gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2002
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
An overall completely average tasting beer. You can do better for cheaper. I am now convinced that ’Reinheitsgebot’ is nothing but a marketing ploy.
RichardGretton (4221) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2002
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
The best thing about this beer is the refreshing aroma and the frothy dense head. The flavour and palate are diappointing as the beer has a strange bitter twang.
Bolt (117) - Boulder Creek, California, USA - AUG 7, 2002
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice Beer... great all around. Has a very distinctive flavor that is very pleasing to the taste buds!
MMM...Beer (385) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 3, 2002
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
A little to heavy on the veggie hops, which gave it somewhat metallic skunky overtones. I believe it could be improved by simply adding some more interesting hops & malts, but for now it’s defintely not worth buying again.
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2002
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bit malty aroma. Hint of metal, bit skunky. Malty taste with hardly any hopbitterness. Some fruitiness and vegetables. Nothing special.
Gooner (136) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2002
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This is like a Wernesgruner, but it doesn’t have the fine aroma of the aforementioned. A decent lager. Crisp, light malt, not too hoppy. Bitter finish. Ultimately refreshing on a hot summer day.
radiomgb (2182) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2002
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
It’s a fizzy, bitter beer. Not much taste to it.
bigal9699 (152) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 15, 2002
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
I remember this beer as a kid and their constant TV commericals: ’Here’s to good friends, tonight is kind of special. The beer will pour, tonight is something more. Tonight, tonight, let it be Lowenbrau’. Fairly decent macro-import brew. Fairly mellow in overall taste, leaning towards vegetal hop notes.
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2002
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
It’s actually not that bad, I don’t drink it often though as it has a certain strange metallic taste to it. I feel like I could always pick this stuff out in a blind taste test, at least if I knew it would be one of the samples. When did they start making it in Germany again? I remember it being contract brewed in the US by Miller.
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2002
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Quite nice beer. A very cool and elegant label. One of my favorite German mainstream lagers.