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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 134   ABV: 4.48%
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Smooth and malty. A true European red with 100% two-row malted barley, spalter hops and Munich malts. German lager yeast and a minimum six weeks of cool, cellaring.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PorterPounder (6200) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2002
UPDATED: APR 13, 2006 Rerate Had on a Northwest flight from a can this time. Not as impressed, slight funk in the aroma, thin mouthfeel, not as much caramel flavor. Light copper color.Original 3.7 Hearty, malty, rich. Deep amber color with a hint of caramel. Smooth finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Braudog (6014) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 18, 2004
Drank from a can aboard Northwest Airlines. Presented with a good amber hue and nice head. But it has that airy aroma of a macro. At first I didn't distinguish much flavor, but a tinge of hop bitterness saved it from awfulness. Towards the end of the glass, as it warmed, more of a decent character and flavor shone through, but still an average beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2006
The aroma’s a bit faint, sweet malt with a bit of graininess to it. Smooth and tasting of sweet caramel, dark toffee, and a light earthy/nutty bitterness, this amber/copper beer is a satisfying if unexciting drink.

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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
decaturstevo (5432) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - AUG 5, 2007
bottle thanks to alexsdad. A clean golden amber pour. A nose of malt and light paper. A flavor that is sweet malt and a sourish bitter on the finish. A bit over carbonated and a tad thin but a good drinker.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skyview (5310) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - AUG 7, 2007
Purchased several cases (cans) for our company picnic. Pours a clear carmale amber brew with an average sized off-white head that quickly dissolves to an almost clean with a fine film . Aroma of roasted multi-grainy caramel malt, some citrus zest and a touch of sour apple. Taste is highly carbonated, medium bodied with multi-grain dough and some light citrus peel flavors. Finish is dry, slightly musty with a faint pecan flavor in the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5174) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JAN 17, 2006
Medium orange colored body with a thick white head. The aroma is potatoes with some green bell peppers and a hin of caramel. The taste is light caramel with some light carrots. A nice subtle vienna lager. This could be a good session beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (5107) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 6, 2002
Brown color with a dirty tan colored head. Aroma of light toffee and caramel. Quite smooth and drinkable. Light nutty malt with a touch of dry caramel. Finishes unmemorially. A light vienna in style.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JK (4955) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - APR 9, 2005
On tap at the Metrodome. Very light malt aroma. Light red. Flavors of malt and citrus. Heavily carbonated and sour.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
vyvvy (4661) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 19, 2007
Pours clear amber with a soapy beige head. The aroma is another James Page diacetyl-fest ~ at least they’re consistent. There is also some toasted malt and honey like sweetness. Medium / thin body with soft frothy carbonation. The flavor starts with toasted malt and lots of popcorn butter and medicinal malts. The finish is spicy and astringent. I bought three James Page labeled beers - this is the last of the three and also the last James Page beer I will ever have. This is obviously at thumbs way down beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4651) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2003
Dry, musty lagery aroma. Dry malty flavor, lightly bittered and woody. A little astringent. Long pecan-bitter finish. Very solid medium body. Clipart label, twistoff cap.


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