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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
This beer could be Chicago’s replacement for Spotted Cow. It’s light, creamy, fruity on the finish, golden, refreshing and easy drinking with clear attention to detail and totally sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frank (4025) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2016
This is a very nice blond ale. It is interesting in that it seems to showcase a fruitiness from the yeast rather than the hops. Combined w/ a solid bready sweet maltiness, this makes for a rather nice beer. It does seem to have a hint of booze which is strange for the gravity but that detracts only very little.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drdisque (763) - Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2016
From a 12 oz bottle in an English pint glass. Pours clear copper. Nice fruity bready aroma. Sharp malty, slightly bitter taste, but smooth finish. A very nice full bodied blonde ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Poobah (382) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Light amber with a very thin head and a mild, malty nose. Opens easy with medium carbonation, then ends thin, sticky, and somewhat hoppy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sawbuck (637) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Aroma of corn....some fresh bread. Light golden color with a white thin head. Sweet grains up front. Bready, maltiness dominates. Bitterness cuts in peppery with a hint of spices. Fairly one dimensional in taste which I guess is the point. Light mouth feel. Finish is muted bitterness with some pepper. Average.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CardsPackHawks (173) - South Elgin, Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2016
Trying to be a New Glarus Spotted Cow, but not as good. It is creamy with a deep gold and head on the pour. The aroma has an odd metallic touch, that is unfortunately also present at the end of the taste. Not terrible, but make trips up to Wisconsin for the real deal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (9565) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Crisp grain on the nose, crackers and grain. Medium bodied, sweet malt and more cracker and grain notes. Crisp finish with lingering cracker and malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (3008) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Single bottle from Binny’s, 1/14. I get to give this one its "ranking." Malty, sweet beer smell under the cap. In the glass, there’s short fizzy head, and kind of a cheap lager smell. Taste is a little thick in the mouthfeel, which does notch it up a bit. It’s okay; not the Spotted Cow killer they’re claiming to be, just a little too sweet. After their many wilder brews on tap and in limited bombers, I guess they want to zero in on some basic beers to go to stores every day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Pour on tap, clear yellow pour with white head, aroma brought biscuit, bread, some yeasty notes with a hint of spicy and earthy hops. Taste had a mix of grass, bread, biscuit, some hints of wheat into a bit of earth, spice, finishing bitter, dry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nuplastikk (5796) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 10, 2014
12oz bottle. Macro-ish tastes, funky garbage tinged off aroma. Someone who drinks macro beer would probably enjoy this a lot, but it is a pretty shabby beer for most on this site. A pinch better ingredients, but significant less quality control. Definitely one I won;t buy again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2014
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