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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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lemke10 (755) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 4, 2014
This pours a clear, golden yellow color with a thick, fizzy head. The aroma is slightly malty and grainy. The taste is fairly simple and light. This is fairly decent tasting for being a lighter beer. I would definitely take this over a Miller/Bud/Coors any day.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maddmatt639 (210) - Pacifica, California, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Some lacing with light retention. Smells of sweet malt, floral and grass. Tastes of sweet malt, slight hops and vegetables. Very smooth and clean. Very, very slight bitterness in the end. Sweet all the way through. Great for a macro lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
nealblind (686) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - FEB 7, 2014
clear gold pour big head. aroma of wheat slight sour. tastes of malt, buttery, slight bitterness. About as good as you could get from a macro/almost a real beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1027) - Missouri, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Nearly clear yellow. No real body, but pretty refreshing. Creamy head, possibly from the journey. Pretty flavorful lager. Thanks Erin for helping me finally tick off Rhode Island.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
samsmith33 (355) - - DEC 29, 2013
Aroma is barley and sour. Pale yellow orange. No head. Taste is Vegetables, grapefruit. Weak carbonation. Not good , but some character exists.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vomit (167) - Michigan, USA - DEC 7, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2014 "Made on Honor, Sold On Merit"? WTF? Nothing like Blatz: "Made With Cheapness....Sold with alacrity!" So there you have it. I went to school in Rochester and not once tasted one of these little gems. For that, I feel shame. Or not. So keep the "Nasties" on hand for your neighbors & pushy clergymen. Keep the "good stuff" aka Blatz for yourself. Trust me, I’ve been to Milwaukee, so I ought to know. And if you cant trust me, really who can you trust?

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Salamiwami (50) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Exactly what you are looking for in this type of beer. Finishes far cleaner than many of the other competitors.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
ROBC3366 (540) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 20, 2013
A: Clear Golden Straw Hue, Passes All Light, White Head Ring, No Lacing S: Sweet Corn, Biscuits T: Sweet Corn, Cascade Hops, Light Biscuits M: Average Carbonation, Light Bodied, Lightly Sweet Overall, the carbonation could have been better but the beer is okay, nothing flashy for the style but nothing overly impressive either.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
rangerred (897) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - NOV 10, 2013
16oz tallboy can into a pint glass. Pours a crystal clear golden yellow with a white, fluffy two finger head. Surprisingly good head retention and lacing with huge globs on the sides of the glass. Aroma has a slight metallic note along with some floral, grassy hops and corn. Low on DMS which is nice and it really smells pretty good. Cooked corn, hay, and grass in the taste with a bit of DMS. Mouthfeel is heavier than I was expecting and is a little bit sweet and sticky which, in my mind, limits drinkability somewhat. Very light bitterness. Overall, this is not a great beer but it is a better than average AAL. Has more flavor than most and is easy-drinking. I would pick this up on occassion if it were available to me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (1981) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 6, 2013
A: Clear Golden Straw Hue, Passes All Light, White Head Ring, No Lacing S: Sweet Corn, Biscuits T: Sweet Corn, Cascade Hops, Light Biscuits M: Average Carbonation, Light Bodied, Lightly Sweet Overall, the carbonation could have been better but the beer is okay, nothing flashy for the style but nothing overly impressive either.


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