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RATINGS: 328   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.44   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Roll out the Barrel: 5.0% Alcohol by Volume and 12 IBUs. A classic American lager and the workhorse of the Gansett stable. Available all year long in bottle, can and on tap! Quality Supreme: We brew our lager with six row malt, seedless hops, corn from Iowa, our lager strain (the same one the brewery has depended on since just after Prohibition), and the purest water from Lakes Ontario and Hemlock. Taste & Enjoy: This beer is brewed just right for drinkingócrisp and refreshing. Itís got more flavor than other premium lagers, yet itís one of the most drinkable beers in the world. Narragansett has the highest rating of all domestic premium lagers on BeerAdvocate.com, and received the bronze medal for American Lagers at the 2008 World Beer Cup The History: The Lager is old reliable. It was the first beer brewed by ďThe Original SixĒ back in 1890, the bestselling beer in New England from the 1930s to the 1970s, and the official beer of the Boston Red Sox from 1944-1975.

Contract brewed by High Falls Brewing Co. for since 2007, the production moving to City Brewing in La Crosse, Wisconsin in 2009 and then to the City Brewing plant in Latrobe, PA in 2010. It is anticipated that production may be returned to Rhode Island in the future.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (10390) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Tap at Dohertyís East Avenue Pub. Pours clear yellow with a large, creamy white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is Pils malt, light corn notes and faint spicy hops. Flavor is sweet malt, light hops and bitterness, a clean lager character and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ramboraffe (808) - SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2014
On tap at world of beer, pensacola, FL. Clear golden with white head. Smell is lager yeast and grain and hay. Taste is light grain and hay. Dry with low bitterness and high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
labattslover74 (56) - Florida, USA - SEP 16, 2014
16 oz can into a frosted mug. dark yellow with with thin white head. Aroma of malt and corn. Taste of malt and corn as well with a sweet finish. One of the best beers Iíve tried in a while. 16 oz cans 2 for 2.22 is a steal!!!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Maxbier (500) - Maryland, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Served very cold. Light yellow pour from 16oz can. Big white foamy head. Light bready aroma. Flavor is light malt and corn. Sweet malty corn finish. Adjunct lager is far from my favorite type of beer, that said this was drinkable when cold enough an better than the macro adjunct lagers I've tried.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
John25 (790) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle. Clear straw color. Corn and biscuit aroma. Hit the spot after a long drive. Refreshing with a bite on the finish. Higher carbonation than necessary. Lingering harsh bitterness on the feel. Ok ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
RyanK (236) - Rhode Island, USA - AUG 26, 2014
As bad as it gets. 2nd to maybe Natty Ice but at least Ice beers you know what your getting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2612) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 24, 2014
Can from my sisterís trip to the USA deep gold with a soapy foamy head. Sweet sugary aroma the taste matches sweet malts, sugary with a crisp bitter green herbal finish. OK.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike5326 (1058) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Poured from a tap. Clear golden color, medium frothy white head. Slight hop aroma. Light body with a bread flavor and light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
McGarnigle (570) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 18, 2014
16 ounce can that gas a clambake recipe on the back. Immaculately clear straw-colored brew, and I got a decent if short lived head on it. 12 IBU isnít much, but it isnít too sweet. I also detect some late hops, but not many. Better than Bud, for whatever thatís worth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gschrade (780) - Collinsville, USA - AUG 17, 2014
I had this at Green Dragon Tavern. Pours gold with white head. Taste corn, sweet, light. I thought this was ok. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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