DrnkMcDermott (2912) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2003
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2008 Canned. I got a sixer to compare it to LaCrosse Lager, which is now being microbrewed in the original Old Style brewery. Even without a comparison, I could tell this was the loser. Corny taste among other adjuncts at work. Although there is... wait a minute... a hint of hops and yeasty lager taste poking through at the end. So not totally beyond redemption. Better than crappy Budweiser. Guess that’s why Wrigley Field switched to Bud: bad team, bad beer.
Slight re-rate, Nov. 03: I moved it up a notch after having another, and finding it still does what it does best: get you happy in a hurry.
Aggiebob (337) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 22, 2015
1.7 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Can poured into a shaker glass. Pale gold color with a big head that quickly dissipated. Sweet corn aroma and taste.
brenn79 (1744) - Idaho, USA - AUG 7, 2015
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
16 oz can- Pours clear golden with a decent head that reduces. Aroma is corn, cheap grains, typical pale lager. The taste is sweet, corn, candy, grainy. About what i expected, the sweetness is a bit odd though.
scarletfire65 (1127) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2015
1.4 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Draft at a Polish dive bar in Chicago. i think it was called Mr. Z’s??? Flavorless pale lager with no character. Touch of sweetness. Corny, adjuncts, $1.50 pint. The best part of this experience was watching the 60 yr old blonde polish bartender (dressed like a Eurohooker) yelling in Polish at all the drunk Polish old men.
johnnymusky (593) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 7, 2015
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Drinkable....enjoyable?....this one was free so i had to try....had this twenty years ago so had to try again...(#501)
foyle (325) - Wyoming, USA - APR 12, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap in pint glass.
Appearance: standard light lager appearance-- clear pale straw, thin white head, scant lacing, plenty of streaming carbonation.
Aroma: some corn and lightly toasted barley
Mouthfeel: light, crisp, refreshing
Flavor: light barley sweetness, plenty of corn, maybe a tiny bit of hop bitterness
Overall: it is what it is. It paired well with my burger and fries. Not exciting, but no offensive in any way.
rdixon77 (1591) - Georgia, USA - MAR 29, 2015
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Not good, but tastes like Chicago in the summer. Watery grassy corny. But one of my favorite of these macro lager sorts.
SHIG (3982) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 31, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Can: Poured a clear golden with white head. Aroma is grassy. Taste is light, wet and grain.
jackfrost9p (338) - California, USA - DEC 28, 2014
1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
Not much to say here, but it feels good to be back in Chicago. Goes down like water.
blutt59 (6245) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
canned, thanks to Art, old school grainy corn lager, nice clean sweet flavor, antiseptic aroma, mild thin palate
wilnatp (639) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2014
0.7 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 2/20
Tap. Buttery. Strong corn taste. Sweet. Nothing special here folks. End of notes from last night.