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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 21, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Trader Joe’s Glen Allen, VA. Pours a clear amber with a large head. Poor retention and decent lacing. Aroma of grain, sugary notes and grassy hops. Taste is syrupy fruit notes, grain and grassy hops. Medium bodied.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 10, 2009
Bottle. Pale/medium clear gold pour with surprisingly lovely foamy white head. Nose of metal, some almond paste, and slight hops. Lots of grain and corn, but in a better way than some, I guess. Tastes a bit better than it smells. Could drink this outside on a warm day, but probably wouldn’t be my first (or second, or third, etc.) choice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JPDIPSO (5519) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 2, 2009
Straw to light golden color. Taller off-white head. Soft grain, old fashioned white paste, light floral hops and minerals. Light and quite bright in fell. Quite crisp as well. Dusty, slightly stale grain flavors that do not match the crispness. Almost a blue cheese mold component, or perhaps weeds spores. Just not quite there. Aso close but yet so far brew.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - FEB 21, 2009
12 oz bottle from Trader Joe’s. Light golden color. Light, and fairly flavorless. Tastes like Bud Light.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JK (5632) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2009
I always look forward to a good pilsner but this didn’t get there. Yellow. Some corn. Mild lager yeast and light corn flavor. Purchased at Trader Joes, Minnesota.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - FEB 11, 2009
Side by side with Simpler Times Lager. 12oz twist-off bottle. Clear golden color, foamy white head. Aroma of steamed mixed vegetables and straw. Straight forward malt flavor. Decent hop bitterness. Light bodied, good balance, Miller Lite clone. Unimpressed.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JoeMcPhee (9268) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2009
Bottle. Pours a deep golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma is lightly malty. Simple sweet pilsner malt. Fairly grassy with a lingering sweetness. Meh... it’s pretty plain really. Lingering sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badgerben (4826) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JAN 30, 2009
MN Ratebeer Winter Gathering, January 10, 2009. Courtesy of JK. Gold color with a thin head. Aroma of corn and fruit. Taste is about the same. Quite sugary. If we were going purely by style, this would absolutely fail as a Pils. Other than that, it’s at least drinkable.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SSSteve (4006) - - JAN 27, 2009
pale gold under a large foamy white head. no bubbles. honey and malt aroma with a hint of lemon. flavors of caramel and light grassy hops. far from good but the best i’ve had tonight (which doesn’t mean much).

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ughsmash (7507) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 23, 2009
Bottled. Poured clear, bright golden with a short-lived cap of white head and steady rising carbonation. The aroma picked up honey sweetness with a zesty, sharper accent to it.. didn’t enjoy the nose. The flavor had pale and lighter caramel sweetness with the same sharp highlights that didn’t work any better than my first impressions.. grassy and hay-like in character.. finished rough and unpleasant. Light-bodied and rather metallic on the palate.. nothing worked for this one.


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