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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.91   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Brewed in upstate New York, Big Flats 1901 Premium American Lager pays homage to the flat boats that traveled the areaís rivers delivering goods to early settlers.


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Zymurgeist2 (1135) - Redwood City, California, USA - FEB 7, 2014
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.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
frankliemydear (12) - Roseville, California, USA - JAN 26, 2014
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.

2.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
malkyore (226) - - JAN 17, 2014
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...

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ed5388 (2313) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 8, 2014
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.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
queenholly (3035) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Can. Sweet grainy malt aroma. Clear gold with a moderate white head. Sweet corn malt flavor. Light body, moderate carbonation.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Can at the 14th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering on 03/19/2011 courtesy of dkachur. Clear pale golden body with a medium creamy off-white head. Sweet corn and honey aroma. Sweet corn, honey and dry grain flavor. Medium light body with moderate carbonation.

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
shrubber85 (8097) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Can. Corn and barley malt aroma. Medium yellow with huge head. Weird sweet vegetal malt flavor - like the crappy mixed vegetables you get in a TV dinner. Looks pretty good but thatís it. Vile.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ccex (982) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 16, 2013
12 oz. can from Walgreens (brewed in LaCrosse, WI), pours a clear pale golden coler of average white head and not much lacing. Aroma is full of corn and lemony malt with some bread. Taste is on the sweet side with a slight metallic aftertaste. Body is light but not watery, with noticeable carbonation. My expectations were exceeded. This is definitely a cheap pale lager, which serves its purpose. Not horrible, and one Iím proud to have checked out.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
rionmoon (2) - - DEC 9, 2013 does not count
Pleasantly surprised. Not harsh and acrid like Busch, Natty Light or other cheap beers. Make no mistake this is cheap beer. Tastes like...well itís a little to sweet. Almost like its malt liquor with beer flavoring added later OR it taste like Budweiser...if you explained Budweiser to space aliens and they tried to reproduce it for you to keep you blitzed and happy on the long trip back to their home world after abducting you. Think soda pop of beer: it goes down smooth, itís refreshing and you wonít think twice about it while you consume it.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
shigadeyo (3092) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013

1/02/2011: Big Flats Lager Beer... Aroma: Wet grain, weak Hawaiian bread, and lots of corn (slightly toasted and sweet like creamed cown). Appearance: Extremely pale straw color; ultra-transparent; ribbony waves of ample carbonation; large, lasting white head. Flavor: Extremely weak flavor - ALMOST tastes like beer; slightly doughy with notes of sweet corn and weak grass; sweet, smooth finish that ends almost as quickly as it starts. Palate: Light, gassy, short-lived; body is actually not watery. Overall: Cold wet beer, but just BARELY!

12 fl. oz. can from Tmoney99. Thanks Tom! Rating #189 for this beer.


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