Badass American Lager | Michigan Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Michigan Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
michiganbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tubacharlie on 08-21-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
77
Reviews:
40
Avg:
2.72
pDev:
29.04%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Photo of lucasj82
2.97/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
2.1/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured into a glass lager mug, looks of a straw (piss) yellow.
Smells like a cheap lager, but sweeter.
Tastes like a cheap macro lager, but with a bland corn flavor to it.
Feels and drinks smooth, mild carbonation.

Better than most cheap American Lager's, but nothing fantastic either.

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Photo of Hrodebert
3.19/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of alabencki
3.99/5  rDev +46.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Based on what it is, it's not too shabby. It's not really a "craft" beer per se, but it's MILES AHEAD of the macro-mass produced beers. Also, I'm not sure where others get the corn smell.. There's no adjunct in this beer.

It pours a little paler than I expected; even for a pale lager. Big fizzy head, true to the style, fizzes away in a few minutes, but leaves a decent bit of lacing on the glass.

Smells quite pleasant. No corny adjuncty smell here. I smell a fairly malt forward scent, with a mild hoppy background.

Tasting was interesting. It teases you upfront like a light beer; light malt flavor, somewhat watery, but then hits on the finish with a heavier malt and hops taste. Nice bitter hop aftertaste.

The feel was light, crisp and refreshing. A great beer for fishing, boating, or backyard cookouts.

Overall, definitely a must, especially if you love the pale lager style.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
2.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of n2492004
3/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HardyA
3/5  rDev +10.3%

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3/5  rDev +10.3%

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2.4/5  rDev -11.8%

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2.68/5  rDev -1.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3/5  rDev +10.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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2.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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1/5  rDev -63.2%

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2/5  rDev -26.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3/5  rDev +10.3%

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1.5/5  rDev -44.9%

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2/5  rDev -26.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -44.9%

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2/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +37.9%

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2.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of Raime
4.27/5  rDev +57%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

THE smoothest Lager around. I live in Michigan, So as a native I felt inclined to pick this up and it is wonderful. I truly do not understand why it is receiving so much hate. Perhaps I just got a fresher 6 pack considering that I live about 30 miles from where it is brewed. This beats ANY other American lager on any day in every single aspect. This a welcome change to a guy whom of which typically parties on the cheap

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Badass American Lager from Michigan Brewing Company
2.72 out of 5 based on 77 ratings.
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