Minnesota's Brew Northern Lager | Melanie Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Melanie Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by happygnome on 07-24-2007

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Reviews:
5
Ratings:
8
Avg:
2.19
pDev:
36.53%
 
 
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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 8
Photo of MDT187
1.25/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Wisconsinites brewed this terrible beer and named it "Minnesota Brew" with the sole purpose of making Minnesota look bad. Don't fall for their cynical attack.

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Photo of Mora2000
1.73/5  rDev -21%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Thanks to swalden28 for sharing this can.

The beer pours a clear yellow color with a white head. The aroma is awful. I get some grain, grassy hops, corn and a very off flavor that I can't identify. The flavor is not any better and may actually be worse. I get some corn and something that resembles skunk urine. Not sure how a canned beer was skunked, but I am also not sure how this beer made it to market. I guess there have to be some mysteries out there. Watery with medium carbonation.

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Photo of bwiechmann
1.77/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 2.5

This beer is a drain-pour. Its only use is in ice-fishing houses where one's tastebuds are numb.

The appearance is similar to any yellowish-fizzy beer in a can. Small head, no lacing.

Smell- No

Taste- some bready grain perhaps- surprisingly there was a minute hint of hop abstract noted.

Mouthfeel- Thin, highly carbonated.

Drinkability- High when taken through a funnel or when a hole is poked in the bottom and the top is popped- otherwise the taste gets in the way of consuming several of these.

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Photo of Hophead101
2.52/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

had a beer tasting at a friend's house on 3.28.09 - had this beer more as a joke.

it actually looked pretty decent. nice creamy head - nice crisp clean yellow color. lots of tiny bubbles coming up from the bottom and nice lacing to boot. not much to smell - some minor malt and very light hops.

the taste was very macro lager-ish. not much in the flavor department. very bland and very basic. the mouthfeel (outside the bland taste) wasn't half bad - a bit soft and creamy with a little edge at the end.

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Photo of happygnome
2.8/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

a: pours a light golden color that is typical of the macro lager catagory with an eigth inch of head that dissapears fast leaving no lacing
s: corn adjunct malts no hop presence
t: corn malts at first, the hop bitterness that follows is very light and barely detectable
m: light to medium bodied with a little more than average amount of carbonation

overall, this is a cheap macro lager, $4 for a 6 pack, something that I will probably never buy again

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Minnesota's Brew Northern Lager from Melanie Brewing Company
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