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Pure Grain Beer - Cincinnatiís Favorite

Currently brewed at Cityís Latrobe plant, after previously being brewed at Wilkes-Barre and La Crosse.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 3, 2014
Bottle: Clear gold with a small, sparse, white head. Honey, sweet grain malt aroma. Very sweet, corn/grain taste. Nothing bad here...basic American "Beer"...Iíd take it over a Bud any day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikesaum (592) - Newark, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Can pours clear gold with a big white head that only hangs around for a minute or so. Aroma is actually not that bad, a little bit fruity, doesnít have all the horrible cereal and corn notes that most pale lagers have, sweet bread notes as well. Taste is boring, but not offensive in any way, just simple, easy, and clean tasting, good for hot weather. Not too shabby.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
osu97gp (633) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Pours a clear orange color with a small white head. Aroma of sweet grain. Flavor is sweet grain/corn.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (5025) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Rated from two 12oz bottles at the Moerlein Lager House. Clear golden color. Minimal white head, that fades to nothing. Moderate, but smooth carbonation. Decent aroma for a lager - slightly darker tasting bready aroma. Basic, but solid. Light sweet taste. Gotta say, itís an alright lager.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
b3shine (4440) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Can. Looks and smells cheap. Tastes like cheap nothingness with a watery mouthfeel. Tick tock.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Chudwick (1789) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - APR 5, 2012
12oz can - Pours like a pale lager. Smells yeasty and lightly hoppy. Aroma is yeasty and a little malty (caramel), Reminds me a little of a Saison. Taste is mainly bitter but not too much.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
shrubber85 (6978) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 14, 2011
Can (brewed by Latrobe PA). Sweet sour barley malt aroma. Golden yellow with a nice head. Sweet corn/barley malt with a hint of hops. Used to love this in the 80s when I could go to Ohio and buy beer when I was 19 - granted that any beer tastes good when youíre young , inexperienced and desperate but this doesnít seem like the same recipe that I remember.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ADesenberg (500) - Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2011
Can: pours. A clear crisp gold color with aromas of sweet corn. Itís flavors are nice and crisp, with a sweetness going on as well. Itís a nice summer lager, as most people have said, not as good as Hudy Delight.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
garrison (749) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Purchased at Glenway Crossing Remke/Biggs - Aw, what can I say? This is just another everyday lawnmower beer, and is actually less tastey to me than itís poorer pal Burger! Still, itís good to have the old Cincinnati party brew around!
Earlier Rating: 9/23/2009 Total Score: 2.8
From a twelve ounce can purchased at the Fergueson Road Krogers in Cincinnati, Ohio - Look, Iím old enough to have had the old Hudepohl 14-K... this new brew is different from it! Anyway, hereís my take on the new stuff.... It pours a bright yellow, highly effervescent brew with malty aroma and a fast-fading white head. Tastewise, itís a bit of a disappointment, with only a whisper of hops to buck up the light, grainy flavor. Hey, from my tastebuds tell me that itís not as good as itís also-brewed-at-Melanie canned compatriot Burger, although Hudy 14-K is a bit more upfront with the grains. The new 14-K is alright, but nothing spectacular (and a bit unbalanced to boot!).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tmoney99 (10087) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 19, 2011
Bottle. Poured amber color with a large frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate sweet grainy aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations wher met and worth having once.
Earlier Rating: 3/7/2010 Total Score: 2.5
Can at Bockfest 2010 - Cincinnati. Poured clear pale color with an average frothy white head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Moderate grain aroma. Medium body with a smooth thin texture and soft carbonation. Light to medium sweet flavor with a light sweet finish of short duration. Simple, cheap and drinkable.

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