Dorwart (2609) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2004
Thin, wispy, white head with good carbonation. Light crisp aroma that is mainly malts. Light gold in color. Light crisp flavor with a good helping of corn. Pretty bland though. Slight dry finish. Not recommended. JFGrind (2071) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2004
With the name "East Coast Lager" I atuomatically thought this beer would be a red lager in the vain of Yuengling Lager. I was wrong; this beer had a yellow Schaeffer beer appearance. Hollow craft brewed lager, reminded me more of a New York state beer (Koch’s Golden Anniversary) than a New Jersey beer (Flying Fish). msiano (36) - Jackson, New Jersey, USA - JUL 21, 2008
Poured golden yellow with no head. This beer was part of a mix pack put together by the store. i would say it was a pretty disappointing beer Butters (4176) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2009
Bottle at the Fourth Butters’ Cellar Clearance Event. Clear gold with wispy offwhite head. Nose of light noble hops and sweet corn. But the flavor is just bitter and old. Musty and grassy finish. Crisp. But not refreshing. obguthr (6656) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2011
Draft at Southwind Cafe Mathews VA: Weak corn aroma. Clear amber, medium light yellow, some glass adherence. Grainy with lemon zest at midpalate. Better than the macros, but still rather weak.
lcwakshul (244) - Chester, Maryland, USA - JUN 25, 2011
12 oz. bottle in a shaker. Thin golden pour with small head. Grassy, citrus aroma. Spicy hop flavor, with a mildly sweet finish. More enjoyable than your standard macro, but not by much. nick76 (4402) - Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 12, 2011
The aroma is dusty and metallic with malt and hops. The appearance is golden with a small head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is typical for the style. Overall not a very good drink. badwhale (420) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2012
Bottle to glass mug. Pours a clear yellow with a moderate white head. Lots of effervescence, and a scent of lemon. Has a pretty bland mouthfeel / taste. Malty notes, and pretty bland. Not offensive...just....there. fidelis83 (2509) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Pours pale gold with a thin, soapy, white head that has decent retention and leaves a little lacing. Aroma is grass, spice, hay, toast, bready yeast and cereal grain. Flavor is mostly a sort of sweet breadiness up front with some toast coming in toward the finish along with the spicy, planty hops. Palate is thin throughout, starts a little oily and finishes off dry with a moderate strength, sharp carbonation. It’s odd, the hops don’t really come in until near the finish, but fade very quick and the beer finishes pretty clean, despite starting sweet and finishing hoppy (relative to the style in both cases), I would imagine this could appeal to many BMC drinkers. Seems more like a premium lager, as is is pretty well hopped and fairly malty, though it may not be all malt. shrubber85 (11618) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle. Mildly sour barley malt aroma. Cloudy golden yellow with giant head. Sweet barley malt and moderately bitter weedy flavor. Not so good.