spilledpint (346) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2012
0.7 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 2/20
24 oz. can on sale for $0.89 at Harris Teeter. Figured this one might be good for a laugh. Yes, this is horrendous. If you were expecting something even halfway quaffable, you’re in the wrong place. This tastes just like every other horrible malt liquor/high gravity lager you’ll ever have.
I’m actually surprised to see this rated so highly here. In my mind, this almost has to be one of the 20 or so worst widely available beers on the planet (not including malt liquors, though this might just about qualify as one).
Patrickctenchi (4252) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 26, 2015
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Pours clear, gold, with a whipped white head.
Grain, honey, corn aroma.
Taste is a little cardboard.......barley malt, sweet....not bad.
A slight malt liquor-vibe to it, even though it’s fairly light.......or maybe it’s just a mental projection brought on by my proximity to the big-ass can.
mjg74 (2570) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 13, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Canned from Sunshine Market. Light amber in color. Light nose of grain and wet paper. Lightly roasted flavors. A hint of hoppiness. The best ice beer I’ve tried thus far.
phaleslu (6905) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2015
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
24 oz. can. Pours a clear gold color - deeper than the Labatt Ice - with a white head. Notes of corn and sweet malts, straw, sugar, with a metallic note throughout. Light-bodied, with high carbonation and a mostly dry, somewhat metallic mouthfeel. Not good.
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2014
1.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
$1/24oz can from Wegmans. Bargain basement price. Pours a clear gold with a white head that fades quickly. Aromas of metal and corn. Taste is sweet and kind of hot. Flavors of the genesee house yeast (metal, bad esters). Thin and cheap. Scroll past.
Bulk_Carrier (2309) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 25, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Reviewed from notes.
This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was a golden yellow color with a one finger white foamy to bubbly sort of white head that dissipated within about thirty seconds. The lacing was somewhat there as it came across in a few and far between sort of messy speckled bubbly way.
The smell had some sweet grainy cereal to corn notes.
The taste was mainly the same thing.
On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a long sweet corn aftertaste and finish.
Overall, just an okay beer. Honestly, it would probably be a decent budget beer if needed.
Darkmagus82 (1855) - - AUG 7, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Transfer from BA review on 9-29-12-
Poured from can into pint glass
Appearance – Pours a nice golden color with a big white head. The head has decent retention lasting for about 5 min. It eventually fades to leave a decent level of lacing.
Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a corn and caramel smell. Overall it is on the sweeter side.
Taste – The taste begins with some corn sweetness and a bready taste. As it moves on the sweetness fades a bit toward the middle. While the sweet fades, it is only temporary and in the end the corn sweetness returns to leave a sweet bready and corn flavor on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the medium side in terms of creaminess and thickness with a carbonation level that is rather average. Good for the style, as it makes it very easy to drink as it flows through the mouth.
Overall – While it is mostly of sweeter corn and some notes of bread and not super flavorful, it is by no way offensive and is very easy to drink. For 24 oz at only $1.29 it’s not too shabby and makes for a good tailgating brew.
AdamJackson (2958) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 8, 2014
1.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Totally gold. Boring. Rice and a touch of melon. Sweet, touch of vanilla. Meh
Headbanger (3415) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2014
1.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 7/20
Can (Old Notes)-Pours a medium golden with a small white head. Aroma of corn and sweetness. Taste of the same. Another light bodied brew jumping on the ice wagon.
TheHOFF43 (1760) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2014
1.4 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
Pours a decent golden from the big can. The aroma and taste are garbage. This is a shitty beer.
EithCubes (5103) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
24 oz can, served ICE COLD, natch. Nose sweet and faded, lightly malty with light hints of corn. Pours clear orange-golden, much richer and oranger than regular Genny, with a rocky white head. Looks good! Taste is sweet and lightly malty, very one-dimensional, no hops or bitterness, but a soft medium body and only a little metal coming mainly in the finish. Slight corn, no breadiness, and a touch dirty, but there is individual character here to set it a notch above the average malt liquor.