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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.32   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Using the original ingredients from when it was first brewed in 1897, we took the liquid back to its roots and made a highly sessionable everyday beer. \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.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ratman197 (9808) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 24, 2010
Bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of bread, corn, light straw and a hint of spicy hops. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread and hints of citrus and spicy hops with a crisp finish.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hopscotch (9161) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 13, 2009
Bottle… Clear yellow lager with a mid-sized, fizzy, white head. The aroma is nearly non-existent, but I am finally able to pull a drop of honey and a rumor of warm mash from the glass. Light-bodied with fizzy carbonation. Once warm, the flavor is all honey and pale grain sweetness with very little hop bitterness to counter. Finishes crisp, lightly sweet, and then astringent.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
daknole (9114) - 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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Theydon_Bois (8668) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle in our Maui apartment, 25/04/14. Clear pale goden with a moderate off white head that retains well. Nose is pale malts, cereal, corn, hint of vanilla, straw, sweetish notes. Taste comprises cereals, pale malt, light honey, straw, sweet licks. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, smooth on the palate - nice feel, sweetis close. Had worse pale lagers but most of this was sent to the Pacific!

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GT2 (8434) - San Diego County, California, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Tap at Yard House in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Never saw this beer for sale in Hawai’i. Clear golden pour. Weak, white foam. Nose is vegetal, sticky stale candies, super heavy sweet maraschino cherry, grenadine. Taste is sweet cherry juice box, white sugar cube. Palate is powdery, papery. Very sweet. Not sure what this beer is about besides marketing.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dogbrick (8140) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2009
Sample at Burger Bar in Las Vegas. The beer is a clear golden color with a thin and fizzy white head that diminishes quickly. Thin rings of lacing on the glass. Light hops and pale malt in the nose. Light, carbonated body with grainy malt and mild hops flavors. Touches of fruit at times as well. The finish is lightly bitter with a short hops aftertaste. By-the-numbers Lager overall.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (8030) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 16, 2014
An adjunct pale lager indistinguishable from most. Rice cake / saccharine in the nose with some calcium carbonate (Alka Seltzer) and mild honeyish notes. Light body, rough malt and equally rough carbonation. Sweet, low bitterness, medium+ acid. They claim cane sugar is involved but it adds nothing discernible. The aroma and flavor aren’t foul, only bland. they obviously aren’t going for anything special with this beer, just a light lager made for the brand loyal. From can, complimentary, on Hawaiian Airlines cruising at 40,000 feet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7841) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2011
Draught at Boardwalk, Cocoa Beach, FL, on Jan 29, 2011
Clear golden color, white head. Fresh, fruity, herbal, hoppy taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high herbal bitterness. Malty and herbal scent. Much butter than I somehow expected it to be, I became pleasantly surprised.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (7594) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 23, 2008
Bottle. Cane sugar and barley malt aroma. Golden yellow color with moderate head. Sweet light berry, barley malt and moderate hops flavor. Recently resurrected - had quite a cult following before it died out in the 90s.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
From big bottle, from cooler, in plastic cup on Ke’e beach, Kaua’i 22/08/12. Slight honey on straw aroma. Soft, lightly carbonated straw, honey and lemony boiled sweet flavoured. Raffia tablemat. Contains ’island cane’, emblazoned with the archipelago, brewed in Irwindale, CA. The dirty, filthy, robbin’ bastards. Beautiful spot for a crap pale lager.


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