gripweed57 (2462) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 22, 2017 hfmejias (1283) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - JAN 20, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Poured a clear yellow with a foamy white head. Pine/grassy aroma. A little bitterness to it combined with sweet notes. OK beer quite refreshing.
From old tasting notes. Labeled as "National Premium Pale Dry Beer". Cloudy medium gold with some particulate matter. Loose bubbly white head. Light grainy malt aroma. Dry hop flavor upfront. Tangy malty dry finish. BrewBoxer (2636) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Sample at the food film festival. Light color with a wheaty pilsner taste. Session able BBQ beer ganache (5903) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottled 06/11/14, screw-top. Nose is very sweet, corny, lightly floral, ouch of hop spiciness. Pours clear, pale golden with a noisy, fizzy bright white head. Taste is very sweet, lightly grainy, sharp and crisp malt but generally flat in flavor (carbonation is above-average). Touch of wet cardboard, corn and rice, very mild bitterness, touch of bread toward the end, drinkable despite the slight uncleanliness. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 9, 2014
12oz bottle. Minimal white head atop crystal clear apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, bread, light straw. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, rbead, light grass/straw. Light body, low carbonation. hampale (117) - Jaffrey, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 19, 2013
A retro beer found at State Line Liquors. Never had the original but this one stands up quite well on its own. Hops are present but certainly not dominant. Moderately carbonated - crisp, clean and overall refreshing. I don’t know whether this is intended to appeal to macro fans, craft fans or both but I thought it was quite a decent product that I’d purchase again if it’s ever distributed closer to my area.
ronaldtheriot (1935) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUL 7, 2013
National Premium has a medium, off-white head and a clean, somewhat bubbly golden appearance, with minimal lacing. The aroma is rich and full- deep, pungent barley malt and piney hops. Taste is of these, but with an unfortunate paper back taste. There is a pleasant hop bitterness in the under taste. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and National Premium finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, and highly drinkable. Overall, this is very good. RJT snoworsummer (5697) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2013
From a bottle. Clear golden, medium carbonation. Smooth and light. Faint smell of hops and malt. Not too bad. sonnycheeba (5988) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear gold with thin, creamy, white head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is straw and biscuit malts, lemon, grassy hops, and light spice. Flavor is dry malts, straw, grass, and light spice; crisp, dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation. BeerandBlues2 (13322) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear gold with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is straw and Pils malt, light spicy hops. Flavor is malt dominant, light hops and bitterness with a clean lager character and a dry finish. Crisp and smooth, but I cannot tell if we’re ripple hopped. One thing for certain, this ain’t no vortex bottle. Light body and moderate carbonation.