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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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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-08-2012 02:45:10 | More by dugly2ugly
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Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-12-2014 19:06:42 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

09-02-2013 04:38:52 | More by creepinjeeper
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rjpetrizzo


3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-28-2012 02:35:01 | More by rjpetrizzo
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ZaxGhost

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-29-2013 16:37:41 | More by ZaxGhost
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-31-2012 03:39:51 | More by jrohrbacher
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erjbeer

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

09-09-2013 22:35:49 | More by erjbeer
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-13-2013 20:16:56 | More by Ristaccia
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rapayn01

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-20-2012 01:17:45 | More by rapayn01
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Pacioli1445

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-11-2013 00:37:21 | More by Pacioli1445
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Tschnab

New York

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-23-2013 16:28:50 | More by Tschnab
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-05-2013 00:53:27 | More by jzlyo
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psweendogg

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-10-2014 03:30:21 | More by psweendogg
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-21-2014 17:44:40 | More by AlaskanYoung
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

10-14-2012 19:23:20 | More by Chucker17
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-02-2014 13:43:52 | More by StaveHooks
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Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-09-2014 04:46:14 | More by BearMittens
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-03-2014 01:47:53 | More by drbenderdo
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kwjd

Ontario (Canada)

3.23/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale yellow with small head. Not too much lacing. The smell has a very faint grassy flavour, but very mellow. Taste was quite mellow as well. Carbonation level was pretty much on for the sytle. A pleasant enough beer, but I didn't find it a ton better than some macro lagers.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2010 19:46:45 | More by kwjd
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suspect

New York

3.18/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a DFH shaped pint glass - gifted to me by my buddy Dan P.

A: Copper-gold in color, mostly clear with some cloudiness. Aggressive pour leads to a 1 finger head that disappears quickly. Lots of slippery lacing. Lots and lots of tiny bubbles race to the top.

S: Not a lot to this one...malt is definitely present as is some bready-grain but other than that...pretty thin in the nose.

T: Yikes, where to start. Well I guess the flavor follows the nose. It is relatively non existent. Some citrus from the hop is detectable but it's minimal. Mostly it's a very non-offending grainy mix. For the style it's a pretty average beer. Not too bad, but also not too good. Quite the dichotomy from the traditional lager in that it started to taste a little better as it got warmer.

M: Extremely light bodied, high carbonation, slightly sticky lingering mouth coating left me thirsty for more which is a good thing. Mouthfeel is probably the highlight of this beer.

O: Hmm...not great. But not terrible either. I wouldn't turn it down if it was given to me but I don't think I'd buy it unless my other options were BMC stuff.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2011 22:49:18 | More by suspect
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onewetpaw

Tennessee

3.15/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A- Citrus and a light bread smell. Fruity notes are present that suggest a high fermentation temp to me.

A- Amber, clear. Interesting "steam" comes out of the bottle when you open it.

F- A little tartness hits you up front. Crisp flavors and perhaps a little mineral flavor. The malt is behind the scenes but still there. I don't taste the "adjunct" flavors others describe. Not sure what they are getting at. There's some citrus flavors present as well.

M- Average carbonation. Nice full body. Not at all thin like I think of with adjuncts.

O- A pleasant beer to drink a few of. Not really a great beer in my opinion, but a nice one to have and not think too much about. Tastes great, Less filling, but for real! This a go to easy drinking beer for me. It's regularly available at the local Whole Foods.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2012 00:54:45 | More by onewetpaw
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gatornation

Minnesota

3.13/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

from 12 oz bottle

A-pours a slight hazed golden color with a fast receding 1 finger head with very little lacing

S- is malts and bread a touch of caramel

T-malts and baked bread with a touch of citrus hops

M- low,medium carbonation with light tastes,crisp in the mouth

O- an average lager

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2011 21:37:51 | More by gatornation
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afinepilsner

Iowa

3.13/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown bottle

Lucky Bucket Pre-Prohibition Style Lager was amber in color with good clarity. It had a beige head with decent retention. The smell was light malt with a little sweetness. The taste was lightly malty with a hint of sweetness upfront and some light hop flavor with a touch of bitterness coming through towards the finish. The mouthfeel was average with a light body and light carbonation. Drinkability was about average. It is a decent lager and worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2010 20:56:19 | More by afinepilsner
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xuptygm

Nebraska

3.13/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A decent lager made locally.... so bonus points for that, haha. Slight aromas of malt, a white head, and a medium golden color. Mouthfeel is light which makes this beer an easy drinker. A pretty straight forward lager. Clean, crisp, and somewhat dry finish. Nothing special, but nothing to complain about.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2011 19:52:34 | More by xuptygm
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BeardedBoffin

New Mexico

3.1/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The beer is a dark amber color with just a wisp of foam. The aroma is caramel malt with a few off-fruity notes lingering in the shadow. This continues onto the palate where the sweetness goes awry midway through conjuring up unpleasant thoughts. The off flavors are strangely sour. These aspects are not so objectionable to make it undrinkable, but they are noticeable. The beer finishes with a whimper. Whether pre-prohibition or post-prohibition, the beer is not historic.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2011 23:06:51 | More by BeardedBoffin
Pre-Prohibition Style Lager from Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.
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