Drjohnrock (431) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2012
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Uh-oh, Misguided Nostalgia Time. This was the first beer I ever drank: sips off my dad’s Burger when I was in grade school. When I asked him why he drank Burger, he replied "the price is right". Unfortunately, that’s stilll its main selling point. The sweet and sour smell (not in a good sour ale way) is much like the taste. Moerlein hasn’t quite got the original Hudy 14-K recipe, and that’s regrettable. The company has, however, seemed to hit the nail on the head in recreating Burger, and that’s also regrettable. Local Cincinnati beer folklore holds that Burger’s taste was much better until sometime in the 1960s when they changed the water used for brewing it. I call bullshit. Finding good water for brewing might have been a problem in the 19th century but certainly not by the mid 20th century at the latest. If you’re in Moerlein’s distribution area and have a hankering for a beer but not much cash, try Hudy 14-K or Hudy Delight instead. I sampled this paragon of brewing excellence at the MOTR Pub from a 12 ounce can poured (rather symbolically) into a plastic cup bearing a Bud Light logo. But yes, Burger is still better than Bud Light--what isn’t?
wlajwl (3814) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUL 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma is grain sweetness and beery. The flavor is malts, decent hops, and a mix of bitterness and a hint of fruit in the finish.
Finhead (1170) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2012
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Clear, pale yellow pour with a thin, white head. It has a corn/grain aroma with a medium body and average carbonation. The taste is mildly sweet with a slightly metallic finish.
rangerred (917) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - JUN 14, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz can into a pint glass.
Pours a clear deep gold with a half finger white head than hangs around longer than on similar beer.
Aroma of sweet grain along with a touch of caramel and citrus hops.
The flavor has quite a bit going on for a beer of this style. Some sweet bready grain up front along with a bit of honey and caramel. Some faint citrus hops are there along with a light, drying bitterness. Finishes very clean.
For a cheap ($6.99/12 pack) beer this is excellent. A great lawnmower beer with plenty of flavor.
Evolutionary (279) - Ohio, USA - MAY 11, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can from harvest pizza. Light pour and little head. Mild hop and malt taste and pretty light summer type beer. Not bad for something called burger.
---Rated via my mouth
ronaldtheriot (1225) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - APR 26, 2012
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Burger Classic Beer has a thick, quickly-dissipating head, and a clear, golden appearance, with no lacing. The aroma is musty, semi-sweet, grainy, and stinging. Taste is of sweet grain, a touch of hop bitterness, and it does have some bite to it. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Burger Classic Beer finishes crisp, dry, and fairly refreshing. Overall, this is just an average, budget beer. RJT
Patrickctenchi (3578) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 3, 2012
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Slightly hazy gold, thin white head.
Scent is grain, corn.
Taste is mildly wheaty...not too bitter or sweet....
Actually pretty decent for a bargain can.....It’s better than a Bud.
jmikolich (1446) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2012
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Can at The Loft in Kent, tastes like ... wait how would 2pac say this? oh yeah, shitty fucken beer.
kaser (2624) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2012
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Not bad for a cheapie beer. Session beer and nothing else. Comparing it to beers like it at this price, not to shabby
Chudwick (2094) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - FEB 15, 2012
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2013 Rerate on the account that I drank this all weekend. Became less and less enjoyable.
12oz can - pours light orange with big head that goes away quickly and light lacing. Nose is yeast and corn. Aroma is fairly hoppy (pilsner type). taste is mainly bitter but in a light way. Some sweetness make a modest appearance. Light to medium bodied with sticky texture. refreshing and satisfying.