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RATINGS: 433   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pkbites (720) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Interesting. Slightly above average pour (darker yellow with slightly off white head). But lots of lacing on the glass. I mean a LOT of lacing. Impressive.! Nose is of roasted corn. Not sweet corn, but a deep roasted aroma. This is heaped in hops. But the nose is not floral at all, what-so-ever. A hearty, hoppy flavor with a VERY quick aftertaste. A little too quick, actually. But a big bitter taste lingers on the palate. This tastes a lot like Augsburger back in the day (before Point Brewery f*cked it up). This is also dry, with very little carbonation. Different, interesting, worth trying. I paid $5.99 for a 6 pack at Discount Liquor in Milwaukee. So it’s no too expensive to give it a try.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnstone (2364) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Golden in color with a nice sudsy white head. Light pale malt sweet aroma. A nice, moderately hoppy light lager. Refreshing and surprisingly flavorful for a macro.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
burg326 (4668) - Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2011
12 ounce bottle that pouured a golden yellow. Arommas of malt, and grassy hops. Flavor matches aroma with a little hop presennce, decennt everyday brew to enjoy outside.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GhostFace (321) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 8, 2011
Milwaukee being a test market has given me the pleasure of tasting this lager on a regular basis. Slightly hoppy with a nice malt presence makes this one easy to drink. Don’t let the Coors name turn you off..

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
crossovert (9207) - Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2011
On tap. It is totally uninspired. Glad I only got a sample of it, it really blows donkey dick. If you want a helles beer or a "premium lager" go to germany.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Drake (10518) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2011
Sampled at the NoVa Summer Beer Fest in Leesburg, VA on 6/25/11. Pours a clear golden with a medium sized offwhite head. Aroma of toasted malts and grassy hops. The taste is toasted malts, grain, apples. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rubbishystuff (2028) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2011
Guest tap at lucky monk. Quite surprised. Clean tasting slightly malty and hoppy lager. Not bad at all. None of the adjunct flavor like many macros. Serving: Tap

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ryanfolty (2071) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUL 21, 2011
Date: July 21, 2011 Mode: Draft Source: Miller Brew House, Milwaukee, WI Airport Appearance: Translucent gold with slight head. Aroma: Grainy. Flavor: Consistent with aroma and maybe a little sweet, carbonated and light. Other: Clearly better than most of the mass produced garbage, but that is not saying much.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
gsmitty80 (2011) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2011
Regular mass produced swill. Nothing much exciting and just a little bit of malt flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HighWine (955) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2011
Tap. I think the low marks for this beer come from raters who dont want to like a Coors brew. Pretend this was made by Dogfish Head or Stone amd re-rate. I’ll bet the score goes up. I dont like Coors but heres my objective rating: Light golden pour with a smooth white head that kind of looks like a nitro pour. Lacing? It COATS the glass! Spicy nose like a fruitcake. Taste is cardamom and allspice, well weaved with hops. Kind of sweet like a circus peanut candy but very good. Medium palate.

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