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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Amigo Lager is a thirst-quenching Mexican lager traditionally served with a lime. A tribute to the beers of Mexico. Salut!


1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
padrefan98 (854) - (San Diego) Santee, California, USA - APR 6, 2007
Draft at Hamilton’s. I can’t believe Pizza Port put thier name on this. Has to be the worst Mexican style beer I have had.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fordest (2017) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - APR 5, 2007
Not a big fan. Draft at Hamilton’s. Not much aroma. Orignially told the barkeep "no fruit" half way through, I asked for the lime cuz there was now way I was gonna finish the brew without it. Not very good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2007
Draught @ Port Brewing, San Marcos. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Malty grainy aroma. Sweet malty grainy and slightly grassy flavor, with some fruity hints. Malty finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jazz88 (2592) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 16, 2007
Bottle. A golden color with a diminished white head. The dusty, wet basement, cereal aroma and flavors are always a little more robust and subtle in craft brew bad lagers but evident nonethelss. Smooth and as expected.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sammy (9340) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2007
On Tap at Port Carlsblad, a good 24 hours recovery from the also-great Solena Beach. Bright yellow Mexico lager. Smells like a taco. Some lace. Bitter and sugary. Sweet aftertaste. You’re in California, you need a Mexican token product in the lineup.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jpm30 (1587) - East Central, Georgia, USA - JAN 2, 2007
From a 12 oz. twist off stubby bottle with a blurb about Pizza Port on the left side of label, no freshness date. Sampled plain and with a slice of lime as recommended at the website. Poured a clear lager golden with a small foamy white head that settled into a thin bubbly. Aromas of sweet lager malts, a bit crackerish, lager yeasty, and floral hops. With lime, adds a little sour citrus and a some spiciness comes out. Good steady carbonation, not overactive, and a malty crisp, smooth medium-light bodied mouthfeel. Tastes of sweet pale lager malts, a grassy graininess, earthy, spicy hops, and a hop bitter, sugary lager malt finish. With lime, adds a sour element to the malts and the hops smooth out, looses a little earthiness. A decent Mexican all-malt lager, not as good as few Mexican Vienna lagers I like, but still, easy smooth drinkability, this would be great on a hot, humid summer day. Easily better than most Mexican macro lagers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
auerbrau (3182) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - NOV 26, 2006
A very fresh, bright clean crisp plain malt aroma. Maybe some edges of sugar. Pour of plain gold, with a slick edge of white. Flavor is again fresh and clean sweet malt, with a lot of white grape vinous character and real deal of fresh grainy character. Not slightly skunky, off or unclean. Finishes with a long clean sugar metamorphosis. Best pale lager, no questions.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - SEP 14, 2006
On tap@Solana (old notes): Pale golden color with a small white head. Faint aroma of grass and maybe corn. Flavor is sweet and fruity with a light spicy bitterness. Light bodied and thin with moderate carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pailhead (5443) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - SEP 13, 2006
Bottle: Courtesy of DarkElf via trade. Lightly sweet aroma with some hints of grain, lager yeast, and grassiness. Pours a transparent gold with a small soapy white head that quickly fades to a film. Moderate lager sweetness up front is balanced by an equally moderate spicey, grassy, lightly soapy, and maybe even a tad flowery bitterness. Bitterness lingers on the palate for quite a while, especially considering it’s a pale lager. While not a big mouthfeel, certainly bigger than most pale lagers with light carbonation, not fizzy like many pale lagers. About as good as you can get for a Mexican style pale lager. Aroma is a bit of killer when it comes to the overall rating.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TPaliga (212) - Munster, Indiana, USA - SEP 9, 2006
This was mixed in to a sixer of Shark Bite that I bought at Solana Beach. Pours yellow with thin white head. Aroma is malt with a slight corn scent. Tastes like a more flavorful Corona. A little too bland for my taste. Nice bitter finish, though. Great session beer.


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