Pre-Prohibition Style Lager - Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.
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3.28/5 rDev -0.3%
Got a bottle from the beer of the month club. The beer pours golden in color with a little bit of haze. A head forms but retreats quickly. The smell doesn't strike me with much of anything. The taste is pretty good for a lager but for the most part it is kind of forgettable. It tastes like a pretty good lager. Not a bad thing I guess but if you are on this site you look for more. A step up from BMC but not aimed at the serious drinker.
05-14-2011 01:14:13 | More by mizzouguy
3.23/5 rDev -1.8%
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.
07-12-2010 19:46:45 | More by kwjd
3.19/5 rDev -3%
Picked this up on a swing through Nebraska recently. I have never seen this where I am from, which is not far from there. That could be a bad thing. Side poured with moderate vigor from the bottle into a Sam Adams pint glass.
Appearance - Pours a nice amber or copper color with good transparency, a decent one finger head, some retention, and a bit of lacing. Looks like an amber ale.
Smell- Breads, yeast, grains, and biscuits, but none of the floral hop aroma as described on the label.
Taste - Plenty of malts are present, which is of little surprise given the nose. Again, it is hard to detect any hop character, which I am okay with. But if you put it on the label, it should probably be a little more pronounced.
Mouthfeel - Finishes malty, just like it starts. Relatively smooth. Nothing much to write home about, but not bad.
Overall - Just like the mouthfeel, this beer is not bad, but not good either. It elicited a collective "meh" from my palate. I was not expecting much, and it lived up to the low expectation I set for it. Don't go out of your way to drink it, but its worth a try one time.
08-04-2014 03:27:04 | More by TheCondor
3.18/5 rDev -3.3%
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.
05-07-2011 22:49:18 | More by suspect
3.15/5 rDev -4.3%
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.
03-01-2012 00:54:45 | More by onewetpaw
3.13/5 rDev -4.9%
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
06-23-2011 21:37:51 | More by gatornation
3.13/5 rDev -4.9%
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.
11-06-2010 20:56:19 | More by afinepilsner
Pre-Prohibition Style Lager from Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.
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