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Launched by Kid Rock.

Itís born out of of bushels of American barley and hops harvested straight from the heartland. Itís crafted with care in place where Detroitís factories mark one horizon and wild forests mark the next. This beerís built with Michigan pride. Pry one open and youíll know: thereís trouble brewing. This is pure American Badass. americanbadassbeer.com


3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nraymond88 (4) - Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2011 does not count
pale, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, thin feel, average carbonation,

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mstockton (225) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - AUG 23, 2009
Iíve had this a few times only on draft at Comerica during the Kid Rock show, at Cheliís, the Clarkston Union and the Machine Shop in Flint. Everything but the Machine Shop has been consistent (I think it was the wrong keg at the Machine Shop, but it couldíve been an early test batch). The beer...typical lager color (no head) and tastes light with a little bit of a hop flavor that gives it more taste than the typical domestic lager. There is no aftertaste so it succeeds as a good refreshing tailgating beer thatís an easy drinker. Iíd definitely buy it as a daily drinker. I think the Kid has achieved what he set out to accomplish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vomit (168) - Michigan, USA - AUG 28, 2011
I generally laugh at products that purport to be "hardcore", or "badass", feeling the overly conspicuous machismo, is hiding some serious latent homosexual tendencies. But I threw caution to the wind, and cast my better judgement aside, and tried a 6 pack of this junk last weekend. I have drank worse (one time in grade school, I swallowed some anti-freeze.....that was worse than this). Itís actually OK, but when you have the standard set so high for yourself (Blatz#1), everything else is a little baby girl in comparison. Bad Ass=Bad Ass in the morning, and potentially all day.....so if you want the ladies hovering about your grosse wurst, like a cloud of honeybees swarming the lilacs, stick with Blatz for those heady & sophisticated times. If you are feeling a lilttle "GAY" and donít mind an after bender BAD ASS situation, by all means try some of this fruity little drink. Or not.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Pours straw with malt notes. Typical American brew that has more malt than the big massed produced lagers. I thought it was good for what it is. Keep an open mind.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Vir4030 (517) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2010
Pours up very light white on tap at the brewery. No head. Aroma of light alcohol. Not really much flavor, either. Thereís nothing offensive about it.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
drdisque (530) - Illinois, USA - DEC 23, 2010
No aroma. Taste is well balanced and fairly robust for a pale lager. Somewhat sweet with hints of roasted malt. I think itís actually quite good for this style and donít understand all the hate being spewed forth towards this beer.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ibrew2or3 (6990) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 3, 2011
Bottle of said liquid pours out pale clear gold with white head. The aroma offers up fresh graininess, so thereís that, crusty nut husks and sugar malt sweetened floral hops. The taste is terrible with slick thin sugary sweetness, corn, a sense of skunk, floral hops and an all too timid level of spicy hops. Ďnuff said.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
demitriustown (1075) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - AUG 8, 2010
Bomber: Aroma a slightly corny and ever so light grassy hop aroma, as the beer settles you can smell more of the hops with a grainy very light malt backing. Appearance is clear golden with a white head. Taste is rather clean and crisp, some light and nice hop backing to this for a Pale lager. Palate is clean and crisp on the tongue with the slightest hint of bitterness in the aftertaste. Overall, Average stuff, nothing horrible, this would be a good lawnmower beer. Cheers!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mmmbeer (1250) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2012
(Sampled 5.19.12)- 12 oz. bottle served in shaker- poured a very transparent light yellow color- even more so than your standard pale lager- medium carbonation, heavy nose of corn. Hits the mouth with a thin body, malt is just pure corn, hops and sugar round out the experience. It was all that bad, helped us to cool down since the cabin didnít have air conditioning and it hit 96 outside.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deyholla (6707) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 11, 2010
Bottle shared by Sean, thanks! Poured one of the palest clearest beers I have ever seen. There was a slight gold tinge. The head was a large bubbly white one that dissipated quickly to the edges. Aroma was full of sweet corn with perhaps a bit of sweet grain as well. Flavor had corn but there was a bit more with grass and sweet grain notes adding more. It ended up being pretty drinkable.


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