ReverendMoon (155) - Illinois, USA - SEP 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle into mug. Clear, clean burnt orange pour with a thick one finger off white head that stays fairly well. Very smooth going down, hints of caramel. For its style, it has more flavor than most. However, in the grand scheme of beer-things, that still doesn’t make up for what it lacks in richness and depth. Again, however, it is also supremely drinkable and does not bore me sip after sip. Maybe most importantly, though, it makes me feel at home and welcomed and generally how I should during the Oktoberfest season.
STL_Drew (153) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 10, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Lots of white head, great lacing, creamy. Clear golden color. Malty flowery aroma. Slight metallic finish, medium body.
WhiteSoxFan (152) - USA - SEP 26, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle. Drank on 8/14/06. Very clear copper. 1+" light tan lumpy head. Drops fairly quickly to a ring. No lacing. Aroma - Spicy, some orange citrus, a little sweetness. Fairly strong. Flavor - fairly high up front bitterness. Kind of cold and lagerlike on the tongue. Spicy and sweet orangy flavors come out in the swallow and finish. Fairly dry finish. Palate - pretty light and fairly high carb. Overall - OK. I haven’t had too many O’fests, but this one seems a little overly orangy. I guess other than that it’s alright, but not too exciting.
Codythegreat (149) - Carrollton, Georgia, USA - MAR 19, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark orange with a big white head. Floral and malty aroma. Taste is pretty good. Malty. I drank this out of a lager glass
rags2rags (149) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Winking Lizard. Pours a dark gold (almost copper) with a generous white head. The aroma is quite nice with heavy notes of honey and toffee accompanying the floral hops with a mildly sweet background from the malts. The taste is also pleasing, as it is develops a fruity taste to accompany aroma. Medium bodied and finishes dry. I really enjoyed this one.
jtxx (148) - san antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2005
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft (or draught..whats the difference?)
Beautiful orange color with small white head..I could drink this all day. Lisa, working at the Flying Saucer, makes this more enjoyable.
Brewsmith (148) - Torrance, California, USA - DEC 11, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a 0.5 L bottle purchased locally. Aroma is rich with malt with a little sweetness and maybe a hint of orange peel and something slightly mango peppery in there in a good way. Deep golden color with a big off-white head, crystal clear. Flavor is bready rich malt with some of that toasty malt from the aroma. Some sweetness but balanced with the slight hint of bitterness. Clean and drinkable. Makes me want some bratwurst.
berniecarbo (148) - Holliston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 1, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Wow, this what an October Fest should be. Pours deep golden with thick white head. Good malt aroma with minimal hops, great balance, creamy mouth fedel, really good beer.
RyanE (145) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 10, 2012
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice golden brown pour with a medium white head that reduces pretty fast. Not much on the nose for me. Some sweet malt. Medium body. Clean and refreshing finish. Really like this beer.
felsenpils (144) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 15, 2014
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2014 They make great beer in the town of Aying. Unfortunately, this is not one of them. Pours a clear amber with good foam retention. The aroma is strongly of DMS. Way too much sulfur in both the nose and the flavor. Lots of cooked corn and vegetables in the profile. There are much better examples of this style being brewed in the US. I am surprised that their quality control has let this slide and have the feeling that the batches which did not quite turn out as desired were exported to places where the beer drinkers are more "understanding".