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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.15   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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American standard lager beer. First brewed by the Geo. Wiedemann Brewery across the river from Cincinnati in Newport, Kentucky. Now brewed in Pittsburgh and sent back to Greater Cincinnati. Fresh, light and easy-drinking. Nice body and refreshingly light.


0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
poochy (11) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Horrible, absolutely horrible. This is essentially skunky Natty-Bo thatís adulterated somehow by a cheap malt that is otherwise indescribable. Worst beer I have had in a long time... And not because of otherwise curable ills (overheated, old, etc). Do not want. Another.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
tnkw01 (1179) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 18, 2008
Bottle. Picked this up at a gas station in southern Ohio. Couldnít believe it. Didnít know they still made this stuff! I remember that it taste like Miller when I was in colloge. Yea, it still kind of does. Anyway. I think everyone should try this one at least once.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
strangaj (250) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2007
Pick this up as a 6 pack for $2.50. Pours a golden-yellow with white head. Aroma is strong and malty. Taste is surprisingly smooth with a bit of body. Not a whole lot of flavor but not bad all things considered.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Drjohnrock (431) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 26, 2007
Forty ounce bottle from Marathon station at 8th & Linn. This was good for a cheap beer back in the day when you could buy a 12 pack of bottles for less than $3.99. However, itís now brewed by Pittsburgh Brewing Company, which seems to have done a better job with Falls City. Extremely light yellow color, aroma like in the old days but hops that fall somewhere between barely there and nonexistent. Same for the malt. Hell, even the same for the adjuncts. Seems to be competing with Miller High Life for Beer Thatís Most Like Water award. Disappointing to say the least.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tmoney99 (11059) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2006
Bottle 40oz from Jungle Jimís. Poured dark amber with an average frothy white head that diminished quickly. Light grassy hop aroma. Light body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. Light grainy flavor with short finish. Cold wet alcohol with a little character.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ebarnes (239) - Beech Grove, Indiana, USA - DEC 27, 2005
This is what we drank in college. 3 of these were cheaper than 2 of anything else, plus they were colder. In a long-neck bottle, ice cold, for 50 cents, it was totally drinkable.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
shrubber85 (7938) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 17, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2005 Can. Sweet barley wheat aroma. Golden yellow with little head. Sweet corn malt flavor. Way too sweet for a pale lager. Donít know why I even tried - just sentimentality I guess. Tastes better straight out of the can.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
uvajed (174) - Ravenna, Ohio, USA - NOV 6, 2005
This may be my new favorite "old man" beer. This is what I remember "beer" tasting like before I was a beer drinker. Not overly carbonated like most Anheuser products, though itís lacking in flavor and just about everything else, too. Itís kind of plain, and really light for something that isnít labeled as such, but I dig it. I think next time I have a hankeriní for Pabst Iíll get this instead. Not an amazing brew to brag to your friends about, Wiedemann is still one to keep stocked in the fridge for hot days of yard and garden work and watching baseball. Iíd kiss High Life goodbye if this was available at my choice of supermarkets.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
jerome6957 (17) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 21, 2005
Pours a clear golden yellow, white head disappears almost instantly. Bubbles rampant, like club soda. Aroma of light pine, cereal and straw, some corn/vegetable. Flavor surprisingly bitter, mostly of corn syrupiness with an appalingly weak, watery texture. Finishes immediately, leaving behind an unpleasant, grassy aftertase. An alcohol delivery system, nothing more.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mec3437 (54) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 26, 2005
Not a bad beer. Poured a golden yellow with a slight head that disappeared quickly. Tasted like its price. Not bad. Almost reminded me of the Beast but without the nasty bite.


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