badgerben (4323) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2004
1.2 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
Pale yellow color. I think the name says it all: Clear Water. No aroma, little taste. The one plus is that there is nothing offensive about it, just a lack of anything good.
ThisWangsChung (638) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - JUN 30, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
About 4 oz. served into a tasting glass. From notes.
A: Pours a pale straw color with only a small white film. No real lacing, as expected.
S: Almost nonexistent. Thereís a touch of corn sweetness, and MAYBE some crackery malts...thatís it. Inoffensive, at the very least.
T: The flavor - though minute - actually isnít bad. A bit of mild graininess to start, only to finish with faint lemony hops. As a light lager, itís actually a success - it lacks the sickly sweetness most of its BMC brethren have, due to its hop presence. Still, it IS a light lager, which means itís boring.
M: Very crisp, light, and easy to drink. This is pretty much how a light lager should drink.
O: For a light lager, this is actually pretty great. Key words being "for a light lager". Itís still really bland and lacking in flavor compared to even an average pilsner. If you absolutely must have this style, this would probably be the one to seek out.
Travlr (9833) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 19, 2012
0.7 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 2/20
This beer screams generic. Drink this instead of your water. No head, no aroma, no flavor worth mentioning.
emacgee (3742) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 11, 2012
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Man, this is one of the palest beers I have ever seen. Mind numbing. Metallic and grainy. Kind of íassyí if that makes sense. Very light body with no hop character.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2012
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Served on draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear golden color with a medium sized creamy white head. Poor head retention. Almost no aroma... a faint bit of grass. The taste is almost pure grassy hops with a faint sweetness. Thin bodied.
Ernesto987 (3021) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 11, 2011
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap in Matthews nc, watery, slightly sour notes, grainy and astringent, blah.
adnielsen (7576) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 28, 2011
0.9 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
On tap @ Hops Golden. Incredibly light, watery yellow appearance with a small white head. Very dull pale malty nose. Watery, somewhat bitter, bland light pale lager. Doggie poo-poo.
Thorpe429 (4944) - , Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2011
0.9 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
On tap at the Alexandria location.
Pours a very clear super-light yellow color with some carbonation bubbles. Initial half-finger head falls very quickly and doesnít leave anything behind. As soon as I bring it within a few feet of my nose the trouble sets in. This is a diacetyl bomb to the max. Wow. Nothing much else there. The taste is all sorts of butter plus a bit of grain husks. Light and creamy. Nothing good I can really say about this.
Serving type: on-tap
Reviewed on: 12-20-2010
radagast83 (3752) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2011
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at Hops Grillhouse & Brewery, Alexandria. Not really sure what to say. This beer is certainly not designed for someone like me, my friends who arenít big beer connoisseurs? Sure. Itís drinkable, but nothing to really call home about.
Ratman197 (8484) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2011
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Hops Lakewood Colorado poured a clear yellow with a small lasting white head. Aromas of white bread and light straw. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of breads, straw and light spicy hops with a crisp dry finish.
bubbleflubber (1638) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - FEB 20, 2010
1.8 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours like a sparkling white wine. No inherent nose. Grassy hops with a touch of fruity bitters to finish. Thin mouthfeel. Not really interesting.