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Brewed by Moosehead Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Saint John, Canada

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.01   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A smooth real beer taste without aftertaste. It is fully fermented, lightly hopped and dry brewed, creating a lightly coloured beer with less body.


1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Spab (2359) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2010
473 ml can from LCBO. Pours a clear yellow gold with medium-sized white head. Grainy aroma with light corn and grass. Taste of stale grains, corn and very light grass. Thin body. Quite bad but not terrible.

1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Hammy78 (734) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2010
This may be one of the worst beers available, however on the plus side it does have neat little amusing anecdotes under the cap on each bottle. Gives me personally a bit of a headache on every occasion Iíve sampled it.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ontbeertaster (2335) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 9, 2010
Nice beer, very cheap for the higher alcohol. not a beer I have often but I will buy this from time to time

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Boutip (4701) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 21, 2010
Bottle: Poured a super light yellow color lager with a large bubbly pure white head with minimal retention and not much lacing. Aroma of light adjunct and residual sugar. Taste is bland though adjunct do not overtake too much from the taste. Body is quite light with good carbonation. Not bad for the style though not something I will seek out again Ė too bland for my taste.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
gilvanblight (772) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2010
Looks like a typical beer. Yellowish pour with some head up top. Heads a bit more clingy then normal. Sent is waxy and synthetic like warm plastic right off the assembly line. Taste is thankfully better. Grainy, hoppy. Overcarbonated. Still not bad for a non-micro. A step above the generic crap. Unfortunately only a step and not a flight. Unbalanced a bit, odd aftertaste. Still vs. most swill you find this has some nice hoppy flavour so def. worth a shot.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
cyrenaica (966) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2010
473ml can
5.5% ABV
I tried this beer on March 24, 2010 after purchasing from the singles bin at one of my local LCBO outlets. The beer poured a translucent medium gold colour with a bubbly white head that quickly disappeared. The aroma was grainy malt, grass, and some stale hoppy tones. The mouthfeel was weak to medium bodied, with medium carbonation. The flavour was stale malt, some graininess, and a slight bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerme83 (1) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 6, 2010 does not count
Iím not going to say itís a great beer, for a buck a bottle Iím not sure thatís possible. But in all honesty I donít find it offensive, itís light and smooth and for the price, seems to be comparable to many similar beers that cost more. Until I find something drastically better, this will be my summer BBQ beer-of-choice.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Tessic (840) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2009
This lager poured a crystal clear, light yellow colour with a big, bright white, foamy head. To the nose there are scents of eggs, corn and sweet malt. First taste was watery with a almost wine flavour to the finish. This was then tapered to a watery corn flavour. Generic white bread swill.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Papillon (366) - Sudbury, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2009
341 mL Bottle. Straw colour with a bubbly-fizzy short-lived head. Aroma is cereal, yeast, and earth with an innuendo of skunk. Corn dominates over whatever grains are in there. Is that simulated hops Iím getting in the aftertaste? No, itís a mix of dirty ash tray and derriŤre de skunk. Bitter-nutty finish. Palate is thin, somewhat watery with barely enough of a definition of beer to offset some of it. Whoever this "James" is, heís not Ready for any serious beer drinking.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 20, 2009
Smells of corn, rice and adjuncts, pale yellow, pours a small short lived white head. Taste is plastic, and what Iíd imagine watered down gasoline would be like. Thin, unpleasant. Very poor.


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