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Port Republic Lager - World Brews

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Port Republic LagerPort Republic Lager

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71
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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 2.87
pDev: 14.98%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tdm168 on 08-04-2011)
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Reviews by Nerudamann:
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Nerudamann

Oregon

3.03/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a can into a snifter glass.

Look – light straw-like in color, clear, with about two and a half fingers’ worth of foam that dissipate somewhat slowly.

Smell – seems to be of cereal grains, but with maybe a slightly higher quality of selection.

Taste – interesting taste for this kind of beer. It seems to release a few more phenolic flavors than I would have thought.

Mouthfeel – it leans a little more toward the watery side.

Overall – not a bad beer, but not interesting at all either..

Serving type: can

12-31-2011 18:10:44 | More by Nerudamann
More User Reviews:
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Duwey

Ohio

3/5  rDev +4.5%

07-13-2014 13:07:27 | More by Duwey
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smitbo7

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +22%

05-03-2014 20:53:44 | More by smitbo7
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mart1018

Tennessee

3.36/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I drank it from a 24 oz. can so I can't comment on the appearance. This was one of cheapest,babe in the woods, I have found. For the everyday PBR or Bud drinker, this beer excelled both in price, drink-ability and refreshment. Thank you Mr. Middle-East convenience store clerk for a positive recommendation.

Serving type: can

08-25-2013 23:21:22 | More by mart1018
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FreshButterbeer

West Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -4.2%

07-29-2013 17:56:13 | More by FreshButterbeer
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Jackal

West Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

07-26-2013 05:43:27 | More by Jackal
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MadWolf

Ohio

3/5  rDev +4.5%

06-24-2013 13:25:30 | More by MadWolf
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

2.54/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

LOOK: Pale yellow, clear, small white topping disappears quickly.

SMELL: Stale, grainy smell. The aroma is a hodge podge of corn, rice, generic malt sweetness and a small hint of processed hop.

TASTE: Tastes ultra clean, mildly sweet and rice is the primary flavor.

FEEL: Light bodied, watery, well carbonated

OVERALL: pretty lame lager.

Serving type: can

03-26-2013 23:18:47 | More by Stinkypuss
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TDintino

Virginia

3/5  rDev +4.5%

12-06-2012 02:07:50 | More by TDintino
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netrioter

Texas

3.38/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

14.99 for a 30 pack here in Durham N.C.

This is a great,cheap american lager...great meaning slightly above average as a whole.

This beer is also known as Big Flats 1901,which you can buy at Walgreens...but this version tastes a better.Its not as offensive to the nose and has hardly any aftertaste...a great sessionable beer.Good on a hot day or when youre watching t.v.

Make sure you keep this beer cold....it does get a bit unwieldy as it warms up.

If youre not a fan of american lager then this is not for you.Elite beer enthusiasts,if you like cheap "bad" beers....you may be surprised by this beer.

This is my new beer that im going to keep the fridge stocked with,PBR was my regular but its popularity has made it alot more expensive...my new Sunday beer for when im broke

Serving type: can

11-17-2012 19:52:50 | More by netrioter
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SometimesIfart

Michigan

2.28/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Pours an extremely clear gold with a massive frothy white head. Virtuall no carbonation bubbles. Left almost no lacing

S - Grain husks, corn adjunct, rice, white grapes, metal.

T - Seltzer water, corn husks, white grapes, metal, rice adjunct, rubbing alcohol finish if drank from the can.

M - medium bodied with almost no carbonation.

O - Overall, this was just slightly above your average mass produced swill. For the price tag ( $16.99 a 30 pack ) i'd say this is probably the second best beer in it's range. Pabst is first. This makes a good party beer however.

Serving type: can

11-10-2012 22:50:44 | More by SometimesIfart
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TaylorK

Virginia

3/5  rDev +4.5%

10-19-2012 18:29:56 | More by TaylorK
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jadpsu

Georgia

3.13/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

24 ounce can, priced in an economy price range.
This beer is an economy priced beer that has characteristics that surpass similarly priced brews. It provides value.
Pours a bright crystal clear, very pale straw color with a very decent snow white head that has better retention than most economy priced lagers.
Aroma is a little earthy with some corn husks
Taste is not at all offensive. Not much to highlight but that's ok.
Overall, in rating this beer on a value basis it did fine.

Serving type: can

09-11-2012 01:06:10 | More by jadpsu
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fredolele


3.53/5  rDev +23%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

There is absolutley nothing wrong with this beer. I know that's a hell of a way to start a review, but anything I say has to be tempered by the fact that I paid $1.09 for a 24oz can. That's only slightly more expensive than freedom (which, of course costs $1.05).

All things considered (IT'S 50¢ A BEER!) this stuff is really quite drinkable. It's cheaper than even Red Dog or Icehouse, and much more palatable.

Who are we fooling here? No one. This isn't going to be you're new favorite beer, but if your either cheap or broke and looking to catch a buzz, this beats the shit out of malt liqueur.

