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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - DEC 18, 2011
On tap at The Malted Barley - Westerly, RI. Grainy, fresh aroma. Flavors are clean and light. There’s a slightly harsh, coarse and somewhat chem-y quality finish that could be hops or something else. Otherwise, I think this is a delightfully fresh, light, flavorful, and drinkable example of the style. Will look forward to being able to have this on tap at most places.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClarkVV (5221) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Draught at Doherty’s, 3/19/16.
Clear, light, brassy-yellow body shows light carbonation and a white head atop with moderate to low retention. Crystal clear.
Cereal grains in the nose combined with soft herbal notes, hard water and a bit of rougher huskiness. Nothing flawed or dirty, but not a ton that’s overly compelling either.
In the mouth it’s very dry, with cereal chracter, hay, biscuit and cracker. Very low on the hop character with just a touch of floral/herbal character as an afterthought. Average carbonation doesn’t excite, but isn’t exactly fizzy either. No flaws, or alcohol. It goes down fine, though the texture could be softer and I doubt it would kill them to add more hops to this.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
altonbrownd (5166) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Can at Beer Culture, NYC. Golden body with medium head. Nose is pilsener, corn, not very interesting. Taste is similar of malts, some bitterness. Dry in the finish. Okay.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (5192) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 12, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours copper with an off-white head. Aroma of light floral hops, some pale malts with notes of caramel and sweetness, and some dough/bread. Flavor the same with a decent blend. Average texture. A decent beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BVery (9189) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Can from Nikki’s Liquors. Mostly clear pale orange pour with a small soapy white head. Sweet corn and grains. Lively carbonation. But that’s about it.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TXBadger (2379) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2015
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Cereal grains on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes pretty clean. Not a ton of flavor.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reynolds314 (3236) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Rhode Islanders love them some cream ales. Glass of very lightly sweet seltzer. No real hop and very mild biscuity malts.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (3232) - New York, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Pours dusty golden. Nose is bland corn and honey. Tastes if perfume, honey, corn, light malt, and biscuits. Light dusty palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (11732) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear dark gold with a medium, creamy white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is corn and Pils malt with light spicy hops. Flavor is sweet corn, crisp Pils malt, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (19903) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Can. Clear yellow color, scant white head. Aroma of sweet corn on the cob. Taste is sweet honey and corn.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnnniee (3476) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Can from MrBarleywine, thanks for the opportunity! Slightly hazy light golden color, light amount of floaties, smallish bubbly white head slowly dissipates. Aroma is sweet sugary maltiness mostly with light sweet orange fruitiness and little to no hop. The flavor is sugary sweet maltiness with hints of fruit and little to no hop flavor or bitterness. The only thing cutting through the massive sweetness of this beer is the carbonic acid form the carbonation. This is a one and done beer.


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