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Name Tag Lager - Minhas Craft Brewery

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Name Tag LagerName Tag Lager

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BA SCORE
61
poor

175 Ratings
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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 2.52
pDev: 26.19%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: flexabull on 08-14-2009)
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Miami66

Nebraska

2/5  rDev -20.6%

07-14-2013 01:45:30 | More by Miami66
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Michael_DaBeers_IV

California

2.75/5  rDev +9.1%

07-03-2013 22:49:24 | More by Michael_DaBeers_IV
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TheMarkE

California

3/5  rDev +19%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: This one looks like beer. Yellow, a little fizzy, and not much else.

Smell: Far off in the distance is the smell of corn and beer.

Taste: Sweet, grain, corn. In other words, beer.

Mouthfeel: Watery, light, with no aftertaste.

The Verdict: Meh. Another cheap beer from Trader Joe's, it's a step up from Old Milwaukee and the like but it's still a cheap beer. For the same price I'll take the much better tasting Simpler Times from TJs. This one is too thin and watery.

Serving type: can

06-20-2013 23:37:51 | More by TheMarkE
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TheZzyzxScarecrow

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -20.6%

06-20-2013 03:18:34 | More by TheZzyzxScarecrow
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Ejayz

Iowa

1.75/5  rDev -30.6%

06-18-2013 03:11:33 | More by Ejayz
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BEERMILER12

Maine

2.75/5  rDev +9.1%

06-17-2013 04:12:08 | More by BEERMILER12
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Doogermeister

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev +9.1%

06-08-2013 21:43:12 | More by Doogermeister
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whitealepaul

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev +19%

06-06-2013 13:15:39 | More by whitealepaul
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

1.85/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Name Tag Classic Lager has a thick, white head and a bubbly, golden appearance, with some decent lacing left behind. The aroma is of a sickly-sweet grain husk, and the flavor is of sickly-sweet, dank, wet grain, foul sugars, and just the slightest bit of unpleasant and flaccid hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Name Tag Classic Lager finishes wet, dirty, and yucky. Overall, this is a bad, and almost undrinkable beer. You screwed up, Trader Joe’s! For those wanting to sample an exceptionally bad beer, this is one to check out.

RJT

Serving type: can

06-04-2013 14:18:19 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Wedcat

California

2.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-01-2013 22:53:08 | More by Wedcat
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georgiaboy8686

Maryland

3/5  rDev +19%

05-26-2013 00:37:06 | More by georgiaboy8686
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cre83

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +48.8%

05-16-2013 01:28:04 | More by cre83
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fastrodney

North Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -30.6%

04-20-2013 00:38:35 | More by fastrodney
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AlphaKingKegger

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-16-2013 04:29:56 | More by AlphaKingKegger
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Caskaway

Illinois

2/5  rDev -20.6%

04-12-2013 12:17:24 | More by Caskaway
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Herky21

Iowa

2.25/5  rDev -10.7%

03-13-2013 02:22:26 | More by Herky21
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OldTime

Georgia

2/5  rDev -20.6%

03-02-2013 23:17:40 | More by OldTime
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

2.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 fl oz can, acquired at the local Trader Joe's earlier for a whopping 67 cents. No freshness date apparent except a code on the bottom. My second review of a beer coming from a can!

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours the typical boring American adjunct lager fare. Clear piss yellow watery looking color with tons of carbonation bubbles rushing around and an artificial, chemical looking fizzy white one finger of head sticking around. Looks a lot like the Miller Lite on draft I was served yesterday at the local hillbilly watering hole. Surprisingly, the beer retained some lacing on the glass on it's way down.

S - Honestly, my first smell made me think of some really cheap whiskey, like the kind that comes in a plastic gallon bottle. Pale adjunct corn / malt follows. Not exciting to smell. Hot nail polish remover / alcohol smell is prevalent. It smells like cheap whiskey for sure.

T - Thankfully it doesn't taste as foul as it smells, though it is by no means good. Much sweeter than most other typical American adjunct lager beers I have had in the past, with a strong taste of honey in every sip. Still tastes carbonated and artificial, rather than having the smooth cleanliness and natural taste of some better lager beers (i.e. Samuel Smith's Organic Lager Beer).

M - Mouthfeel isn't bad, no real flavor to cherish and love here though. Goes down smooth enough, slight honey sugar sweetness hanging out, fair level of carbonation, and a nice light bodied feel.

I guess I can't really complain, this is a semi-above average, standard American adjunctive fare here, and nothing more. Although, I guess you kind of know what you are getting into with this one considering the bold plainness of the can and it's ironically generic name. Not a beer to take seriously in any way, but considering what it is, I would probably buy another can for 67 cents again, y'know just for sh*ts and giggles. And honestly, I'd probably go for one of these before I ever went for a Bud Light.

Minhas Name Tag Lager ---2.5/5

Serving type: can

02-24-2013 01:09:04 | More by mfnmbvp
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kristenspaintings

California

3.61/5  rDev +43.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I am glad this beer has “Classic” in the name. It is an ample and fair description of the beer. It has a slightly bitter flavor, near golden look, good head, nice aroma and brings one back to the classic times(for us older people). Even the price reminds me of days past.

I am glad this beer does not say “superior”, “private reserve”, or “best”, because it is truly not any of them. For the price this beer is great to try or cook with, but it is nothing special. I vote, buy a six pack, drink one or two and cook some brats with the remainder.

Serving type: can

02-18-2013 19:58:45 | More by kristenspaintings
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Alek

California

2.75/5  rDev +9.1%

02-17-2013 04:19:26 | More by Alek
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ChetChildress


2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-13-2013 01:54:56 | More by ChetChildress
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zzurn


1/5  rDev -60.3%

02-08-2013 07:41:07 | More by zzurn
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rlb49

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev +9.1%

02-07-2013 01:28:59 | More by rlb49
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PatrickKlopfenstein

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

02-06-2013 02:30:22 | More by PatrickKlopfenstein
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NeverSettle

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -0.8%

01-26-2013 21:03:17 | More by NeverSettle
Name Tag Lager from Minhas Craft Brewery
61 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.