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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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The historical A-1 brand has returned. During the 1940s and ’50s, Arizona Brewing Company’s A-1 beer was the most popular brew in the Grand Canyon State. Today’s revival is more of an European-style pilsner.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vballnbeer (158) - Gorham, Maine, USA - JUL 6, 2013
I am not typically a pilsner drinker, but this one is the exception and I have bought it by the six pack. It is very clear and crisp, slightly sweet, with a nice hop finish. It pours nice with a moderate head and is light on alcohol.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
eeblah (104) - Arizona, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Easy drinking beer for the summer. Pretty well balanced as far as hops and malts. Taste does not linger, good session beer. Has old-time retro packing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10074) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Draft. Poured a clear amber color with a moderate frothy white head that lasted and had good lacing. Medium hop and malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. This beer met my expectations.
Earlier Rating: 6/4/2012 Total Score: 3
Draft. Poured a clear amber color with a moderate frothy white head that lasted and had good lacing. Medium hop and malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. This beer met my expectations.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
burg326 (3210) - Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2012
12 ounce bottle that pours a clear yellow color, aromas f grain, light hops, and a smidge of honey. Flavors are crisp grain, some yeast, floral hops, light on the palate, decent little pils.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4475) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Sampled at the brewpub. Golden with a nice creamy white head. A delicious aroma of honey. Soft malts are dominant in the flavor. Some honey, too. Light euro hops add a bit of cabbage (?). Not a bad beer at all.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ibrew2or3 (6521) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - FEB 1, 2012
12oz bottle pours slightly opaque deep gold with forgettable white head. The aroma offers up grainy malts, a touch of butterscotch and vague tartness. The taste has a tart yeasty punch to start enhanced by bubbly carbonation. It then settles down to grainy malts and butterscotch with faint floral hops. Hmm? It seems yeasty and prickly and lacking in hops for the style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2011
(Draught) Pours a clear pale yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of grain, florals, grass, citrus, and toffee. Flavor of bread, grain, florals, and honey.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
daknole (8537) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Well I actually rated this one in an original A-1 glass. Light yellow pour. Grainy, light hops, crisp and refreshing but certainly not a beer I could drink much of.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maley1 (654) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 12, 2011
Yellow pour with small head. Aroma of grain, and sweet malts. Taste of corn, malt and weirdly sweet. Nice carbonation but not very enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - SEP 5, 2011
1/12/11 bottle. golden color with a white head. aroma and flavor are a bit sweet... cooked peaches, floral, iced tea and touch of husky bitterness on the finish. 3.0


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