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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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After searching for over 50 years for a lager worthy of my family name, I am proud to present the finest imported lager available. From my family to yours, enjoy!


frankenkitty's rating

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
frankenkitty (1981) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Lightly hazed golden yellow body with mild carbonation under a long-lasting pillowy white head. Grassiness is the foremost aroma, but there is also a presence of pale malt, candied wildflowers and coppery coins. First sip was buttery caramel corn. Ack. Progressively, the flavor varies yet remains consistently bad, with raw alcohol tugs, metallic leans, and sugary slaps. Rather thick-bodied, causing this 500ml experience to approach upon being vomitous. Exquisitely difficult to finish since the presiding flavor is a fat, sugary ethanol. This is about what I expected from a EU Strong. Bleh. ~~~~~~ "Pint" bottle from Kenwood Liquors, Homer Glen, IL, purchased approx. 2 weeks ago.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dukeandduke (119) - Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2015
3/20/15 (Bottle) - Golden brown pour, nice head, mild carbonation. Fruit scents and sweet smell. Taste of decent malts and hops, crisp feel. Nothing special.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LowBrau (100) - Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Medium gold, with a substantial white head. Nose is sweet - grain and maybe corn. Taste is balanced - not too sweet, not too bitter, somewhat tart. Aroma is grain and alcohol, very little hops.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Headbanger (3536) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2014
11.2 oz bottle 8/21/14 (Garden Fresh Market)-38° in Lager Glass-Pours a clear light golden with a small white head. Aroma of grass, hay, hops, and grains. Taste of the same. This light bodied brew is a decent lager. Not bad.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
drdisque (636) - Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2014
From a bottle at a hole in the wall bar in Chicago. Crystal clear. Crisp watery rice flavor. Tastes like a southeast Asian lager. Decent. I’d rather drink this than a Bud Light.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (2044) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Deep golden yellow with a quickly fading white head. Rather sweet malt, nuts and cereal. Trailing finish with a bit of a trashy aftertaste. A bit more flavor than a standard macro.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
coldbrewky (1499) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Murghh..Eeep. Bleh. These are the mental sounds I make when thinking back on this corn based crap. Even the head seemed destined for a quick death as it never truly formed. Dark pee golden. Uuugggh.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
UDBeernut (2171) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JAN 13, 2014
bottle shared by coldbrewky. pours clear gold, minimal head. big corn nose followed by a large puke taste. mildly sweet. yeah, go eurotrash lager.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
stevoj (2880) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Medium golden lager with small creamy head. Musty, cabbage, cooked vegetables aroma. Taste is mostly malt with some of the aforementioned cabbage. Mouthfeel is medium weight, and fairly slick.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fredis23 (515) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Pale Yellow, Medium Head, Dissipates Quickly, Little Lacing. Grainy Aroma. Grainy, Corn, Light Bitter Finish. Standard Euro Lager, Drinkable, nothing too good or exciting. Definitely not worthy family name, nor is a prized trophy of 50 years of search. Point your finger at a shelve with different Euro pales or Lagers and you’ll get the same result. I guarantee it. Pass it...

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
boozedude (2190) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Clear orangush yellie pour. White head.. funky malty aroms..taste is malty boring..noting special


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