wpp83 (64) - Athens, Georgia, USA - OCT 23, 2004
1.5 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Had this one in the bottle, and from what I could tell this was like a classic american light with a bit more flavor. The aroma was pretty bland and devoid of anything memorable. This was an okay beer I guess, though not one that I really think will ever grace my beer shelf again.
willblake (2652) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - OCT 17, 2004
1 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
10.17.04 Quart can. Pale yellow pour; massive, craterous head. Some light hops in aroma, mostly boring lager smells. The flavor and palate are practically non-existant featuring only some damp tissue tastes...but the finish is like a whirlpool that sucks any hint of flavor or wetness down the drain. Dry indeed. Flavorless and dry, I’ll give it a couple bonus points for living up to its promise -- but what a strange style. I could’ve done without this one.
pintbypint (2602) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 6, 2004
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
330ml brown bottle. Golden brew, short lasting white head. Aroma a bit skunky. Dryish flavour, corn notes. Just a bit of malt makes an appearance. A little too plain and boring.
bark (255) - Linköping, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2004
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
The colour is clear, bright yellow. The foam, made of big bubbles dissolves quickly into a thin lid.
The smell is mild and dry with notes of corn and pilsner-malt.
The carbonation is strong, but not too strong, it is very refreshing.
The taste is quite mild, malty and dry with a touch of diacetyl. The aftertaste is somewhat sweet (from the corn) with a tone of wheat flour.
I think this is a pleasant thirst-quenching brew. Uncomplex? Yes, but I think it is a good quality adjunct beer (both corn and rice). This is probably a good selection for really hot Asian food.
The particular bottle that I am reviewing was brewed under license in the Czech Republic.
Jine (896) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2004
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
From can. Actually the largest can ever in the history of cans I think. I mean this is really a 1 liter monster. This seems to be the japanese equivalent of budweiser. Not bad, but not good
dirkules (629) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2004
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Golden and heavily carbonated are the first things that come to mind. A tad watery and malty but nothing too significant to suggest. An ok accompaniment to sushi.
JonMoore (1858) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2004
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pretty good with food, much in the same way that a lot of beers are which are from the far east. Golden, light and not too interesting
DYCSoccer17 (3319) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 9, 2004
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
BIG ASSED CAN@!(cant believe I paid $3 for this...) Aroma is sweet, corny and somewhat skunky. Transparent pale blone with a small white head that hangs around a bit. Kind of peppery/carbonated. Sweet maltiness in the middle. Small hops to finish. Rather bland and somewhat watery, but I have had worse.
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2004
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle Small, creamy, white head, which disappears mostly. Spare lace. Flat, yellow body. Nose of hops. Average carbonation. Lightly bitter initial flavour. Moderately bitter finish.
roder60 (1284) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2004
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Pale yellow color with fizzy white head. Reminds me a lot of a dryer version of a coors. Very lacking in actual flavor and the dryness gets rid of any refreshment value. Wish I would have ordered something else.