Simpler Times Lager | Minhas Craft Brewery

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70
okay
392 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Simpler Times LagerSimpler Times Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
minhasbrewery.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by blackie on 10-11-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
392
Reviews:
208
Avg:
2.92
pDev:
24.66%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
62
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 392 |  Reviews: 208
Photo of schaffer9252
3.63/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good. Cheap

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Photo of MarfarfaO
1.4/5  rDev -52.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Hands down worst beer I've ever had.

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Photo of UPMD_Bill
3.16/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Nice gold color, decent head.
Smells like cheap American macrobrew, but fortunately tastes better than it smells.
Sweet malt with a hint of citrus and grass.
Drinkable.
Overall, decent for the price and surpassed my low expectations. No one would confuse this for good craft beer, but not bad for cheap easy summer drinking.

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Photo of thewilliamhart
3.18/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of williahd
3.28/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of takusan1000
3.02/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I quite like this for what it is. Much better than basic macro lagers. Grassy mild smell. Taste is predominantly a sweet grassiness, a little bit of citrus, and a mild kick of hops. Overall a sweet light brew, good for summer drinking. Not the best by far, mind you, but sold at a great price point at TJ's.

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Photo of SadMachine
2.52/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Gemini6
3.39/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZekeMillz
1.3/5  rDev -55.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

I can enjoy cheap, fizzy beer on occasion, but I would rather drink urine than another sip of this. Definitely in the running for the worst beer I've ever had.

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Photo of RonJensen
1/5  rDev -65.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Another crappy beer by Minhas. I don't trust Minhas Craft Brewery with any of their beers.

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Photo of Moose90
2.45/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of CanyonCitySteve
2.28/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Has a sweetish taste and a bit of body, but mostly just tastes like cheap beer

You get what u pay for in this case.

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Photo of paulish
3.33/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mig100
1.5/5  rDev -48.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Another horrid watery beer option from Trader Joe's. It's cheap though!

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Photo of yannimou
3.79/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Give this a try. This is significantly different than Budwiser, miller, coors, etc.. It has a pleasant honey like sweetness and tanginess that makes it really good. I think this is my new go-to.

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Photo of Bsilver81
2.51/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

For the price, and it not being a light beer, really not all that bad.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
2.99/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Rp541
2.64/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Not a bad beer for $3.99 a 6pk
Not sure if the 6.2% abv is that accurate. Into my 3rd can and don't feel like I have drank anything more than a couple rolling rock pounders.

But overall it's not a bad brew for the cost.

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Photo of doom_deluise
3/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of shoegueuze
3.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

An alright brew. Good price.

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Photo of Beerlover
2.51/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CIBoy10
1.25/5  rDev -57.2%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

I did not enjoy at all. Would never touch again.

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Photo of Ebruth
1.36/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Sweet taste, not much if a lager

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Photo of AndrewMichael
2.46/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

12 oz can, drinkable needs to be really cold.

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Photo of CB2maltygoodness
3.16/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Simpler Times Lager from Minhas Craft Brewery
2.92 out of 5 based on 392 ratings.
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