Off Color Brewing – Tooth & Claw

Off Color Brewing - Tooth & Claw

Off Color Brewing – Tooth & Claw

Dry Hopped Lager
Brewed in: Chicago, Illinois
Brewed for The Field Museum
ABV: 5%
IBU: 35
Malts: Pils, Carapils, Pale Malt
Hops: Herkules, Tettnanger, Hersbrucker
Tasting on: 4/8/16
Glass: Plastic Cup

Aroma: Overtones of a clean lager character, undertones of minor hops and mild graininess. 8/10

Appearance: Golden with excellent clarity, white head with moderate retention. 8/10

Flavor: Clean beginning with mild hop bitterness followed by a mostly dry middle with mild graininess. Mild hop bitterness with a pleasant floral character in the end. A minor stale lager taste and hop bitterness linger in the aftertaste.  16.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body with slight softness, moderate carbonation, no alcohol. 8/10

Overall Impression: Clean and dry, with a pleasant floral hop flavor. Slightly odd aftertaste. 41.5/50

Final Score: 82% = C+

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