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RATINGS: 308   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.


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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nick76 (4170) - 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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pwn3d (1962) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2008 Courtesy Tony at Oldsmar Tap House. Pours a hazy wheat yellow. Corny aroma, grain. Flavors of corn, grain, some slight cider. Wheat, too. Pretty much a pilsener. Overall, decent for the style.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - MAR 10, 2008
16 oz can. Clear, pale gold with a big white head. Sweet, corny, grainy nose, a bit medicinal. Overly sweet corn flavor, a bit of grass, UGH. Reminds me of a Steelback... Not good. Drain pour - and I finished the Steelbacks...

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dchmela (2603) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 5, 2008
Picked this up more as a goof, but lets try it. Pours out of the 16oz can pale yellow with a fluffy white head. Aroma is wheat, grain, rice, and corn. Taste is malty, corn maybe a hint of sweetness but thats about it. Doesn’t leave anything behind in the finish. Maybe thats the key to this, if it has no aftertaste, I’ll forget the taste and have to drink more.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2515) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - FEB 18, 2008
It pours into the glass with a remarkably faint aroma. There are notes of rice, as in rice crisp cereal, and other vague cereal graininess. There’s also a sharp huskiness to go with that. It starts with a firm presence up front with plenty of carbonation, and seemingly no shortage of malt, except heading towards the end, which dries out and finishes empty. There’s a lingering grainy sugary quality, as well as just a touch of bittering hop. The appearance is crystal clear, residing somewhere between straw and gold, and it manages to produce a full white pitted foamy head.

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nramsburg (257) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 7, 2008
Not too much to say about this one. Pretty unexceptional, and I doubt it really has a tribal affiliation. At least the bottle is sort of nice.

0.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
beerguy12 (23) - Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 21, 2008
has an after taste that I can only describe as turpentine and leaves a oil like coating that you can feel on your tongue for hours


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