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RATINGS: 440   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
shrubber85 (10760) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle. Corn and barley malt aroma. Golden yellow with large head. Sweet corn and barley malt flavor. Decent body. Not horrible but really a typical average lager.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JAN 24, 2013
12oz bottle. Neck of bottle shaped like a barrel. Medium amber color. White foam, decent lace. Spicy flavor, very nice malt, bready biscuit character, floral hops. Aroma of toasted malts, caramel grains. Overwhelming surprise. A really great Lager. (3591)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
hfmejias (1273) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Bottle. Clear cooper with a bit of white head. Aroma of malts, caramel. Taste is sweet fruit and malts, It actually impressed me, I was not expecting it to be any good, don’t get me wrong is not the best premium lager out there but it is a very decent one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Blairgus (4172) - California, USA - JAN 19, 2013
19 Jan 2013, bottle. yellow, clear, steady bubbles. nose is sweet bready malt with faint caramel. thin body and mildly fizzy. caramel malt and mild grassy hops. not bitter but not too sweet either. okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5295) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Bottle. A medium copper colored body with a light white head. The nose has some malty hay. There is also a bite of dusty raw barley. The taste is fairly bitter old dusty books with raw grains. There is a bread crust finish along with notes of celery and raw potato. This is decent and overall dry. Actually, this is enjoyable to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (14167) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine in Folsom, CA. Pours orange gold with a creamy white head. Bold bready aroma. Med body. Flavor is bready with some nobel hop flavor. More hop than most American macros, so our predecessors were good at using hop. But it’s not all that hoppy. Worth the try to allegedly connect with a bygone era.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbruner (4114) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Pours a clear copper on tap with creamy off-white head and moderate lacing. Aroma of pale grains, sweet malts, and light, earthy hops. Taste is pretty much coors original with a touch more hops. Not bad, but nothing to write home about.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
sonnycheeba (5145) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Tap. Pours clear copper with thick, creamy off-white head; decent retention and spare lacing. Aroma is caramel and cookie malt, straw, corn, figs, light floral hops, and light funk. Flavor is bland sweet malts, some dark fruit esters, grassy hops, and corn; bland throughout with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Pours amber. Nose is fruits, bready malts, and some flowery hops. Flavor is a sweet fruity ester profile mixed with an amount of flowery hops. Sweet flavor and slightly sweet in the finish. Not special but not horrible for what it is.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skeptical_1 (12) - - JAN 11, 2013
Well, what can I say. I'd take it over a Coors Light any day... Nothing great but a decent attempt by Coors. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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