KyotoLefty (5575) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Good Beer. Deep orange color, a bit cloudy, with a tall, fine head. Fresh, lemony Cascade nose. Somewhat earthy and grass, a bit of rich malt. Dry lemon flavor is main, slightly grassy, biscuity malts, a touch of caramel, a bit peppery in the finish. Lightly bitter. Very drinkable.
jbeatty (846) - New York, USA - JUL 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 07/01/2013. Pours dark golden amber, bit hazy, dense creamy white head resting on the surface, great retention, thin lacing. Aroma is tangerine caramel, peach, tropical sweetness, fresh earthy spruce, bit bready, nice whole hop vegetal character. Taste is grapefruit and peach, touch of caramel with rich soft pine character, moderate bitter finish. Medium body, creamy. Really quite nice.