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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Rainier beer brings together natureís 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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hanuta06 (404) - Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Serving: from can--purchased at QFC. Aroma: grassy hops. Appearance: small, frothy, white, initial head with no lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Clear, light-yellow body. Taste: lightly sweet initial flavor and lightly bitter finish with short duration. Palate: light body, watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: a living Seattle legend (but now brewed in California). Still tastes okay on a hot day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Poolieo (44) - Washington, USA - NOV 15, 2015
This beer is a tale gate party in a can. This is what a party taste like. This is the cheap beer, beer snobs can love. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
odannyob (105) - Colorado, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Honestly now, this ainít no "craft" beer, but it does fit the bill and the flavor buds if ya just wanna a real simple, drinkable brew and enjoy it as it is. A pretty darn good, inexpensive beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
neepsntatties (1509) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Can shared by "hannont". What a funny guy! Colour...pale straw with a thin white head. Nose...used diapers, wet corn and musty lemon. Palate...light, fluffy and redolent with creamed corn and soggy Frosted Flakes. Nuf said.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JK (5330) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - OCT 31, 2015
GABF 2015. The festival was the first time I saw this beer and did not want to pass up the opportunity to try it. Yellow lager, some white head and well carbonated. good palate. A little malt, but nearly flavorless but not bad at all, and perfectly drinkable.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bornyensis (234) - BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2015
Een pils uit de omgeving van Mount Rainier National Park. Een beetje zoals Budweiser, maar dan iets beter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OldMrCrow (2212) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 15, 2015
Can with lunch at Mod.

Watery, corn-sweetness forward. A classic shit-American-lager, basically. My Aussie friend felt right at home.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CanIHave4Beers (3676) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Thanks to Stalincat for this long awaited tick!
Pours perfectly clear & pale with a pretty small but well retained head,.

The aroma is sweet and doughy with a little bit of corn, thereís not a whole lot else going on here though.

The flavor is pretty nice, itís a little bit warm on the alcohol presence and itís got some doughy sweetness, but itís decently crisp and there arenít a lot of objectionable flavors, the fruity hop character is extraordinarily muted but this has a more interesting hop character than a lot of other pale lagers of itís pedigree.

Itís actually extremely easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sarlacc83 (1540) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Slumming it! On tap. A: Dark straw color, thin white head. N: Grist, earth, a hint of minerality, slight hopping lends some leafiness. Some peppercorn and regular corn. T: Sweet and a touch bitter. M: Light body, soda like carbonation, no alcohol. O: It is cold and it is cheap. (2 bucks). Not a bad quaff really. Itís malty but inoffensive when near freezing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
andrewje41 (1751) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Milestone beer time! I think Iím gonna start doing cool beers for my every 100, and it starts now. 24 oz man can that I didnít bother pouring. I wanted to enjoy this the way this can is meant to be enjoyed. Soft hop aroma. To be honest, nothing about this beer offends me. Flavor is very light, but the taste is in no way bad to me. Smooth flavor and a sweet finish. I like to think Iím still enjoying a local beer. Itís definitely a local favorite beer, and itís hard to go far without someone ordering it. I just donít think I ever had it before today. First time for everything. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frank (3600) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2015
I have tried the legendary Rainier Ale so this beer came to me w/ high expectations to say the least. This is a bright pale golden head w/ a voluminous but relatively short lived head, which is par the course for the style. This one smells pretty nice right off the bat. Itís got a crisp, grassy hop smell with a non-specific grainy character that I consider to be the cheap beer smell. While Iíd say this is nice overall, it is slightly marred by a light metallic note. It additionally has a light bit of sweetness which combined w/ relatively mild carbonation does not quite provide the crispness I like to see in a good American lager. Still, this is a pretty reasonable beer to drink under pretty much any circumstances. Iíd imagine it would pair well w/ steak or Cheetos or other things that are good to eat. You could drink it on a mountain or in a boat maybe. I dunno. Fucken cheap beer is pretty great though.

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