DeppityBob (28) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - APR 19, 2007
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
What a lovely brew. It’s complex, a tiny bit hoppy but not too much, a little bit sweet but not too much, substantial, refreshing, and satisfying. The nose is herbal, and the palate is light but not thin. There are elements of sage and desert herbs in the tongue, a tiny bit of sharpness to balance out a lovely pilsner fullness. I can’t express how much I like this beer. I think it’s a little heavy for an after-mowing-the-lawn beer, but it’s wonderful for with-dinner or an after-dinner beer.
crossovert (7609) - Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2011
0.5 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 1/20
Ok, so I have had the fat cats and regal braus of the world, and they actually are better than bud miller or coors, very rarely is a beer worse, and here is your beer, Siebens, it tastes like corn syrup with a little bit of liquid smoke and cardboard.
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Neutral gold color with a moderately clinging white head. Light, sweet aroma, a bit like kettle corn. The beer enters smooth ans a bit bland, but some sweetness sneaks through - again with the kettle corn. It finishes with some brown sugar stickiness. This is not a bad beer.
hopdog (9018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2008
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
12oz bottle. Poured a lighter and hazy golden color with a smaller sized head. Aromas of toasted grains. Tastes of grains with some corny sweetness. Thin body.
slimshaky (3) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2008 does not count
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
picked this sixer up at binny’s by maxwell street. the owner was on-scene and gave us the story behind the beer. this is a recreation of a historic chicago beer whose brewery went out of business in the 60’s. decided to check it out and support a local brewmeister. the corn sweetness of this beer is not to my liking. good concept, poor execution.
Cornfield (5506) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not a bad beer and seemingly adjunct free. I think this should perhaps be changed to the Premium Lager category. Unfortunately, no info to be gleaned from the website concerning its ingredients, ABV, and the like.
From the bottle it pours a golden yellow body with a steady stream of bubbles and a tall creamy head. The aroma has sweet grainy malts with traces of herbal bitterness. Smooth, obviously properly lagered. The taste is light, toasted grains and honey with a touch of herbs. If this had a more serious hopping, it’d be a decent lawnmower beer.
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JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 14, 2007
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Golden to light bronze color with a fizzy off-white head that dissipates to a few bubbles on the edge of glass as I type this. Caramel and grain silage aromas along with some simple toasted whole grain bread. Malty, but not necessarily in a way that I like it. Has a light rancid nut and Damp toasted malt and grain flavor. Somewhat fizzy in feel, but not watery. This just seem like a poorly put together brew. To be honest something I would make with the leftover grains when I was homebrewing.
TerryR (384) - Oswego, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2007
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Light golden color with a white head that quickly disappeared. Light malt and a hint of fruit in the aroma. Flavor has some malt and caramel notes. Nice mothfeel. An extra point for the nostalgia.
jpm30 (1587) - East Central, Georgia, USA - FEB 17, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2007 From a 12 oz. twist off bottle with a freshness date on the neck of bottle.
Poured a clear bright yellowish macro golden with a small foamy white head that quickly settled into a thin lacing.
Aromas of powdery, white dusty cereal grain and rice malts, a very light, subtle fruitiness, lemony and maybe apples. I didn’t pick any cooked corn scent which kind of surprised me, clean overall.
Good steady carbonation and a crisp, smooth light bodied mouthfeel.
Simple tastes of thin neutral pale sweet grainy malts, a very soft apple fruitiness that mingles with a pronounced grassiness towards the end and a palate cleansing grassy, grainy finish.
Better than what I expecting, especially since the Sieben’s website doesn’t mention anything about taste, usually a bad sign, if this was $2 to $3 cheaper a six, I could see this being a late August summer regular, a nice, easy hot weather drinkability. (www.siebensbrewing.com)
21iceman40 (1731) - vienna, West Virginia, USA - FEB 4, 2007
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
I know someone named siebens, i thought this might be their beer. They have a problem with getting struck by lighteneing and this beer has a problem of being struck by sucking. A bad lager, what else is there to say.