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RATINGS: 430   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   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.


2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
youdictategood (256) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Strykzone (5386) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LetsGoState (656) - 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.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
joebudzjoe (667) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Draft. Pours ruby-brown with a minimal white head. Not a bad ale, mostly cereal malt flavors with no real hop bite which the ads speak of. Clean and fresh tasting, slight hints of caramel and cherry.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Reviewed 9/16. 12 oz. poured on-tap into a beer mug at Olde Town Pub. From notes. A: Pours a clear copper color. Not much of a head here aside from a thin off-white film (good on them for not pouring this with a lot of head, I guess). S: Light caramel, grains, barley, and a touch of corn. Nothing impressive, but perfectly acceptable for what this beer is trying to accomplish. T: Slightly sweet with a grainy touch. Finishes crisply, too. Itís okay, far superior to regular Coors. M: Fairly light and crisp feeling, though it could be a hair less syrupy. It doesnít have the harsh carbonation of some macro lagers. O: Next to a lot of craft lagers, itís competent yet wholly unimpressive; but next to other BMC macro lagers, itís a damn revelation. Donít seek it out, but give it a try if you manage to randomly catch it at your local watering hole.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5738) - Utah, USA - OCT 19, 2012
GABF 2012
Appearance: Clear golden with a big white head
Aroma: Sweet pale malts and honey
Taste: Toasted malts, earthy, grainy and honey
Ok, but thin.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2012 Bottle. Pours almost a clear amber with off-white head. Not much aroma in the works here, a bit of toasted grain and earthy hop. Flavor is of toasted grain, caramel, slight butter, earthy hop with a slight earthy, weedy finish. Light body with high carbonation. Overall, better then expected, like it.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dwyerpg (4789) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 14, 2012
So, this is better than a regular coors, as it has just a hint of hops as well as some malts and maybe a bit of butter. Not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (5386) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2012
On tap at OTR. Pours a clear copper with a small frothy off white head that quickly diminishes to nothing. The aroma is raisin malt and wood. Medium mouthfeel with a toasted grain and caramel with light bitter finish. A decent premium lager from Coors.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jandd1983 (3050) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Sampled at the Artisans Craft Beer Festival 2012. It poured a light copper color with a white head. The aroma was slightly sweet with some grains and caramel. The taste was an earthy flavor with grains and sweet malts.


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