skaughty (652) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2005 This is usually the best of the lot at beer-unfriendly restaurants. Pours Golden, with an impressive fizzy head. The hops carry from the beginning to the end, with a slightly acidic kick on the tongue. The best attribute of this beer is how creamy & frothy it is. I thoroughly disagree with those that consider this beer watery. That is a standard lager line - just doesn’t apply to Sam’s. This is also one of the few lagers that is palatable when warm. darkerdabetter (255) - Michigan, USA - MAY 9, 2004
This is a decent lager, but I find that their specialty brews are far better than this. I only drink this on tap, when there’s nothing better offered. pineypower (3294) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - MAY 8, 2004
On tap....Pours with a large, foamy white head. The color is a light amber in which you can see the amount of carbination. It’s aroma is somewhat hoppy with a hint of spice. It tastes more spicy than hoppy. Overall for a somewhat mass produced lager, it really isn’t that bad Shadrach (176) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 6, 2004
Allright I admit it I drink this all the time, though I never thought to rate it. And it was actually better than I thought it was going to be. Pours with a very large head that settles after awhile, clear light orange coloring. Almost no aroma with a hint of hops. Taste is slightly watery with some sweetness (that was a surprise) and some spice. Cornboy (424) - Eastampton, New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2004
Amber in color pour. Small white head, not bad. Taste is less hoppy than aroma, but I have had fresher bottles with more hop presence. Slight malt character, a little metallic. Just ok.
ghawener (1604) - Santa Tecla, EL SALVADOR - MAY 3, 2004
Bottle: Dark brown-orange, sweet and fruity aroma. Taste is bitter sweet and complex; overall a good brew. beerandsteak (12) - Syracuse, New York, USA - MAY 2, 2004
Tastes like home. But seriously, this is just a good beer. Great with a steak. Nothing special about it really, just tastes right and it’s better than half the beer at the supermarket. bluevegie (3073) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2004
Honey coloured body with a medium sized white head. Metallic hops on the nose and in the taste, good lacing, lemon sweet and a medium body. sidekick (26) - Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2004
A darn good effort, although I have sampled some with a slightly metallic taste to it. May be a bit hoppy for some, but not overwhelmingly so. Cook a steak on the bar-b and enjoy. DanielBrown (4499) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2004
Bottle from Safeway, Shirley, West Midlands. A toasty, rosy lager colour. Reasonable bubbly head, with some pristine white lacing. Very sweet and malty beer. Light, crispy, but not too much depth. Sharp in the finish and slightly metallic. This is OK, but lacking smoothness.