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RATINGS: 428   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LetsGoState (653) - 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.

   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.

   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. It’s okay, far superior to regular Coors. M: Fairly light and crisp feeling, though it could be a hair less syrupy. It doesn’t have the harsh carbonation of some macro lagers. O: Next to a lot of craft lagers, it’s competent yet wholly unimpressive; but next to other BMC macro lagers, it’s a damn revelation. Don’t seek it out, but give it a try if you manage to randomly catch it at your local watering hole.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5599) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dwyerpg (4754) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (5022) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jandd1983 (2979) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mmmbeer (1287) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2012
12 oz. bottle served in shaker (from Texas Market on Amherst- a gas station, no shit!). Poured a transparent darkened yellow with just a touch of pulled away from a bright light source, 1 finger white frothy head formed and laced quite handsomely. Aroma of hops, and some light oats. Hits the mouth with a light-medium body, malt is just delicious-light on the feel but it still has mass when it sits on the tongue, middle holds up well, finish is crisp and a touch of acid from some hops. Snarky beer-bitches (formerly known as beerpayngers) hate this brew simply because it’s made by Coors-but it’s very well made. With as many poorly made beta-youpaythough-test beers out there, perhaps it’s time for the macros to start beating the micros at their own game with some tasty,well made brew... stranger things have happened...

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4506) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Pours crystal clear copper with whipped, off-white head. Scent is mild malt, hops. Taste is slightly wood-bitter malt... Bread, a little caramel. Rather good for a Coors offering. Not great, but well above the norm for the company.

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