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RATINGS: 2328   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Meilby (10584) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 8, 2011
Bottle 355ml @ DoubleTree Hotel, Annapolis, MD
Pours clear copper with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus, caramel and corn. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
hopscotch (10532) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 4, 2002
UPDATED: APR 5, 2003 This beer has all the best characteristics of several other bland american standards. Appearance = Coors Extra Gold. Aroma = Coors Light Flavor = Somewhere between Budweiser and Original Coors. Palate = Miller Light This is "America's Oldest Brewery"? I guess this is a testament to the average American's affection toward flavorless beer brewed with lots and lots of adjuncts.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (10384) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 23, 2014
Bottle @ home, sent from Buffalo, NY. Been ISO this wale for quite a while. Isn’t a shelfie out here but I guess it is upstate New York. Clear, slightly burnt orange appearance with a thin cream colored head. Some caramel / toasted malty notes in the aroma along with a bit of spiciness from the hops. Hmmm, more toast in the flavor along with some doughy / crackery notes. Almost reminds me of a Samuel Adams Boston Lager. Not half fucken bad.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (10295) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle. Clear golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of corn, grass and a bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shrubber85 (9999) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 20, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2007 Tap. Nice sweet malt and hops aroma. Dark yellow color with good head. Smooth slightly sweet malt flavor - slight hops. A very enjoyable beer.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rosenbergh (9796) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2011
710 ml can. From Gerry, NY.
Clear deep golden colour with small white head. Sugary fruity and sweet malty aroma. Aromas of Baltic Strong Lager and Danish Vienna combined. Not that tempting. Mild hops, sweet malt and Play-Doh in flavour. Disappointment.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (9731) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 29, 2011
On tap. Poured a clear gold with a white head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma had a notes of musty bread with some grassy hops and a hint of citrus. Flavor started with a slight citrus and grain note with some grass and hay coming out in the finish.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2012
12oz can. Clear orange color. Thin, mostly white head, fading to minimal, then barely nothing, eventually. Decent lace enough lace to start out, though. Bubbles on side of glass. Moderate, more smooth + crisp, but stronger carbonation, but kinda acidic texture. Aroma is faint, a little watered down, but what’s there isn’t that great. Some caramel malt, light spice, little lagery funk, not much else. Not really much taste, either. Sour zest, some savory, not really sure, it’s faint. Good, for a cheap american macro-lager to get in lieu of Bud Light or whatever. I think this is slightly worse than Yuengling Light, but I’ll still probably continue to choose this version just because it’s a cheaper for the ABV. This is all about the cheap buzz, right?

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9430) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2015 First rating
Draught at Bar Louie, Palm Harbor/Clearwater, on January 21, 2014.
Clear copper color, white head. Sweet, malty taste. Malty aftertaste. To the high side CO2 fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness. Sweet, malty scent.
6/3/6/3/11=2.9

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Tried a few more times while in Ft Lauderdale, FL. From bottle on Jan 20 and from a few cans on Jan 21, 2015.
Clear golden colot, white head. Sweet, malty, uncomplex, but not bad scent and taste. Fizzy high CO2 mouthfeel, low bitterness.
Decent, fairly nice, well drinkable lager for sure.
6/3/6/3/12=3.0

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - NOV 29, 2008
On Tap. Pours a light brown with a small white head that dissipates rapidly. Aromas of caramel malt, faint hops, and apple cider. Taste is like caramel apple cider- not sure how to better describe it. Somewhat buttery mouthfeel. Hops are in wanting. Good clean and sweet finish. My pick out of the macro American lagers.


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