kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Date: September 21, 2009
Appearance: hazy burnt orange, fine off white head, heavy lace
Aroma: sweet crystal maltaroma with lots of citrus hops for that perfect PNW grapefruit character
Flavor: sweet crystal malt flavor, plenty of earthy and citrus hops, balancing bitterness, long bitter finish
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Score: **+ /4
neepsntatties (1377) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 30, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewery. Colour... amber with no head. Nose...grapefruity hops. Palate... citrusy hops up front, lingering hop bite on the sides, moderately bitter and a medium finish.
boFNjackson (4191) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 30, 2009
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap... Poured a hazy amberish-red with a white head, really nice lacing. Aroma of floral hops and earthy grains. A little bit of hops initially in the flavor but then the focus came to the creamy, caramel malts and bread-like flavors towards the finish.
kenb (1102) - Oregon, USA - JUN 20, 2009
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 OZ bobmer via Hagen. Pours a copper with reddish highlights, and an average off white head. Nose is pleasant toasty and and mild floral hops. Taste is toasted malts, straw, herbal/earthy hops. More of a malt profile than a hop, but pretty balanced as the hops to kick in in the aftertaste a bit. Body is light/medium, carbonation just right. A bit watery. A nice easy to drink backyard summer beer.
anders37 (19419) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a malty hoppy citrus aroma. Sweetish malty hoppy citrus flavor with some hints of caramel. Has a sweetish malty hopppy citrus finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - NOV 29, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. Poured deep amber with thin white head. Aroma of flowers and citrus. Flavour was hoppy, hoppier than a pale, but not so much as an India. Full mouthfeel. Lasting malt finish with more hoppiness.
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - AUG 31, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the brewery. Lighter amber in color with a small white head. Light citrus hops in the nose with a soft caramel malt base. Decent and balanced, but the hops weren’t floral enough to really stand out with some of the other pales available in the market.
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - AUG 13, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz bomber. Pours amber with a two finger thick head. Amber in color. Aroma and flavor are similiar, caramel malts, floral notes, and citrus. Reminds me more of an amber than APA, as the malt mostly dominates the flavor. Dry finish. Overall, not a bad beer, just a bit plain. Very easy to drink.
hayduke (3767) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 2, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Picked up this bottle in Ashland, Oregon at The Market of Choice. The 22 oz bottle poured a deep amber with red tinges. Very big foarm head that lasted a long time, and left good allacing. Nose of of caramel malts and citrus hops. Mouthfeel is medium. Flavor is like the aroma, mostly caramel malts and citurs hops Finish is dry.
bhensonb (12469) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 1, 2008
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber from Sondra (a good soul who doesn’t drink alcohol). Red tinged amber color with a decent white head. APA aroma - citrus hop over lightly roasted malts. Medium bodied with very frothy, creamy carbonation. A hint of sour, with malt and citrus hop. Reminds me a little of Siletz. Finish is dry, citric and puckerish. It’s a bit off style in my thoughts. Decent drink, but I am not positive I would actively seek it out.