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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


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
bytemesis (3152) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eaglefan538 (2892) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 11, 2006
This was your microbrew ale equivalent of a Corona style lager, American pilsner, whatever you want to call it. Lacing was very impressive for the boring style, the appearance golden. Light touch of hops to balance out the malts, somewhat of a corn flavor. Mouthfeel was obviously light. Good beer for those that don’t want anything fancy.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
keepersj12 (2688) - 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.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 25, 2009
on tap, pours pale gold, thin white head. Straw and pale malt aroma. Straw and grass flavors, mild bitterness. A very easy drinker.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 6, 2005
This was a little different. Pale yellow, almost looked the color of pear juice. Small fast fading head. Huge malt flavors which is the change up here. Most pale lagers have some sort of adjuncty kinda flavor and maybe a mild hop for crispness, but this had a pretty pronounced malt profile from fore to aftertatse. It was still thin and watery, but it was like a Light Bass Ale more than it was like a Bud Light. Different.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrRomero (1975) - Nolanville, USA - AUG 20, 2005
On tap at the brewpub in Pensacola: poured a light yellow with adequate white head. Lightly floral hop aroma. Flavor is pretty full for a "light" beer. Lightly sour with hints of lemon. I enjoyed it.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tjthresh (1865) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2008
Listed as Old Fashioned Ale. Pale yellow with some white head. Grainy malt nose with some earthy hops. Again very grainy with a punch of bitterness. Light body with sprite carbonation, and a dry finish. Easy to drink but very little character.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
italarican (1481) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JUN 11, 2009
Take one of your run-of-the-mill macro lagers, add a hint of spice, sprinkle and a dash of floral hops, and serve cold.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
csaso (1365) - Missouri, USA - JUL 26, 2011
Tap at McGuire’s in Destin - very pale straw color, light flavor, mild bitterness. Pretty basic, but not bad.

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.


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