apshah99 (147) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 3, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a light golden color with thin white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is malty, tastes almost like honey and corn. This is a syrupy, alcoholic version of bud - a plsnery mead. Not bad actually, just not terribly complex or interesting.. It is hard to believe that Black Boss comes from the same brewery, as it is a far better beer.
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
sweet orange peel aroma, some flat corn, gold tinted orange, absent head. very sweet concentrate flavor, warm, metallic. still, at 8.1 it’ll get the job done.
Radek Kliber (6691) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 18, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 500 ml
Appearance: Golden brew with light hint of amber in it. Small white top.
Nose : Semi clean malt oriented aroma, light hint of fruitiness and somewhat drying alcohol. 5-
Flavor/Palate : Grainy with wheat like accents, even bits of rye found. Fruity front, slightly chewy in texture. Light hint of hops. One step above average mocne.
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - FEB 17, 2008
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Nice golden color,small white head that had a short hang time then faded to leave nothing behind.The aroma was mildly malty some corniness and a slight sweetness as well.The flavor was not to bad mildly malty some definate corn with a mild showing of alcohol.It actually manages to come off as not to bad,medium smoothness if there is such a thing,over all decent and somewhat drinkable.
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 14, 2008
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pale yellow with a smallish dissipating white head. The aroma is mostly corn with some malt and grass. Flavor is sweet corn but is also nicely bittered. Light bodied, big carbonation. Alcohol surprisingly well hidded. Overall a very drinkable beer.
mudstone133 (3) - darien, Connecticut, USA - JAN 11, 2008 does not count
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I thought this was a great looking brew with a pale amber color and a full mouthfeel great malty character with full flavors.
rocbyter (1958) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - DEC 14, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Strong fruity malt aroma with a little vinegar and mustiness. Light orange color with a small white head. Initially smooth but soon gets a moderate malt and alcohol bitterness. Malt fades in finish while alcohol remains. Mild creaminess.
RblWthACoz (964) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a hazed gold with almost no head. Nose is of grain and alcohol. Typical stuff. Flavor is smooth with a sweet overall tone to it, but not so overly sweet that it overpowers. Slight corn taste it seems, but overall just a smooth lager. Feel is nice. Good amount of carbonation and goes down smooth. Highly drinkable. Sure it is a typical old lager, but these guys go down smooth and even. Could sit with these all night.
Reid (2091) - Salem, Oregon, USA - SEP 2, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Light golden beer, small white head, some lacing.
Aroma is actually not too bad, honeyish malts mainlly but it smelled fresh to me.
Flavour sweet malts, rather honeyish,marshmallow even, the barest hint of hops, somewhat salty.
Not bad on the palate, heavy but smooth enough.
Im not sure if I got the same beer as most other raters, but i found this very acceptable.
FAR FAR better than any of its American cousins , the Malt Liquors.
TrevorFloyd (309) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 29, 2007
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
The flavor here is rather weak, offering some vague malty flavors and some tanginess from the hops without any distinct hop flavors. A cut above a typical macro, but not by much. The worst though is the way it feels - there’s some odd oily feeling to it that makes it sit strangely on the tongue. Not an awful drink, but for about another ten cents you can get the Black Boss Porter, which is infinitely better.