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The Banquet Beer was born in the Rockies and has been a proud part of the American experience for generations, stubbornly refusing to compromise, since 1873.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
StandUp29 (2) - - MAR 29, 2015 does not count
After living abroad and weekend-after-weekend sippin’ on fine beers from Belgium and Germany, I returned home to the States to have this beer. Sadly, it was a harsh reality check after drinking aforementioned beers. The bland, watered-down taste didn’t go down well and I only finished this beer so I wouldn’t waste $3 (it was on special). At times when I was struggling to drink the beer, I slammed my fist down on the table and made the "bitter-beer-face," as people from other tables looked on.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (598) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ "stubby" into a pint glass. Aroma- Has that AAL smell of grain and corn. This to me is not awful but just common. Appearance- Pours a golden yellow, a pun from the beer from "Golden, CO." Taste- Not bad, i haven’t had this beer in decades and it was very refreshing. Palate- A light bodied beer with moderate to heavy carbonation. It finishes clean and smooth. Overall- This is a macro, but a really good macro to me. I prefer this beer in bottles and i hear quite often the cans have a metallic aftertaste. Try a bottle and see what you think.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
lesifflebiere (1454) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 8, 2015
Sous le nom "Coors Banquet". Pétillante, texture extrêmement mince, couleur or pâle, avec un nez typique de céréales blondes et de maïs sucré. Saveurs qui ne sont pas agressantes, mais qui ne présentent aucune qualité : trop faible, aqueuse, anti-originale, bref c’est la même même affaire que les autres. Booooooring.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Cuso (5880) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle. Yellow color with small white head. Sweet malt, corn in aroma. Sweet corny taste with sugar, tons of sugar. Bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gurthnar (2934) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle by Cuso. Aroma lots of corn. Clear piss colour. Taste is very very watery, thin bodied, corn, kind of whiskeyish raw maltiness. Meh beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
pricey290483 (665) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2015
poor just poor taste like very week dish water not much going on would like to have it again

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tillmac62 (404) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - FEB 27, 2015
One of the better macros. Very smooth and quite quaffable. The flavor is bland, as are the competition.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
JaKeAFC (679) - ITALY - FEB 26, 2015
710 cl can in Mahnattan, NY, around $2. Ultra light yellow color, short lived white head. Corny nose. Aroma: malts gone bad and unmalted stuff with forced fermentation alcohol and glassex, rice and adjuncts. Taste has a fake sugary thing and a woody tone. Reminds me immediately of Bud. Thin body, carbonated, dry. Melted fridge ice and carrot peel finish. No wonder this has to be icy cold. It doesn’t taste bad, but really no beer here. Coors seems like it has something very interesting on its list, but not this one.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ctplt777 (308) - - FEB 18, 2015
It is what it is. It’s honestly not that bad. Don’t expect some craft beer gold with this one, but it’s refreshing and cheap and isn’t going to poison you. Tastes like an adjunct, smells like one and it is one. Comes by it honestly. Not the worst out there trust me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beer_rookie (115) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 29, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 19, 2015 Made with Rocky Mountain water. That DOES sound refreshing. I get the image of snow melting and running down, seeping into the ground, and they havje a well drawing it out and making beer with it. Ahh, it is refreshing to think about. This beer sort of lives up to that. Highly carbonated, it pours with a pretty thick head. The smell is sweet, maybe too much so. Color is dark yellow, it’s kinda pretty. Looks like apple juice. Taste is sweet. Nothing offensive about it, no bitterness, slight sweetness. The sweetnesss of the aroma complements the flavor of the beer. The flavor isn’t complex at all, it is what it is. But it tastes pretty good. Pretty good mouthfeel. I guess several of these would be heavy after a while. Overall, it’s a good beer, Better than most macros. There’s no shame in having it on hand for company.

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