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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Eichbaum
Style: Pale Lager
Mannheim, Germany

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Naturally the most German Beer of them all.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ughsmash (7175) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 12, 2010
Green bottle. Poured clear, bright golden with a short-lived cap of white head. The aroma picked up sweet honey and corn maltage with light lemony accents.. pleasant enough. The flavor found the same honey and corn at the core (maybe a little more corn syrup than honey).. dry, grassy bitterness on the edges.. nice tanginess on the finish.. again decent. Light-bodied with lower carbonation on the palate.. adjuncty, but I don’t have any complaints.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
zach8270 (3516) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 12, 2009
(bottle - 330 ml) Clear gold color with a fizzy white head. Aroma is lightly skunky with some sweetness and dry grass. Flavor is bitter and cloying at the beginning with a light sweet note. Middle is dry grass and some stale hops. Finishes bitter and very watery.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ron (2650) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2009
Yes there is alittle skunk in the aroma, but some other fine lagers have the same. Typical lager flavor. Yes it would be better on a hot day. Decent price for BOTW. Glad I tried it.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Magjayran (1379) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 29, 2009
This beer is awful in a skunky urine sort of way. Awful. It makes me want to die quick.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerGestapo (754) - Mt.Joy, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2009
Brewed in Germany.... Pours a straw yellow color with zero head. Aroma of mild skunk, malts, and a hint of hops. Taste is kind of grassy with some lite bitterness at the finish. The mouthfeel is almost always the same with pale lagers.....boring. Don’t waste your time looking for this one. But i have to say the name on the bottle is cool.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
spikester (604) - Salem, Oregon, USA - OCT 16, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2008 Pale gold with a modest white head. Some lacings. Has the usual skunked aroma of the green glass bottle. Taste is very solid pale lager from Europe with a pleasant grassy flavor, sweet malts countered by a dry bitter finish. Overall a good session beer. A decent alternative to US macros.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
DYCSoccer17 (3345) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 12, 2008
12 ounce bottle purchased at the Davis Food Co-Op. Unfortunately, the bottle is green. Initial aroma is a on of skunky DMS, thanks to the bottle. Light doughy malt aroma is also present along with a little herbal hoppiness. Not terrifically aromatic. Transparent yellow body with small, white head that is quickly dissipating. Light biscuit malty, grainy flavors present to start before this finishes with a bit of herbal, lightly bitter hops. This is pretty flavorless shit, if you ask me. Pretty fucking retarded.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 3, 2008
Yellow straw color with a modest white head. Noble to skunky hops are heavy in the aroma when poured and fade away revealing buttery malt. Some pale malt in the start, but lead to stale floor malt and heavy grain bread. Very much like many a euro (typically eastern bloc) lager. Too thick and heavy in feel.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
italianjohn (2357) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2008
Beer is awful is way too sweet says shes a gem on the case yeah shes a gem alright gold color just a crappy taste its just a waste of money don’t bother with this one can’t believe Germany let this stuff out makes you feel like the purity law should be enforced better ..... in a nutshell yuck! sorry i bought a whole case

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - AUG 9, 2008
Bottle. Poured pale gold with thick foamy head. Head dissipated fast. Some skunk and a bit of h0p in the aroma. Very little flavour, some malt, some hop mostly blah. They should use real hops and not extract. Flat unimpressive finish. This would be improved by being bottled in brown bottles, but still wouldn’t be impressive. A very forgettable beer. Germany can do much better.


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