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Lucky Bucket Pre-Prohibition Lager

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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Lucky Bucket Pre‐Prohibition Lager has an updated craft brewer’s twist as its signature: it’s dry‐hopped with a fresh blend of aromatic hops. The dry hopping schedule is a unique hop mix that was derived from numerous tests and private samplings. The resulting blend includes aromatic Cascade, Centennial and Amarillo hops.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tompete (206) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
On tap at the hilton double tree Omaha. Light clear amber with a tiny off white head. Aroma of sour malt. Flavor is sour as well with some minor roast character. Finish is sour and slightly thick.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Barreras (938) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Pours an orange copper color with little to no aroma. Taste is bland, simple malt flavor. A mild bitter aftertaste that had little to no flavor. A dry beer witha decent drinkability but no complex flavors at all

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (458) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Draft. A- Caramel, malts, grains. A- Copper color, clear liquid, white head. T- Caramel, malty, grains, cereal. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, smooth finish. O- A pretty standard tasting lager. Nothing special about it. Not horrible by any means, but don’t expect to be impressed.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ajnepple (1995) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2014
12 oz bottle purchased at the brewery, poured into a pint glass at home. Light bronze, clear appearance with a frothy, lasting white head, looks good. Aroma of toasted grains, bready malts, earthy hops and light caramel. Similar flavor, mildly sweet and lightly bitter, easy to drink. Medium body, creamy feel with average carbonation. Pretty good for a lager.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillKismet (3321) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Brassy copper body with a thin, but firm head. feint sawdust grain nose. Fruity body with a distinct punchy component.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Libation Station. Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a medium sized frothy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of toasted malts, grassy hops and a mild fruitiness. The taste is dry caramel malts, tea, mild stone fruits, grassy hops. Thin-medium bodied. Decent.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerandBlues2 (9425) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours crystal clear amber with a medium, bubbly and frothy off-white head, medium-light retention with spotty lacing. Aroma is lightly toasted malt, hint of honey and biscuit malt, medium earthy and spicy hops, and no off aromas. Flavor is bitter hops, lightly tart, toasted malt with some biscuit character, lightly vegetal, earthy hops and a dry finish. Medium-light body and medium carbonation.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
jbuskirk (411) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JAN 14, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2014 Definitely a letdown. While it’s ordinarily futile to have high expectations for these types of beer, they still can be fun. Sadly, this one didn’t have a lot to offer. The taste is even enough, but it’s underwhelming. This beer claims to have a lot of hops but they’re positively tame on the tongue and virtually nonexistent in the aroma. If you want to enjoy a "Pre-Prohibition Lager," Coors does it better with Batch 19. It pains me to say that about a beer from my home state, but there it is.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Steve_0 (2537) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 30, 2013
On tap at Beertopia. Pour is clear amber with a big white head and great lacing. Cereal, grainy, bready, corny, grassy aroma. Taste is plain lager, light grassy, bread, biscuit, cereal, husky, and grainy. Light body with high carbonation. Bleh.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
daknole (8913) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Gold pour, white head. Typical lager flavors with a touch more hops than the macro crap. I detected a very grassy flavor with tropical fruits on the edges.


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