Serve ice cold,
Cheers!

Serving type: can

09-03-2012 23:29:56 | More by fredolele
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SlaughteredWolf

Virginia

3/5  rDev +4.5%

08-20-2012 18:03:40 | More by SlaughteredWolf
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andrewj17

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

08-12-2012 23:40:17 | More by andrewj17
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fastrodney

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

08-05-2012 23:58:09 | More by fastrodney
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brewdlyhooked13

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance - pale yellow/straw, three to four fingers of white foam, holding quite well. Melts steadily down, we'll be quaffing shortly.

Aroma - cereal, grain husk, about as expected.

Taste - light sweet grain, a bit rough at mid-palate. Shallow and watery, but going down fast after working up a decent sweat with the pigskin outside. No aftertaste and finish aside from the bland grain. Light bitter twang at the end, meh.

Mouthfeel - thin and watery, average crispness.

Drinkability - super cold, she'll drink but don't dally. Nice enough looking can but not worth the shelf space.

Serving type: can

07-26-2012 02:23:42 | More by brewdlyhooked13
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MirkoCroCough

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.15/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

24oz can for a dollar at Kroger's. Drank straight from the can.

Looks just like the light version.

Clean, light mineral smell.

Not much. Slightly earthier than the light version.

Carbonated water, dry finish. Refreshing.

Definitely worth the money. Not much difference from the light version at all.

Serving type: can

06-06-2012 22:39:20 | More by MirkoCroCough
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beerme626

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

05-19-2012 18:23:11 | More by beerme626
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daliandragon

North Carolina

2.43/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Clad in a gigantor blue can with the slogans "first rate" and "sail close to the wind" emblazoned on its other wise generic design. Definitely feeling gypped after finding out everyone else aid a dime less than the $1.09 I paid for this obvious superstar at the Kroger in Apex yesterday. That's the cheapest 24 oz can I know (tied with Genesee Ice at a local gas station)

Okay, the truth is that there isn't much there. Apeearance is light ginger ale colored with literally no foam or head at all. Tons of visible carbonation. Nose is a light, grainy, sweet blah. Taste is exactly what you'd expect. Sweet and inoofensive. Slightly sour in the finish. Done. Okay for the price but depressingly boring.

Serving type: can

05-01-2012 00:47:14 | More by daliandragon
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kdawg105

Georgia

2.65/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It is what it is! Poured from can not very appealing, though it does look like its type of brew. The smell to me was sour grain and nothing else. The taste same way, mouthfeel is smooth though so it helps to get it down. Overall I would not buy this over PBR or Budweiser because its 2 dollars cheaper its worth spending the extra few if this is your style of beer!

Serving type: can

03-01-2012 22:33:32 | More by kdawg105
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dmbsteve

Tennessee

3.13/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

After some research, I found that this is brewed by Genesee. Their cream ale used to be my go-to cheap beer until I found this. $1 for a 24oz can at Kroger. Take that PBR!

A - Looks like an adjunct lager. what else can I say
S - Smells like an adjunct lager with a little metallic smell. Maybe its the can?
T/M - Actually not bad. Pretty solid for the price. Actually has a little more light malt flavor than a normal adjunct. Sure the rice is there too, but it's actually kinda pleasant.
O - See intro above..can't really say it better than that. Everyone should keep a few of these in stock for watching a game or whatever, when you just want a "beer".

Serving type: can

01-13-2012 23:53:02 | More by dmbsteve
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wingman14

Ohio

2.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

$1 for a 24 oz can, on sale at Kroger.

Pours a very light yellow, with a frothy white head that sticks around. Smell is sweet with some malty notes. The taste is minimal, not as potent as the smell, a sweet lager with the malt flavor, a hint of barley at the end. The mouthfeel is the biggest miss on this beer, it is very light and watery. Overall a drinkable lager for the style. I was pleasantly surprised by the flavor and was happy to spend the dollar to try this beer. Even though it does not have much flavor, what it does have is not bad. Compared against others in this style I would much prefer this over the other macros. This seems like it would be great on a hot day, but if you are looking for flavor or a complex beer, this is not it.

Serving type: can

12-18-2011 00:04:39 | More by wingman14
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bluejacket74

Ohio

2.55/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

24 ounce can. Served in a nonic pint glass, the beer pours a clear gold color with an inch and a half white head. The head stays around a little while, and there's a decent amount of lacing left on the glass. Aroma is all sweet malt and grain/corn. It tastes like sweet malt, grain/corn, and there's also a slight metallic taste. The warmer it gets, the more bitter tasting it is compared to the initial sweet malt flavors. Mouthfeel/body is light, it's thin but not too watery. For the style of beer it is, it's not bad at all. It was on sale for $1 a can at the local Kroger, and at that price I can't complain at all. Actually, at that price it was the only reason I bought it. And for just $1, I'd buy it again.

Serving type: can

11-22-2011 23:42:52 | More by bluejacket74
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Port Republic Lager from World Brews
71 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.