TURDFERGUSON (4027) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 12, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Thanks Jon! I liked this more and more as it got a warmer. The tart fruit flavor is much more evident as the beer breathes and warms up a little bit. Kind of grainy and cardboard-like at first, but this again, improves with each sip. Lightly bitter and very drinkable.
SSSteve (4007) - - FEB 15, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
cloudy orange appearance with a small white head. fruity floral aroma. flavor is nicely balanced between floral and sweet malts. full bodied.
Butters (3991) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at Slutfest 2.0. Hazy orange pour with particulate suspended and faint offwhite head. Not sure what a natsumikan is, but it tastes like bitter orange peels. Zesty nose. Interesting.
zach8270 (3961) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JAN 16, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle - 22 oz) Clear golden color with a fizzy and effervescent white head. Good carbonation. Aroma is light and fruity with a good amount of hops and spice followed by a sweetness that I couldn’t identify but I can assume only is the mikans. Imparts a bit of citrus as well. Flavor has a strong citrus character at the beginning mixing well with hops and other floral notes, as well as some yeast and spice. The fruitiness from the mikans (again I’m guessing) comes through and passes a good amount of grapefruit-like characteristics. Finishes rather fizzy, tart, and sweet. Very interesting.
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at SlutFest 2011 on 04/23/2011 as Baird Shizuoka Natsumikan. Clear golden body with a large rocky off white head. Sweet earthy, spicy and light fruit aroma. Dry earthy and spicy flavor with some fruit. Medium body with moderate carbonation.
KansaiBeerLvrs (3565) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I had this as Baird’s Shizuoka Summer Mikan Ale. 235ml for 700 yen at Tadg’s. Citrus hoppy aroma with a subtle touch of Mikan. Light smooth mouthfeel. Wow, you really get the mikan flavor, then a crisp bitter hop bite. A nice summer brew!
SpringsLicker (3289) - Tennessee, USA - JAN 1, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This brew has a tall white head that floats above a hazy gold body.
Sweet and fruity aroma - candy like.
The flavor is thin in comparison to the aroma. Slightly sweet and fruity.
Gassy carbonation, light.
IndianaRed (3123) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 7, 2009
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22OZ bottel pours a very cloudy pale orange/light amber. Small off-white head. Aroma is orange mango or tangerine and sweet citrusy hops. Malt flavors are light and fruity and while there is some hop flavor, there is not much bitterness from them. Strange fruity flavors but not bad.
shoulderbroken (3061) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 28, 2015
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at CBM Koenji. Lots of orange in the aroma and initial taste, quite spritzy, almost like a soluble vitamin c tablet. Bit wheaty too. Pretty nice! Light sourness from the citrus. Liked this more than I expected.
DrnkMcDermott (2934) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
22 oz. bottle. $6 @ Binny’s, April 2011. Poured into a smallish pilsener glass, just to get a good look at the stuff. Pours hazy gold with red highlights, and a lot of particles floating around. If the base style was a Belgian wheat beer, this could be seen as OK. Big fizzy head. Smell starts off with golden ale malt, a bit of sour note. Nice, just not a BIG smell, I guess. Have to say, though, the taste is not that much of a much. Maybe I let it sit around to long. All I can really get is a Fat Tire with hard Mandarin oranges in it. Guess I should have had this fresher.