terrybail (704) - London, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750 ml bottle courtesy of Dave on his trip to italy
The aroma is spicy and fruity citrus it is weird smells like a lager somewhat
Pours a hazey orange with a big frothy white head
The taste is herbal medicinal and apple even though it is only 6.8abv there is a mild alcohol finish
Grovlam (4207) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 75 cl. Large fizzy white head that mostly lasted. Good display of lacework. Cloudy golden color. Aroma of spice, grass, citrus, floral, mild perfume and good counter toasted malt and caramel. Medium bodied with an average carbonation and mild dry texture. Moderated bitter and sweet flavor. Lingering mild bitter citrus like fresh finish.
Beershine (5221) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - FEB 21, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Golden with haze. Totally unique herbal aroma is like an herb garden. Fruitiness from esters with pear, bitter orange. Very nice aroma. Spritzy body is refreshing with lots of apples. Strongly herbal but is not medicinal. Dry leafy herb finish. Prominent orange and a bit resinous.
daknole (10872) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 8, 2009
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Funky Buddha/Case and Keg tasting. I really enjoyed this. Cloudy golden yellow pour with a nice rich head. Aroma is fruity, malty, sweet and spicy. Flavor is sweet and very thick on the tongue. I get some really good candy sugar, caramel and fruit. Pretty damn good.
MatSciGuy (907) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 5, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
[Bottle] Pours a cloudy straw gold with a large off white head. Aroma is tart apples and pineapple. Flavor is quite tart, very light, and lemony with a bit of oak.
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 2, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
flowery aroma, not hoppy but more like lavender. cloudy yellowish/orange with a thick one-fingered size head. The taste is similar to the aroma with a little copper metallic twinge. Earthy yeast and flowers are still dominating. Slight bitterness and maybe a little honey.
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2008
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap at Ginger Man. Hazy orange-amber beer. Aroma is lightly fruity and sweet. A bit of honeyed sweetness. Light orange and cherry and a bit of ginger. It’s got a few good things going on, but it’s generally poor. A little bit watery and muddled.
dchmela (3010) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 23, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Ginger Man. Pours a nice amber color with a thin white head. Aroma is slightly fruity and malty with a neat spiciness. Taste is smooth and malty with a sweet candy like fruitiness and has hints of caramel. Very flavorful and complex.
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 17, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle on sale from Sams. Hazy orange pour with greyish tint. Full white head. Very spicy and floral... earthy and peppery. Bready. Also maybe ginger? Clove? Who knows... confusing to my palate.
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 9, 2008
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pale copper pour with a sweet malty aroma. Floral aroma. Spicy, fruity flavor up front with a bready finish. Ginger is a little over the top