RateBeer
overall
12
87
style

bottled
available

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 320   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.43   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

Note:
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.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HarryPlopper (29) - - MAY 26, 2014
Not much aroma to speak of. Straw like appearance with small amount of head that quickly disappears. Mild taste without much depth or complexity. Overall a decent, no-frills beer with a price that can’t be beat.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Caytinator (966) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Pint on tap. Yep, it’s light lager! Need a rating from Rhode Island? It’s nothing special, drinkable enough, no complaints.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerbaaron (1340) - Arizona, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Can. Crystal clear Pale golden with an excellent fluffy white head. Aroma of corn, straw, honey, grain - sweet. Flavor much the same. Light body. Crisp. Not thin or too watery. Very mild bitterness. Some sweetness but not overly. Smooth, pretty easy to put down, but not exactly craving for the next one.. An adequate pale lager.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarinEvelyn (586) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 17, 2014
I feel like I can taste the fresh water in this beer. Crisp and refreshing, a little skunky, bitter, but not too much. Smells like a typical lager. Very middle of the line lager.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BrewMoose (83) - Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours clear with a nice white head. Flavors of corn fruit and sulfur. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
conway (1626) - - APR 25, 2014
Draft. Clear fizzy gold. Sweet malt aroma and taste. Lots of corn. Crisp prickly mouthfeel. Not wonderful.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thiesen (177) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 21, 2014
Tap at The Field, Camridge. Mediocre lager, maybe a bit more punch than others, but the palate is too light and corn-ish for my taste

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thome50 (1081) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - APR 10, 2014
Can from a BA trade for camping cans. Pours into my mouth a non-descript color as I can’t see it. Aroma is of moldy corn husks. Taste is a corn water sweet, malty and maybe a little too big than I was expecting. Ice cold, not bad. As it warms, not good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BelgianBeerGal (3241) - Panama City, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2014
Can in Gatlinburg. Really only picked this up for the Rhode Island tick. Not bad just kinda sweet and corny.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alexsdad06 (5877) - Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle shared by ?? (Tmoney99 maybe back in late summer 2012). Pours a hazy golden amber color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet grainy, corn, grass, some light hop character, thin, not much additional character.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 32


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50