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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.42   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 drinking—crisp and refreshing. It’s got more flavor than other premium lagers, yet it’s 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 “The Original Six” 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.

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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.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
blklab2007 (1879) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 16, 2008
bottle poured light golden with active carbonation and a quickly falling one finger head. aroma is real light corn, grain, and malt at a stretch. flavor is what one expects, grainy, little skunk, faint touch of bitterness. it is a summer pale lager to drink cold on hot days.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
tylerss20 (101) - New Hampshire, USA - JUN 2, 2008
It’s drinkable, but overall left a lot to be desired. Really nothing better than the macro lagers.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
WeeHeavySD (3359) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - MAY 24, 2008
12 oz at Brown Campus Dance tonight. Pours like a lager, smells like a lager, tastes like a lager, better than bud but not far off. The fact that this is contract brewed in New York makes me way too mad.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joekinty (263) - rockledge, Florida, USA - MAY 22, 2008
sampled at brevard symphony fundraiser not bad for piss lager you buy it i’ll pound it

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bungalo22 (326) - Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA - MAY 7, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2008 Around for 120 years or so and only 59 rating. Why golly gee I wonder why? I pour: piss yellow with a foamy head. Smell: Corn, other grains. Taste: Hmmm, better than Bud, does that mean anything. No, it tastes like a sugary water with a bit skunk grain taste. I bought this for two reason: Hadn’t seen it before and it was a great deal. My bad. RE-RATE — Had on a warm day and it wasn’t quite as bad as I rated it above. I must have been in a pissy mood. That time of the month. Added 1 more to appearance and palate and 3 to the overall.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rogueone (506) - I F&ckin’ hate those guys from, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2008
Can sampled behind the UDF on 5th avenue: pours a golden color, thick head (my fault). Grainy, bitter aroma, crisp taste with a finish that is actually refreshing instead of making you need to drink more to make it go away. Fits somewhere between Budweiser and Yeungling.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nick76 (4145) - Tampa, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2008
The aroma is corn malt and alcohol with minimal to no hops. The appearance is pale gold with an average head. The flavor is like the aroma and nothing special. The palate is typical. Overall it’s pretty common stuff but not gross.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - APR 17, 2008
Can. Pours a hazy pale golden with a small white head. Aroma of pilsner malt and spicy hops. Taste is the same as aroma. Medium mouthfeel with a mild amount of bitterness. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ebrowner88 (123) - Rice, Minnesota, USA - APR 6, 2008
Nice surprise. Served on tap at the Paragon in Providence, RI. Transparent gold color. 1.5 finger head. Good lacing. Citrus and floran nose. Clean floral taste and wonderfully clean finish. It went great with the ceaser steak wrap, and smoking hot waitress! One of the better lagers i’ve had. I could have had several of these had it not been a business lunch.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pwn3d (1961) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 2, 2008
Soft white head atop the usual macro lager color. More of a mouth than most macro, a subtle yeast note, and no offensive aftertaste which plagues similar brews. Taste finishes long for the style as well.


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