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RATINGS: 2249   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Valfar (78) - San Miguel, - OCT 27, 2013
I really like amber lagers. This beer is quite good despite its taste which is roasted-like tends to fade at the end of each swallow. But, it has a good amber color, low fuzz though. Its aroma is caramel-like, a bit roasted too.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bennetporter (178) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Pours an amber from the tap. Aroma is a malty, caramel, some pine hops nestled in there as well. Flavor almost has some aniseed or something similar in there. Drinkable to be sure. Okay beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Piw (221) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - MAR 26, 2015
12 fl oz Dose. Bernsteinfarben und klar. Kleine Schaumkrone. Fruchtiges Aroma. Milder Nachgeschmack.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tfontana (11) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle at The Chateau in Andover, MA; on tap at Culpepper’s North Andover, MA. Mild floral aroma. Beautiful clear, reddish/copper color--its best attribute, with minimal, fleeting head. Taste is pleasant, mildly bitter and not particularly strong. Light to medium body with crisp texture and average carbonation. A highly drinkable, competent lager that is a step up from major brand lagers, but doesn’t stand out in any way.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoR (612) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 19, 2015
On tap at Brickyard, in Williamsport, PA. Pours an amber colour with small white head. Taste is roasted malts, some coffee. Refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (3067) - Michigan, USA - MAR 19, 2015
12 ounce can into lager glass, canned on 12/11/2014. Pours slightly hazy orange/copper color with a 1 finger fairly dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of caramel, toast, bread, brown sugar, light nuttiness, pear, apple, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance dark/toasted malt, earthy hops, and light yeast ester notes; with solid strength. Taste of caramel, toast, bread, brown sugar, light nuttiness, apple, pear, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Minimal herbal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toast, bread, brown sugar, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Nice robustness and balance of dark/toasted malt, earthy hops, and light yeast ester flavors; with zero cloying flavors after the finish. Fairly clean for a lager, there is some fruitiness present, but not too much. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.4%. Overall this is a nice Vienna lager style. All around good robustness and balance of dark/toasted malt, earthy hops, and light yeast ester flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
lumber_jack32 (9) - - MAR 15, 2015 does not count
Dude I love this brew. Wish I had it up in Michigan. Easy and smooth to drink. Wish it had a better head.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4363) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle@Orbit Cafe, Kennedy Space Centre, Florida. Amber beer with a reasonable head. The aroma is hopped with dryness and yeastiness. The flavour is gently bitter with a yeastiness and roastedness. Over an average standard tasting lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ek_ok (1) - - FEB 25, 2015 does not count
I really enjoy this beer. It has a good flavor and appearance. It is one of the most popular beers among my friends too. The price is affordable. Good beer overall.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Augdraught1981 (170) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Malty pale lager with a slightly more substantial flavor profile than others in its class. There is some of the common trashy adjunct flavor in there and isn’t as clean or crisp as I like my pale lagers to be. Overall decent.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gupster (1) - mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2015 does not count
I don’t care what the beer snobs say.. this is the best beer in America... js


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