Narragansett Lager | Narragansett Brewing Co.

Narragansett LagerNarragansett Lager
BA SCORE
3.36/5
1,285 Ratings
Narragansett LagerNarragansett Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Narragansett Brewing Co.
Rhode Island, United States
narragansettbeer.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We brew our lager with six row malt, seedless hops, corn from Iowa, our lager strain (the same one the brewery has depended on since just after Prohibition), and the purest water from Lakes Ontario and Hemlock.

12 IBU

Added by Todd on 09-29-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,598
Reviews:
400
Ratings:
1,285
pDev:
16.67%
Bros Score:
3.9
 
 
Wants:
91
Gots:
366
Trade:
0
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3.1/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TBDave
4.1/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is probably my favorite mainstream American lager. It has much more flavor than other watery macro beers. Price is decent ($6/6-pack of 16oz cans).

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1.26/5  rDev -62.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Ltdsaint
3.68/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SicemWT
3.44/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OzmanBey
3.02/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of SebastianOwl
3.84/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zeldoie
4.16/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BigMike
3.73/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jhlosito75
3.6/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Latarnik
3.03/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of choll
3.25/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Got it because I watched Jaws one night and couldn't resist the throwback can. It's okay. Show me the way to go home so we can get a bigger boat.

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3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Not bad for a lager

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Photo of Toynk
3.9/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.11/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nick98
3.77/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of OldSmaug
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AZBeerDude72
3.35/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours golden yellow with very thick head and decent lacing. Smells of corn, mild hops, cereal. The taste is very good, reminds me of how beer was back in the day. Great corn flavor, hops are decent, overall this is a fantastic beer, I could drink these all day in the pool, very good taste and easy to drink down.

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3.26/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEERchitect
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light, crisp and refreshing, the goal of Narragansett with their lager is to stay true to American lager roots while tightening its flavor for a concise and no nonsense approach. Its lightness isn't intended to dazzle the senses with any type of culinary esteem, but rather to appease the masses.

Narragansett Lager does just that. Its pale straw pour is bright while its froth is softly of lather. Fresh graininess wafts about the glass along with light floral hops, a grassy and peppery scent, and an overall rawness. Grain sweetness offers a familiar barley taste of baking bread and light honey.

The middle palate is one of transition. Its floral, flowery character is fleeting and the creamy grains stroll through a quick corn sweetness and bouts with sulfur. Apple and lemon shed a light on nuances from esters, hops and yeast spices. Grassy in finish, the beer's moderate bitterness balances the beer and trails with a crisp lemon pepper tingle.

Medium bodied for an American lager, the beer's firm creaminess is a tribute to corn while an overall cereal sweetness plays on the finish. A quick aftertaste of raw grain and spicy hops lay tracks of grassiness on the finish.

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2.8/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Kornitsky101
3.33/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of irate_alien
3.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DMyers
2.99/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LennyBound
3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Beer rating: 3.36 out of 5 with 1,285 ratings
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