Beer 30 Light | Melanie Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Melanie Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by mynie on 09-24-2006

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Reviews:
51
Ratings:
101
Avg:
1.75
pDev:
55.43%
 
 
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1.43/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Two ways to consider this: I have enough of a sense of humor about beer to drop 2.50 on a six pack of a beer that seems to market itself as something horrible, with its gaudy purple can and, well, name. "Beer" is all it says. "30 Light" is much smaller. That's kind of funny.

The other way is that I'm an idiot who just bought something that is marketed as being horrible and I should expect any pain that this brew may cause me.

Tepid pour. Very light yellow with a small, very short-lived head.

Smells at first of nothing. When it warms it takes on the absolutely repugnant odor of a can of a regular bad macro that's been sitting for a few days. Ya'know, that smell of week old Bud. Well, this was opened ten minutes ago and it smells like that.

Tastes...not half bad, actually. A little metal but a surpising amount of fruit esters, especially for a light lager. Seriously, if the smell wasn't so goddamn horrible this would be a top notch light. Erm... okay as it warms it starts to taste like it smells.

Oh, and it should also work on the mournful dispepsia it causes. And the headache.

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Beer 30 Light from Melanie Brewing Company
1.75 out of 5 based on 101 ratings.
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