Landshark Lager
Margaritaville Brewing Co.

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From:
Margaritaville Brewing Co.
 
Florida, United States
Style:
American Adjunct Lager
Ranked #222
ABV:
4.6%
Score:
62
Ranked #30,553
Avg:
2.64 | pDev: 26.89%
Reviews:
558
Ratings:
1,504
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 08, 2022
Added:
Jan 17, 2007
Wants:
  30
Gots:
  514
SCORE
62
Poor
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Reviewed by Skywave from Oklahoma

3.65/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
16oz can, code 22209 (209th day of 2022?)
Appearance:
Clear Medium straw-gold, think but lasting creamy white head, moderate lacing.

Aroma:
Very clean and mild cracker and creamed corn, no discernable hops

Flavor:
Crackers and cornbread, very scant hop, low bitterness. Clean finish

Mouthfeel:
Light mouthfeel, not watery, nominal co2, no astringency or other harsh feels. goes down easy. refreshing.

Overall:
In 2022, Landshark delivers on price and flavor, Clean and inoffensive, a solid, clean Adjunct lager with no unpleasant surprises. Much like Narragansett.
Nov 08, 2022
 
Rated: 1.19 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Nov 06, 2022
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Rated by dsa7783 from New Jersey

2.25/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
Typical macrolager nothing to write home about. Refreshing and light - a good daytime beer.
Oct 19, 2022
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Reviewed by xmanden from Michigan

2.74/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Smells slightly malty. Pours clear light gold. Taste of light malt and with a hint of lemon. This has a crisp clean flavor but doesn’t really inspire me to purchase another.
Sep 19, 2022
 
Rated: 2.4 by Rainintheface from Florida

Aug 18, 2022
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Reviewed by md3kcn from North Carolina

2.51/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5
Purchased as a 12-pack of cans from Ingles for $12.83. Poured into a nonic pint glass.

L - Pours a clear goldenrod, with a minimal head that goes away fairly quickly. Lacing is okay, but not ideal.
S - Miscellaneous grain, with some hay notes. A bit of a sweet aroma, like how Budweiser smells a bit sweet.
T - Nose matches flavor exactly. Nothing else going on, really.
F - Light-bodied, with decent carbonation. Crisp and refreshing, for sure. Poundable.
O - Look, anyone purchasing this one is doing so because of the drinkability and mild flavor. It does its job well in those regards. It's objectively a pretty average brew, but I don't hate it. It's good to relax with on a hot day like today. That being said, it's nearly indistinguishable from Tecate. Not really worth a try, but it's a good refreshment.
Aug 09, 2022
 
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Rated by Legendary_Geko from Florida

3.1/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
It's alright, it's better than corona by a mile. It's a very refreshing beer to have, noting super fancy but its not bad either.
Aug 06, 2022
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Reviewed by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania

2.58/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25
On tap.

Light gold pour with a good ring of white lacing. Definite adjunct corn type of malt aroma going on with some light honey notes. Taste follows with sweet malt and hardly any hop presence whatsoever. Light medium body and finishes on the sweeter side. Overall? No thanks.
Jul 31, 2022
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Reviewed by nitoy from District of Columbia

1.89/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
Unassuming, Uninteresting, Unremarkable - in fact UN in every possible way, this bland insipid adjunct lager should be a hit with Americans the land over. Enjoy!
Jul 14, 2022
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

2.94/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
This one pours a clear golden yellow color, with a small head, and not much lacing.

This smells like slightly sweet malt, and a bit of sweet graininess.

As expected, there’s basically nothing to this. It’s just sweet and slightly crisp, grainy and maybe a little corn-like. On the beach when it’s hot, it’s acceptable, but you’re not gonna give it a second thought.

This is light bodied, very drinkable, and relatively smooth on the back end.

This isn’t really meant to be dissected. It’s not that good, but that also doesn’t really matter in the end.
Jul 06, 2022
 
Rated: 2.43 by Irish_Lush

Jul 06, 2022
 
Rated: 1.55 by selekt0r

Jun 12, 2022
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Reviewed by Tony787 from Canada (ON)

2.53/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5
I bought a 6 pack of bottles 355ml at 4.6%.
It was bought at the LCBO in Ontario Canada brewed here in Canada in Waterloo Ontario.
Poured into glass with a 1 finger head.
Taste is very plain style lager it's actually easy to drink on a hot day ice cold is best for this type of beer.
It's kinda like a Corona have to drink it ice cold or its no good .
Overall an ok easy drinking lager .
Cheers
Jun 07, 2022
 
Rated: 3.63 by kirkgarner

Jun 02, 2022
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Rated by RaiderJim90 from Colorado

4.63/5  rDev +75.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
My go to beer. Taste great with a lime. Very refreshing better then Corona and not as skanky. Sweet bite at the end
Jun 02, 2022
 
Rated: 1.98 by jft944 from Tennessee

May 22, 2022
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Reviewed by HorseheadsHophead from Colorado

3.2/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Clear urine yellow color. Small fizzy head with no real retention.

Aroma of corn sweetness, slight cracker malt, a bit of hay and grass.

Sweet corn upfront, grainy and crackery malt, very subtle hay, perhaps a drop of lemon.

Light mouthfeel but well carbonated and not too watery.

