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Pacific Western Cariboo Genuine Draft

Brewed by Pacific Western Brewing Company
Style: Pale Lager
Prince George, Canada


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vnaan (14) - - APR 24, 2016
If you buy this beer you are probably an alcoholic. It is not good and tastes like a pool of broken dreams and tears of children.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gnoff (9472) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2015
Can 355 ml. On June 19, 2015. At Rickshaw Theater, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (at the Goatwhore show).
Clear pale golden color, white head. Malty, apple scent. Malty, apple, bread crust taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness. Sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bulk_Carrier (3474) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - MAR 6, 2015
This was poured into a pint glass. I didnít have a pilsener glass with me. From the can. The appearance was a mostly semi hazy yellow color with a soft amount of carbonation seen rising to fill a rapidly dieing head. Barely any lacing showed at all. The smell had sweet corn with no metallic aroma surrounding it. Thatís a plus since a fair amount of canned AALís can have that off putting flavor to it. The taste was sweet and lead to a sweet smooth aftertaste and semi watery finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a good sessionability about it. It had a really nice carbonation about it. Overall, when one looks at this as an AAL, you realize that there is far worse on the market than this for the style. Iíd take this over a Budweiser any day.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
RD400F (226) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 2, 2015
This shit pours transparent amber with a white head that retains a top. Aroma is corn, cut grass, crackers and booze. Tastes like shit...lots of evidence this beer was made for quick turnaround rather than quality. Sweet, cloying and boozy...the palate is gross too and the beer sticks in your mouth almost. Overall...what the fuck am I drinking?

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Oakes (15000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 17, 2014
Pale, some fusel, grainy, quite sweet, finish is rather cloying. Otherwise bland.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hidden_Pooch (508) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUN 13, 2014
Better than their honey shit beer, because they left out the honey flavour. Has a metallic biscuit flavour, which is better than most lagers. Only drank to help my brother win a snowboard at the LC.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Masterkush7 (580) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 2, 2014
Taste has sweet malt up front, cornish sweetness, maybe a hint of honey, moving into grainy territory. Light malts in the finish, low to no bitterness here. Dry, just a bit of grain sweetness hanging on in the finish. not bad for a cheap beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
trav1085 (4) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2013 does not count
Wow. Just wow, this is a fantastic beer! Some reasons below: 1- Itís cheap, however, maintains a higher quality than one would expect. 2- Itís slightly (by 1/2 percent) stronger than itís competition so if you knit pick, then it really is a more economical buy than any other 5% beer at the same price or even slightly lower) 3- The best way to describe itís taste is NOT "good" or "bad" or anything like that, I would say it is very palatable and it has an unique taste. This beer is produced by Pacific west brewing company in Prince George, BC. They make another brand of beer (Pacific Pilsner) as Iím sure a few others, but compared to PP this is definitely distinct. Itís not simply a re-branded generic beer... All I can say is, consider the price, the extra half percent, and buy it and try it and youíll never want to buy anything else when you wanna drink on a budget!!!!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
downy_dav69 (60) - Ladysmith, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 3, 2013
355 ml. can purchased in Ladysmith B.C. Pours dark yellow- almost orange. Head dissipates quickly. Metallic aroma with some hints of malt. Taste consists of malt, alcohol, grains, tin-metal, and some hints of caramel; heavily carbonated. Little to no hops. Nothing but notes of tin and a metallic taste on the palate. Horrible beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
solidfunk (7007) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 11, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2015 Rough drinking. Lots of tin can and sour, flat piss aroma here. Pours pale piss,too. Good old cheap pw. As an interesting adendum, my dad opens a can of this and puts it in his greenhouse in Victoria to kill slugs. Apparently itís tasty enough for slugs but too bad for the wasps who pollinate the flowers. Perfect.

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