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RATINGS: 2282   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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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tidiaguy (168) - Hawley, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2003
If you are from Pa this is the party beer. Everyone will drink it and enjoy it. It's not bad but, far from great. One of the best macro's for sure. I hate the green bottles, had 1 to many skunked. Had quite a few that were flat too.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
pkbites (719) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 5, 2004
Had this last week for the first time. Deep golden color. Wonderful nose, a really nice aroma. Pours a thick, rich, creamy head. A truely beautiful beer. Then you taste it! VERY DISAPPOINTING! Little flavor. Drinks like a light beer. Only slight hoppyness. Almost no after-taste. Watery. If this beer tasted as good as it looked it'd be the greatest American beer ever. It's not.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
FormerBeerGod (1) - Reading, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2004 does not count
I think this beer is a great mix of taste and affordability. It won't blow you away, but is a solid drinkable lager that can readily be found from Northern NJ through Central PA through Northern VA. Pick up a 6 pack and toss a few back.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Silphium (3188) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 18, 2004
This was one of the few "new" beers to be found in Florida panhandle liquor/beer stores. Just your basic everyday lager, with a touch of floral hoppiness and a refreshing character. Another decent campfire beer for sipping in between tastes of a few belgians (from a plastic glass, I must add).

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
rhapsouldize (174) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2004
Amber in color with a thin off-white head that leaves barely any lace. Barely any hops. It was comparable to drinking colored water. It stayed well-carbonated, which may have been its only good attribute...besides its color, which is nice as well. I used to drink this beer a lot....but I now remember why I stopped.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MrBunn (2573) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2005
Boy, moving from Anheiser Busch to Yuengling... err, I mean from St Louis to PA, is a nice change. As far as macro brews go, this is one of the better ones... certainly beating the pants off any AB products that you can buy anywhere. Aroma is a littel grainy and sweet. Appearance-wise, you might actually think this was beer rather than urine. Nice amber color, small head that disappears. Flavor is sweet and watery with definite grain sweetness. Refreshing, but not substantial.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
stison42 (318) - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA - MAY 29, 2006
Golden yellow. Bitter with a slight aftertaste. If all there is to drink is light beer and this, pick this.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MadIndian (2606) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2006
Pours an amber color with a thin white head. Tastes very watery, some maltyness. Just not much here.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jrob21 (2928) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 27, 2006
Not much exciting going on here other than the fact that it is the world’s oldest brewery. Otherwise tastes like a macro lager with a little more bitter bite on the back side.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 17, 2007
On tap. Poured gold with orange highlights. The head was white and thin. No lacing to speak of. The aroma was mostly hops with nothing special really standing out. The flavor was fairly one-dimensional with hops dominating. The mouthfeel was sub-par as the aggressive carbonation and bitter finish left, well, a bad taste in my mouth. I think this one gets the "Over-rated! clap-clap-clapclapclap" award of the day.


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