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Pre-Prohibition Style Lager - Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.

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Pre-Prohibition Style LagerPre-Prohibition Style Lager

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148 Ratings
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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 17.02%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lucky Bucket Brewing Co. visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pre-Prohibition style salutes a time when lagers had greater character and more distinct flavor, when beer wasn't full of the additives found in many of today's mainstream lagers. Lucky Bucket's version has a light, malty flavor that's easy on the palate. Filtered twice, the subtle maltiness nicely balances a floral hop. Dry-hopped with a fresh blend of aromatic West Coast hops, Lucky Bucket Lager is a great session beer with an ABV of 4.5% and 20 IBU's.

(Beer added by: kernel on 08-22-2009)
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Jman_01

Iowa

3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-13-2012 20:59:22 | More by Jman_01
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -8.8%

03-25-2013 07:06:12 | More by bigbeers84
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djcira

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.8%

02-19-2012 16:51:53 | More by djcira
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CCutch

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -8.8%

06-04-2013 21:18:52 | More by CCutch
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3/5  rDev -8.8%

02-15-2012 04:32:36 | More by Cramerican
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.8%

10-24-2013 16:38:45 | More by ygtbsm94
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Fatdenny

Michigan

3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-25-2013 17:36:48 | More by Fatdenny
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Buggies

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.8%

06-29-2012 01:37:34 | More by Buggies
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climax

Missouri

3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked up at Beertopia, Omaha.

Lucky Bucket Lager is a bright amber with a fizzy eggshell head. Lots of bubbles raced to the top.

Interesting aroma spews from this one. I couldn't help but wonder if that egg smell was coming from the beer of the fridge.... yea, that's the beer. Different aroma than I was expecting, but it wasn't necessarily a bad thing. Aside from that, pilsner-like diacetyls, wheat, and a dash of noble hop aroma and tartness helped comprise of a more conventional nose.

The flavor was somewhat tart off the bat, sour green apple especially. In the mouth, and on the way down, it faded into a very bready finish. Ah, and there's that egg taste again.

The body is light....er, carbonation is quite crisp at the start and leaves a slight tingle through the finish. I say this is an average beer, because I wasn't the fondest of the flavor. If the flavor hits the spot for someone else, it may be very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2010 00:17:09 | More by climax
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kevincleary


3/5  rDev -8.8%

11-07-2012 20:59:42 | More by kevincleary
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APB

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-01-2014 07:58:44 | More by APB
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DemoniChris

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -8.8%

09-27-2013 03:18:26 | More by DemoniChris
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vencad

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -8.8%

02-15-2012 02:35:22 | More by vencad
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beerdhabelly

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -8.8%

10-26-2012 04:06:40 | More by beerdhabelly
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Sercrui

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -8.8%

02-11-2012 04:37:30 | More by Sercrui
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Herky21

Iowa

3/5  rDev -8.8%

04-02-2013 12:47:29 | More by Herky21
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dseiters

Nevada

3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-08-2012 22:22:18 | More by dseiters
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Twal

Colorado

3/5  rDev -8.8%

03-27-2012 01:52:36 | More by Twal
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8.8%

10-14-2013 18:57:09 | More by djrn2
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ScorpyX

Colorado

3/5  rDev -8.8%

12-27-2012 07:22:35 | More by ScorpyX
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searsclone

Arizona

3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

bottle into a pint glass. honey colored, kind of thin looking with lots of bubbles. not much white head and almost no lace

smells like honey and hops and a little bready

taste is hops, sweet, malt, hops and sweet again.

a bit thin in the mouth, feels more like a soda than a beer.

overall, pretty average, but not bad

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2012 01:10:32 | More by searsclone
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AmishRockstar

Florida

3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-18-2013 02:49:46 | More by AmishRockstar
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -8.8%

05-09-2014 03:25:04 | More by XmnwildX12
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target88

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-21-2014 22:07:44 | More by target88
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rangerred

Tennessee

2.99/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear medium copper with a one finger white head. Fairly good head retention and lacing with the head hanging around for awhile.

Aroma of cooked vegetables and some corn. There is really a lot of DMS here and I'm not sure if it is intended or not. Some caramel and grassy hops are buried in the background.

The flavor thankfully has less in the way of DMS but does bring along an odd, sour tartness that really detracts from the flavor. Some toffee and bready malt along with hay in the background but again I feel like there are too many off-flavors up front. Pretty watery mouthfeel but that is not out of line with a beer that is only 4.5%

Overall, I'm not really impressed. If this was cleaned up a little it could really shine.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2013 00:38:36 | More by rangerred
Pre-Prohibition Style Lager from Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.