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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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The gold-colored Palmetto Charleston Lager is perhaps the company’s cleverest creation; it’s strong in flavor, crisp, with a fresh, clean finish (i.e., no lingering aftertaste), but light enough so you could drink it just about all day. Yeast and a cool fermentation are what make a lager a lager, and Palmetto’s is among the smoothest, mellowest around.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tnkw01 (1085) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle. Light golden color. Decent head. Straw aroma, very weak and watery. Taste is like one of the big mass produced lagers. Not good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Chudwick (2094) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Draft - pours pale amber with offwhite head and decent lacing. Nose is caramel and cheese. Flavor adds grassy hops. Strong bitterness for style. Sweetish aftertaste. Gets better with each sip.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aggie80 (785) - Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2013
Solid performer, good head and lacing. Reasonable flavors a bit on the heavy side with the hops which was a bit off putting.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (11063) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle. Clear golden color, medium white head. Aroma of white pepper, hay. Taste is crisp and bitter. Head and shoulders above any adjunct lager.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Strykzone (4911) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2012
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Clear golden with a small white head. Almost no aroma but some hops bite at the first sip. Grain and malt are tasted. Not a lot to get excited over.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Foxbush (1264) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 7, 2011
This is a much better everyday lager than many big breweries produce. I enjoyed this at the Charleston Place hotel in Charleston. Nice golden color with a 1/2 inch head in a pilsner glass. Malts and hops in good balance. Midium body with soft carbonation. This is lager for watching football games and you will hvaing more than three beers.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tennessejed420 (927) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 26, 2011
from the bottle. Gold in color with off white head. Light, somewhat bland aroma. Flavor is slightly sweet, creamed corn perhaps, with no bitterness and a light, watery feel. Finish is a bit off-putting, with a touch skunk. Overall neither unpleasing nor memorable.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jason (1680) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2011
bottle at the rooftop in charleston. faint scent. flavor was slightly bitter. nice body and a decent mouthfeel

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
oobawa (626) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 20, 2011
Charleston Lager’s best feature, its looks, will keep you happy for a few seconds. Not too much positive after that.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beer Snob (501) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 1, 2010
When an icy cold beer on a 90 degree day with 90% humidity is as unsatisfying as this one, then there’s a problem. Sight grassy aroma and a weak watery micro-beer taste that made way for a metallic tang.


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