anders37 (12756) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber. Has a malty citrus hoppy aroma. Slightly sweetish malty hoppy bitter flavor with hints of citrus. Has a sweetish malty hoppy bitter finish with some weak hints of caramel and hints of citrus in the aftertaste.
bu11zeye (11113) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 8, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle, courtesy of buckybeer) Pours a clear golden body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of pine and orange juice. Flavor of pine, nuts, toasted malt, and citrus. Tastes quite fresh; a real easy drinker.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2008 Date: 05/02/2007
Appearance: dark gold, wispy white head, drops of lace,
Aroma: dry caramel malt aroma with lots of earthy hops,
Body: thin body,
Overall: lots of hops bitterness, not near enough balance,
Score: 2.5 to 3.7
Appearance: hazy dark gold, creamy off white head, lots of lace,
Aroma: balanced aroma with caramel sweetness to balance the citrus hops,
Body: creamy body,
Flavor: lots of great hop flavor, enough caramel sweetness to keep it balanced but not so much as to get in the way of the hops, light bitterness,
Overall: way better than the prior bottle
Score: 3.7 to 3.2
back to the thin body, lots of good citrus hop flavor but not enough body to back it up,
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 12/20
argo0 (10388) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 26, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle, courtesy of CaptainCougar. Medium off-white head atop hazy amber body. Aroma is moderately orange/grapefruit, light bread. Taste is medium sweet, bread, some grapefruit/orange. Light-medium body, quite drinkable.
Tmoney99 (8784) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 15, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by shigadeyo. Poured a clear golden color with an average white head that lasted and produced good lacing. Good cascade sour citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with a dry slick texture. Moderate bitter flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Good brew.
Lubiere (8243) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A lightly hazed golden ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, nice floral hops with catnip notes, biscuit malts, very nice. In mouth, a nice smooth biscuit malt with nice citrusy hops, nice and smooth, clover notes, very nice. On tap at the Istmus Beer and Cheese, Jan 21 2012.
hopdog (7652) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle acquired in trade. Poured a lighter to medium amberish color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of caramel and citrus (orange peels). Tastes of citrus, fruity and a trace of caramel and grass. Overall this wasn’t a bad APA and did have a nice hoppiness to it.
BMan1113VR (7380) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 25, 2009
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to fidelis83. Pours a hazy golden color with a medium sized off-white head. Aroma of fruity (among other things mango), citrus and slightly pine like hops. Light caramel and sugary notes left behind. Taste is pine cone, slightly husky, astringent, and hay like. Hoppy, but too grassy and astringent. Thin, with medium to high carbonation.
daknole (7204) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 7, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Orangish pour. Grapefruit peel and some resinous aromas. Flavor is fairly hoppy and is balanced wtih some good caramel malt. Good for the style.
CaptainCougar (7093) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 2, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2007 Bottle thanks to Brigadier: Pours a transparent bright golden with a frothy white head. Aroma has a big fresh grapefruity hoppy presence with a lightly sweet pale maltiness. Body starts a little thinner, but with a touch of pale malty sweetness and good flavor hoppy balance. A nice, drinkable APA.