jcnielsen (1329) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - MAR 5, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow color with white head. Grainy, straw, earthy aromas. Straw, honey, hay flavors. One of the better pale lagers Iíve had.
beernovice39 (3040) - Montana, USA - MAR 5, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle pours a typical pale lager, golden/white etc. Grainy musty scent. Sweet malts with a light bitter finish.
MrBeerFanatic (787) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 12, 2013
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours a clear light yellow with a light frothy head. Aromas of big grain which are slightly sweet, light hay, and light hints of toffee. Flavors of grain, corn, and sour hay. The nose is more appealing than the flavors. Thereís a sweet grain/corn flavor that goes through to a light aftertaste, leaving an unpleasant taste.
LetsGoState (546) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Aroma is a sweet malt. Taste is an overly sweet malt without much character. Overall a little on the weak side.
Strykzone (4218) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 9, 2013
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Twelve ounce bottle from Food N Fermentation. I think this is the correct beer. It is labeled as Private Reserve Northwest Style Lager. Clear light golden with a white layer and active carbonation. I smell mostly grain and malts with a hint of hops. After a few sips I am finding it difficult to think this a very big step up from macros. A bit of hops are noted but just a bit. Light malts and lighter grains.
keepersj12 (2460) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours crystal clear yellow with a thin white head. A lager like aroma, clean and crisp. The flavor has a nice bit of caramel, well balanced, slightly sweet. Very smooth finish.
Frank (2224) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This sort of reminds me of those mass produced European lagers that arenít quite pilseners but arenít really the same style as cheap Amercian beer either, only this one is quite fresh and tasty. It pours a nice, bright orange, completely clear w/ a scant white head. Itís nose is grain husk and it tastes very slightly sweet w/ perhaps a slight note of corn (no idea if this is actually made w/ corn though). Thereís a touch of hops to keep things balanced and the carbonation is brisk w/o being fizzy. I am into it.
jbuzz (733) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 9, 2013
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle makes it look allot better then it is. Alcohol taste is strong not much else stands out. Thin flat head..
puboflyons (1685) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 8, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle DEC1012-B012011. Well, I will give it good marks for the color because it looks like a pale lager should with a golden yellow tone and a somewhat lingering white fizzy head. The aroma is mostly corn and grain but there is a pleasant enough fresh hop character blipping in. But otherwise fairly average and typical for the style. The body is light and there is a quick dry finish that announces and disappears and the end. Pretty standard for the style but easy to drink.
Ughsmash (6925) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 3, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Poured clear, straw golden with a short, stark white head. The aroma picked up lemon rind and toasted grains.. pale malt and a pinch of honey beneath.. aiight. The flavor found the same malts at the core with lemon zest and grassy bitterness around.. crisp finish. Light-bodied with a good feel on the palate.. very drinkable.