ACHops (563) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ Chuck’s 85th. Pours pale yellow golden with thin white head. Aroma is crisp pale malt and a hint of fresh hops. Taste is clean thin earthy malt with a solid bitter floral hop finish. The IPL style is new to me, but exactly what it sounds like: light lager malt with big IPA hops. Light bodied but drinkable. I won’t give up my Sculpin anytime soon, but this is a fun experiment.
kindacold (208) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAR 8, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
This is a great twist! Pours from the tapas nice golden amber with a lacy head that dissipates somewhat quickly. Smells floral and citrusy with pine notes. Tastes of grapefruit, pith, a bit of salt, and some bell pepper. Finishes cleaner than most IPAs, with only a little stickiness and a creamy citrus aftertaste.
kidmartinek (3210) - austin, Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Brilliant gold beer with a copper tint and a giant foamy white head. Smells malty. Tastes mostly so as well with the hops in the background. Might as well be a 4.2% English mild crossed with a Czech pils and a bushel of hops thrown in dry. A very complicated beer.
phaleslu (5723) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Keystone - Clifton. Pours a clear gold with a small white head that leaves some legs of lace. The aroma has pale and sweet malts, grassy hops, straw, maybe some sweetened breakfast cereal. Flavor of lemon, tea, hay, dry grains - really dry, a little sweet. Light-medium bodied, bigger in the back end, with modest carbonation. Some phenols, which I always seem to get with this style. Drinks under 7%. Not bad.
ilovedarkbeer (2184) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a golden color with a clear body and a medium sized lacy white head. Notes of lemon, pine, fresh air, and flowers. Medium weight body. Pretty good
ARH (110) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap poured into a 4oz sample glass. Very light aromas of sour lemon citrus and pine. It pours a slightly syrupy, but clear honey gold with a light soapy head that reduces to a thin, wispy layer, but leaves a light lace on the way down. It’s a medium, maybe medium high bitter beer with a nice balancing from a medium-light citrus sweetness. It’s a crisp, medium-full bodied beer with soft carbonation. It finishes clean and dry with some pine notes, and dried citrus in the brief aftertaste.
Beerenberger (1226) - Fischer, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Grain and grass dominate the first sniffs, giving way to pine and hints of citrus. A clear amber pour with a thin white head which quickly becomes a lasting ring. Malt, grain, hay, pine and notes of citrus combine to make this a satisfying taste experience. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, a very tasty larger. Nice balance of malts and hops.
JHeath99 (421) - - FEB 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap from Lazy Dog. Pours a beautiful golden with off white head. Aroma of slight grapefruit. Taste of upfront slight bitter with citrus undercurrent.
Sammer (1006) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Taste is grapefruit, pine, hops and a nice blend of malts. Say hello to 1,000 ratings bitches!!
MattH (604) - California, USA - FEB 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from a Chowchilla, CA mini mart. Darker gold pour with a white head that fades to white lacing quickly. Aroma is grapefruit and pine. Taste is bitter with some grapefruit and citrus pith. Level of carbonation is high, body is medium, and mouthfeel is slightly resiny.
jw0406 (650) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
16 oz draft pours a a bright golden color with a nice white head. Aromas of light citrus, floral, light spice. Light bodied, delicious.