TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 1, 2002
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
What is all this fuss about light beers? Why does a quality brewer like BBC feel they need to offer a light alternative? If you’re worried about your girlish figure just drink water!
jayme9874 (756) - Hamburg, New York, USA - JUL 19, 2002
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Its Sam Adams with a lighter nose and palate. Pretty tasty, a bit fizzy but as far as light beers go, good stuff.
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 13, 2002
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Other than the bad name, I don’t know why BBC gave up on this in favour of the present Light,it’s been years since I had this beer,but I recall it being a great escape from ’light’ beer without the lack of flavour of a craft brew.
LuckeyHaskins99 (180) - Toledo, Ohio, USA - MAR 26, 2002
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A full-bodied light beer. (I know that’s not right somehow) Malty, sweetish taste, clear head which quickly dissapates. A favorite in years past for making a different style of Black and Tans with (The Black being Mackeson’s)
turtlehead (111) - Nottingham, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 16, 2002
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Quite a nice light beer. The bottle label could use some work, but in the glass this beer has a beautiful pale amber color. The head retention was week, only lasting a few minutes. The initial taste is that of most light beers (you know it is a light beer), that is quickly followed by a nutty maltiness. The beer finishes quite dry with a residual bitterness thats lasts for a while. I think most ’light’ beer drinkers may find the bitterness a bit much, but hey, thats their problem.
Axle3380 (95) - montvale, New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2001
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
I think it tasted like every other generic light beer. Good, but nothing special.
ericmoss3799 (73) - Warwick, Rhode Island, USA - OCT 11, 2001
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Is much better then any Budwiser, but I am disapointed that Boston Beer Company has gone to that level of dull American beers.
Bov (8989) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 25, 2001
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
I had this one under the name ’Lightship’. Without doubts my favourite light beer.