pootzboy (1687) - Hopville, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 12, 2005
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
330ml crown top bottle (Thanks Sammy) In the glass this is a hazey straw colored lager, lively effervescence, puffy 2 finger white cap and superb lacing. Smells earthy, herbal, husks and malt...a promising nose to this genuine lager. Great malt chatacter... bready with tones of lemon, herbs and musty honey at the finish. Finishes clean with earthy malt after tastes. Great tasting genuine helles lager...malty without being too sweet, hopped to give herbal balance but not obscure the fine malts.
Refreshing flavorful, well crafted....I could drink dozens in a sitting..this is a world class authentic lager just made for sessions.
Braudog (6195) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2005
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Light yellow-orange with a casual haziness and a towering foam head. Light zesty aroma. Milky and gristy with a vague yeasty character, almost a lemon-rindy finish.
wnhay (722) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2005 The appearance of this beer is cloudy like the Anchor offerings. Especially the Liberty Ale. The aroma is dominated by malt, quite sweet in terms of the aroma. The taste is fruity and malty for the most part. The mouthfeel is pretty good. I taste fruit and white wine combined. The flavor is weak. Much weaker then the Brau Weisse in my opinion. Pretty good stuff especially for a lager.
lizzy (44) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 4, 2005
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
pours hazy gold with pillowy white head on top. Aroma is sweet, honey, malts. Flavor is hoppy, malts, some sweetness. pretty good.
sethdude (706) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 4, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow with a decent white head and mild carbonation. Aroma is sweet and malty, mild hop spice, and a light pear aroma. Also a little dandelion. Flavor is very well balance, malts and hops working in perfect harmony. Dry finish. Excellent!
RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - DEC 25, 2004
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours bright and beautiful, the color of a desert at sunrise ... no, just kidding. It’s a bright, clear gold color with a creamy, white head. The aroma is malty and slightly lagery-sour. Flavor is sweet malt with a clean, bitter finish. Not a bad beer ... not great, though. It certainly doesn’t live up to the lofty commercial description.
jewedekind (450) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 19, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a creamy white head that vanishes to a pale film. Hazy straw color. Not the prettiest beer. Aroma of honey and malt. Taste is certainly there. Long on malt like only the Germans can seem to master. A crisp note at the end that says "Tettanger"...to me at least.
barleyPops (1142) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2004
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle. poured a hazy yellow with a decent head. the flavor was more citrus than the malt I was expecting. Glad I tried it but there are others out there I like better
JK (5591) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - DEC 9, 2004
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aromas of hops, grapefruit, and wet dog. Cloudy yellow like a wit, no head. Flavor of malt and very light citrus. Dry finish. Sweeter and more malty as it warmed. Light palate.
walleye (1091) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - DEC 3, 2004
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
from the bottle. poured a cloudy yellow with a white head. aroma, citrus, hops, yeast, lemony, pepper. flavor, was surprised by the sweetness that 1st came out, malts, sweet apples, orange, with a touch of lemon. has a nice smooth and creamy mouth feel to it. this would be a good summer beer.