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RATINGS: 2218   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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An iconic American lager famous for its rich amber color and medium-bodied flavor - with a roasted caramel malt for a subtle sweetness and a combination of cluster and cascade hops, this true original delivers a well-balanced taste with very distinct character.


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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmdrpi99 (7) - Troy, New York, USA - OCT 10, 2001
i wish we could buy it up here in new york


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Roman736 (1) - - OCT 20, 2014 does not count
This beer is a lager. Its not meant to be special. Its meant to be your every day beer. For that purpose it is one of the best in the world, in my opinion. Many people expect something exotic now that it has reached the vast reached of the USA. Others feel it has the watered down effect of mass production. Those are the same people who think every microbrew is a good beer. Actually, most american microbrews are mediocre at best but continue to receive inflated opinions by naive drinkers who dont know better. This beer, however, is an American legend for serving as the best plain old lager in the country.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BrewHaMeister (169) - - OCT 19, 2014
12oz can, from the can, has aromas of wheat, corn, and subtle hops. Flavor is pretty good.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (5944) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
had this on draft in NY...unremarkable but not bad in any way. id say its your average session lager for those not wanting to branch out and try new styles."

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ramboraffe (527) - SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2014
355 ml can. Clear amber with white head. Smell is sweet malty. Taste is sweet malty. Semi sweet with low bitterness and medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
outlawskies (961) - - OCT 12, 2014
Surprisingly good for a regular logger of its elk has little bit of taste to it but still overall suffers from the mass production

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
joeneugs (3324) - Livermore, California, USA - OCT 5, 2014
12 oz. can. It pours a clear amber color with a fizzy off white head. Way darker than I thought it would be, almost more of an American dark lager or Vienna in appearance. The aroma has some corn, hints of raw dough and high boost. The flavor is flabby, doughy and has some old cardboard. No hops. This should be much drier for what it is, and honestly, I would probably take a few BMC lagers over this one. Not really offensive, just drab, pointless stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GenDV138 (1437) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a hard plastic cup at my sisters wedding. Clear amber with off-white head. Aromas of skunk, grains. Tastes of light skunk, grains, subtle citrus. Medium body with a dry finish. Medium-high carbonation. Not something Id drink normally but if I were somewhere with only this and BMC products, Id choose Yuengling.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Carlisle (54) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Deep amber color. White head; some minimal lacing. Some malt and corn aroma; some skunkiness. No hop aroma. Front end bite with some malt and a good bit of corn sweetness; hops minimal other than some bittering hops. Sweet corn and carbonated finish. Much better than other domestic adjuncts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skmikeg (936) - Poway, California, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Pours pale yellow with a thin off white head which fades to just a little lacing. Aroma is of grainy cereal malts, bready malts, toasted caramel malts, and some light grassy and piney hops. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma. Has a medium-light body with a semi watery mouthfeel and a semi dry, slightly bitter, medium-short finish. Overall, a classic america lager that is very good for the style and a good backup beer when going out to non-craft beer bars in the Philly area.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BelgiumBellyDank (11) - - SEP 23, 2014
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