pushkinwow (2827) - Ottawa, CANADA - FEB 13, 2013
12oz can from Douglass88. Mostly clear vibrant amber with a decent off white heat. Fairly light malt, bready with some yeast, corn and lightly sweet. Mild body and carbonation, bit doughy, somewhat sweet, not a fan of the aftertaste that leaves a bad macro lager over the palate. TAR (2776) - Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Packaged on 4/14/16, consumed on 5/8/16. Golden orange. Fleeting white head settles into the wispiest collar. Pleasant nose of marmalade-kissed toast, vanilla cookie, creamed coffee, and hay dust. Trace of melanoidins is marred by hints of marzipan and fruit chews. Light tickle of loose-bubbled carbonation. Fluffy malt textures inundate the palate, backed by a gripping contrast of toasted pumpernickel bread and softer tobacco. Hint of sweet pecan accentuates the earthy medley of flavors. Subtle tartness and a slippery orangey fruitiness quickly emerge and hamper the drinkability as the body takes on a distracting limpness and sugary sweetness. A smattering of dusty melanoidins pokes through at times as the malt is thoroughly extracted. Well integrated hops show a fairly high level of oily flowery petal notes as well as an elegant and rustic tealike effect, although the sweetness is unassuaged. Rich, but wet, maltcentric finish is dabbed with an aniseed-like hoppiness and lingering spicy tobacco. I’m a bit surprised by the mediocrity of this, after having consumed several cans of the superlative pils. The malt does boast moderate depth from this having been decocted, but it’s too sweet and unclean to drink much of. Nice aroma, but that’s about it. Okay. Thanks for the can, Sledutah. Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2005
Pour is light golden with thin off white head...smells like corn...just corn...thin sweet flavor...corn, grain...blech... Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - JUN 23, 2010
12 oz can from a tourist trap in Bryce. Light amber pour with a white head. Nice mild malty nose, solid floral hop. This beer works - a nice, malty flavor, mildly toasty, well balanced with the floral hoppiness. interesting take on the style, I liked this as a session brew. SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 13, 2011
Amber color pour with a foamy white head. Aroma of sweet caramel malt, light fruit and citrus hops. Flavor is light malt and a crisp hop finish. Refreshing.
Sham (1844) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 6, 2004
Amber with a light head and spotty lacing. Malt and hops in the nose, very lageresque. Roasted malts, mild hops and citrus flavors. Very mellow. oobawa (1501) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 25, 2011
Whoa, nelly, this beer is all over the place. Too bad none of these places are all that enjoyable. Lackadaisical coming out of the can, this beer comes close to resembling macrolagers of mistakes past, yet could possibly smell worse. The nose is awful, with hints of pils malt mixing with mildew and corn. The taste turns things around slightly, but only slightly, kind of like driving out of the way of an oncoming bus and straight into a fire hydrant. Not the worst lager ever, but far, far from good. coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAY 23, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 31, 2012 Can. Pours amber with a medium-sized off-white head. Aroma and flavor are grainy and a bit sour with an odd sweetness. Expected more caramel. Mildly hopped. bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - MAY 10, 2004
on tap barley beer festival III: poured copper with small white head. not much nose to note. some malt notes and crisp hop character. somewhat thin. but easy to drink...i see a trend in these beers. fiveacestx (970) - Texas, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Can to a shaker glass - Pours rusty red with a medium head. Has a sweet nose and a sour egg taste. Has a malty backbone that is nice but the taste is just to sour.