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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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151 Ratings
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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 60
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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Eric908

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-12-2013 22:59:02 | More by Eric908
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rorjets

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +21.6%

02-10-2013 14:53:35 | More by rorjets
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MemphisANiD

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

02-09-2013 00:31:47 | More by MemphisANiD
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BColton1

Rhode Island

2.5/5  rDev -24%

02-08-2013 01:19:51 | More by BColton1
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stampfler07

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-04-2013 23:43:57 | More by stampfler07
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-04-2013 18:06:01 | More by jheezee
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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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Minkybut

Virginia

2.7/5  rDev -17.9%

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer was a light amber color and poured a fair head. The beer smelled terrible like it was sour or something. Whew!. The taste was not sour but it was dry and hoppy and I did not like it at all so I will not be buying this one again.

01-02-2013 19:47:28 | More by Minkybut
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GoodOmens1986

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +21.6%

01-01-2013 23:05:32 | More by GoodOmens1986
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.95/5  rDev +20.1%

Appearance: light amber in color with a one inch head that slowly falls to a spotty surface covering.

Smell: light bread aroma with a hint of floral hops are the main aromatic components.

Taste: mild bready malt profile with some grass, apple sweetness, a hint of citrus, and a soft floral bitterness are most notable.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp throughout. Short lasting aftertaste.

Overall: this is a nicely flavorful lager that is a serious session beer. This represents the style well.

12-31-2012 19:20:56 | More by Gavage
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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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TicoCali

California

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-30-2012 20:53:19 | More by TicoCali
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ScorpyX

Colorado

3/5  rDev -8.8%

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

California

3.63/5  rDev +10.3%

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a BrewDog cervoise glass.

A: Little to no head, nice effevescence, clear but hazy orange-gold.

S: Lager yeast, slightly skunky, slightly fruity, touch of hops.

T/M: Actually quite pleasant. Lemon-tart and crisp with green apples, earthy hops, and lightly dry hops and/or yeast. Crisp and drinkable.

O: I don't generally like lagers, but this one gets my seal of approval. Consumable, interesting, and goes great with food.

12-25-2012 01:33:40 | More by AgentMunky
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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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kevincleary


3/5  rDev -8.8%

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

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +29.2%

11-03-2012 13:34:21 | More by JuniperJesus
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NCStateAE

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -24%

10-27-2012 00:44:58 | More by NCStateAE
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beerdhabelly

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -8.8%

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

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +14%

09-23-2012 15:01:23 | More by MN_Beerticker
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mkh895

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +14%

09-16-2012 01:25:48 | More by mkh895
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searsclone

Arizona

3/5  rDev -8.8%

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

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

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +21.6%

On the tour at Lucky Bucket Brewing, a free pint came along with the tour. I'd had a bottle of the lager before with positive results, so tried a draft for comparison.

Tightly bubbled, thick, creamy head that lingers nicely as the effervescence builds the head from the bottom of the orange-amber lager. Bit dark for the stereotype of a lager, but, if I remember correctly, this is a pre-prohibition lager and fits a different style than the typical American macro-lager.

Clean malty nose with light spice, and, with a deep breathe, a hint of apple underneath. Smooth and full bodied, the spice, caramel and sweetness jump out on the tongue and linger--not typical lager characteristics, but a reason why I like this one. Refreshing on a hot day--a perfect reason to drink a lager.

08-31-2012 01:58:29 | More by FightingEntropy
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MNAle

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -24%

08-20-2012 23:37:34 | More by MNAle
Pre-Prohibition Style Lager from Lucky Bucket Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.