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There are times when an ice-cold beer fits the bill. This is an easy-drinking brew that’s reliably tasty without being fussy. It’s a straightforward beer with good hop flavor without it being over the top. This speaks of a simpler time when you could order a beer, and they wouldn’t bring you a full menu. They’d just bring a good beer at a good price. Life can be complicated, but your beer does not have to be. Enjoy the taste of Simpler Times.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
nustang70 (12) - USA - SEP 19, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2010 Fermented urine. It gets bonus points for having a decent ABV. Simpler times: It’ll get ya drunk.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thornecb (4452) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Straight from can. Macro corn and biscuit aromas. Sweet and sour grass, corn, and hay upfront turning dry in the medium length cloying finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
slowrunner77 (5805) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
"if i were rating this on price alone, it would score higher. as it was, i was hoping for but not really expecting, an average beer. what i got was a step above a typical macro lager, but just a step. lots of corn sweetness, a touch of hops, slightly unpleasant carbonation...little else. no complexity. not better/worse ice cold or warming. just meh. a very tiny bit more interesting than the pils."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
suprchunk (2263) - Crestview, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Golden pour. Small white head. No lacing. Muddled aroma of malt and vegetation. Taste is a bitter mirror of the sane.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
stevoj (2229) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Cereal grains with some candy/vanilla sweetness, but heavy on the corn. Pure malt throughout, not a sign of any hops. Slick and sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
sawbuck (341) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Faint aroma of corn, grains, and sweet malt. Deep yellow color with a tan head. Off sweatness, almost artificial up front. No bitterness to blance. Undrinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
boozedude (1851) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Can into glass...clear light copper pour with funky old malts aroma...taste is freaking horrid

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Frank (2927) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2014
This is remarkably similar to bad Polish mocne. It is like malt liquor but not quite the same. It smells like turf grass and malt syrup and tastes sweet and metallic. There are notes of cotton candy, Cap’n Crunch and oxidation on a penny. It does have nice, creamy carbonation which is something brewers who generally make beer that tastes good have trouble achieving. In this way, this beer is something of a paradox. In other ways, this beer is just bad. Take what you want from that.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shooter42 (130) - California, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Pretty decent summer time beer for the price at Trader Joes. This beer gets very cold and goes down smooth. Flavor is fresh malty sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HippieFee (63) - - JUL 6, 2014
Can - Lots of malt sweetness on this beer. Very little hops to balance the sweetness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
douglas88 (6111) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Trader Joe’s, cost a buck. Pours a bright orange color with a small white head. A light grainy nose, not the best aroma. The flavor reminds me a lot of cheap cider, bubbly, some sweet husky grains, slightly terrible, honey. OK. Drinkable. Longest day of the year.

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