Beer Review: FULL SAIL LTD 05

Beer Review: FULL SAIL LTD 05

Full Sail Brewing – Full Sail LTD 05 Amber Lager – 12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. 5.6% abv. Acquired from Trader Joe’s Monrovia, CA

Appearance

The Full Sail LTD 05 Amber Lager presents itself with a deep, clear amber hue. The initial pour manifests a robust, homebrew-evoking beige head that gradually settles into a persistent cap. A lively dance of carbonation is visible within the body.

Aroma

In the olfactory department, a combination of sweetness from bready malt and the earthiness of grassy herbal hops takes center stage.

Taste

The flavor profile mirrors the aromatic promise, delivering a mild sweetness derived from bready malt, accompanied by the herbal notes of grassy hops. The journey concludes with a subtle hint of burnt caramel, adding a nuanced depth.

Mouthfeel

In terms of mouthfeel, the Full Sail LTD 05 Amber Lager boasts a full-bodied character, coupled with a creamy carbonation that enhances the overall drinking experience.

Overall

This amber Lager earns its stripes, landing slightly above the average mark. The taste is commendable, with a recommendation to indulge while the brew maintains its freshness.