RateBeer
overall
21
33
style
Serve in Lager glass

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Made In Detroit tradition of hand crafted German style lagers.


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
crazyvin (1991) - New York, USA - SEP 18, 2004
didn’t know what to think of this brew having limited knowledge of the style. poured a straw golden color with almost no head. Taste was mainly sweet with some florial hops notes. Watery

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PattyBoy (302) - North Liberty, Iowa, USA - SEP 17, 2004
Pours straw yellow, loose white head. Light body, with a bit of fruit and a bit of spice. Maybe even a slight hint of honey. An OK offering.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5077) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2011 I am generally not a big fan of this style. This came in my beer club and is a brewer that I generally am not very fond of. +++ Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a straw yellow color with a large fluffy white head that produced some lacing. The aroma is light and dominated by a yeasty bready element. The texture is light and crisp but perhaps a bit thin. There is some light malt and an interesting spice character to the brew. Drinkable but not something I would seek out again.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
biz82 (1328) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2004
Clear and golden with a loose white head that doesn’t stay. Somewhat under carbonated. Nice malty flavor with grain and a bit of fruit. Decent body that matches the restrained bitterness and mild sweet finish. Perhaps a bit saccarine. A decent rendition of the classic style.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cornfield (5544) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2005 A very drinkable response to the mass-produced lagers... better than most of them. Tasty ’n’ refreshing, especially on a warm, humid day.

<font size=-4><a href=http://www.clubsofamerica.com/beerofthemonthc of the Month Club<font size=-1>

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jzzbassman (1522) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - AUG 28, 2004
After having the dunkel and not liking it, I didn’t have high hopes. However, this was a nicely made lager done to style. I don’t expect it to be complex, which it is not, but it has a nice malt/ hop balance with aroma of a fresh baked pretzel. I wish the finish had been a little more crisp, but overall a good lager.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5287) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 28, 2004
Light orange gold color. Medium sized white foamy head. Aroma is grassy and grainy. A medium bodied helles. Malts are grassy and grainy. Hops are mild and citrusy. Touches of fruit and citrus. Perhaps a touch thin tasting. Light and refreshing. Clean and crisp. Nice summer beer. Mouthfeel is a touch thin. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (8664) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 28, 2004
Taken as a Lager this beer is pretty good. As a Helles it is just average. Pours a clear golden color with lots of small bubbles. Thin white head with minimal lacing. The aroma is fruity with some malt. Light-bodied with a clean palate. Flavors of fruit, malt and a touch of hops and yeast. The finish is kind of thin and lightly bitter. Overall this beer is blown away by the likes of GLBC but it’s ok.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pailhead (5066) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUN 5, 2004
Bottle: Aroma is almost nonexistant. A slight malt aroma barely sneaks thru. Pours a very pale yellow with a small head that’s gone quickly. It’s slightly hazy too. Not much initial flavor followed by a nice balance of malts and hops in the finish. This beer is a little boring. Very watery beer with an okay finish. Rather boring.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Darkover (1518) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 24, 2004
Pale yellow with a white head. Bready malt aroma. Very sweet with bready flavor. Dry finish.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3 4 5 6  7  8 9


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50