Brewed by Big Rock Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Calgary, Canada


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Alberta Genuine Draft is brewed using only 100% Alberta grown barley malt, select hops, Rocky Mountain water and special lager yeast. It has a crisp, clean, thirst quenching flavour with no after-taste.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
pintbypint (3327) - Edmonton, Alberta, - DEC 22, 2006
355ml can. Pale yellow colour, faint trace of white bubbles serve as a head. Celery like aroma with a bit of grain. Dry, straw, bland malt flavour with minute citrus hops in the finish. Long grainy aftertaste. Typical thin body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerAndPonies (171) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 12, 2016
355 ml single can from Co-Op Liquor Storeís leftovers bin, served in a nonic pint. Bachelor #2 has a fully removable top, allowing you to drink from the can like a glass. Pours a clear apple juice-straw color without carbonation or any notable head or lacing. Aroma is green apples and apple juice sweetness with damp Rice Krispies; flavor is just apple juice in green and red, faint cereals, minerals, straw, and a barely detectable touch of metal. Thin, watery, and finishes without a peep. Inoffensive, with nothing truly gross, but lacking character and anything really appealing. A serviceable lawnmower refresher, especially with the guzzleable full-lid tab. Iíd like to see it used on more and better brews. (Keeps down the fruit flies glomming onto leftover drops, too.)

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
dfinney23 (2824) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2016
Possibly the blandest beer Iíve ever had. No offensive aroma or flavors largely because there is very little aroma or flavor.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
AgentAle (1528) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Almost no aroma, pretty pale apple and light malt flavors. Taste is bland malts, light dryness and basic hopiness that is pretty unimpressive. Appearance is a clear straw color with a pearl head that disappears almost instantly.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
robinvboyer (4139) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
Big rock, keeping up their mediocrity. This is brewed for the masses. Light corny, vegetal aroma, no hops, very little grains. Needs to be served ice cold, cause you might get a bit of actual taste. God knows we cant have our beer taste like anything, i just want some straight easy drinking nothing to get me smashed! Thank god for the no aftertaste.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
exeter (510) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 5, 2014
UPDATED: APR 7, 2014 Itís a middle of the road macro-beer for Alberta. Itís a corn pop, brewed cheap for those that donít know better, and sadly, for those that donít want better.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Lagerboy (1933) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2013
On tap as Masas Lager at Masas bar. Clear bright yellow, foamy white head fades fast. Typical corny grainy lager malt aroma and taste, unsweet and lightly bitter, inoffensive and easy to drink. Average carbonation, light bodied, low hopped. Decent industrial swill from Alberta. LF (Lagerboy Friendly) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
gramity (1625) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 30, 2012
There really is no aroma or appearance worth saying anything about. Flavour and palate are almost flatlining but there is a little something there reminiscant of a real beer

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Wanja (771) - GERMANY - SEP 21, 2012
Dirty color, almost no head. Very watery and Boeing taste. Just one time in my Life...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
reebtogi (5682) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 22, 2011
355mL can poured pale straw color with small white head and tiny spots of lacing. This beer is very thin bodied with very malty taste and a terrible cheap hop aftertaste. This is a beer that you would take on a camping trip and probably still not enjoy it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Powertrip (1000) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 5, 2011
Had this on tap at Ripís Pub - Crowfoot in Calgary, AB on 05/01/2011. They had it labeled at "Doghouse" but when asked who makes it, they said it was Alberta Genuine Draft. Colour: Light yellow, minimal head. Nose: Wheaty....but flat and without depth. Small hint of vinegar and little smackling of vanilla. Taste: Medium-light sweet, medium sour, light bitter. The sweetness isnít completely sugary and does display a touch of caramel taste, but again a slight vinegary sourness, and an the wheat is nowhere to be seen. I think there might have been a tap-related issue but I did not expect an award-winning experience either.

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