crossovert (11345) - Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2011
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2011 Looks like beer, taste like beer, oh itís beer. About as generic as you could possibly get. And LOL at the first page being all people with like 10 reviews. Something fishy.
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2010 Bottle. Pours a clear glowing straw golden with a lovely tall foamy sudsy sticky white head with great lacing. Aroma is lightly grassy, light metallic hoppiness, medium tart malty sweetness. Flavor follows, medium/light metallic bitter hoppiness but a semi-tart fruity sweet malt profile, a bit gritty, touch of toastiness towards the finish with the bitterness, not entirely clean. Medium/light bodied with larger carbonation that feels a bit flabby. I canít tell whether I like the aroma or flavor better, each are close to 7ís but not quite there. Nice beer.
CheersMate (1340) - Portland (Sellhood), Oregon, USA - AUG 11, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Picked up a sixer of this at the Milwaukee Public Market. Glad to have found this, considering it was completely unexpected. Anways, 12 oz. bottle provides a beer that has a nice, and slightly hazy golden yellow body. The head is quite foamy and lasts for quite some time. There are subtle differences that sets this apart as a pale lager. Touches of light fruit and honey are hitting my nose. Itís not very pugnent, but Iím happy it doesnít happy that caustic grassy and/or skunky bite. When I say light fruits I believe Iím smelling touches of mango. Flavor follows the aroma almost perfectly, that is - touches of fruit (mentioned earlier) and some light honey, and sugar. This is a fine brew, and as long as they stay in the "Pale Lager" category, I can see this as being the best pale lager.
nuplastikk (5785) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at OF. Thinnish orange-tan color. Minimal patchy head. Minimal inoffensive aroma. Sweet, with a soapy bitter hop balance. Underwhelming and sub par all the way. Relatively clean and smooth at best. Session beer..maybe.
JaBier (6976) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Rogueone at my refrigerator reduction tasting on 8/15/09. Pours semi-cloudy gold with a thin white head. Malty aroma with some crisp hop. Creamy malt flavor with a crisp hop finish. Not terribly complex, but hell, itís a lager. All things considered, it had more flavor than expected and was nicely balanced.
rhinobrau (17) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 7, 2009
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Not sure if Iím drinking the same beer as some of these guys. Pours with a deep gold color but with little head retention. Itís unfiltered and lacks the crisp clarity of most lagers. The aroma is on the weak side with a little malt and some water mineral character. Starts with a nice malt burst but is quickly overpowered by a dry astringency that leaves me wanting something else. Seems like another contract-brewed marketing gimmick. I wonít be buying this again.
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 1, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Soft,light malt and grain aroma,much fresher,cleaner then you usually experience in these lagers,straight light grain and maybe a kiss of peach afterglow a quick hit of hop and then an enjoyable fadeout. Flawless,but strictly an accomedation beer,if the price is right,would make an excellent picnic beer
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 15, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a pale copper with a dense creamy white head that leaves a good amount of lacing. Aroma is corn, light fruit, citrus and yeast. Flavor is more hoppy than a typical pale lager, very floral and lemony. Malt is present but only to balance the brew. Medium bodied, dry finish. Not a bad beer.
jork33 (11) - USA - MAY 26, 2009
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2009 A lot of people mention a citrus aroma or hint of citrus flavoring. No fruits are listed in the ingredients, but there is a clean, crisp element which some might attribute to citrus.
This is the only beer my mom will drink, full-flavored with a complete lack of heavy, bitter after-taste. In a city run by Miller Lite, this is a great surprise favorite to every party-goer I present it to.
Recently tried it on-tap at BW3ís Oak Creek- even better than out of the bottle!
raginghophead (12) - USA - MAR 22, 2009
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Had a 23 oz. pour at Buffalo Wild Wings in Milwaukee. Pours a nice cloudy blonde/amber. For a pale lager it has serious body with a nice hoppy, almost dry finish. A fruity lager that also has a complex malt flavor.