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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
The Ionizer Lager is a Pre-Prohibition style American Lager brewed at Bock strength and filtered for clarity. We use North American malted barley and corn to give this beer a medium body and slight corn sweetness. A light blend of American and German hops provides a remarkably smooth finish. We’ve noticed that this beer has a loyal following of American-style beer drinkers, and although not brewed to category, the Ionizer Lager is certainly a beer with ’more!’

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UDBeernut (2682) - Earth & Jacksonville (weekends), Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2014
This is no impu pols, this is full blown malt likka. Pours dark gold. Wet grains, some hay, grass. Sweetness prevails.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marheb (5005) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Des pointes d’abricots, des minéraux et du mais dans une sorte d’équilibre sucré et docile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (4802) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a thin fizzy white head. Tastes like sweet corn, booze, musky hops, and dry toasted malt. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like sweet corn, booze, toasted malt, grassy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (3861) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - OCT 27, 2014
On tap at the brewery. It poured a hazy, straw yellow color with a white head. The aroma was of grainy malts and earthy hops. The taste was grainy and malty with a dose of booze. Good stuff.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2013
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty grainy corny aroma. Sweetish malty grainy corny flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a sweetish malty grainy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SDalkoholic (2359) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Bottle from South bay Drugs. Created a fat development of foaming with a straw blonde golden color upon the eye. The nose was empty with only a small mention of hay and grass. The flavor was bitter and bold of grassy malt grains and Euro styled hops. Overall impression of this lager was that the taste resembled a marzen but that was just a hunch of mine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (5669) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 7, 2011
This has a faint aroma. Interesting, beer is a bit sticky. Has quite a malt flavor at the beginning with a bit of hops at the end. Pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GrainBeltMan (30) - California, USA - AUG 23, 2011
If you like high-quality malt liquor, you’ll find the Ionizer ironically iconic--if a bit on the high side price-wise. Good, strong stuff with a nice balance. Since I live just a stumble, stagger and a slide from the brewery--I’m gonna’ go to the tasting room this Friday and get a growler of the stuff, take it home and drink it til’ I forget about the pain of life. Then I’m a-gonna quaff some more--just for the sake of art!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
chibuck (3510) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2011
alex again... dark gold orange, no carbonation... the aroma is terrible, solvent... the taste is even worse, don’t bother with this

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34634) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2010
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin white head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, malt, and fruit. The falvor is very sweet with strong notes of malt combined with medium notes of fruits - especially peaches, that lingers into the dry finish. Thanks Dr. Bill for sharing.

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