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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle from drowland. Light pour with a white head. Aroma is bad bread. Taste is bad bread.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cavie (4234) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle courtesy Fratto. Pours a clear orange color with a white layer of bubbles. Aroma is clay, sweet grains, earth, perhaps a bit buttery. Flavor is bitter, metallic, grainy and cardboard. Not that great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cwsample (163) - Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle from Fratto. Very clear golden color with white head. Faint butter smell, tad sour. Tastes about the same as it smells.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tnkw01 (1707) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Chudwick (2764) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aggie80 (806) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (20919) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Strykzone (6560) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Foxbush (1748) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tennessejed420 (940) - 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.

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