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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Formerly Northern Light. This beer is lightly hopped and brewed to the American Light Ale standard. A creamy and smooth light hop beer.

hogan873's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hogan873 (451) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Truly a middle of the road beer. Nothing special at all about it, but itís not exactly offensive, rither. Bland looking with a gold body and a small white head. Aroma is okay, overall sweet. Very light, watery palate. The taste is okay at first. I would decribe it as a bland, somewhat sweet thirst quencher. But thereís a stale, cloying aftertaste that ruins a bit. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Homer321 (4208) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2016
Draft at source. Light malt nose, very clean with no off aromas. A light corn aroma. Crystal clear straw color. Small white head of tiny bubbles. Taste is crisp malt with a light body. Refreshing as a lager can be. Somewhere between a bud light and a bud heavy.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ajnepple (5055) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 13, 2015
On tap at the Schaumburg location. Clear yellow appearance with a fully dissipating white head and light lacing. Bland, thin and watery with a bit of corny malt sweetness. Tastes like domestic sludge, maybe slightly better.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
freekyp (1925) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Meh. Its the requisite craft beer for the non-craft beer enthusiast. Lightly grainy with a some grass and lemony notes. A bit on the dry side. Clear golden with a half finger spotty white head.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pailhead (6403) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - NOV 13, 2015
On tap: The aroma is pretty minimal with just a hint of straw. Itís a transparent dull yellow with a small white head that fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. There is a thin sheet of lacing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with a very light grain/cereal sweetness. The finish has mild grass/straw. Itís light bodied with light-moderate carbonation. Overall, itís a really light with nothing offensive going on. Iím sure that was the goal, but hedonistically, itís a little bland for my tastes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kathouse (1626) - Nevada, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Iím surprised by this beer since I really donít like light lagers. This beer had more body and less astringency. It was fairly balanced too. Otherwise, it mimics others in color and aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
deyholla (9997) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2015
Sampled from the tap at the St. Cloud location. Pours a clear pale yellow with s white head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has notes of straw and light grain with a hint of corn. Flavor has a light butterscotch note with sweet grain and a bit of straw.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
undsioux7 (871) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2015
This one wasnít offensive but it just didnít really have any flavor. Maybe wet cracker but that was about it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Atom (2153) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2015
On tap in Fargo, pours a clear golden/orange with a thin white head. Sweet malt grain aroma. Bland caramel malt taste. Yep...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ozzy70 (775) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 12, 2015
Tap sample at Omaha, NE. location. Pours yellow with minimal white head. Aroma of corn, citrus. Tastes lightly sweet and watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (8174) - La Mesa, California, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Plain pale malty base, hints of sweetness, very little bitterness, and a relatively clean finish. A pretty typical brewpub lager.

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