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Narragansett Lager - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
77
okay

795 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 795
Reviews: 317
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 45
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Narragansett Brewing Co. visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We brew our lager with six row malt, seedless hops, corn from Iowa, our lager strain (the same one the brewery has depended on since just after Prohibition), and the purest water from Lakes Ontario and Hemlock.

12 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-29-2003)
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-22-2013 18:37:56 | More by Resuin
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alexgash

Connecticut

3.78/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16 oz. can.

Clear and clean golden straw body. Small, wispy, eggshell white head. A bit of lacing. Sweetish bread and cereal malts. A little corn. Spicy, peppery, noble-ish hops.

Bready malts up front with honey sweetness. Hints of corn cereal and toasted grains. Light cidery-fruitiness mixes with spicy, peppery hop bitterness in the finish. Lingering honey cereal sweetness. Moderate body with a lively, refreshing feel. A pretty decent AAL that leans on the sweet side.

Serving type: can

04-21-2013 00:53:32 | More by alexgash
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shigg85

Japan

4/5  rDev +18.7%

04-19-2013 22:30:46 | More by shigg85
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BeerZack

North Carolina

3.84/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Smells sweet and malty with a slightly metallic grassy hop note and a bit of apple cider. Flavor is pretty much right there also. Sweet and malty up front, sweeter than I would normally like, but does taste malty rather than just sugary like most others in the category. The metallic hoppiness comes out about midway and reigns in the sweetness a bit before the finish. Carbonation is moderate and doesn't bite too hard.

Serving type: can

04-19-2013 02:50:52 | More by BeerZack
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Bapplebaum

New York

4/5  rDev +18.7%

04-16-2013 01:14:15 | More by Bapplebaum
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whatsgoody

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-14-2013 23:23:50 | More by whatsgoody
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Onenote81

North Carolina

3.36/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

One of my favorites for the summer months. Can poured into a glass.

A crystal clear gold on the pour with a large two-finger white head. Scents of sweet lemon bars, dry grains, slight hints of fresh hops. Not bad. Crisp refreshing mouth. Perfect for the style. Mild light citrus notes, mild hops, dry husk, sweet kiss on the finish. This is always an easy-drinking ale for the warm months. It's got a bit more girth and flavor than most other adjuncts, so I'll reach for this again. Nice beer.

Serving type: can

04-14-2013 18:38:49 | More by Onenote81
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beertardis

Rhode Island

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

04-10-2013 00:32:46 | More by beertardis
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chinchill

South Carolina

2.8/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Undated 16oz can served in a lager glass.

Appearance: Sparkling clear, golden, and plenty both fine and coarse bubbles. Formed a nice foamy white head which had decent retention and provided surprisingly attractive lacing.

Smell: typical American Adjunct lager, if a bit more corn.

Taste: too lightly flavored, yet the corn is more obvious upon tasting; lightly hopped, leaving it mildly sweet until the finish; fairly clean tasting.

Mouthfeel: thin and crisp, with aggressive carbonation.

O: not actually bad, but trivially different from other macro-brewery American Adjunct Lagers.

Serving type: can

04-08-2013 23:58:48 | More by chinchill
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wroywel

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

04-06-2013 20:52:37 | More by wroywel
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11%

04-06-2013 11:31:12 | More by Andrew041180
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -11%

04-02-2013 14:53:30 | More by Celtics76
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

04-02-2013 02:17:52 | More by wonothesane42
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aleslover

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

04-01-2013 23:27:22 | More by aleslover
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fx20736

New York

4.21/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

bought on 3/29/13 as part of a 6 pack of 16 oz cans from Beers of the World for $ 5.39.

poured from a 16 oz can into a pint glass at fridge temp.

polished brass shade of gold with some lazy bubbles. mile high linen white head leaves nice lacing.

aroma: pale malts are overpowered by a musty hoppiness

mouthfeel: average.

taste: thick white bread with just a touch of corn syrup sweetness finished with just enough hops to balance.

notes: I like everything about this beer. Brewed in my hometown of Rochester, a retro brand that was a long term advertising sponsor of my Boston Red Sox, the attractive old school can and is easy to drink and, good looking. All this for ninety cents a pint. Drinking this evokes memories of what I think retro lagers of old tasted like while listening to a baseball game on the radio. I think I just found a new lawnmower beer.

Serving type: can

03-30-2013 08:32:21 | More by fx20736
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Perfectly clear light gold/straw. Head is bright-white and bubbly. Quickly drops to a small cap and collar. Lively carbonation pulls throughout. Little to no lacing.

Smell: Pale, slightly bready malts. Solid punch of lager yeast. Straw and freshly mowed grass. Some corn and a vague spiciness. Mild and inoffensive. Some raw pale grain.

Taste: Sweet grain. Pale bready malts offer a corn-like sweetness. Husky grain. Some solid hits of grass and straw. Underlying vague spiciness from the hops. Slight caramel malt sweetness, almost cooked. Clean and succinct.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with a medium to high carbonation. All on point for the style. Slightly dry, but clean overall.

Overall: You can be my creepy neighbor if you're offering these up.

One of the better American adjunct lagers on the market. Nice and clean and even when warm it doesn't bottom out and suck. Drinkable at all temperatures and that's worth a little something, especially for the style.

Serving type: can

03-30-2013 00:26:59 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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snowsurfer422

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +18.7%

03-29-2013 03:22:58 | More by snowsurfer422
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tim28

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-24-2013 23:43:58 | More by tim28
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suspect

New York

3.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 16oz tallboy into a Samuel Adams perfect pint glass.

A: Perfect golden color...crystal clear. Normal pour leads to a big 3 finger fizzy head that fades and leaves a nice fluff of fuzz on the top. Tornado of fizzy bubbles rise up from bottom.

S: Pretty decent lager smell. Grains, faint hops.

T: Full flavored lager. Lots of crisp malts with some hop balance. Not anything special but for a lager, this one is nice.

M: Medium bodied (big for a lager) and a nice crisp finish.

O: A decent, easy drinking lager.

Serving type: can

03-17-2013 00:40:50 | More by suspect
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chippo33

Vermont

2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

03-13-2013 23:50:36 | More by chippo33
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-11-2013 06:51:03 | More by spycow
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mckowned

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -11%

03-08-2013 01:54:58 | More by mckowned
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tbarris

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

03-05-2013 07:03:38 | More by tbarris
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TwoForty

Florida

3/5  rDev -11%

03-04-2013 22:06:21 | More by TwoForty
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-03-2013 01:40:06 | More by rolltide8425
Narragansett Lager from Narragansett Brewing Co.
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