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RATINGS: 1887   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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
resevil787 (123) - Arizona, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear dark amber with off white head. Aroma is bread and caramel Taste is malty, sweet. Medium body, average carbonation.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
fluffy (1327) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2013
to be fair, havent had this in a really long time. but from what i remember-watery, bland, but not terrible.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lgvhockey91 (5) - - AUG 28, 2013 does not count
Pretty good for a macro beer. Usually a go to lager if you want a 12 pack to take somewhere

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2157) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Had a giant stein of this celebrating a budies birthday. A malty, caramely beer. Soft fruit flavors from the hopping and yeast.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bradleysaurus (42) - - AUG 17, 2013
Pours a dark amber color. Tan head. Sweet taste followed my a mild malty smokey flavor.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sonnycheeba (3042) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Tap. Pours dark amber with creamy beige head. Aroma is bready malts, dark fruit esters, and some funk. Flavor is dry malts forward with supporting dark fruit esters, and faint hops; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheHopster (746) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - AUG 15, 2013
(bottle) In the cart for Mikeís 50th birthday golf outing. I think the last time I had this brew was sometime in the 90s. A reasonable amber lager intended to session. Traditional sweetness with nice complexion.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
SmoothSip (1) - - AUG 14, 2013 does not count
Creamy head with decent retention .sweet taste with strong bitter finish. Darker amber color. Clean filter

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jflopsu (439) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Pours a dark brown. Has a sweet malt aroma. Taste is sweet at first and then slightly bitter with mostly malt. Not a complex taste.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Dacrza (450) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2013
DATE TASTED: August 3, 2013 ... GLASSWARE: Samuel Adams Boston Lager... OCCASION: watching Money Ball--and loving it!... APPEARANCE: handsome black and tan split-level body; thin white head that staggers on its reddish-brown base--looks inviting... AROMA: fragrant caramel malts breath a bready blast; sugary suggestions as well... PALATE: medium-to-light bodied with a swift, soft aftertaste--a red in the pattern of the many during its mid-90s deluge that we came of drinking age to at college...TASTE: strongly malted base forms the brunt of this old-time Hess Tavern offering; rather flat, rounded ops that profile as an ESB, though not enough hops surface to make an ale; a bit buttery too--but more in the feel than in the taste; the after drag is slightly warm and rough... OVERALL: a lagered, emasculated ESB that fulfills its March Ides duty but cannot demand much more on a cool summer night such as this...recently I toasted the anniversary of my wife and I by romantically recalling this beer set next to mine (a Honey Brown) on a college bar basement table; out of context, Killians looks nice in that oddly-necked bottle, but now under Coorsí auspices, one can see what is and is not present in this beer...


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