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Orlison Brewing Company Clem's Gold Lager

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Orlison Brewing Company Clem's Gold Lager is touted as a pre-prohibition style lager


Orlison Brewing Company Clem's Gold Lager

Founded in 2009 in Airway Heights, Washington, this brewery's motto is "Brew No Evil," a statement expressing their commitment to clean, clear and tasty lagers. Whereas most American craft breweries concentrate on ales, this small craft operation focuses exclusively on the more difficult and time-consuming art of lager brewing. This rendition is touted as a pre-prohibition style lager, and like those made back in the day, it's an all-malt version with no added adjuncts (such as corn and rice). Its appearance lives up to its name, coupled with a frothy white head that lingers as you sip. GR Tradition and Perle hops contribute to the real beer flavor and help to balance the sweetness of the malt. The full carbonation is the final piece of the puzzle, which makes this a flavorful, satisfying and refreshing summer beer.

Price: $8 (4-pack 16 oz cans)

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