esjaygee (3844) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 25, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from Skyview, thanks! Clear blond to stray yellow with a thin white head. Sweet aroma of perfumed malts, flowers and honey. Taste is sweet and grainy with honey, malt and mild floral hops. A touch cloying with mild bitter and prickly finale.
nuplastikk (3825) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 23, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle...a few months old. Unfiltered orange-tan body. Steady, creamy, thin white head. Grainy malt bill, high carbonation, and a steady bitter dry hop backbone. After a few sips I realized this wasn’t a typical Blonde..maybe a Belgian yeast as others have asserted? It grew on me. It has a nice depth of character between the creamy unfiltered body, fruity Belgian yeast notes, and dry bitterness. The dryness fades into the second half of the glass, and more creamy yeast notes come out. OK.
felsenpils (73) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 6, 2013
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Golden ale, a good deal of yeast at the bottom of the bottle. West coast hop aroma. Low bitterness, some malt sweetness in the aftertaste, but totally dominated by floral hops. In all regards a decent American golden ale, but it tastes like every other micro ale out there. I was hoping for much more from a brewer who had lived in Ireland. Nope, just another overly resinous hop brew lacking complexity as the hop oils overwhelm my senses. It is ironic indeed that the microbreweries started out trying to be unique and ended up tasting all the same.
Beardaxe (127) - - AUG 15, 2013
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Drinkable. Better than I expected. Belgian influenced but its all quite subtle. Some might say bland but i thought it worked. No hop punch at all. Maybe a very tiny hint of sourness. Good on a hot day.
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nellycale (150) - Caledonia, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured at brewey. Straw-gold hue with pour with a smaller white head. Aroma is grain and light citrus fruit, little apricot. Lighter palate with a bit of carbonation zing. Simple, but pretty refreshing.
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Skyview (5087) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JAN 19, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Picked up single 12-oz bottle from Cansanova Liquors in Hudson, Wisconsin. Pours a clear golden straw colored brew with a fast dissolving off-white head that leaves behind minimal lacing and a thin film top. Aroma of golden grain malt, mild Belgian ale yeast, floral hops and a hint of honey. Taste is light to medium bodied, some extra carbonation with flavors of multi-golden grain malt, hint of citrusy hops and some light pear. Finish is semi-dry with a quick Cascadian hop and mild spice aftertaste.
The draught version is quite cloudy and has more of the Belgian yeast and orange peel flavor.
crossovert (5642) - Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cloudy pour. It is a pretty standard ale. Good for summer. Has a homebrew quality to it.
BVery (5135) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 8, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Slightly hazy yellow-gold pour with a smaller white head. Aroma is grain and light fruit, perhaps apricot. Lighter palate with a bit of carbonation zing. Simple, but pretty refreshing.
qugah1 (6) - - JUL 8, 2012 does not count
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
This beer has a killer malty/fruity taste combination with a great hop flavor profile on the back of your tongue of apricot and grapefruit.
DasBierChef (1080) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Perfect for a hot summer day. A nice bit of hop crispness up front to refresh the drinker. Followed by a malty counter balance and a clean bitter finish. Refreshing as all hell but without sacrificing any flavor.