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RATINGS: 1926   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.


DOdubble's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DOdubble (92) - UVA, Virginia, USA - JUN 1, 2003
This is good to get when its on sale. Theres really nothing too special about it, but it is more flavorful then yuor typical American brew.


3.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JonLaRue (34) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 24, 2015
Not much odor with this guy. Grewt Great appearance light amber notes of malt on back end, with an acidic palate.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrentoTango (2) - Michigan, USA - APR 11, 2015 does not count
No, itís not a craft beer. Great taste, strong finish, and great flavor overall. For a domestic, I like the suds and rich carmel flavor it offers.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jabah (144) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2015
Pretty good domestic beer. Dark amber color, slightly thin density. Medium carbonation with a light head. Has a semi-sweet caramely taste. A little bit of malts and hops to add bitterness. Better than a lot of the alternatives, but not quite a premium beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bendrixian (1268) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
Clear pour with a light amber colour. Caramel, some noble hops and a bit soapy. Funny cause I first I thought this was more like a lager than ale but the server told me it was an irish red. Definately not a good reprsentation of they Irish red ale but i got it during happy hour for $2. canít complain.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
two7offsuit (313) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 3, 2015
Pours amber with an off white head. Slightly sweet malt aroma. Flavor is malt with a hint of fruit. A bit thin.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
retinadoc (142) - - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle. Lively aroma. Beautiful dark red color. Very pleasant, rich mouthfeel. Clean finish. Surprisingly good.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SteveOrz85 (53) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass. Malt aroma of caramel and cereal. Slight touch of grass hops. Appearance is clear amber in color with thin white head. Taste is lightly sweet and lightly bitter. Beer is light bodied with a fairly thin texture. Soft carbonation. Over all ok light tasting beer. Basically a lawn mowing beer. Pretty plain Jane.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
willisread (483) - 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 (227) - 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.


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