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RATINGS: 759   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Brewed for Dixie Brewing by Joseph Huber during the breweries renovation. Brewed in the EU as well.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
AceOfHearts (1375) - Mountain View, California, USA - JUN 15, 2002
Rather unique. Nice smell...lemon, mangoes? The taste is sweet and medium to full bodied, but nothing really registers. Strange, not sure what to think. Handsome dark appearance, nice head.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
HighlanderOne (1010) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2002
Judging from the name, label and pour, i was really expecting something different and interesting in the taste, but I was disappointed. Although better than Bud, it was just a less than average lager which might as well have been darkened with food coloring. I felt like I was drinking a dark colored lite beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaymobrown (1672) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 6, 2002
For a dark lager it is lacking much. A little too thin and watery, with not enough taste. A sweet/sour taste dominates, but nothing really comes through.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnDo2000 (99) - Metairie, Louisiana, USA - MAY 31, 2002
The best of the Dixie line, this thicker version offers a carmely and kind of fruity taste. Great beer, and not that it matters, but beautifull artwork on the bottle.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kevbo99 (149) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2002
Unlike anything i have ever had. Tastes like a light stout. In a class of its own.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheatbeerboy (103) - Addison, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2002
Not bad. Tasted a little like a thinned-out Guiness. It was a little too watery for me. Needed more malt or hops or something. But it did have a nice taste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ucsbdude (68) - Santa Barbara, California, USA - MAY 21, 2002
A unique lager.Very full-bodied and flavorful.The roasty carmel flavor really comes through.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2002
good festive head rides on an umber brown beer with clean oriole orange highlights. not quite blackened like a cajun roux, but with a roasty carmelly aroma that trumpets that this is a notch or two above most american dark lagers. dry and interesting enough to swirl around and squint at abit as you sip it down. a little tinny perhaps, finally, but a decent mid-range drink.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cathcacr (634) - Oregon, USA - MAY 15, 2002
Update 5/16/02: Pretty good as far as lagers go, though Iíve had to downgrade this one somewhat from previous ratings. Still gets 5 for its appearance: dark, dark, black color, decent head/retention. Aroma mild but pleasant. Notable taste elements: woody, slightly smoked, distinctive, slightly sharp, somewhat sweeter as it warms. But pretty thin and weak in the mouthfeel and finish. Still pretty drinkable, though it falls a little bit flat compared to how I remember it from before. Above-average and worth coming back to if better brews arenít as accessible or cheap.

Original 1/18/02 review: I liked this one and plan on giving it a second try sometime just to see if it holds up as well again. Definitely a distinctive & tasty lager. A bit on the pricey side, though, which is why I donít have it much. And do take great pains to avoid Dixieís crimson ale (which is so ísweetí itís awful).

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ernest (6231) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 10, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2008 Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, off-white to light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is clear medium amber-brown. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain/husks, caramel), lightly hoppy (herbs), with light notes of black tea and dish rag. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter, slightly husky, slightly unclean. Light to medium body, watery texture, lively/fizzy carbonation. Well, it sure isnít a Schwarzbier, thatís for sure.


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