deyholla (5376) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 31, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the brewery. Poured dark brown with an off-white head that laced nicely and dissipated to the edges. Aroma had a nice pine hop profile and a bit of sweet grains. Flavor was sweet with grains with the pine hops backing that up.
djredpop (101) - Downriver, Michigan, USA - JUL 31, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at MichBrewersGuild Summer Fest 2010. Dark Red-Brown, cloudy. Moderate tan head. Big citrusy hops aroma. Bitter and smoky / coffee taste. Mild touch of alcohol. Decent.
Silphium (3111) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 16, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Dusty’s Tap Room, Okemos. Deep red-brown, mostly opaque body, medium creamy beige head. Bitter, rindy, citrusy hops nose with some pine. Complex, floral body with spicy, soapy, citrusy hops. Long bitter, roasty finish. Toasty, chocolaty malts provide some balance. Quite good.