SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 17, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
like a hopped mead/cider hybrid. weird beer. bit of weird earthy rustic honey. faint muddled hops. white grape. dry enough. okay.
Bacterial (2764) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUN 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear pale yellow pour. Honey and apple in the nose, some floral notes as well. Just a little carbonation here. Sweetness quickly gives way to hops and some bitterness in the finish. Fun, interesting and certainly different.
obguthr (5415) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Marigold, daffodil, and rubber nose. Pale yellow, fizzy pour but little carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass. Carbonation is felt on the palate though. Lemon-lime and honey flavor, with abundant floral hop notes, daffodil, marigold, and lilly. A subtle appearance of cantaloupe is a very nice touch. Very different and enjoyable.
tkrjukoff (4292) - SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle tnx to greg. pours clear pale golden with no head. Aroma is sweet honey floral grassy a bit hoppy with hints of rubber. Flavor is bitter astringent rubbery peppery sweet floral. Finishes bitter sweet.
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - MAY 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml Bottle. Thanks Sean! Aroma initially is intensely grassy and vegetal, loaded with fresh hop pumpkin character and a few honey florals. Flavors develop similarly with some sharpness on the tongue and then a lot of the green vegetal. Interestingly, I let half of this sit out for a few hours and came back to it and it had opened a lot then being dominated by a pithy fresh grapefruit character and having lost the chlorophyll greenness. It does have an enjoyable soda pop likeness that reminds me of some Moscato d’Asti that I’ve had, in a very light, refreshing, flavorful way, not in an overly sweet and shallow way. Interesting stuff. I think I expected more bitterness and traditional IPA hop flavor and aroma, but what’s here is fun. I just think that it might not be best to call it IPA-style, since it seems far far far away from IPAs.
srobi003 (58) - odenton, Maryland, USA - MAY 17, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aroma-very sweet aroma. getting honey and pear notes.
Appearance-pale yellow color kind of like a pale lager
Taste-Very sweet to start can taste the bitterness from the hops on the back end
Overall-very interesting it might not work for most people but I like it a lot,
Fukito (1008) - Santiago, CHILE - MAY 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear, pale straw color with some greenish hues and no head. Aroma is flowery honey with some citrus/ grassy hopiness. Flavor is a mix of herbalness and flowerness with a little bit of bitternes, gentle bitter aftertaste. Light palate, refreshing.
EithCubes (5458) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 11, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500mL bottle, intrigued by the idea. Nose out of the bottle is rubbery-astringent with honey, apple cider, floral/clover notes, stale air. Out of the glass it’s closer to rotting fruit. Ultra-pale body, essentially clear, with a short head that fizzles out. Taste is extremely sweet with medium bitterness that has a slow rise, lightly rubbery. Clover honey overtones are nice here but the hops are weak and a little dirty. Semi-crisp (well, meadish) fullish body and gentle, slow warming. I’m happy to say that the stale/off-flavors from the nose didn’t make it into the mouth, and that some hops oiliness did. Think of it as a mead and you won’t be disappointed; expect a beer or even a mead-beer fusion and, well ... .
maxwelldeux (4310) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 8, 2013
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours a crystal clear light color with just a tinge of yellow in there and no head. Nose is sweet with some honey tones, but just a bit of a bite in there. Taste is an odd mix of sweet with a hint of bitter on the back end. It’s an odd combination that I’m not a fan of.
milewide (1990) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very clear color---almost water like. Minimal head and body. Sweet taste up front with some lemon in the middle. Touch of hop bitterness in the aftertaste.