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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   ABV: -
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This golden lager has a slightly nutty flavor and is well balanced with bold hops. Silver medal winner in the 1996 and 1997 World Beer Championships.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Braudog (5591) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2003
Acute clear yellow beer with puffy white head. Airy aroma. Malty, but real light. Sub-average lager.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5277) - Newark, California, USA - NOV 4, 2002
Gold color, small head. Aroma is malty and slightly sweet smelling. A medium bodied lager, Lots of flavor for a lager. Maybe a touch sweet. Mild malts, slightly nutty flavor, balanced by slightly spicy hops. Mouthfeel is full. Aftertaste is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet. No doubt about it, A lager is a lager.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 13, 2002
A somewhat hazy golden color, the head passive and white, the lace slim. Nose is malt, fresh, clean, and hints of citrus. Start is malt, lightly sweet, top is middling, the finish is potently acidic, sparsely hopped, bone dry aftertase. Drinkable beer, but not something that excites me or my taste buds. Ranks #971 on my current 1000 beer master list.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeM500 (1902) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - NOV 6, 2002
Not much going on here. Nothing offensive or hint of cheap ingredients, but not much flavor. Probably best with a burger and straight out of the bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaymobrown (1649) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 5, 2002
The head quickly disappates. A yellowish-golden color. Didn’t really find much in this lager. A fairly typical lager.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2002
A decent enough lager, I would probably like it better if it wasn’t 20 degrees Fahrenheit outside. If you want an unassuming lager that will work well with food, then this will do just fine.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrunkAsASkunk (847) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2003
Call me crazy, but aside from the fact that this and the Green Flash Pale Ale have a lot in common, i actually like this malty lager. The aroma is all sweet maltiness...pure malt at its finest...nothing else..pure nose candy. It pours a light golden color with no head and a low carbonation level..very unimpressive. The taste is once again totally lopsided to the sweet malty side with something fruity sweet coming through, and a nice subtle, and i do mean subtle hop ending..slightly bitter, but very yummy. Not so complex mouthfeel...very straight-forward..little carbs, nice sweetness, good bittering coutnerpart in the end...nothing spectacular, but a wonderful session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
raymow (798) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2003
A pretty good lager? but it tasted more like a nut brown ale. Nice head, decent coloring. My only complaint was that there was some stuff settled on the bottom that I didn't expect.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UnionMade (621) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 2, 2003
Clean golden amber, with a patchy crust of a white head. Smells very malty, with a slight nuttiness. Very smooth mouthfeel, with light carbonation. Initial taste is very rich and malty, with traces of hazelnut, cashew and caramel. The malts continue, but hops and a bit of yeastiness continue into the finish. Dry at the end, with a lingering maltiness. Somewhat like Wurzburger for octoberfest. Not a bad beer! Tastes good with my fat cat.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammys (428) - Portland, Maine, USA - JAN 14, 2003
Insert generic craft-brewed golden lager rating here. "Slightly sweet with a subtle hop nose and dry finish. Better than BMC, but enjoyability is limited by the style."


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