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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.


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   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..

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
crossovert (8803) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Drake (9999) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rubbishystuff (1979) - 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

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ryanfolty (2017) - 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.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
gsmitty80 (1960) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2011
Regular mass produced swill. Nothing much exciting and just a little bit of malt flavor.

4.1
   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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUN 30, 2011
Serving: Draft at the Nova Brewfest. It pours a clear gold with minimal head. The nose is grainy with a bit of cereal and not much else. The flavor seems to be all grain and no hops. I get a lot of cereals and it has more flavor than your typical BMC product, but it still lacks complexity and depth. Light to medium body with average carbonation and a short, grainy finish. Not worth revisiting.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (10606) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 26, 2011
Sampled at 4th NoVA Summer Brewfest. Pours clear amber with a medium, fizzy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (caramel, toast, grain), light spicy hops, an a clean lager character. Flavor is malt dominant with light hop bitterness. Light body and warmth, medium carbonation with a sweet finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (7597) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 23, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 24, 2013 Tap. Clear amber pour. Pretty much malt all over everything. Not bad for a standard lager, but certainly not terribly exciting.


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