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


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mcfeandad (2) - USA - APR 28, 2006 does not count
My favorite lager. Clean, crisp, nice flavor. I could drink this all day. One of the best in it’s class.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
decaturstevo (5741) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - APR 26, 2006
A nice golden glass with a clean white head. A dry aroma that reminds you of cardboard. A flavor of malt and paper. A little dry tasting. A pleasant beer with a flavor that had just a slight bitter that wasn’t like hops. Just a bit of a weak/watery palate. I drank it a little warm trying to squeeze as much flavor out of it as possible. I would think that if this beer were served cold on a hot day I could and would drink them all day.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 16, 2006
Aroma is a low intensity grassy, cardboard affair. Golden colored body holds a thin white head. Smooth barley sweetness int he fore and a hearty grainy flavor int he middle that is very bready. Finish is like a pear/apple pastry sans the icing. It’s all very low intensity like the aroma, but it tastes pretty decent.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheBeerLover (1026) - DC Metro Area, USA - JAN 25, 2006
Palmetto Lager is as impressive as the Pale and the Amber. This beer pours to a beautiful, straw golden color with a thick white head, and a good bit of carbonation. The palate is crisp and clean, with a very smooth and drinkable body. This beer finishes with a nice balance of malt and hop flavors.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - NOV 15, 2005
golden brown with a touch of sunshine. flickers in the night like a lost torch or star. simple and few olfactory sensory needed. slight crisp hop and lemon character. easy to drink and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (10369) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 12, 2005
Bottle. Slightly sour malt and hops aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Barley malt, grass flavor with moderate hops - slight corn flavor as well but not . Very smooth and less grainy than many lagers. Very nice.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (12616) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2005
(Draught) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of mild hops with flavor of garssy and floral hops. Somewhat bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2005
The way a classic lager should be, great and like 5 bucks a sixer. Really prob. not extraordinary in any way, but it’s the best brewery in SC.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WISEGUY572 (1377) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 16, 2005
I don’t much care for lagers but I ordered this one because it was the only remaining beer that I had not tried at the bar in South Carolina. Adequate, which makes it quite nice for a lager. Really good color and balance between the golden beer and the white head. Not strongly hopped, but at least the floral hops did not run rampant over the bitter hops or the malt. Average mouthfeel, but above average lager appearance and above average lager balance and flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - JUN 18, 2005
Pours dark yellow with a small white head. The brilliant waitress brought me this instead of the Palmetto Amber, oh well, at least she was hot. This beer is light all around, taste, aroma, appearance, mouthfeel. Thin body. Nothing offensive which makes it decent for a lager.


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