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

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Earthquake High Gravity Lager (12%)Earthquake High Gravity Lager (12%)

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BA SCORE
49
awful

51 Reviews
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Reviews: 51
Hads: 72
rAvg: 1.6
pDev: 28.75%
Wants: 9
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
City Brewing Company, LLC visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Malt Liquor |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Zorro on 07-12-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 51 | Hads: 72
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2.6/5  rDev +62.5%
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)

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Earthquake High Gravity Lager (12%) from City Brewing Company, LLC
49 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.