Dismiss Notice

Site Performance Updates: We're aware of the nightly site outage, and working on resolving the issue.

Follow our progress ...

Earthquake High Gravity Lager (12%) | City Brewing Company, LLC

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
49
awful
51 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER STATS
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
73
Avg:
1.61
pDev:
52.17%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
Earthquake High Gravity Lager (12%)Earthquake High Gravity Lager (12%)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
City Brewing Company, LLC
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Zorro on 07-12-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

View: Beers | Events
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
firstprev| 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next → last
Reviews: 51 | Ratings: 73
Photo of Zorro
2.6/5  rDev +61.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

24 OZ of 12% Booze for 99 cents, well that just plain says you might go blind! Pretty much this is the unflavored base beer they make the "Four" Alco-pops out of.

Clear golden colored beer with very slight head formation and retention.

Smells light and corny with a slight corn syrup scent. Sweet and corny smell. Scientists with a gas chromatograph can only detect hops. Still no off odors here at all.

Starts out sweet and alcoholic with a slight metal aftertaste to it. If you ever wondered what bock must taste like with no hops, grab one of these and find out. Corn syrup and candy flavor, guessing they are not adding all that much sugar to the Four Series of alco-pops, just brew a beer until it kills the yeast and force carbonate it. Not completely awful, just too sweet.

Mouthfeel is pretty good since this thing is just loaded with unfermented sugars.

Drinkability is OK, but the sweetness is just too much. Run this through a Randall or add about 60 IBUs bitterness and it would be decent. Better than you could expect out of a 24 OZ Ghetto can of beer, still no repeat sale here.

 1,097 characters

firstprev| 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next → last
Earthquake High Gravity Lager (12%) from City Brewing Company, LLC
49 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.