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RATINGS: 437   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   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 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernesto987 (4866) - Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2012
On draft, very adjuncty. A but sweet and very carbonated. Meh another shitty one

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
emacgee (4427) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Tap at The Crunkleton. Clean and translucent gold pour with two fingers of creamy off white head. Nose is spicy and lightly bready. Very mild and mellow flavor with a touch of bread dough. Medium bodied with almost no hop character.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
degbert (1443) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark orange-gold with a large-grained white head. Nose is pretty typical for a macro-brew; no canned corn or odd fruit, at least. Some bitterness on the opening of the palate, and a decent yeasty flavor to it, but it closes up quickly on the back of the palate. Finish is correspondingly short. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cybercat (4175) - Georgia, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Well - had to try this, it was all the pub had that I hadnít already tried. Pours a clear golden amber with a fluffy and fine-bubbled wheat head. Have to give the big brews credit, they know how to make their pseudo-craft brews look. Strongly fruity and rather sweet aroma has a malty undertone. Flavor, though, is quite good - malty, fruity and hoppy, rather toothsome. Body is about average, though there is decent fizz. Coors, youíre not fooling anybody - but your Batch 19 is at least superior to your other stuff. Gotta give the devil his due. ;)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brucebruce81 (318) - Wyoming, USA - NOV 3, 2012
This beer was really smooth and had the nice flavoring that american beers are known for

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
nearbeer (4291) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Pint on tap. Light copper-amber with a lasting quarter inch of foam. Nose is faint orange and grain. Flavor is light orange, rough grain, toast, and a touch of roast. Light body is watery, pretty well balanced, and has too much carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dfinney23 (2317) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Sometimes a beer you donít expect to be that good surprises you. This is not that beer. Clear amber with some off-white head. Faint grain and malt aroma. Some hops come through in the taste but itís still not all that great.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
youdictategood (456) - Florida, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Bar promo, on tap. Pours a dark amber with a medium head. Aroma is not much - grain, dirt, a little hops. Flavor is pretty much all malt with a little spice and a light hops finish. Light body, medium carbonation. Not bad, but not something Iíd try again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Strykzone (5817) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Clear with a bitbof copper. A malted nose. Abit of malty flavor with light fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LetsGoState (702) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Appearance is medium white head with clear amber. Aroma is a sweet malt. Taste is actually a nice balance between malts and hops. Overall surprisingly good.

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