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RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.2   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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This Golden Sorghum Lager will appeal to beer drinkers who prefer the lighter taste of lagers produced by the major brewers, such as Anheuser-Busch, Coors, Miller, and Heineken. This ale has a light crisp taste to meet the thirst quenching requirements of the lager style while still having enough body to interest the ale drinker during the spring and summer seasons. This beer has low bitterness and a subtle but pleasant hop aroma that will gently caress the senses.


3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrAndo (39) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 3, 2006
I have tryed one other sorghum beer, besides this one. And this one blew the other away. It was slightly darker than expected with a light caramel color. The taste reminded me of a wheat beer, but with a differant sort of grassyness to it. Nice and cloudy with a good amount of flavor in every sip, truly something different in the beer world.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Powertrip (999) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 9, 2009
Orange with peach colour. Peaches, mandarin, sugar cane. and (even though it contains none) rye on the nose. Peaches again, this time upon mouth entry. Caramel follows with some wild flower, black olives and a strange herb like presence of which I canít name....perhaps its the Sorghum? Aftertaste is pleasently malty but a little bit skunky too. Crisp and refreshing on the palate. I am quite impressed by this strange brew, and becoming more and more a fan of gluten-free products!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloth (2532) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2005
Clear gold/straw color with a medium sized snow white head atop it. Lace and retention are moderate. Nose is citrusy, lightly grainy. Light body, crisp, somewhat creamy. More of ale like mouthfeel than a lager. Is this due to their using sorghum as opposed to barley? Light citrus flavors, spicey and backed by light pale malt flavors. Never expierenced any DMS like others mentioned in their ratings. Finish is dry, quick with a pleasing little bite. If the word sorghum was,nt on the label you would think this was a regular beer brewed with barley. An interesting beer but not worth a repeat at $11 a sixer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4502) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 13, 2005
Gold color with no head. Very odd aroma that struck me as bubble gum mixed with freshly cut grass. Pretty appealing. Dry hops taste with a clear wooden finish. Different, but pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sethdude (702) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 15, 2006
Pours a golden-orange with a thin head. Aroma is sweet, bits of coffee and chocolate over a floral aroma, a slight skunk. Flavor is sharp at first, then becomes very honey-ish with bits of lemon and a thin aftetaste. As a lover of honey, this hits the spot. A good hot weather beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - OCT 6, 2006
Pours pale gold w/ a shallow spritzy froth. Aroma of bitter malt and a hint of butterfinger. Light nectar w/ ample residual effers. Flavors are zesty, clean, crisp, and refreshing. I detect on the slightest detail a smokey, spicey, fruit quality w/ a sliver of tartness. Tastes lke beer. I like it. Like a good pilsener. Finish has a moderate bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7950) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 21, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2012 Bottle. Sour corn syrup (sorghum) malt aroma. Golden yellow with minimal head. Strong sorghum and grassy malt flavor - for those who donít know what sorghum tastes like, itís like bitter molasses. Iím not sure if the moderate bitterness of this beer is due to the sorghum or hops or both. This is a real love/hate beer. I happen to like the sorghum flavor in this beer, but it will probably turn many people off.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VAAC (86) - Middlebury, Indiana, USA - AUG 7, 2009
Better than the average rating suggests. Unique taste up front but familiar to anyone accustomed to major brewery American beers in its finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9520) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 8, 2006
Bottle... Clear, light golden lager with a small, creamy, white head. Fairly rich, interesting aroma... grainy and malty with notes of caramel and hay. Malty, but clean, flavor with light notes of caramel and unsalted butter. Just a whisper of molasses. Medium-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Crisp, clean finish. Much better than most (within the style) brewed with barley malt. Iím anxious to see what other styles they are able to brew with sorgham malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2009
From the Bottle at the GABF Colorado Convention Center, Denver 11/10/2008 Floral aroma. White head. Clear golden coloured crisp and hoppy with a slightly dry malt finish.


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