lime, sourdough bread, grapefruit, stale mango. Pros crisp, easy drinking, more flavor than left hand kolsch. Cons some staleness/flabbiness toward finish. 87/100

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Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.85/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of monk2021
3.49/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of arizcards
3.54/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a sixer at BevMo Glendale in late May for $9.99. BBY 8-12-16 but has been stored in the beer fridge since purchase.

Beer poured pale with a decent white head with the initial pour.

Nose is fresh crackers and corn.

Taste includes corn, crackers, and grains that are balanced by a decent amount of hops to make it refreshing.

Mouthfeel is light and refreshing.

Overall a pretty good taking on a light somertime lager, definitely worthy of a shot.

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Photo of Benish
3.51/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.48/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bwood06
4.03/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer sounded interesting (and I was looking for something light) based on the menu at a restaurant I was eating at one evening so I ordered this one up. This mexican-style lager features a frothy, ultra-bright white head that dissipates fairly quickly to a thin, whispy lacing. The beer itself is a pale straw in color and clear with high carbonation visible in the form of moderate sized bubbles rising quickly toward the surface. 4/5 The aroma is typical of a light lager in that there is a definitive aroma of both pilsner and light malt present that provide a grainy sweetness (but more graininess) as well as a nice hop bill that is a bit spicy, herbal, and grassy all at the same time. Very simple aroma but appealing nonethless. 4/5 The flavor is very much like the aroma with a light caramel and grainy sweetness coming out right away. This rather quickly leads into notes of white bread and cracker with the malt really carrying the flavor in the first 2/3 of the taste or so. The final third sees the hops really start to come out with a light peppery spiciness as well as an herbal note, plus fresh cut grass. The beer becomes somewhat bitter when these hop flavors arrive suggesting a somewhat significant hop bill. The bitterness lingers, albeit lightly, for a minute or two after swallowing. 4/5 The mouthfeel is very light and crisp with significant carbonation burn up front that slowly eases over time. There is a bit of dryness although the dryness is not overly dry. This lingers along with the bitterness, lightly. 4.25/5 Flavorful, sessionable, and balanced. Not overly sweet and grainy, not overly bitter and dry. This beer strikes a nice balance that makes for an enjoyable drinking experience and a willingness to grab another. 4/5

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Photo of Lucoli
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
3.74/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psoriasaurus
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stillyman11
3.94/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Miami66
3.36/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cmoore32
2.94/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Mexican Logger from Ska Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.39 out of 5 with 325 ratings
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