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RATINGS: 1929   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Rich amber color and a thick, creamy head. Introduced into the U.S. in 1981. Gold medalist (amber lager) at 1998 World Beer Cup.


1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
willisread (600) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 8, 2015
This is really not bad if there is absolutely no craft on the menu. There is a nice aroma of caramel, toffee and roasted malt. Taste is pretty much all malts: caramel and toffee standing out. Fairly smooth and inoffensive. Solid for the style.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerSnob4475 (2) - Florida, USA - MAR 7, 2015 does not count
I really appreciate the heritage behind this brew, but I think Coorsí process for mass production has just made the whole experience bland. Although I prefer this to most domestic lagers, and I really do appreciate the malted flavor this adds, I still find myself wishing for more.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Obfuscate (240) - Minneapolis, - FEB 24, 2015
Itís maybe been 15 years since Iíve had one of these. Itís actually pretty decent. For me if itís a easy drinking amber lager with no off tastes itís a good beer. Slight hop, caramel, malt, there are better amber lagers but this was worth the nostalgia and better than expectations.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsporrer (41) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Pours a nice reddish color with a descent aroma. Taste is smooth with little harshness or bitter aftertaste. It is enjoyable to drink. Nothing special but better than your average beer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mstrcrwly (590) - New York, USA - FEB 13, 2015
on tap,poured into a cup..amber color,fluffy white head..aroma of caramel,malts..malty,not very hoppy or very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
foyle (294) - Wyoming, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Appearance: pours a thick off white head that falls moderately with some very light lacing. Head retention is good throughout the drink. Color is clear reddish-amber with moderate streaming carbonation. Aroma: malt is quite dominate with whole wheat bread and caramel. There is an earthy hop presence in the background. Mouthfeel: fairly light and frothy with a quick somewhat dry finish. Flavor: caramel and a strong bread presence with a mild earthy hops in the finish. Overall: a decent and drinkable brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjmoen (130) - - JAN 2, 2015
Pours a clear amber color with white head. Has a really nice roasty flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chicago_John (7) - - DEC 25, 2014 does not count
Not a bad beer, not bitter at all. And not as light as one of the lite beers with a watery taste.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ordybill (537) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 20, 2014
An amber colored lager that has a pretty good looking color to it and a nice aroma. Comes off clean and crisp after a sip which is to be exoected for a light bodied beer.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatDane1632 (821) - USA - DEC 9, 2014
Probably my favorite beer to drink at a bar that has zero craft. Itís usually available and it does the trick. Clean with some nice malty flavors, nothing much to write home about, however.


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