‘Novembeer’ Munich Lager by Spinnakers Brewpub

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You ever have a transcendent experience?

*Start*

Hey! A green cave? Well I have no idea where I am, so why not? *Tick tick tick tick*. I’m greeted by an old man in a red robe who immediately offers me a beer, “It’s dangerous to go alone, take this!”, he stated without even introducing himself or explaining why he’s hanging out in a green cave in the middle of nowhere. OK bud, you’d better not be trying to Bill Cosby me here.

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So I poured the beer, a dark amber with no head, tiny collar and light, sporadic lacing. Looking good! I thank the old guy, who responds by not blinking or breathing. Now let’s figure where the hell I am.

Upon exiting the cave (*tick tick tick tick*) I noticed a short Italian stereotype excitedly jumping in my general direction. A perfectly straight line actually. Holy SHIT can this guy jump! He’s easily jumping five times his height, and even though he’s basically a midget, that’s still some NBA-calibre jumping ability.

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I witness him proceed to headbutt several bricks, completely shattering them in the process. This guy’s practically begging for a concussion. One of the bricks shat out a giant, possibly sentient, mushroom that immediately fused with his body. Now, normally the user of the mushroom is going to be the once that experiences a hallucinogenic effect, right? That fucker immediately doubled in size! I had to rub my eyes and do a double take. I’m not following that guy.

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I take another slam of the mystery beer. The smells are fresh wheat and a nice floral hop hit. Simple, clean and welcome considering my bewildering predicament.

I wander a short distance, marveling at the oddly angular trees, Hills and… Well everything, when suddenly a massive ‘L’ slams down in front of me! I jump back as several more blocks slam down perfectly around the L and instantly vaporize into nothingness. What the fuck dude. I pound back the remainder of the brew because I’m completely dumbfounded and being inebriated might help me wrap my head around this madness.

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The tastes are salted dough, biscuits, light caramel and spicy hop notes. A bit of flowers and cut grass. This is a great lager. That old man makes killer beer.

The mouthfeel is typical lager, light, airy and crushable. A session worthy brew.

I’m heading back to that cave. I need another one of these.

4.5/5 Best lager I’ve ever had. No joke. I don’t usually bother with lagers because they’re straightforward and boring, but this is somewhat complex and interesting. I’ll be grabbing more of these if that stoic caveman is still standing there.

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*tick tick tick tick*

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