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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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This light refreshing American lager has a malty smooth character and low hop bitterness.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16245) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2011
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty aroma with grainy hints. Sweetish malty crisp grainy flavor. Has a fruity malty finish with weak hints of hops.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 10, 2007
(growler, thanks mj) Small white head that quickly disappears, atop clear pale straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, corn, herbal/grassy. Taste is medium sweet, corn, light grassy, herb. Light body with light creaminess.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/24/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

clear dark yellow, wispy white head, streaks of lace, light sweet grain aroma, lots of rich grain flavor, light swetness is well balanced by the light bitterness, touch of corn

Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 8/20
Rating: 2.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *+/4

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9356) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 1, 2012
Tap. Pours clear gold with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is corn, meal and cereal malt, spicy hops and a clean lager character. Flavor is malt forward with spicy hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Light body and warmth with medium carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2009
On tap at Capones. Poured a medium golden color with a small sized white head. Aromas of graininess, grass, and some citrus. Tastes of the same graininess, grassy, and citrus.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sammy (8351) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2008
Enjoyed at the brewpub on-tap. Apple juice with a minimum normal head. On the watery side. A little hop taste, like a bit watered down. Above average carbonation, It’s somewhat astringent,not very drinkable. 4.8% abv

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (7855) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2007
UPDATED: APR 1, 2009 First batch, May 2007. I asked what style this was and was told ’Pre-prohibition lager’... it’s filtered, which is a shame, but still has a nice appearance and nice smell... clear medium dark yellow colored body with about a 1-inch head of white foam. Fresh smelling nose, with toasty crackers and light, sharp grains... with some sweet, almost sweaty smelling corn scents. Taste is crisp and tangy, more corn, but fresh rather than sour, and perhaps some lemon and wheat flavors as well. Ok overall, comparable to Full Sail Session Lager I would say.

Second batch, from a growler, August 2007. Lost a lot of it’s appeal, I think. Seemed more thin, more empty, lacking bite, lacking the noticeable cracker and grain flavors, instead just some pasty corn tasted. I liked it the first time they put it on - not sure about this second batch.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7682) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2007
Draft at Otto’s. Coppery orange color with one-finger whitish head. Aroma is pale malty, with mild hops, apricot, and caro syrup, and a crisp, flavor giving hints of malty honey with some fruity and mild hoppy elements in the mid-palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2010
On tap at Otto’s on our way to RBSG. Pours a clear straw yellow with a thin white head. Light hops, crisp grain. Crisp and grainy, faint lemon. Decent, but standard. This could be a basic lager at a brewpub anywhere. Dry crackers and grain on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2012
well.. basically ... light grain .. dry medium dead grass .. . light mouthfeel .. nothing really to exciting, well- except of interesting waiter .. . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CljldVFRk6o


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