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Intercontinental Pale Lager - Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery

Intercontinental Pale Lager

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Overall: 8.05/10 by 2 dudes

Standard Deviation: 0.29 or 3.6%

Trend: 8.05/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: American Standard Lager

Season: One-time

Have Another: 100%

365 beers rated with a 7.94 average
  • 7.76/10 have another
  • A: 7.0 | T: 8.0 | L: 8.0 | M: 8.0 | O: 8.0
  • sDev: 3.60% Color: Deep Amber
  • A: Rich deep amber. Nice off-white full foam head of medium retention.

    S: Very low level notes, and hard to get a read on anything specfic.

    T: Spicy, piney note, and woody flavors. Very clean, dry, and almost no sweetness. Medium mouthfeel, but I think of it as thin beer. The hops are a big part of this, you can taste the pepperiness on every mouthfull, but not really a hop bite.

    D: There a really balance to the brew, and a totally original personality. There's a very preceise clean cut in the taste. It high spiciness doesn't have a downside of some other non-balancing flavors, it stands somewhat alone. It's an adult taste profile, sophisticated and aloof.
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  • Reviewed: Friday, January 21, 2011 at 21:54:15
  • Tasted: Friday, January 21, 2011
  • $10.00 for 12 oz. bottle
1,223 beers rated with a 7.82 average
  • 8.34/10 have another
  • A: 6.0 | T: 9.0 | L: 10.0 | M: 9.0 | O: 9.0
  • sDev: 3.60% Color: Amber
  • Pours perfectly clear with a quarter inch of white foam. Retention is average or a little worse,

    Aroma is subdued. Sweet caramel and some bread malt but that's about it. A little disappointing.

    Taste is caramel malt up front that is toned down. Bread malt it there throughout but in the back seat, way back seat. Spice, earth, woody, and a maybe a touch of pine. Spice hop really is pronounced lasting along with bitterness into the finish.

    Medium body with about the same amount of carbonation: starts low and builds. Mouth seems ever so slightly creamy.

    The hop profile is unique but refreshing and crisp. The aroma was a let down but the rest of the beer is all quality the rest of the way. Enjoy!
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  • Reviewed: Friday, January 21, 2011 at 21:35:45
  • Tasted: Friday, January 21, 2011
  • $10.00 for 22 oz. bottle
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  • $10.00, 1 serving(s), 12 oz. bottles
  • $10.00, 1 serving(s), 22 oz. bottles
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