RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Stag Beer has been brewing “Golden Quality Since 1851.” At the 2001 Great American Beer Festival, that quality was recognized with the Gold Medal as the Best American-Style Lager. Just more proof of what Midwesterners have been saying for years, “Stag Beer makes thirst a pleasure.”

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daknole (11402) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Blake made me try it. Ok, it’s a macro lager. Ok it’s not good. But for the style I guess it’s ok. Maybe.

brokensail (16645) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Can @ Presidential Suite. Pale straw pour with a white head. Very bland and somewhat watery. A lot of grain and adjunct sweetness. Some grass, apple, and a bit of lemon. Slight chlorine. Flavor is just sweet water, basically. Grain, some corn, and a hint of bread. Fair amount of lemon...slight tangyness.

HughConway (831) - Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Brewed by Heileman in Milwaukee, a proudly half quart can. It’s a very pale yellow.clear, slightly sweet aroma, tastes lagery.

Frank (4236) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
I am drinking this while taking a break from entering my ratings from RateBeer Summer Gathering 2014 in St. Louis. I actually had this there but took some time home as it is one kind of beer I really enjoy drinking and wanted to take some time w/ it. I don’t recall thinking much of it during our tastings but it seems to be a perfectly fine beer right now. It is perfectly clear blond. The head is foamy but sticks to the glass in a nice lattice of lace. The nose is mild as is typical of the style but there is a nice bit of fresh cut hay, albeit tainted by a very slight metallic overtone. I suspect most of this I will drink right out of a can so that is no big issue but it is worth mentioning for the sake of thoroughness. The taste of this is relatively dry and lack of bitterness in the finish creates the impression of sweetness which brings out a lemon note from the hops. This is a bit fizzy right from the can but poured in a glass, the carbonation is much more subdued and combined w/ the light body makes for a nice and drinkable beer. As it warms, some cornflake grains come out and it begins to take on a more creamy texture which is also nice. This is not a head turner by any means but a solid brew and a cool little piece of St. Louis culture. Like all of the beers, that have been conglomerated by the Pabst Brewing Company, I cannot help but wonder what it used to be but what it is now is good enough for a six-pack and so good enough for me.

crossovert (13909) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Quarter. Golden pour, mundane grain adjuct smell. The flavor was really bad on a shot palate, sweatwater. Bought a 12 pck at the store afterwords.

DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Can. Tasted at RBSG grand tasting post-tasting. Clear pale golden color. Minimal ring of white head. Decent dots and bits of lace. Smooth kind of soft lighter carbonation. Light to medium body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. Moderate to bigger sweet taste, bready flavor. OK decent lager. Not much to it but solid stuff

heykevin (1287) - Decorah, Iowa, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Half quart can. Faint whiff of corn and hops, otherwise clean on the nose. Flavor also clean, with a medium light body. This is just fine, with a smooth lingering gold finish.

Headbanger (4021) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2014
12oz can (Old Notes)-Pours a clear golden with a white head. Aroma of corn, grains, and bread. Taste of corn, citrus, malt, and sweetness. This light bodied brew has a sort of creamy aspect to it. Not bad.

Atom (2572) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Straight from the can clean and light. It’s like drinking a PBR without looking like a total Hipster at the bar. Very drinkable Pale Lager.

dadRabbit (1) - Missouri, USA - JAN 27, 2014 does not count
While this beer is cheap it is probably the most enjoyable cheap beer, the aroma nothing great and appearance is lacking but you can’t deny that this beer offers a supremely creamy texture and a nice bitter finish like most cheap beers should but do not. Steak, Taters And Gravy.

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