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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.14   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrSilverworm (8151) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 24, 2013
12oz can, $0.59 from my local Trader Joe’s. Clear golden color. Thin white head, leaves decent bits of lace. Bready, spicy, kind of peppery aroma, with some musty, basement type aroma in the finish. Lighter body. Smooth, kind of crisp carbonation. Lightly dry finish. Moderate bitter taste, light hint of tart. Better than expected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fredis23 (515) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Yellow Color, Medium Head, Decent Spotty Lacing. Not Really A pilsner. Sweet Corn, Slight Malt. Watery. Drinkable, but not really good. Cheap, Comes from Minhas, Monroe, WI, so no real surprises. Pass It...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
aracauna (3196) - Georgia, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Yeah, this isn’t really a pilsner. This is just another cheap grainy lager, although for 4 bucks a sixer, it’s good for making brats.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Caytinator (998) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUN 29, 2013
12oz can. Not really a traditional pilsener, almost doesn’t deserve the moniker. Pours clear, dull yellow, good lacing and a nice full head. Poor aroma, scary. Grainy and korny. The taste is ok, nothing remarkable for a pale lager...a little bitter, not fresh. A bit better than macros but not much.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ronaldtheriot (1463) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Simpler Times Pilsner has a thick, somewhat off-white head, a clear, golden appearance, with lots of bubbles and tiny white specs floating throughout, and heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of dank, sickly-sweet grain husk and dirty barley, and the flavor is of those elements, with a cheap, store-brand bread flavor and an unpleasant hop bite at the end. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Simpler Times Pilsner finishes wet, dirty, and marginally drinkable. Overall, the only thing going for this beer is that it has such unusual characteristics, that it’s worth a try, just for the novelty of it. Price is not an advantage, because one can buy much better-tasting Miller or Anheuser-Busch beers for a lower price. Also, Simpler Times Pilsner should be consumed at the lowest possible temperature above freezing. I recommend it, and that’s for the weirdness of it, not the overall quality. I will not ever have it again, for sure. RJT

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
justsayswell (130) - Kansas, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Pours a nice straw with about 1" of head. Smells like cornflakes and honey. Palate is very light. Effervescent carbonation. Taste is corn, light floral hop, pale malt, hay, fairly sweet. Not much of a pilsener, more of a premium lager. Not unspeakably awful, and probably the best beer you can get for $3.50 a sixer. Compares favorably to Schlitz, though its quite a bit sweeter.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
vikingguy (894) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Clear gold with small white head. Sweet corn aroma. Sweet corn and grassy hops taste. Poor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
devilben02 (281) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Pours from the can with a golden straw yellow color and a dense pillow of off-white head. The aroma is dull and uninviting, though, with a musty, grassy character contrasted by some white bread. The flavor is even more disappointing, with my first taste being most comparable to dirt, and further tastes revealing a little lemon, but mostly a dry, stale cornbread character. The medium-light body and a light carbonation play off of the light, dry flavor nicely, but the texture is not enough to save this unsatisfyingly dull and earthy beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
JuanCaja (3) - California, USA - APR 21, 2013 does not count
This beer is shit. If the rating minimum wasn't 1, I'd give it a zero. Also, all you idiots that rate beer color using more than one word (ie yellow, brown, black, red) need to turn in your testicles. --- Mi nombre es Juan Caja y me gusta la cerveza.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Scrapersnbeer (1504) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 16, 2013
Grainy aroma of raw sugar and blow dryer hair. Foggy yellow with one finger head that lasts for a time. Hyper sweet taste, like hair soaking in a nutrisweet solution. Prickly body that is filling in an insubstantial way. Like an ice lager on steroids.

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