hopscotch (8217) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 8, 2006
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle... Clear, light golden lager with a small, creamy, white head. Fairly rich, interesting aroma... grainy and malty with notes of caramel and hay. Malty, but clean, flavor with light notes of caramel and unsalted butter. Just a whisper of molasses. Medium-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Crisp, clean finish. Much better than most (within the style) brewed with barley malt. Iím anxious to see what other styles they are able to brew with sorgham malt.
hopdog (7660) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2007
1.7 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
12oz bottle, bottled on 10/02/06. Poured a medium orangish color with a smaller sized off white head. Very sweet aroma. Thereís something there I canít quite place. Must be the sorghum. Toffee and caramel. Plastic beach balls. Sweet tastes (but not as sweet as the aromas. Caramel. Thin body.
Ratman197 (7633) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 24, 2008
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle poured a clear amber with a small diminishing amber head. Aromas of carmel and light vinegar like aroma ( possibly sorghum?). Palate was lioght bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, straw and a light hint of fruitiness with a crisp ligfhtly bitter finish.
BMan1113VR (7382) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 15, 2008
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle marked 2/12/08. Pours with a fizzy white head that goes leeaving a clear penny colored body. No lacing. Aroma of cheap malt, cheese rinds and plums. Taste is sweet with coconut, nuts and granmanier (in a very poor marriage of the three). Very sweet with soggy malts at the finish. Fizzy and dry.
CaptainCougar (7096) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JAN 25, 2008
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours a transparent copper amber with a thin, spotty-lacing white head. Aroma of sweet cane sugar and light fruity esters. Starts thin and sugary sweet with a hint of earthy bitterness toward a drier semi-sweet finish. An interesting brew, but nothing that Iíd really want to drink much of.
DocLock (6800) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2005
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Pours gold with little head. Some hops and malt aromas. The taste is grainy, with some thiols detected. Medium palate. This one was expensive, and a disappointment.
Drake (6507) - Ivy, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2009
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Glen Allen, VA. Utica label. Pours an amber color with a thin head. Fair head retention and lacing. Aroma is sugary caramel with some earthy, gummy notes. Taste is very similar.... sugar and caramel with some light honey. Very sweet but not cloying. Thin bodied and watery. Not too unpleasant.
Cletus (6182) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 5, 2008
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle courtesy of sloth. Pours gold with a thin white head. Smells of sweet caramel, rice, cookie dough. Tastes watery with some weird underlying sweetness. Saccharine like finish.
Dogbrick (6065) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 27, 2006
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
This beer is a clear gold color with a thin and fizzy ivory colored head that burns out almost immediately. Very little lacing to be found. Aroma of grain and malt. Light-bodied with a sweet flavor which mainly comes from the sorghum. There is some malt and sour fruit as well. The finish is syrupy sweet with honey and sorghum. Didnít enjoy this one too much.
shrubber85 (5985) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 21, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2012 Bottle. Sour corn syrup (sorghum) malt aroma. Golden yellow with minimal head. Strong sorghum and grassy malt flavor - for those who donít know what sorghum tastes like, itís like bitter molasses. Iím not sure if the moderate bitterness of this beer is due to the sorghum or hops or both. This is a real love/hate beer. I happen to like the sorghum flavor in this beer, but it will probably turn many people off.