anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cask @ ABC, Harrisburg, PA. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.
Lubiere (12883) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A hazed reddish amber ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, a doughy malt over floral hops, faint and restrained. In mouth, a good malt base with nice floral c-hops, grapefruits, medium bodied. On tap at brewery restaurant, April 10th, 2011.
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - JUL 20, 2011
2.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
22-oz. bottle. Pours lightly hazy rich copper with a huge, frothy and sticky off-white to light gold head, long retention (still over an inch after 5 minutes), and excellent lacing. The bubbles are tiny and slow-to-rise. Aroma is immediate fresh, fragrant fruity and floral hops, light notes of peppery alcohol, subdued caramel and honey malts, and an apricot essence near the end. The flavor starts out too heavy and hot on the alcohol, which is surprising for an 8% ABV beer. Heavy hop flavors of grass and flowers peek through the alcohol and there is a hint of sweet malt under it all. The alcohol really dries out the finish and leaves some hop bitterness behind. Medium body though the alcohol makes it seem thinner, heavy warmth, and medium carbonation. I had high hopes for this beer based on its appearance and aroma, but it really falls apart after that.
Drake (11791) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber from State Line. Pours a clear copper color with a large frothy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of toffee malts, candied citrus, brown sugar, toasted notes. The taste is toffee malts, bitter citrus hops. Medium bodied. Decent.
hopdog (11560) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the ABC brewpub. Poured a medium amber color with a small sized Head. Lightly hazy. Aromas of floral hops, pine, and citrus. Oranges. Tastes of pine, citrus, and light caramel.
shrubber85 (10683) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 10, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Earthy orange juice, caramel malt, and grapefruit peel aroma. Cloudy golden yellow with small head. Moderately sweet orange, caramel malt, and moderately bitter grapefruit peel flavor. Decent body. Okay
DocLock (9999) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber from Capone’s and Wegman’s Collegeville. Pours clear dark caramel colored with minimal off-white head. Nose is caramel malty, with florals, piney hops. Tastes sticky, resiny hoppy, with notes of caramel, florals, and a very IBU-laden palate that stays very hoppy and resiny throughoiut. Needs a bit more malt balance.
blankboy (7227) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[Bottle (12oz)] Pours a hazy copper-gold with an average size lasting frothy white head. Some lacing. Aroma is grainy, bready, fruity and hoppy along with some vegetal notes, light sugary sweetness and a bit of alcohol. Flavour’s fruity and hoppy but also bready. Alcohol is fairly well hidden. Average to medium bodied. It’s good, not great, just good.
FROTHINGSLOSH (6738) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
i wonder if this was an old bottle as the hops were really subdued. +++ Sampled from a 22 oz brown bottle this beer poured a medium caramel color with a medium sized foamy tan head that left decent lacing. The aroma was sweet caramel, moderate pine and grapefruit. The flavor was tangy caramel and nut with notes of grapefruit, pine and black tea. Medium length sour and tangy finish with lingering nut, caramel and hops. Medium body. Ok.
Patrickctenchi (6042) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 24, 2016
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nearly clear, amber/orange with a whisp of off-white head.
Orange, caramel aroma.
Taste is lightly spicy, orange malt, caramel malt....sweet and malty.....
Nice body....very sedate for an Imperial...