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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
This smooth golden lager has a sweet, caramel-like flavor with a delicate, toasty malt aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
obguthr (4904) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 13, 2007
Subtle honey and grain on the nose. Amber color, medium white head. Moderately strong tinny taste of mulberry and yeast. Grass finish. Thereís a slightly soapy presence throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4773) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2006
Dry malty, buttery, sandalwood aroma. Homebrewy at times and unusual. Hazy light tea color. Diacetyls - butter, caramel. Easy drinking. Some cereal and straw, sweet on the lips. Mouthy.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cheap (4755) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 4, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2008 Smell is a little sweet. A bit darker than a pale yellow beer. More orangy. Has a surprizingly unexpected haze within. Not clear by any standards. Good non bitter initial flavors. Comes on like a sweeter helles but that morphs into something with an ever so slight bitter bite as the session continues. It says the IBU is 9 and Iím glad. This is a lager with personality. However it is not too offensive. Mild bitterness continues to build. Leaves a slight tart of sour linger for a while after each sip. Not as friendly or well mannered as I like for a lager, but it is enjoyable in its own way.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hotstuff (4532) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 24, 2003
The Rathskeller Wine & Beer Fest:When poured, this beer had a small sized tan head with a clear body and no carbonation.The hue was yellow-gold and the nose was malty as was the flavor.The mouthfeel of this beer was smooth.Not much to expand on with this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cybercat (4290) - Georgia, USA - JUL 21, 2009
Retired? Guess itís a good thing I found a bottle when I did! Aroma is strong, malty and fruity. It pours a clear golden amber with a thick off-white head that does not stick around too long. Flavor does not quite match the aroma, being malty with a hint of fruit and a touch of hops but mostly unremarkable; still, it satisfies. Texture is smooth and tingly, rather typical.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BuckeyeBoy (4068) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 12, 2006
12 oz Bottle pours out a haze gold almost no head. A lot of grain to it. not a good one that is for sure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsquire (3866) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAR 9, 2004
Deep golden color out of the bottle with a thin foamy white head that went away quickly. Some malt and citrus in the nose. There is some maltiness in the flavor with sublte citrus mixed with butterscotch, caramel and a little green pepper. This is a decent beer with a sandwich but is so much worst that the Elliot Ness as to barely seem in the same class. Nothing very interesting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Nate (3826) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2005
Wheat and honey aroma. Sweet and kinda thick; close to cooked corn. Hazy orange amber with thin white foamy head. Light watery body with medium carbonation. Start with a fake caramel corn sweetness. Mild malt and honey. Watery on flavor. Mild to medium bitterness in the finish. Mild caramel toasted flavor, too. After is a bit chalky and sweet. Cooked corn, mainly. Not a repeater.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patrick767 (3811) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 19, 2007
bottle - Pours hazy gold with a very thin head. It has an extremely light malt aroma. The flavor is good sweet malts balanced by some mild hops, more hops than I expected to notice in a 9 IBU beer. Itís medium bodied and bubbly on the palate. Not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 10, 2006
Clear pale yellow color with a thin white head. Sweet grain aroma. Light caramel aroma with a background of grain.

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