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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pojo41 (315) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - JUN 6, 2007
Bottle. Gold-colored with a nice white head. Pretty good carbonation. Actually drank this last year on vacation. Not a great beer but, better than the mass-produced swill put out by the big boys. I like lagers and I can drink this one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LinusStick (3052) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2007
This is a good premium lager. This style may not be a favorite but this beats most that I have tasted. Aroma of corn. Highly carbonated taste of corn, sugar, metal and grass. Scoop up what you find on a barnyard floor and this is what you got. I know it doesn’t sound like it, but not bad for the style

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - FEB 27, 2007
Had this in the bottle at the Mellow Mushroom, Charleston. Golden color. aroma of corn. Smells a little green/ fresh grass. Too fizzy for me. Perfect for an AB drinker to have if they want to feel like they’re on vacation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayg1 (585) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2007
This is a decent little lager. This pour out golded with an average white head. Armoma is slightly sweet, slighty like corn just roasted and some grass. Taste is actually pleasing with some light grassy and hay notes. Little bit more carbonated but not too badly. Finished with a surprising little bitter but clean kick. Exceeded my expectations.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
seminole22 (11) - columbia, South Carolina, USA - JAN 20, 2007
This beer does not have a lot of taste, but this is not such a bad thing. A great summer beer when you are listening to David Allan Coe and discussing the socio-political situation of Darfur.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
NachlamSie (3062) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2007
bottle. Pours light golden with a small white head, moderately bubbly. The nose is semi-corny with sweet barley, and a papery note. The flavor is certainly crisp with tame sugar and tiny, grassy bittering notes. It’s okay, I suppose. None of the problems I usually associate with American interpretations of this style are present.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - JAN 4, 2007
Bottle. Pours gold with white head. The aroma is honey, hay, and papaya. The flavor is papaya, grass, and white bread, with a clean finish. I was actually pleasantly surprised with this one... I was kind of expecting swill, but this is drinkable. Would make a great lawnmower beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstockton (225) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - NOV 7, 2006
Very good...my second variety of the Palmetto brews and I am impressed. A fancier lager with some sweetness and some spice. Definitely not your run of the mill Bud. Pours a gold color with little head...very good and of high quality.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biggmike (480) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - OCT 20, 2006
Not my favorite style (lager) of beer, but much better than any American macro-crap distributed by A-B or Miller. Very drinkable beer that is smooth but no real dominant character to it. Still not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kenb (1102) - Oregon, USA - OCT 17, 2006
12 oz bottle (thanks DecaturStevo!). Pours a clear gold with almost no head. Nose is typicall prem lager with lots of honey, vanilla and sweet smelling malt. Taste is...hmmm premium lager taste, lol! I always have trouble describing lagers flavors...either they are good or they are bland. This one is pretty good. Well carbonated, light/medium body. Easy to drink. Great gateway beer to pass out to your macorswill neighbors.

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