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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of lemon zest, grain, butter, and grass. Flavor of grass, grain, butter, earthiness, and florals.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
stkdodge (3) - Elkhart, Indiana, USA - JUN 28, 2014 does not count
Strange taste. It's as if it wants to be hoppy but it really isn't. Thanks to a guy at work he gave me a case for free. Otherwise I don't think I would buy it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Huhzubendah (3093) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2014
On draft at Miller Park. Brewers vs. Nationals. Great seats right behind first base. The beer is hazy and light brown with a half inch of light khaki head. The aroma is adjunct sweetness, sweet caramel malt. Smells macro all the way. The taste is just shitty. There’s really no other way to say it. I try to rate to style, and I don’t expect an adjunct lager to have the complexity of a gueze or big imperial stout. That said, this beer tastes like syrup, artificial sweeteners, fake fruity crap. There is no integrity in this product. This beer was designed for commercial purposes only. Gross on so many levels. Avoid.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lightbias (361) - USA - JUN 10, 2014
Light gold pour the white bubbly head almost completely gone before I could get through half this review. That was fast. In a hurry to find a sampling of six new brews had me lunging for this cool label and interested in checking out a brew bragging on its "pre-prohibition" style lager. If I had the time I would have read the bottle more closely, at that point I would not have picked this one up. I’m definitely not a huge fan, but I’m glad I was able to try it. Coors actually didn’t do a bad job but I must say I came very close to running away from this when I discovered the brewer. Still, this is much heavier a lager than I expected, a little yeasty, but crisp. I am not enjoying the aftertaste, however, as it seems really bitter and slightly metallic. My take is that this is not worth the price, but a damn sight better than a regular Coors.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
SODAK14 (313) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Coors should return the beer recipe for this one back to the archives. A beer which is way past its’ prime...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
roxtersoxter (358) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Pours clear gold with small white head on tap at coors brewery. Aroma of orange and malt. Malt flavor with hint of hops and corn syrup. Not a great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
brewskilover85 (17) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Not bad but leaves an after taste that im not a fan of. Not much of a smell but I would say its decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Mpuntmuts (142) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2014
Clear yellow/orange pour with large fast dissipating white bubbly head. Sweet malt and sort of syrupy smell. Also some yeast. Definite corn syrup for taste, also some bitter but not hoppy. Watery and not too high in carbonation. Way sweet. Not bad but not a fan either.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2014
12 oz bottle from Evergreen Discount into a wine glass at home. Light bronze and clear appearance with a thin, white head and lightly active carbonation. Aroma of toasted grains, bready malts and mild hops. Similar flavor, malty, husky, crisp and pretty clean with mild bitterness. Average body, smooth and easy to drink. Solid premium lager, better than expected.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Homer321 (2982) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2014
bottle. served super cold. aroma is mostly honey with some sweet breadiness to it. Taste is moderately hoppy, has a weird bitterness in the finish that is peppery in nature. harsh in hop flavor and slightly metallic. pretty bad.

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