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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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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ahentz (4) - Pontoon Beach, Illinois, USA - NOV 21, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2014 A good staple beer. It?s nothing fancy. But, it?s good when you?re working around the house or watching the game. It?s much better than other big named American lagers!


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
shanoknowsfood (54) - Hawaii, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle, Christmas day - Amber color. Taste was okay. Nice & smooth, wet, malty...not bad. Enjoyed it but was also thirsty as hell. Would drink it again but not by choice.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
pecksheeh (20) - IRELAND - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle. Little aroma and blandish taste - some floral hops? Standard anywhere lager. Drinkable and forgettable.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatDane1632 (609) - USA - DEC 12, 2014
Florida outdoor drink of choice -- clear brown with more aroma than typical light American lagers. Same goes with flavor, more malt presence but still light and easily drinking to be refreshing. Little to no hop presence as well to keep this a sessionable beer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsporrer (26) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Served at almost all local restaurants and bars. I tried it once at Outback to change things up a bit. I was pleasantly surprised. It has a medium amber to light caramel color and is somewhat carbonated like most American beers. It went well with the meal and didn’t have any harsh or bad aftertaste. I prefer this to most other mainstream American beers like Bud, Miller, Coors, etc.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kingofthemtn (5) - - DEC 4, 2014 does not count
Poured from can into my trusty dbtd (downhill beer transport device), aka mug with a handle. Echoing others, has a color that is more amber/copper than the typical yellow lager. Tasty malt flavor with minimal hop flower to get in the way. As a fan of lagers this has a permanent place in my refrigerator in between cans of bud and bottles of german import.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
micahb (14) - - NOV 29, 2014
Never had a Bud, but assume this is a standard, mass produced American beer. I thought it was disgusting and had bad egg-like smell and taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
miyauchi38 (356) - chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2014
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1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
CraftBeerNick (1000) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2014
Can at Animal Kingdom, 10th November 14. Muck in every way left this to evaporate

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mikem409 (1613) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Tap. Pours light orange white head. Aroma of cereal and sugar. Taste is refreshing and light.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frothmeister (587) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Pours a clear amber with a light beige head. Sweet dusty malt notes, white bread, and a light mineral scent on the nose. As for taste, more body on the palate than I was expecting, but sweet with caramel, domestic beer notes galore, into a taste that makes me think of the smell of pencils, VERY light bitterness, and some orange pekoe in the finish. Not awful, but too sweet for a return visit, and tastes far too much like a domestic lager to get excited about.


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