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RATINGS: 416   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjuf1853 (1238) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Draft at International Beer Garten (Lutz). Pours a clear copper amber color with a white head. Aroma has some nice malt notes. Flavor is surprisingly good with enough hops to make you notice without being too much for a "macro" drinker to tolerate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Tap at The Wheel, Estes Park, Colorado. Pours an average autumn amber with a nose of crispy autumn leaves, light biscuit, and delicate orange peel. Flavor is orange rind and leafy toast with a light pat of butter. Lightly tingly on the tongue. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChainGangGuy (4376) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Appearance: Pours out a lightly hazed, honey-hued body with nearly two fingers worth of rich foam that fades but never disappears.

Smell: Honey accents ahead of the pale maltiness trailed by notes of leafy green, citrusy, spicy hops.

Taste: Honey-brushed maltiness with a thin hint of lightly toasted grain. Moderately sweet throughout. Lemony, leafy, herbal hops with ample bitterness to balance it out, or so I thought, as the sweetness makes a last-minute rebound before the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: It’ll do in a pinch!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hypn0toad (267) - Maryland, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Coors you tricked me how is this your beer. I thought you were a normal beer. This is okay though.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - AUG 1, 2012
For a "premium lager" it did have a good bit of flavor and the hops were more prominent than I would guess. It was overall refreshing and had a decent kick. If it’s all you can get in a mass-market bar it’s not too bad a choice.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jcos (1540) - Maryland, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Had at Dewey Beach on July 28th when Yuengling was gone. An okay lager that serves as substitute, nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Diablokev (147) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - JUL 28, 2012
The aroma is a quick fading yeast, the appearance is a honey gold with a thin white head. The taste is of a wek IPA with a stale aftertaste. An easy to drink beer overall average.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDurden24 (1579) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUL 27, 2012
On draft at Trophy’s Steakhouse. It is a light gold and clear beer. Grainy with some light malts. It is a decent lager, much better than the normal rice brewed mass beers from Coors.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
valpoaj (634) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Bottle pour - light, clear golden, very thin whitish head. Aroma somewhat grassy and a bit of skunk in there, but not particularly offensive. Flavor is quite heavy for what I was expecting...grassy notes and corn with some underlying malt. Palate is solid for the style. Not a half bad offering, but not my cup of tea either...

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2012
From tap at Brewco. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is butterish qnd toasted malty. Light citrusy and light butterish. Toasted malty and slighr cornish. Ends medium bitter and toasted.


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