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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Light golden in color, crisp, smooth and dry with slight bitterness to balance the sweetness of the malt. This beer will be well received by American Lager fans even as an ale. The rye adds a bit of spicyness and some bakery qualities which enhance the complexity of this beer. This beer will mix well with most meals, a good “appetizer” beer with “light” meals.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Pours a dark golden color. Smell is of malts, rye. Taste is grains, rye, some malts, just a touch of hops. Overall a pretty good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HuskerTan (1038) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - AUG 27, 2015
Draft/Fest. A- Rye, wheat, corn. A- Golden color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Rye, spice, wheat, corn, pepper, slightly sweet. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, spicy finish. O- This rye in here is certainly noticeable and it’s welcoming. Makes it something other than an average blond. I like my blondes with a little spiciness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (16925) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2015
Draft at Great Nebraska Beer Fest. Clear golden color, medium white head. Aroma of lightly spiced hay. Taste is peppery straw. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (11250) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Can from Jcwattsrugger. Pours gold with white head. Nose and taste of toasted bread, light fruit, rye and stale hops. Lighter medium bodied. Slightly creamy.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
burg326 (4812) - Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2013
16 ounce can poured a golden yellow color with aromas of vinegar, sour mash and some light rye. Flavors are sour rye, not at all what I was expecting, sourness, sourness, and more vinegar, disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11612) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2013
16oz can-big foamy white head with trailing lace-gold. A-soft sweet lt malt/rye. T-soft sweet lt malt/rye, some fruit/spice hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmohno (1322) - Iowa, USA - APR 13, 2013
Fairly clear darkish gold.MIld head but leaves some froth. Mildly hoppy nose with some grainy mild sweetness.LIght spiceyness from the rye.A bit of sulfer also.Slight woody dry earthyness. Taste is light medium body with light sweetness,some dryness and light spicyness from rye but more noticable in finish makes it seem hoppier than it is with the spicey rye dry finish.Mild herbal hop.Kind of has some rubberyness in aroma/flavor.Some minerallyness.MIld citrus in finish with some mild residual sweetness. Ok for a warmweather beer and for a golden ale but has some offness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
igneous1 (1520) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - MAR 8, 2013
clear, golden color with a light beige head...mostly diminishing. initial aroma is grainy, and a slight earthiness. flavor is crisp, slightly herbal, little bit of grapefruit. not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (4807) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Aroma is grainy malts, fruit and a hint of pears. The flavor is mildly spicy rye malts, pears, underlying sweetness and a slightly tart/tangy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
heemer77 (5196) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - SEP 27, 2012
A pillowly yellow tinted head tops a slightly hazy rich bronze colored body. Woody notes come through in the initial whiff. There is also some herbal character along with a hint of straw. This tastes metallic with lots of spicy grapefruit. There is also a little bit of soap. I am not a fan of this herbal and mineral finishing brew.

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