Thursday, October 29, 2009
Beer #157 Hoss Lager, Great Divide Brewing Company, Denver Colorado
I wanted to try to get a few Lager's in before winter! Summer went quick, the time for these typically lighter and refreshing beers. But the crispness compliments these fall days....
It pours a cloudy amber.
The aroma reveals biscuit tones, vanilla with a mild hop.
The malty body supports a nice biscuit and vanilla on the tongue. The presence of rye gives a more complex flavor, adding earthy and spicy tones to the finish. There is a hop bitterness that arrives at the very back of the tongue.
The aftertaste has a variety of notes including citrus from the hop, malt body and presence with some tartness that lingers.
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