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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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An amber ale with exceptional balance and smoothness. Brewed with a blend of specialty malts. Balanced by a choice blended of hops. True story... 1886 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, great uncle Louie was cracked over the head with a beer glass and killed. Louie’s story is one of many Wisconsin tavern legends that gives life and color to our heritage. Drink one for uncle Louie and remember: today’s barroom story might just be tomorrow’s legend.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GermanBrews76 (679) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2002
very sweet and malt rich, carmely almost. could use some more hops for sure. It is a very drinkable beer and I’d recommend it if you’re down on water street. true to the claim of the lable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nuffield (3693) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 6, 2004
I thought this was quite good when cold, not so great as it warmed some. When cold from the refrigerator, it had a "barleywine lite" quality to the aroma--deeply malty and caramelly but with a significant hoppiness, especially as it came out as citrus in the flavor. As it warmed it took on more grassy, even woody flavors. Also, though it retained a substantial mouthfeel with the maltiness, once it lost the vigor of the initial carbonation (though producing just a moderate head on a deep amber/brown body), it lost its sense of tingle and drive. Good beer on the whole, and it went very nicely with my dinner (fajitas).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
murrayswine (101) - Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 18, 2007
This is my Lawn mower beer. Pours a amber/red with with a minimal head. Smells of nuts, toffee, butter, and slight hops. Taste is easy going malt, with a little toast, hints of hops, and no metallic aftertaste (thank god). All in all this is pound for pound my favorite lawnmower beer, and at 6.99 a 6 er it’s a great deal.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 8, 2007
Sampled at the brewpub on 6/25/07: Pours a dark amber copper with a frothy, clingy-lacing light tan head. Aroma of toasty grainy caramel malt and a hint of piny hops. Body starts with a fairly full and caramely sweetness along with some bittering earthy hop notes and peat, toward a bittersweet balanced finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
raginghophead (12) - USA - MAR 22, 2009
Nice complex malty flavors. Pours rich and creamy, yet not too filling. Bright hoppy, brilliant finish. Very good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHANER4 (480) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 30, 2009
Bottle 12oz. - Poured dark very cloudy amber color with foamy beige head, also alot of small chunks floating around suspended in beer!! Aroma - Smelled of caramel malt, overly ripe apples and cider. Flavor - Alot of toasted malt, caramel malt taste. Also had mild cider flavor that I liked. Reminded me of a apple jolly rancher with nice bitter finish. Palate - Medium bodied with somewhat creamy texture. Carbonation is lively and finish is bitter and short. Overall - Surprised that I liked this beer. I would buy again, it’s cheap and has nice flavor!!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
satan165 (1020) - River Grove, Illinois, USA - JUN 14, 2010
aroma is nutty with beginnings of real toffee character. appearance is polished but darkened center on pretty ruby body with great lacing/carb. oil slick head shifts and flows. flavor is tangy, rubbery (but pleasant) caramel, more nuttiness from aroma steps near dopplebock territory. substantial chewy mouthfeel echoes the caramel within.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rubbishystuff (1864) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2012
A full bodied malty amber beer with some nice hops to balance (piney hops). There is another flavor there that almost is a hint of peat? Serving: Bottle

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6608) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2010
Draft at Greenbush Bar. Pours a rich ruby-amber color with a finger-thick off-white head, very creamy. Aroma of sweet malts, apples, cherries, toast, and hops. Flavor is malty, fruity, and sweet, with notes of caramel, mixed fruit juice, and just a bit of earthy hops. Light-bodied, with average carbonation and a mouthfeel that borders on malty and juicy. Finishes crisp and clean. Definitely sessionable. Easy-to-drink, straightforward beer with a cool story to the name.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arkurzynski (1543) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 27, 2010
Pours bubbly, frothy white head with deep copper body. Decent caramel aroma with a little skunky hop. Flavor is mostly sweet, caramel malt with light dry hop aftertaste. Some plastic. Medium body. Okay stuff.


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