Lone Star Beer Review

There are lot of regional adjunct lagers that are beloved in their area of origin, but nowhere else since they’re all essentially the same. Pittsburgh has Iron City, Baltimore has National Bohemian and Texas has Lone Star Beer. This really doesn’t have any qualities (or demerits) that none of the other beers of its ilk … Read more

Genesee Light Beer Review

Genesee Light: Appearance Classic pale lager appearance: BRIGHT yellow color, extremely clear, very bubbly. Surprisingly large, foamy, sudsy head (evaporates almost completely and leaves no lacing) Genesee Light: Aroma Smells like a Molson or Labatt macro lager. Some kind of chemical funk to it. Not a skunkiness like Heineken, though. Genesee Light: Taste Starts out … Read more

Unibroue Maudite Beer Review

Unibroue Maudite: Appearance One of the few beers that is truly brown in color. Extremely hazy, opaque body but fine, spastic effervescent can be seen crawling along the side of the glass. Forms a large, beige, foamy head which is slow to dissipate but doesn’t lace the glass. Unibroue Maudite: Smell Plenty of dark fruit, … Read more

Foster’s Lager Beer Review

Foster’s Lager: Appearance Glowing hue of yellow/gold with plenty of spastic carbonation viewable. Pours to a large, white, soapy head which mostly dissipates and leaves little lacing on the glass. Foster’s Lager: Smell Not just a generic fizzy yellow beer smell, but a dirty one at that. Strong corn aroma and nothing else. Foster’s Lager: … Read more

Genesee Ice Beer Review

Genesee Ice: Appearance Clear, gold/amber hue. Highly effervescent. Forms a large, white, soapy head which retains for a while but eventually dissipates completely. Genesee Ice: Smell Generic economy lager smell of grain. I’ve smelled worse. Genesee Ice: Taste Beers like Genesee Ice make me wonder what the point of their existence is. If you want … Read more

Lionshead Deluxe Pilsner Beer Review

Lionshead Deluxe Pilsner: Appearance Dark gold color with a clear body. Plenty of consistent carbonation visible. Pours to a small, white, foamy head which retains and laces remotely well. Lionshead Deluxe Pilsner: Smell Familiar cheap adjunct lager aroma of corn and stale grain. A slight sweetness, but not enough to save it. Lionshead Deluxe Pilsner: … Read more

Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat Beer Review

Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat: Appearance Dirty blonde body. Translucent with plenty of visible carbonation. Pours to a large, white, foamy head which slowly dissipates and doesn’t lace the glass. Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat: Smell Nearly identical to most children’s green apple-flavored candy. No authentic beer aroma. Shock Top Honeycrisp Apple Wheat: Taste Beers … Read more

Blue Moon Belgian White Beer Review

Blue Moon Belgian White: Appearance Hazy orange hue (too dark for the style). Translucent with some fine carbonation visible. Pours to a small, white, soapy head which nearly completely dissipates and leaves no lacing. Blue Moon Belgian White: Smell Sweet orange scent, but reminiscent of artificial flavoring. Not much authentic Belgian character to it. Blue … Read more

Otter Creek Citra Mantra Beer Review

Otter Creek is a brewery that’s really upped their game in the last few years. I wouldn’t consider them trend-setters per se, but when a new style comes along, they’re able to jump on the bandwagon and made a great entry without the pretentiousness of smaller, supposedly “artisan” breweries. Citra Mantra is their take on … Read more

Simpler Times Lager Beer Review

Simpler Times Lager: Appearance Pure gold hue, crystal clear, highly bubbly at first but calms down quickly. Forms a large, white, soapy head which fizzles away quickly and almost completely and leaves bare minimum lacing on the glass. Simpler Times Lager: Smell Very typical lager. No foul scents or adjunct aromas. Generic. Simpler Times Lager: … Read more