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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 2.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This is Rohrbach’s flagship lager. It is a light, well-balanced amber lager with a light malt flavor, and a crisp, clean hop finish.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6737) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 4, 2014
Tap at the brewery tasting room. Pretty orange-amber color with a fine head. Nose or caramel, earth, and light apricots. rich malt flavor, earthy hops. Decent. Not exciting but highly drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwellboltzma (3) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 26, 2012 does not count
Some have compared it to sam adams lager. I feel its a little bit more malty with a little bit more after taste. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - APR 8, 2012
Pours a deep amber with little to no head, from a growler acquired from Wegmans, Penfield. Notes of caramel and spicy hops in the aroma. Taste is slightly sweet, malty and lightly bitter. This is much better than I expected.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AskForJenny (1024) - Ontario, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2010
Sample and eventual growler at Railroad St - Looking at the ratings I’m surprised this didn’t score higher. I literally got one of the first pours out of the first keg of the most recent batch, couldn’t be fresher. This probably made the difference. Wood like a Bock, not too much, and enough malt strength to make me question the lager part. Crystal clear, nice lace, some head.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RickTStiles (788) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 20, 2009
On tap at the Straathallen Hotel. Not bad. Crisp, refreshing, a bit fruity and overall satisfying and easy to drink. Wont change your life but it goes down smooth.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5215) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 23, 2008
Light amber pour with off white head and lace. Malt and almost bourbon-barrell aroma. Medium malt with a bit of an off bitter. Thin and foamy not really special but pretty solid.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McGarnigle (565) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 7, 2008
Draft at ballgame. Served headless. Seemed fairly fresh. Colorful body, highly fizzed and light bodied. Some caramel malts, slender hops. Slightly metallic. Pretty good lager.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6358) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2008
Draft at Jine’s on Park Ave. in Rochester. Pours clear amber with a thin beige head. Aroma is light caramel and barley. Medium body. Flavor is lightly roasted malt, caramel, toast and the faintest hint of hops. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ritterkreuz (179) - Seneca Falls, New York, USA - OCT 4, 2007
Found this one at a local Italian place called Bazil’s in Rochester, NY. It reminded me somewhat of a Sam Adam’s Boston Lager. It is a clear, reddish amber, with a well balance flavor, allowing you to taste both the hops and the malt at the same time. The same can be said of the aroma.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
swoopjones (6218) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2007
12oz bottle. medium amber color. little to no head, light malt flavor. hops not evident. ok


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