bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 5, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(22oz bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a spare white head. Aroma of citrus, caramel, and grain. Flavor of hops (citrus, grass), grain, and some caramel malt.
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
on tap-pours an off white head that laces and gold color. Aroma is mild sweet medium malt, sweet citrus. Taste is citrus rinds-orange/grapefruit hops, secondary light/medium malt. Some detractors.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 20, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Date: January 03, 2010
Source: Tasting, Cellar Ticker
Appearance: hazy orange, wispy white head, bits of lace
Aroma: lightly sweet pale malt aroma, light hops
Flavor: dry pale malt flavor, earthy and citrus hops, long bitter finish
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Score: ** /4
Drake (8186) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled on draft at the brewpub. Pours a light amber color with a large head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma is sweet malts, caramel, pineapple, citrus and a tart note. Taste is caramel, butterscotch, light fruits and a strong hop finish. Medium bodied.
BMan1113VR (7853) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 20, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a golden body and a small off-white head. Aroma is slightly fruity with caramel and a bit of faded hops. Taste is caramel with light hops. Very forgettable (no "seed planted in my soul"). Light carbonation.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 10, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Shared by paul. Pours an orange amber body with a white head. Grainy, dry husky with a floral and earthy aroma and a slightly nutty finish. not bad.
Suttree (5121) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 22, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear orangey gold, loose foamy head. Crisp, mellow hop aroma. Very dry and bitter, with a bracing hop bite over an understated, earthy malt base. Simple and tasty. Goes good with -wait for it - Pizza.
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bomber brought back from NC trip. Pours a copper orange mostly clear with an ok head. Aroma is DMS with corn and green veges, light crackery caramel and toffee notes with slight stale hops- green, slight orange citrus. Flavor is more bland crackery malts, stale old hops- earth, toffee, leather and stale. Finish is lightly bittter and pretty weak. Meh.
decaturstevo (4979) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 30, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep gold/orange with tight white head and lace. Light/medium evergreen hops with a hint of cherry. Medium caramel malt, medicine, with a medium finishing bitter. Medium bodied with a hint of water.
mar (4807) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 19, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2009 Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Light amber pour with a thin egg white head. Nose of sweet hops and some fruity malts. Nice grapefruity flavor with some nice malts in the finish.