YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2006
1.2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Can. Another joke offering from Landseer, a usual purveyor of such top notch treats as Westy 12 and Utopia. Pours a very pale yellow urine speciman color. Small frothy white head. Faint malt aroma. Weak and watery dishwater. Flavor . . . well, wasn’t much there to note. A good drink if you are dehydrating and can’t get to water.
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 11, 2006
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Can brought to a tasting by Landseer as the swill beer of the night. I am told this is like $13 a 30 pak? Pours a pale straw golden with a fluffy white head. Pale malty and lemon aroma. Very sweet malty flavor, very low hopping rate. I agree with other comments below, has a lot of 70’s pale lager traits. Much better that the macro swill of today
vyvvy (3607) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 29, 2006
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours yellow and very clearn, lots of carbonation with a frothy white head. Odd aroma - creamy banana? Medium / light body with lots of carbonation hitting the mouth. Smooth mouthfeel with sweet malt that is joined with light spiciness on the finish. Weird funk going on this thing throughout. Not great by any stretch, but better than most in the style.
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUL 17, 2006
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Draught at George’s Buffet in Iowa City, IA. Clear golden color with bubbly white head. Dilute cereal grain aroma with a sprucy, metallic note that presumably comes from the hops. Flavor follows the aroma with the addition of light corn and a pleasant hint of malty caramel at the end if you breath out through your nose. This beer was overcarbonated in my opinion.
MrOldStyle (1) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 25, 2006 does not count
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
My personal mass produced Beer of Choice when I want to pound down a six pack or find in on tap (not often do I find it on tap)
The original recipie of Heileman’s Old Style (or so I was told) that uses the Original Old Style artesian spring water and Kruesiened. (sp?). You will notice that when Pabst moved production from LaCrosse to Miller, they removed those descriptions from the OldStyle Can.
Yes, it not Sam Adams, nor a Cask Condiitioned Ale, but it is a very good Macro Beer (City Brewery is the 5th largest Brewery in the US).
It is not brewed to be a $7 a pint micro and should not be compared.
RickzAnut (2) - New Berlin, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 2, 2006 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
This, along with LaCrosse Light, are my beer of choice! I have to drive over 30 miles just to by it. BRING LaCROSSE TO MILWAUKEE COUNTY!
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2006
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Very light and unassuming lager. Nothing out of the ordinary. A baby step for a BMC drinker to try getting into micros...
Dogbrick (7243) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 28, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Courtesy of Vinny’s at the La Crosse airport. Clear straw color with a fizzy white head that disappears quickly. Nil lacing. Aroma of mild hops and wet paper bag. Light-bodied and crisp with a decent hoppy character, along with a hint of malt. The finish is bitter but not flavorful. All in all this is an average Lager.
JK (4283) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - OCT 8, 2005
2.2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pretty good for what it is. An ordinary light lager. Yellow color, very light and simple hop and malt flavor. No flaws.
TerryR (383) - Oswego, Illinois, USA - SEP 16, 2005
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Aroma of corn with a bit of sourness to it. Yellow color with a head that disappeared instantly. Corny sweet taste with very little hop character. It has a fairly full body. Pretty close to the Old Style of the 70’s. I wasn’t a big fan back then either.