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Badass American Lager - Michigan Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
63
poor

65 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 2.52
pDev: 32.54%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Michigan Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tubacharlie on 08-21-2010)
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alleykatking

Indiana

2.73/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from 12oz bottle. Thanks to VinnieVanGogh for being an american badass and giving this to me. Alright, now that that is done on with the review.

A- Pours a very light pale straw yellow color. One finger fizzy head shows light retention. Some light streaks of lace on the sides of the glass fall back into the beer.

S- Biscuity malts with a strong grain aroma in the front of the beer. There was a honeylike backending aroma that became overwhelming. No real hop aroma at all....I thought the alcohol stood out more than the hops.

T- Biscuity tone in the front of the beer changes into a light caramel malt sweetness. Hints of light butter in the middle of the beer. Toasted malts on the backend of the beer with a hint of grassy/lightly skunked hops. Alcohol is dull and unclean tasting in the ending.

M- Light mouthfeel. Carbonation is high overall but on par for the style. A lot of grains and semi-sweet malts are left on the palate. Aftertaste is light alcohol, hint of skunked hops, and wet grain. Flavors were light and hard to tell if they were blended well. Buttery notes are the only off flavor which I would assume is a off flavor. No alcohol real alcohol drying left on the palate.

O- This beer is what I would say is a "C" average beer. It wasn't anything over the top but a lot better tasting than most pale lagers. The alcohol was not there at all which I liked overall in this style of beer. The hops when present seemed a little skunked once again like a lot of the beers in this style.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2011 02:09:20 | More by alleykatking
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Badass American Lager from Michigan Brewing Company
63 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.