Eh, it's a decent light corn lager. Perfectly acceptable for the outdoors in hot weather. Comparable to Corona and Dos Equis and whatnot.
Apr 29, 2022
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Reviewed by Camerino9125

5/5  rDev +89.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Exceptional light summer beer super refreshing after a day of doing yard work or a leisure Saturday afternoon. If you like corona youll love landshark its enjoyable without lime
Apr 16, 2022
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Reviewed by ravger from Illinois

2.06/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
What you'd expect - watery tasting Corona type of knock off for having on vacation when you want something with very little alcohol. You're not drinking it for the taste.
Mar 29, 2022
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Reviewed by CobraChicken

1.76/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75
It was on special for 20 oz in a souvenir cup… served with a lime. I’m on vacation at the beach, so why not? It was a pale and an off-putting shade of yellow. Smelled like corn and carbonation. The first sip was sweet and kinda funky, like it was already a little skunked (even though it was on tap). Moderate carbonation but it was going flat quickly. Had to slam it. Aftertaste was not necessarily a pleasant one. Won’t be buying this for the fridge at home. Good enough for the price but I assume it’s because they’re trying to get rid of it. Better than most “light beers” but that’s not saying anything.
Mar 02, 2022
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Rated by dbean3 from Texas

3.71/5  rDev +40.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
I think this beer is greatly under rated. This is a good beverage for a day on the beach or anywhere outdoors.
Feb 04, 2022
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Reviewed by RoyBrentII from Belize

2.41/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5
One of those American adjuncts that you need to drop quickly because the corn takes over if it's not ice cold.

Look: clear straw; almost piss-yellow.

Smell: grains—and not particularly prominent.

Taste: classic adjunct. Some hop presence, but the corn lingers, particularly as the beer warms.

Feel: relatively substantial for an "island lager".

Overall: drink fast on a particularly hot tropical day and it's passable.
Jan 02, 2022
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Reviewed by lagrluvr

2/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Tried this because I was a tourist in Destin Harbour's Margaritaville - a real schmuckfest.
Served in clear (dumbass) bottle with lime wedge (with stale contaminated browning peel!)
SLight yellow pee color, slight corn smell, slight corn and lime taste. Semi fizzy for a few minutes (don't take longer than 3-5 minutes or it goes flat as a popcorn fart, and smells the same).
Overall, not worth the money at any price, and a disgrace to Jimmy Buffet. Avoid, unless you're a kid who is sneaking it.
Dec 14, 2021
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Reviewed by MikeWard from Pennsylvania

2.84/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
16oz can into a pint glass. Freshness dating hard to understand.

Crystal clear pale golden yellow body. Initial big white head quickly shrinks to a thin ring and faint covering. No lacing.

Hardly any aroma at all. Faintly sweet malt.

On tasting, well, there isn't much of that either. Lightly apple and a little sweet.

Mouth closer to thin than medium. A little sharp on the finish.

Overall, pretty bland, on the other hand, no nasty aftertaste either.
Dec 04, 2021
 
Rated: 2.68 by Meddwol from Michigan

Nov 21, 2021
 
Rated: 3.08 by TheHammer from Canada (ON)

Oct 19, 2021
 
Rated: 2.69 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Sep 21, 2021
 
Rated: 2.67 by MGibbons from Maryland

Aug 25, 2021
 
Rated: 3.97 by soarinsteven from Illinois

Aug 10, 2021
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Reviewed by JimboRick from Pennsylvania

1.96/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
This is a very sweet beer, like cloyingly sweet. And for $24 a case (here in PA), not worth it. I can get a 30-pack of Hamm's for $14, and it tastes so much better. This beer is all about marketing and branding. Avoid if you can.
Jul 25, 2021
 
Rated: 3.07 by tristanrussell36 from Illinois

Jul 18, 2021
 
Rated: 3.02 by vabeerguy from Virginia

Jul 02, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by kuhndog from New York

Jun 12, 2021
 
Rated: 1.5 by joeywheeler from Indiana

Jun 09, 2021
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Reviewed by Flowbeer from Georgia

2.49/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
The first time I tried Landshark was a couple summers ago on a beach in Wilmington. Really loved it then, because it was hot as hell on the beach and a cold can of beer hit the spot! Back then, I compared it to a lighter version of Corona, as it had a bit of a lemony -limey taste to it, without adding one to it, like you do to Corona.
Now, I’m trying it again and it’s still good...it’s nice and cold & easy to drink and still has that lemony after-taste, which gives it a summertime appeal, but it is pretty thin in taste. The ABV is 4.6 so it gets you where you wanna go, put it isn’t much in flavor. If I had to choose, I’d go with a Mexican lager like Modelo Especial, but it is quite easy to drink & doesn’t have any negative flavors or skunkiness...it’s just a little....thin? Watery? Oh well. I still think Jimmy Buffett is a great singer & songwriter, so there’s that. And the can art & color is “beachy”!! So 2.75?
May 05, 2021
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Reviewed by Beerman2248 from Texas

1.1/5  rDev -58.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
Have you ever wondered if your liver and bladder work? This beer will answer that question. If Corona had a filthy second cousin this would be it. This beer is drinkable but that’s about it. It’s yellow. The end.
Apr 14, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by AndrewFord666 from Illinois

Mar 24, 2021
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

2.87/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
Clear, bright yellow/gold appearance with a medium size white head and minimal lacing. Muted aroma ; some sweet maltiness. Clean, mild, moderately sweet along with some adjuncts. Hops are kept to the bare minimum. Light bodied, well carbonated mouthfeel with a short lived finish. Really not terrible for a mass produced pale lager but not worth a second round. Here at the local watering hole, they just added green dye to the keg for St Paddy's Day. Won't rate that mug.
Mar 17, 2021
Landshark Lager from Margaritaville Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 62 out of 100 with 2062 ratings