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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Radler beer is the German version of the English Shandy style, which is a blend of light ale and lemonade. In order to honor our brewing roots, we followed the German method of mixing natural Lemon & Lime flavors into a blend of our Bohemian pilsener and specially crafted Bavarian lager. These methods create a perfectly refreshing summer beverage which has a strong, slightly tart citrus aroma and flavor. This is the best summer brew we have ever made, and we hope that it becomes a part of all your summer traditions.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (4490) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Crisp peach coloured body with a copper glow and a thin, half centimetre tall pure white head - looks fairly nice, for the style especially. Aroma of lemons, malt, yeast, grain, coriander seed, curacao and sugars - very nice and refreshing, for sure. Light-bodied; Strong lemon and fake sugar flavours at first with some mild malts and a hint of curacao and full orange flavours with the malt noticeable at the end and not in a great way. Aftertaste shows a light, airy, refreshing beer, but the saccharin and fake sugar flavour is noticeable - but the lemon comes through decently. Overall, a decent radler, but thats about it - what youd expect for a summer beer, but not anything great or really worth trying. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Merchants in Dearborn, Michigan on 02-August-2013 for US$1.79 sampled at home in Washington on 02-September-2013.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pailhead (4416) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle: The aroma consists of light-moderate lemon, lime, and a touch of grass. It pours a transparent gold with a small soapy head that quickly fades to a minimal film outlined by a thin ring. There is some sporadic thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a real quick dose of lightly sweet honey. It quickly turns to light-moderate lemon/lime juice in the finish along with a touch of grass and grain. Its light bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall, it tastes like a pilsner with two shots of straight lemon/lime juice. I certainly dont find it offensive. For what its worth, Id drink it over Summer Shandy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mittenator (1093) - Michigan, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Draft at Reno's east. Pale copper with a light head. Super sweet and a little weird.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
drowland (5960) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - NOV 29, 2012
11/29/12. 12oz bottle. Clear golden pour with basically no head or lacing. Artificial lemon lime aroma with a bit of doughy corn. Slightly tart flavor with artificial lemon and lime. Eh.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (3245) - Florida, USA - NOV 13, 2012
12 ounce bottle, drank right out of it, aromas of classic pilsner, hay, light musk with some limes thrown in. Flavors are classic pilsner with artifical lime juice. This did tatse better than a bud light lime.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4145) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2012
The aroma is radlerish it seems to be slightly lemony but has a dirty funky quality. The appearance is golden with an average head. The taste is very refreshing with plenty of malt. The palate is smooth. Overall its nice.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aurelius (3908) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 29, 2012
The beer smells a bit like Nair, or a home perm product. At times, I got whiffs of black pepper and breakfast sausage. Bad label, hazy golden oak color, thin white head, standard US longneck. Not bad, picnic fare. Muted lemon-lime flavors, not sweet. Light body, not too fizzy, some mineral water impressions in the finish. I get the feeling that this was a closeout sort of purchase by ABC. ABC, Bull Run.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
PorterPounder (5199) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Tallahassee, Fl - ABC Fine WIne & Spirits - 12 oz bottle. Medium golden pour, soft bubbly white head. Aroma is soapy and lemon-pledge like. Flavor has some artificial lemon, Lemonheads candy, a touch of sourness. Mouthfeel is slightly metallic. Just slightly refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (6360) - Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2012
An easy drinking radler. More traditional than most American versions. It is pretty heavy on the flavoring though, that could be toned town. Lots of lime.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
umich03jm (1580) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Pours a clear bright yellow color with a decent head that fades quickly. Lemon and lime aroma with a tiny amount of pale malt and grain. Taste is lots of lemon and lime that overpowers the malt a bit. Very smooth and refreshing though. Good summer beer for the right occasion. Certainly better than the awful Bud Light Lime.


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