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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Made with crystal clear water from Lake Michigan, but never watered down. We’ve searched around the world and have yet to find a beer quite like this. A brilliant straw-colored ale, with a crisp and clean body, subtle malty profile, and satisfying finish reminiscent of a honey-dipped biscuit.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chucklemation (741) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - JUN 22, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2014 Pours a lemon yellow with a white foam head. Has an aroma of honey and bread/wheat. Flavor is subtle wheat and some lemon, with a light touch of bitterness. Not a whole lot of flavor, but this is a decent tasting light beer with a low abv (3.8% according to the can).


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonkeyBra (3707) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2015
16 oz. can. Golden pour with minimal white head. Aroma of sweet bread and mild golden malt notes. Flavor is clean, crisp, crushable. Light bodied, lively carbonation. Finishes crisp and clean. Nice crusher.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1364) - Missouri, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Nearly clear. Fizzy. Creamy. Nice. Easy drinking. Low alcohol. Tasted at Right Brain

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bpar73 (652) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - JUN 6, 2015
On tap at Charlevoix Craft Beer Festival. Yellow pour with a white head. Light, sweet malt and bread. Ok for what it is.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
njager246 (560) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 30, 2015
Tap at the score, aroma is like mild pledge, taste seems a bit stale, just not very good.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Onslow (1257) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pour from a 16oz can. Hazy pale yellow with white head, good lacing on the glass. Aroma of dough with bits of citrus and grass. Taste is doughy malt at the start with lemony overtones, lemon and mild grass in the finish. Average palate, Clean and well crafted.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
bwa5879 (808) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Very light straw yellow colored, ever so slightly cloudy pour with a half inch of fluffy white head. Aroma is very light, sweet apples maybe with some corn and metallic noble hops. Very soft carbonation, fluffy mouthfeel, crisp slightly sour finish. Flavor is light and indistinct, flavor of envelope adhesive, subtle peach and apple, sour malts. Forgettable overall, points off for cloudiness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (7419) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2015
16 oz. can from shrubber85- thanks again, Roger! Pours a hazy pale yellow color with a big frothy white head that laces the glass. Notes of straw, grains, lemon, grass, dough, and light florals. Light-bodied, with high carbonation and a dry, crisp, refreshing mouthfeel. Good cream ale.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ColovianTrader (417) - - FEB 1, 2015
Instant drain pour. I don’t want to seem like I’m slamming a beer, but this really was undrinkable. Flavors of cheap grains, dirt and old lemons.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
drdisque (627) - Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2014
From a 16 oz. can at Lions game. Looks like a bland lawnmower beer, and smells like one too. Guess what? It tastes like one too. Flavor is of water and wet grain. Slight sweetness, in a sort of mealy way. Way below average. Never again, not worth the price premium over macro lagers.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (4014) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 15, 2014
can. pale golden with one finger head. it’s not an exciting beer, but solid for what it is. extremely mild body with mild hops in the finish. grass and honey.


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