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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 2.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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A crisp, golden, Mexican-style lager, fermented with yeast from Mexico. Served with a slice of lime (4.2%). Silver Medal winner at the Colorado State Fair International Brewing Competition and Bronze…


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 16, 2011
Very pale . Light, grainy with nice sweetness late. Better than Corona, its inspiration, by far. Served with lime.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Draft @ brewpub. Served with a lime wedge. Straw pale. Hard to aromatize but it seems clean enough. Malt character comes through pretty well. Is clean, balanced, and decent for what it is.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
3fourths (8239) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 8, 2011
draft. clear pale yellow. empty, flavorless, watery up front with basically rice and pale corn flavors developing over a fizzy and empty body. twangy and oily late, tastes like a poor substitute for your dad’s rainier.

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ogiergrove (120) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2011
Crisp and light bodied, clear gold like an American light lager but 10x better. Best Mexican style lager I have had

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2010
Bomber poured a clear pale yellow with a lingering ring of white foam. Aromas of straw, sweet corn and light fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of straw and light sweet corn with a crisp clean finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2009
(draft). Clear, light golden color. Small white head. Light lemon aroma. Light flavors of grain and lemon. Avg duration. Smooth finish. Thin texture. Soft carbonation. Spare lacing.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
drjay44 (2740) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JAN 17, 2009
650 ml. bottle. No lime. Pours a pale thin head with no lacing, over a pale yellow body....nose very minimal, some malt, some corn.....tastes of corn....very thin watery and light....unable to really evaluate balance because of lightness.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jcwattsrugger (11233) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 2, 2006
on tap-pours a white head and pale yellow color. Aroma is light citrus, sweet grain. Taste is citrus, sweet grain, secondary slight flat hops. Thin but refreshing.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Aubrey (3453) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUL 9, 2006
Pale straw. Grainy, "beery" malts. Hints of bread crust lingered. Rather strong bitterness, with grass and plants. Hardly any bitterness (unbalanced in that respect). One-dimensional and unexciting.


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