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Simpler Times Lager - Minhas Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
67
poor

291 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 291
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 2.86
pDev: 25.52%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: blackie on 10-11-2008)
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BAsbill

California

2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

11-06-2013 05:42:46 | More by BAsbill
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Treath

California

2/5  rDev -30.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

First time tasting this beer. 12oz can poured into a glass mug.

A- Golden yellow. Lots of bubbles streaming up. Tiny half finger head that quickly fizzles away. Looks OK.

S- Very little scent. Fruity malts, maybe corn. Slight alcohol.

T- Fusel alcohol up front, sweet fruity malts, corn, tiny bit of grassy hops. Tastes like a true Malt Liquor. Reminds me of Steel Reserve. Aftertaste is fusel alcohol, bready malts, and grassy hops.

M- Heavier than an average lager. Leaves the mouth feeling slick. Prickly carbonation.

Drinkability- It's not as smooth as a regular AAL. It's very obviously heavier on fusel alcohol.

O- Overall, if this was recategorized as a Malt Liquor then I'd review it in a better light. It's an ok bargain beer to get drunk on. I would not want to drink it as a lawn mower beer. It's an ok drink at night beer.
It's better than the Simpler Times Pilsener.

Serving type: can

11-02-2013 04:50:20 | More by Treath
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tommy5

Michigan

3/5  rDev +4.9%

10-31-2013 01:50:19 | More by tommy5
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drsarver

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

10-16-2013 01:43:07 | More by drsarver
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davegray

California

3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

10-07-2013 17:29:56 | More by davegray
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kylehay2004

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -12.6%

10-04-2013 19:49:02 | More by kylehay2004
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enzideout

North Carolina

1.25/5  rDev -56.3%

09-10-2013 02:15:52 | More by enzideout
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retry4z

California

3.25/5  rDev +13.6%

09-06-2013 01:53:00 | More by retry4z
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OldSmaug

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +22.4%

09-03-2013 00:37:19 | More by OldSmaug
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LessMyth

California

3.4/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A tad sweet, best cold, nice malt taste. Good for a picnic beer, day at the beach, concert in the park, or paired with a really outrageously expensive steak...

This should be compared to bud or other beers that cost less than 3 bucks for a six pack(!), not Brunch Weasel or some fancy brew.

Serving type: can

09-02-2013 04:14:10 | More by LessMyth
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civicm87

New York

2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-31-2013 13:58:31 | More by civicm87
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DrewSnyc667

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -65%

08-25-2013 18:21:11 | More by DrewSnyc667
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shawnohall

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +22.4%

08-23-2013 04:28:39 | More by shawnohall
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Botulizard

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +4.9%

08-23-2013 01:10:02 | More by Botulizard
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runawaycyborg

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -65%

08-22-2013 01:59:35 | More by runawaycyborg
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vidisad

California

1.5/5  rDev -47.6%

08-19-2013 13:33:46 | More by vidisad
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ssgunbond

Belgium

1/5  rDev -65%

08-18-2013 20:00:02 | More by ssgunbond
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tripel_sSs

New York

3.69/5  rDev +29%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

considering the price, this is a very good beer. can get a little too sweet, but it works well as a cheap beer to enjoy casually. heavier and thicker on the palate than you would expect for this kind of beer. probably the best beer i've had for under $5/six

Serving type: can

08-16-2013 00:00:08 | More by tripel_sSs
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3/5  rDev +4.9%

08-02-2013 01:45:18 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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TaylorK

Virginia

4/5  rDev +39.9%

07-30-2013 23:39:05 | More by TaylorK
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Aaron_Ramson

California

3.26/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bought a 6-pack of this along with Simpler Times pilsner at Trader Joe's for $3.49. While the pilsner was an unexpected suprise and a very quality and drinkable beer, the lager left a little to be desired. Color was very standard; golden with a foamy soapy head, and a medium mouthfeel that is thicker than Budweiser and most macro-lagers. The aroma was the metallic sour tang associated with adjunct beers; cooked rice, farm grains, acidic malts. The taste was of sweet canned corn (vegetable,sugar,iron), a little cereal, starchy white bread, a slight herbal finish with the hops which were light and barely detectable. The canned corn flavor becomes overwhelming after too many beers. Not a bad lager, similar in taste and price to macro adjunct lagers. Not really my thing, I much prefer the clean mineral taste of Simpler Times pilsner instead.

Serving type: can

07-27-2013 23:36:37 | More by Aaron_Ramson
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tfsimpkins

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-25-2013 18:40:58 | More by tfsimpkins
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WizzardOfHops

California

3.5/5  rDev +22.4%

07-17-2013 07:38:19 | More by WizzardOfHops
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Miami66

Nebraska

2/5  rDev -30.1%

07-14-2013 01:46:05 | More by Miami66
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Wedcat

California

3/5  rDev +4.9%

07-06-2013 04:25:07 | More by Wedcat
Simpler Times Lager from Minhas Craft Brewery
67 out of 100 based on 291 ratings.