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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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This popular light lager is the lightest of the McGuire's beers. Even though McGuire's Light is crafted like the finest European beer, the flavor is similar to an American style Pilsner Beer. This beer is low in calories and will compliment any meal


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
liquidbread86 (38) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Eh. Reminds me of a lighter Hofbrau. Probably the best beer at McGuire’s, but nothing special.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BVery (6072) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Tap at McGuires in Destin. Pale lager, buttery and grain. Better than BMC but not great.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (9586) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Tap. Pours clear gold with a medium, fizzy white head with short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is pils malt, light corn notes with spicy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with medium hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bytemesis (3076) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Tap. Pours clear pale yellow with a small white head and no lacing. Aroma is corn syrup and grain. Flavor is medium sweet honey, grain, with a light grassy bitter finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
TronnyJenkins (92) - Texas, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Not bad- honestly tastes like your typical BMC, but I guess that’s the point.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
keepersj12 (2673) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JAN 24, 2012
Very good for a pale lager.It has the characteristics of a good German Pilsner. Light in all aspects but very refreshing and easy drinking.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
csaso (1342) - Missouri, USA - JUL 26, 2011
Tap at McGuire’s in Destin - very pale straw color, light flavor, mild bitterness. Pretty basic, but not bad.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
drowland (5989) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - FEB 6, 2011
2/3/11. On tap at the Destin location. Clear golden pour with a fizz of white head. Horrifying sweet buttery aroma with a terrible, terrible buttery cereal filled flavor. This is like Wheaties drizzled in butterscotch syrup. This is terrible.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 27, 2010
Sampler at the Destin Pub. Per beer sample sheet "McGuires Old Fashioned Ale". Light earthy hop notes and some grain in aroma. Clear light straw/golden. Earthy hop notes with some pilsner malt qualities in flavor. Light body with dry crisp finish. Not sure whether a cream ale or a lager but has some qualities of both.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (6835) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 30, 2009
On tap at the Pensacola location pouring up clear gold with full bright white head and some lacing. The aroma is sweet, floral and then a touch grainy. The taste brings forward notes of grain, corn and then floral hops. By midway and into the finish just a bit of spicy and floral hop bitterness is noticeable for a moment or two.


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