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RATINGS: 399   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Batch 19 is derived from a recipe found in an old logbook discovered in brewery archives dating back before 1919, when Prohibition banned beer throughout the country. Prohibition was enforced in Colorado in 1916. The pre-Prohibition style lager delivers a bold, hoppy flavor that is surprisingly well balanced. Test market in Chicago, Milwaukee, San Francisco, San Jose, and Washington DC.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkSachon (506) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2014
12 oz bottle purchased from Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. Despite the fancy bottle and the dressing up, this remains pretty true to the recipe of a plain old Coors. The bitterness is probably from ill prepared hops.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fontjt (77) - Louisiana, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Pour clear amber. Rising carbonation lasts for several minutes after poor. Malty smell and like flavor. A little dry and none too smooth on the palate. Great with burgers.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bierkrug (2110) - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2014
330 ml bottle in Pompano Beach FL. Pours a dark amber color with a light tan head. Aroma is spicy fruit and malts. Taste is real let down and ends like wet cardboard. Palate is a bit rough. Not a great one.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
laandemi (4) - Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2014 does not count
Little to no aroma whatsoever: light malt. Flavor more or less unidimensional, dry. Tastes a bit like dirt. Light bitterness. Very light body. Can drink it in a pinch but there’s not much else to say about it.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nike (889) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2014
12oz bottle, typical taste of a mass produced brewery trying to compete in the craft brands. This brew does have some potential though. Pours a golden yellow with a white foamy head. Aroma of typical average pale lager brew. Taste does hit some malty and even hints of hop bitterness in the finish. Some tweaking, this could be a good one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hockeybeerguy (917) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Reviewed from notes. She pours a clear golden color and leaves the same colored body that yields a decent half inch white foamy head. Fast rising carbonation is seen. Some light lacing is left. The smell is basically just corn/rice adjuncts, malty. The taste is sweet from previously mentioned flavors. It leaves a sweet aftertaste and has a dry bland finish. On the palate, she sits light with some light harshness on the tongue, however theres a decent smooth feel coming through coating my mouth. Overall, this is actually not bad, wasnt what I was expecting for an AAL. Probably would come back to this only if served and moreso in the summer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jhliesen (692) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Free tap at Downtown--not the end of the world, better than most pale type of lagers. Gold color with a medium head, some caramel aroma with a grainy background. Some corn taste at first then some caramel as a nice surprise. Medium carbonation. Produce place.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HULK777 (289) - - JAN 11, 2014
Very fruity, both in taste and aroma. I like the mix of hops, well balanced by the malts. Very good for being a lager.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Niko100 (1842) - Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Pale gold color; Light to medium body; Aroma of malt, & some hops; Flavor of slight sweet malt, hops, and some caramel; Fairly decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandon1989 (228) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2014
pours amber with a nice thick white head. the aroma of malts and grains. the taste was very good in fact and much stronger and fuller flavor compared to coors. i really enjoyed this beer.


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