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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.45/5   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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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bkurtz (1060) - - OCT 12, 2012
Poured yellow with a bigger head than expected. Typical, corn macro taste, but again one of the better "corn" beers.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sinfull (1431) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Golden color . Medium-sized , white head. Aroma of malt , corn and rotten vegetables. Malt ,bread and some dirty notes in sweet taste . Very similar with Ukrainian " regional " beer )) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jde123 (775) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 17, 2016
Not quite what I expected, has an Old Milwaukee taste to it, which given the history of this beer shouldn't surprise me. Not great, but I do like the 1975 limited edition label design. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
OnTheTrail (353) - Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2016
After a bike ride. Pours clear dark yellow, big white head. Aroma is malt, light toast, only hints of corn and apple. Taste is similar, very light, a bit sweet, definitely more malt than corn, barest hint of hops. Mouthfeel is light, crisp, refreshing. Definitely better than the bigger name AAL’S, but there are still other beers I would prefer for summer.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ACHops (1359) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 9, 2016
Tall boy @ Saus. Quite a bit of corn on the nose, though less than many peers to this. Crisp light grainy flavor, heavy corn again. Not much going on here, but this is plenty crushable. Glad to try a local mainstay.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
blueshockey24 (437) - Colorado, USA - JUL 31, 2016
Can. Pours golden with off white head. Aroma is sweet and spicy. Taste is somewhat malty sweet with a sweet finish. Not a lot of flavor. Got from a friend so tried it but wouldn’t seek it out.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hman43 (1156) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 16, 2016
Pale gold in appearance. Aromas of grain and corn. Flavors of sweet grain and corn.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TXBadger (2530) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Pours a clear yellow golden color with white head. Cereal grains and some light malts on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with mostly cereal grains but pretty clean.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
wombat23 (688) - Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Draft at Regina’s Pizzeria, Boston, MA. Straw color, and clear with a small white head. Not much aroma - maybe some corn and light malt. Taste is lager-like, but also is a bit strange: maybe some ginger or cream soda? Weird.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 18, 2016
Can 473ml
Aroma: dusty grainy malts, generic typical to N.American to macro micro pale lagers and cream ales nose.
Look: pored with nice golden bottom, medium white top that left sparse lace on glass.
Palate: medium bodied, thinner walls. Average plus carbonation. Shorter finish.
TasteL frontal golden malts, clean but lacking a bit of depth. Mid accented with sweet corn. Plain ending.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Darwenus (886) - Virginia, USA - JUN 11, 2016
This is water. It doesn’t have a bad taste, or a bad aroma. It just doesn’t have any taste or aroma. It pours very bright yellow with lots of carbonation. No aroma, no flavor.


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