Simpler Times Lager | Minhas Craft Brewery

BA SCORE
69
poor
384 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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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:
384
Reviews:
205
Avg:
2.91
pDev:
24.74%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
59
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 384 |  Reviews: 205
Photo of ZekeMillz
1.3/5  rDev -55.3%
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 -65.6%
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 -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of CanyonCitySteve
2.28/5  rDev -21.6%
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 +14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mig100
1.5/5  rDev -48.5%
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 +30.2%
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 -13.7%
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 +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Rp541
2.64/5  rDev -9.3%
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 +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of shoegueuze
3.25/5  rDev +11.7%
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 -13.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of CIBoy10
1.25/5  rDev -57%
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 -53.3%
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 -15.5%
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 +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wer34truh
2.87/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of BDeibs
3/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of HardyA
2.2/5  rDev -24.4%

Photo of spokes100
3.75/5  rDev +28.9%

bought a six pack of cans at trader joe's, craft beer in a can, who'd have thought. has a nice golden color, poured with a nice head, lasted a reasonable length of time. doesn't seem to have much aroma, faint cereal grain smell maybe. first taste was very mild, a little alcohol feel, light taste of hops, not bitter at all. further sips reinforced first impressions, light, crisp, smooth, pleasant after taste. seems like one of those beers that tastes best served cold and not lingered over. due to the 6.2% alcohol can't imagine this as a session beer but maybe for some people. have to savor the after taste more to see what flavors come out, maybe more grain, nutty, dry finish. but really I'm not much of a beer aficionado, but I am a beer advocate and I like this beer. I'll bet it would be nice in draft. will definitely drink again.

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Photo of echophone
3.44/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of tuber
3.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of DuffDaddy
3.25/5  rDev +11.7%

Mixed six from Trader Joe's in Tally. Drank in the hotel room while up there visiting FSU for Hadley.

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Photo of Lovely85
3/5  rDev +3.1%

Simpler Times Lager from Minhas Craft Brewery
2.91 out of 5 based on 384 ratings.
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