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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.93   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Rainier beer brings together nature’s bounty from the great Northwest. Pure spring waters combine with golden barley and verdant hops to produce a beer rich in taste and texture. Fermented slowly with a pedigree yeast culture under tightly controlled conditions, Rainier comes forth with a satisfying malty flavor over a slightly fruity background, spiced with Chinook, Mt. Hood, and Willamette hop notes.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Crosling (1864) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 19, 2005
Cheers to Pdee for the can. Quickly diminishing foam above a light pale body. Aroma of corn, dough, light grain and green vegetables. Tastes of corn and water. Disgusting flavor.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Ernest (6748) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 3, 2005
Head is initially small, fizzy, white, fully diminishing. Body is light yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (cereal), lightly hoppy (herbs), with a note of DMS. Flavor is moderately sweet. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly bitter. Light body, watery texture, fizzy carbonation. Hope ya like corn.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - APR 28, 2005
If Bud is the king of beers then this would have to have been the Prince, well until the 6th of April this year when the Monaco leader passed away. Is this in poor taste? Yep, sure is. Just like the swill.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Aubrey (3490) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - APR 28, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2010 The "new" Rainier seems a bit better than the Rainier I remember 15 or 20 years ago. Smooth feel with a creamy-like sweetness. Mild bitterness. Beery. Relatively clean. Kind of reminds me of PBR. Not undrinkable, but not exciting at all.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Likerighteous (120) - Pflugerville, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2005
Ahh, vitamin R. It sustained us through high school and the summer of drugs and then left us with only the fondest of memories. Like foosball games of "losers shotgun a vitamin R", like long conversations with my dog, like losing my virginity to a girl who dumped me the next day, like my first raging hangover. Man, they had the coolest commercials though.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
mephisto (1275) - TAIWAN - MAR 23, 2005
it’s nothing too special, and i don’t remember it being espeically bad either. just a usual lager.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
REDDOGICE (206) - nantucket, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 11, 2005
Blaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh is staler than stale Bud heres the rundown: Head: Very chunky. Aroma: Like stale Pee. Color: Pale like Bud. Mouthfeel: Water. Drinkable? no. Skunked? yes.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
paco (527) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - NOV 20, 2004
below average. standard smell, very pale, very watery, kind of tastes like rice. to me this is kokanee, it is no differant and this is much cheaper.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
dirkules (629) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 14, 2004
The Big R! A good drink to have when the bonfire has burned away all the hairs in your nose. And that’s about it. An exercise in masochism.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
CapFlu (4820) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2004
(Can) Sampled the 5% alc from Delta, B.C. Pours a foamy, white head with a clear, over-carbonated yellow body. Nose of tonic and mild malt. Boring and watery... Not worth sampling again.

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