Reid (2028) - Salem, Oregon, USA - OCT 10, 2006
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Another in a seemingly endless line of export beers from this brewer.
Not too bad looking, just your typical euro-lager ,pale gold with a small pure white head, loads of carbonation.
For being in a green bottle the aroma is not skunked, just weak, grassy hop, and a scent of malt.
In taste its quite a malt based lager, but hops make a small weak appearance in the back of the tongue and in the fter taste.
Its pretty thin and a bit over carbonated for my palate.
Over all another Euro-lager, it aint bad but it is very far from good.
fordest (2015) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - JAN 15, 2007
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
12 oz bottle. Aromas and flavors were pretty skunky. Funny thing is that I shared this 6 pk with some friends. Their reaction was that it tasted "Just Like Heinekin, only smoother...." Imagine that.... I am guessing that that skunky flavor and aroma was intentional to make it apeal to Heiny drinkersl....crazy
bpreo (1916) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 11, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Clearly a Heineken rip-off, which shouldn’t be too hard to screw up, but this one really isn’t too good. Luckily you will drink it fast, without thinking about it too much.
poisoneddwarf (1862) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - OCT 30, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz bottle. Aroma is not like Heineken, which I was expecting. I was expecting a skunk beer and ended up with a decent smelling Euro lager. This is just the aroma, mind you. Appearnce is as a standard Euro lager--pale gold, little head, average lacing. Tastes like straw, cheap adjuncts; no skunk, surpsringly, given the green bottle. Better than I was expecting, but definitely not great.
brenn79 (1665) - Idaho, USA - NOV 7, 2009
2.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz. bottle- Pours golden with a better than expected head, decent lacing, aroma is a little skunky, but not bad. The flavor is what I expected, Heineken. Average, average, average.
dm9831 (1512) - Monee, Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2008
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
pours light clear golden, weak head. aroma of musty air. flavor is weak, with a hint of graininess. watery palate. not much here. no flavor. no body. premium?
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2007
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Found this one bottled in St. Charles, Illinois. Your typical Dutch lager: yellow, fizzy, and sweet. Not much going on here.
DrDavid (957) - Johnson, Vermont, USA - DEC 5, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Moderately sweet bready aroma. Gold amber body, small white head. Sweet bready flavor, hint of citrus. Refreshing. Quite nice.
canary dog (683) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - AUG 26, 2009
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Wow, this is a really interesting beer that flies under the radar. It is a spartan brew, and can best be described as cold, clean, and direct. Very smooth and very clean is the beginning. And the finish is the same-- remarkably smooth and clean. The middle is surprisingly complex and unexpected, given how the beer begins. Yes, this brew might be in the same category as Heineken, but it is much smoother and fresher and of higher quality than that middle of the road beer. Straight from the fridge, this beer is very satisfying and almost intriguing.
Quake1028 (633) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 29, 2007
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
12oz bottle courtesy of Degarth. Thanks, bro! Clear straw color with a soapy head. Aromas of malts, sweetness, hops, Cannabis. Fore is highly astringent, watery and thin. Flavor is hops, dishwater, sweetness, spice. Finishes abruptly and unremarkably.