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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.31   EST. CALORIES: 140   ABV: 4.65%
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Bottled version brewed by the Miller plant in Irvindale, CA for the Primo Malting & Brewing Company (Pabst).
Draft version brewed by the Keoki Brewing Company on Hawaii.
http://www.thatsprimo.com

Made with Pure Island Cane. First brewed in 1897.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MexiFinn (54) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2009
Had the original (bottle, not draft) in Hawaii many, many years ago, tasted sweet, like Bud. Read the label, brewed in California, not that it means anything, but I wanted something exotic... not something brewed right near where I flew in from. Saw it on "Three Sheets" a couple of weeks ago and they said it was "all new" and brewed with "Island sugar." Grabbed a six here locally, tastes sweet, like Bud, still brewed in California, with the "Island sugar" shipped in, as the case with many other macro beers? Overall not a bad "Budsy" beer... Aloha and Cheers!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 24, 2009
On tap, so I’ll assume that this was the actual Hawaiian product and the contracted Miller product. The pour was thin and clear gold. A short bit of white foam appeared. Not much lacing. The aroma was sugary sweet and lightly corny. The flavor followed suit. A thin pale lager that is dominated by sweetness.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
daknole (8537) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 20, 2009
Gold pour with lots of bubbles and lasting white head. Aroma? Hmmm, it doesn’t smell so good to be honest. Kind of an old soapy mop water with some cereal grains and funky hops. Flavor is corn, bubbles and old hops.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jimmack34 (632) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - JUL 28, 2009
12oz bottle thanks to my bro out in Cali. Pours a nice gold color with a nice thick and persistant head. Smells of corn malt and grain. Tastes like fermented corn, a lil grass, and nice dense body. Aftertaste is semi-sweet. Not bad.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Light cornish touch in the aroma. Light cornish to mild dry bas flavour. Cornish and dry touch in too the finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Clear golden with a dense white head. Aroma of malt and brewing cereal. Medium body, malty with some sulphur. Dry, sulphurous and bitter finish. 060709

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jeremytoni (2926) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUL 6, 2009
From a bottle poured golden color with a small amount of head. Sweet spicy flavor with a quick finish.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
IrishBoy (3751) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUN 30, 2009
12 oz bottle from GM Liquors; Nose of grassy hops and lagery grains. Clear dark gold with a big white head. Flavor is grainy light sweetness with just a hint of background bittering hops.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 29, 2009
On tap at The Yard House in SD. Pours pale golden with a poofy white head. This is a fairly non-descript ber that I thought was long dead until I saw it at Yard House. I’m surprised that it is even still being kegged. Not the worst, but I’d hate to be trapped on an island with only this. If it is supposed to be something better or special b/c it is brewed in HI, I don’t see it being any different from the Miller swill put into bottles.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - JUN 21, 2009
Bomber. Clear gold with a huge white head that reduces quickly. Rather sweet nose, malty and somewhat corny, light grain. Flavor is grainy with a somewhat chemically grass. Finishes surprisingly dry. Meh. Borders on crappy, but I have nothing else to drink right now, so I guess I’ll find the bottom of the bottle...


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