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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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We have released a limited edition Spring Heritage Collection variety pack featuring this Fyfe & Drum quality offering. It respresent the rich history of one of Americaís most respected breweries. Fyfe and Drum is from our old original recipe, first brewed in 1963, this is 5% with 160 calories for 12 oz and has 13.9 grams of carbs.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pkbites (674) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 23, 2013
I generally donít like Genesee brews. This one has an average looking pour but a very frothy head with some lacing on the glass. Sweet and grainy nose. Flavor is grainy, burnt caramel, and slightly sweet. But some bitter hops in the swallow. This is one of Genesees better beers, second only to their very good bock. Itís a shame their other offerings are so poor. Also, $6.49 for the Heritage 12 pack is a pretty good deal for beer in glass, and I dig the stubby bottles.


2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Fyfe & Drum Beer is a very clear, very lively, bright, golden beer. It has a turbulent surface with no head to speak of. It smells a little sweet and a little funky. There seems to be a hint of lemon. Itís light bodied and lively in the mouth. The finish is a little chalky. Thereís not too much flavor, but itís recognizable as a Genny. The dominant flavor is that burnt-rubber yeast they use. Thereís a little bitterness that comes after the swallow. There are hints of lemon and mint. Like most Genny beer, itís not that great, but it still beats a macro at the same price. Itís best if these beers stay in their stubbies and stay cold.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Fredis23 (481) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Watery like a macro. A little bitterness and alcohol aftertaste. A little rough to my taste.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
UDBeernut (1611) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Very pale straw yellow. Nose of corn husk and grass. Taste is simply corn. Body is watery and thin. The worst of the three from the heritage collection.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerdedone (2584) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Bottle. Pours a golden straw color with a short white head. Aroma of sweet grains and corn. Flavor follows the aroma with some bitterness and had notes of grass.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ron (2454) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 6, 2012
Temp in the 90ís today and sweating alot. A Genny can do the trick. Light and inoffensive. Slight Genny taste at the start,then just went down like water. I have acouple others. Might try one on a cool day.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nike (950) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Clean, crisp lager. I would not have guessed 5%abv. Great lawn mowing brew! Thanks ďCheapĒ!

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1837) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2012 Light medicinal aroma, grains, golden bodied with foam that exceeded expectation. Flavor was a crisp Pale Lager that gave enough flavor to crave another sip. Best out of the stubbie ice cold or a seven ounce draft glass. I hope the old school 60ís recipe was used to create this brew.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (1387) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 10, 2012
12 oz stubbie from the Heritage Collection. Pours a dark golden color with a small head that fades quickly with no lacing. Aroma of sweet grain and not much else. Not a bad thing. Taste of mild malt sweetness with some grain. Mild bitterness and a fairly dry finish. Light body and quite crisp. Nothing offensive. Decent beer, good for a few. Nothing fancy here.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
revans (46) - Salem, Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2012
12 oz. stubbie from a mixed 12-pack. Better than expected. Of course it was hot outside, so maybe Iím being generous. Looks like just about every other light lager out there but it kept itís white head over golden body. Clean mouthfeel and finish. Crisp. Again, nothing spectacular but decent.


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