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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 140   ABV: 4.66%
Point Special is a well-balanced, full-bodied premium beer. This award-winning pilsner-style lager is highly praised for its pleasant hop aroma and smooth, hearty flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
greystreet80 (191) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 4, 2002
A very average tasting beer. It’s not quite as hearty as they think, but it is not too shabby.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
pointbeer99 (3) - USA - FEB 26, 2002 does not count
Okay, I’m a college student from UW-Steven’s Point, so I pretty much have to love this beer. Hey, it tastes alright, and is served at most parties. Bottom line. . it gets the job done.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adsti3 (29) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2002
Just a good standard lager, a little overpriced in some places for the quality, but good tasting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 11, 2002
Another beer that should only be drank so not to offend grandpa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
LuckeyHaskins99 (180) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2002
Oh why can’t I get this stuff in Ohio? Okay, so I like Point, and i like Rolling Rock. I am from the Midwest, bit I’m not a packer fan. that said, this is a beer that I probably remember being better than it actually is. Anyone want to mail me a six-pack so I can rewrite my opinion?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
lagerman99 (66) - USA - JAN 8, 2002
This beer represents midwestern stereotypes - bland, banal, corn fed and ambitious as a day on the couch. But it does all this honestly, without pretension.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
muzzlehatch (4461) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 15, 2001
Ok, this is an above-average American standard/Pils type beer from an above-average medium sized regional brewery. It is NOT deserving of some of the accolades you loyal Wisconsinites are showering on it; far more worthy are Lakefront’s Klisch and New Glarus’ Edel-Pils. Just because it’s from Packer country, better than Busch, and cheap, doesn’t mean it’s great beer! A bit fresher and wheatier than most, but come on!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rjgrant4199 (3) - USA - NOV 29, 2001 does not count

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jedsbrew (465) - Rhineland, Missouri, USA - NOV 25, 2001
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2005 Slightly fuller body than average, sweet and a touch bready, perfectly balanced, and refreshing as a spring breeze, one of my favorites in this category.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beer Guy99 (251) - Maineville, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2001
One of the better American style pilsners. Point is an overall good product if you want a light lager. Far better than the national offerings from Bud or Miller or Coors. This beer is what it is, Point’s offering to the masses...and they’ve done a great job with a clean, easy-to-drink light lager. A good everyday beer and by drinking it, you’re supporting one of the few remaining old line regional breweries.

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