zebra (1656) - Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2012
1.8 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 12/20
mine tastes a little sour, too. i wonder what went wrong. hope they get this figured out.
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 8, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(draft 7/30/10). Clear gold color. Small white head. Light sweet grain aroma. Same flavor, with very light bitterness. Avg duration. Smooth finish. Thin texture. Moderate carbonation. Fair lacing.
HuskerTan (1553) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAY 8, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
Barreras (1524) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 15, 2014
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
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
GJF (1492) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - MAY 8, 2011
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Typical grassy, bready lager, but doesn’t really work for me. First sip OK, but goes downhill fast. The finish is watery and sour.
AndyW68 (1413) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 5, 2013
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
No. Now I need 73 more letters. Clear orange. Funky aroma. Bitter funky taste. Will not buy again.
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
POurs hazy straw with sweet notes of malt that show off very light hints of hops. It drinks smooth and has a flavor from the malt that seems distracting. Better than your mass lagers.
MetalNHopHead (1288) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JAN 14, 2014
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
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.
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - JUN 20, 2011
2.7 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazed amber hued straw body fills the glass well. Smells like old socks. Light bready malt backbone. A little ripe pear. Not bad.
BiddleBrau (1130) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Darker gold with white head and visible carbonation. Malty nose but I also smell something akin to rotten fruit (very very faint), or could it be a Bret influence?. There is a toasty malt flavor, almost dry flavor upon first taste. It’s almost smokey and a bit odd, although I can appreciate this unique twist. Some citrus/lemon flavor (the hops?). Doesn’t really go together but separate it makes an interesting experience. Given you don’t drink flavors in silo’s I find this a bit of a confusing beer. Upon further tasting, this really does seem to have a bit of a sour Bret side to it. Not sure what to make of that interpretation.