Frank (3971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
This is brewed specifically for Walgreenís, I believe, though I may be mistaken. I figured it would be your standard City Brewing contract awfulness but Genessee makes this and itís kinda OK. It is a clear yellow beer w a head of fine bubbles and little spots of lace. This is grainy and kind of sweet but not really a particularly flavorful beer. It is medium bodied for the style w/ moderate carbonation. Overall, Iíd say this isnít really a standout beer and isnít really trying to be. As a beer you buy for three bucks a six pack at a drug store, Iíd say itís pretty damn decent.
geologyguy (1299) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 2, 2014
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: SEP 21, 2015 Not as bad as I thought...slightly sweet and malty smell and taste, not bad at all especially for the price...
Nekronos (4056) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 25, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Not bad, a little malty and easy to drink. NOt crafty at all was but it can be enjoyed in a meeting too.
Headbanger (3803) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2014
1.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 7/20
12oz can 1/31/11 (DFW Layover)-Pours a clear golden with a big loose white head. Aroma of sweetness, corn, and malt. Taste of the same with more sweetness. This light bodied brew was not as bad as I was expecting.
JStax (5034) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
12 ounce can poured into a big snifter. Pours a clear gold with a white head of foam. Mediocre retention. Not much aroma, but what is there reminds me of corn flavored cotton candy. Sounds tasty, huh? The taste is more corn than sweet cotton candy. If I remember correctly, this is the cheapest beer available in the US. I could see that. I would take it over a lot of the other macros for sure, though. Light body and medium carbonation.
jsquire (4115) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - FEB 13, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Straw yellow color with a quickly dissipating fizzy white head. Sweet corny nose with some hop notes. Thick syrupy mouthfeel with corn, white sugar and some grains. Odd beer.
Zymurgeist2 (1784) - Redwood City, California, USA - FEB 7, 2014
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Can from Wallgreens. Sweet cereal grain and wet paper dominate nose. Clear light gold with a slightly off white head. Taste is cereal grain and slight lemon. A little sweet but finished very quickly. Slight corn. Thinnish mouthfeel.
frankliemydear (12) - Roseville, California, USA - JAN 26, 2014
1.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
Iíve often seen reviews which describe a beer as "skunky." I never knew what that meant until yesterday. We drove by a dead skunk, and as I smelled it, I thought, "that reminds me of Big Flats Beer." I believe itís really hard to ruin a beer. And my taste of Big Flats wasnít totally ruined. It was drinkable, but barely. It did slightly remind me of the skunk I drove by..not a whole bunch but a little bit. I donít think itís real good beer, although Big Flats Light isnít bad. For $2.50 a six pack, the Big Flats was barely worth it.
malkyore (376) - - JAN 17, 2014
2.7 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I was informed by a friend that in the far off land of wallgreens there existed a 6 pack so cheap that you could get it for under 4 dollars. I did not believe him until I found it.... This is a beer that occupies the new cheapest spot in the list of beers Iíd probably buy again. Itís not repulsive, itís sweet and a little malty, you can almost taste a good beer in there somewhere... For what it is, itís great! If youíre strapped for cash and still want a 6 pack that wonít break the bank, but donít mind drinking something thatís not the most spectacular beverage youíve ever consumed, buy this. Itís pretty not that bad, I guess...
Ed5388 (3164) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 8, 2014
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
12oz can via six pack from Walgreens in Times Square NYC. Poured into a plastic hotel cup. Pours a crystal clear pale yellow color with a finger of frothy white head. Aroma of grain, corn, and faint lemony citrus. Taste of sweet grain, corn, lager yeast, and lemon zest. Not good, but id drink this over M/B/C any day.