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RATINGS: 332   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.43   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.


doboy's rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
doboy (424) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Not too bad. Pours a yellow, clear with a light head. Aroma is light hops and malt, somewhat European. taste is light hops, malt, a pilsen but sweeter. Aftertaste is good. Mouth feel is better than average. This is a good summer time beer. remembered it from college, only college beer I will still drink!


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
rdixon77 (1148) - Georgia, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Old rating. Generic cheap pale lager. Wish I had more to say. I like the name and can….Sold on Merit.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
AdamJackson (3225) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Pale yellow. I finger head. Bubbly. Draft. Smells like every other pale lager. Lemon, a lot of carbonation. Malty, brown sugar.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
HighlanderOne (1046) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Can pour. Aroma of malt and lemon juice. Gold color with white head. Flavors of sweet bread, citrus, hops and pepper. Sticky aftertaste. Needs more hops. Not horrible, but bland and unbalanced.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fatehunter (1471) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pours a finger and a half of head on a light golden body. The aroma is mild grain. The taste is okay, mild grain and touch of bitter. The texture is light and fizzy. It wasn’t enjoyable, lacked any real aroma or flavor.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (13359) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Tap at Mission Dolores, Brooklyn. Normally I would not choose this kind of lager in a good beer bar but I noticed that this is a chance to get my first beer from Rhode Island.. at least kind of. Golden color, small white head. Grainy nose. Light to medium-bodied. Flavor is grainy with some sweetcorn and light citrus hoppyness and hints of fruityness. Decent for 16oz/4 usd.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sudomorph (784) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 27, 2015
473ml can. Pours a clear, pale yellow with a half finger, white head. Aroma has slightly sweet notes of grain, and traditional hops. Taste matches the aroma. Grain and faint, traditional hops. Medium body Amy carbonation. Clean and refreshing in the mouth. Overall pretty standard but that?s not a bad thing.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Iznogud (1207) - CROATIA - FEB 17, 2015
Canned at Shake Shack, New York. Pours clear yellow with white head. Light bodied, malty, grainy. Bland watery lager.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
rolfc81 (95) - - FEB 6, 2015
Draft at bar in Brooklyn with Travis. Good but not great. Better than Speakeasy Lager...

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
musinj6 (439) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Pours golden clear with golden head and miles lacing.prominent toasted malt. No hop flavor medium bodied. Medium finish. Standard lager.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
milewide (1653) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Original Rhode Island beer from memory. Routine bland lager. Enjoyed it with lots of pizza however.


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