on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.75/5   ABV: -
Brewed for Trader Joe’s grocery stores.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
sisyphus12 (99) - Belmont, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 7, 2006
12 oz bottle at TJ’s. This is as-advertised. A light an almost undetectable aroma is noted as I poured this beer into a glass although I think a plastic cup would have been more appropriate. A meager frothy head appears and then dissipates quickly. The taste is much as you would expect light corn notes mixed liberally with water. This reminds me of some of the 3.2% beers I’ve had in those states with % regs on their beers. This is not a great beer or even a particularly good beer but is relatively inexpensive and provides less of an aftertaste than say busch.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
thegreenrooster (4001) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 7, 2006
Pour is a very clear yellow with a white fizzy head. Aroma is grainy and sweet. Flavor is grainy and bland. Nothing really going on here. When drinking a beer i don’t want anything ordinary and this one says it right on the frikking bottle. It did only cost 80 cents for a 12 oz..

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 1, 2006
Bottled. Poured a clear straw golden with a slight layer of white headage. Nose was quite grainy... with corn syrup, sliced green vegetables, honey, and a bit of wheat... not very appetizing. Flavor consisted of grainy wheat, corn husk, and lemon-tinted pale malts. Palate was horrendous... spritzy, tart for no good reason, and tacky at the finish. Blech.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
heemer77 (5294) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUL 18, 2006
The body was pale yellow with a quickly fading white head. The aroma was green bell peppers and potatoes. There was earthy dirt. The taste was potatoes with some slight bell pepper twang. Typical for a very light pale lager. The finish was slightly corny and sweet in the finsih. The body was light and very watery.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
whiterabbit81 (244) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 15, 2006
Thin, watery, fairly colorless. Taste is very bland with almost no aftertaste. Drinkable but (obviously) extremely boring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - JUL 14, 2006
Bottle from Trader Joe’s. Pours cloudy yellow with an aroma of corn popls and lemon. Flavor is tangy corn and Kix. Palate is thin but it spreads the flavor. Probably better on a hot day.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2006
Bottle from TraderJoe’s. Poured light pale color with a minimal head that diminished quickly with virtually no lacing. Light grainy aroma. Light body with soft carbonation. Light sweet flavor with a light sweet finish of short duration. Much of what I expected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - JUN 2, 2006
12oz bottle pours blonde with a short white head. Aromas isn light grains and mild grassy hops. Flavor is about the same. Nothing offensive. It is just as the name states ordinary.. Better than budweiser, but Sam Adams light has way more flavor than this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
tsarman (794) - Northern, New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2006
Frugal Joe’s is a good name for a bad beer. I don’t think this was much cheaper than Trader Joe’s other beers that have much more flavor than this one. Big mistake guys. Stay with your frugally priced good brews. Very light colored and tasting.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
vyvvy (5858) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 11, 2006
Obviously purchased at Trader Joe’s. Wanting to cover the spectrum of scary to great this evening, so I thought it best to start at the low end of things. Pours a light yellow color with a tiny head that leaves quicker than it came - barely any carbonation to be seen. Aroma is like sweet corn. Starts off with almost no taste and the consistancy of water. This is one of the flattest beers I’ve ever had, no carbonation in the beer to speak of. Very light finish - some mixture of corn, vinegar and a mystery chemical. This is one of the most boring beers I can imagine - water with a bad aftertaste. The only thing it gets any points because of is nothing tasted too bad.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3 4 5 6  7  8 9 10

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50