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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Citrus, Creamy Oatmeal notes


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2937) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2014
tap. Light amber with small head. Fruity with quite a lot of citrus. Smooth and pleasant.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2013
On tap at Eccentric Café. Hazy amber with a thin white crown. Aroma of oats, mild caramel and roasted malt. Grainy and fizzy with oats, pale malts and kinda blah overall.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (2014) - Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 11, 2014 Tap: Halfway hazy golden color with some light amber hints. A small, white skin poses as the head and leaves a few, wet lacing rings near the top of the glass. Aroma was very muted... Almost nothing at first, until it warmed up a bit. Musty hops, dry oat backbone, kind of grainy, with a slight cardboard-y smell, but not the type you usually get from oxidation. Maybe its just the intense dryness/graininess or the oats? A little strange, but not bad. Taste is much better, thankfully. Handful of musty & leafy hops, light citrus pith with a dash of white pepper, all riding on a wave of smooth grains and oats. Creamy, slick mouth feel and full bodied, given the light nature of the beer. Gets much better with warmth, too - more hops, more yeast, sweet bready malts, creamy oats, and even a bit of honey. Very tasty and refreshing beer. Wish the smell wasn’t so... disconnected. Much better when served a little warmer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1680) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Had this at their tap room in kalmazoo with Raith. Not much to it. Lacking in body and flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (4956) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Pint at the Eccentric Cafe on 3/30/13. Pours a clear orange color with a medium white head. Malty and creamy nose with notes of citrus and a bit of funk. Malty and creamy flavor with a bitter grassy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBunn (2461) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Sample at Eccentric. Fairly clear light gold with a thin white head and aromas of grain and dough. Flavor is bland with an odd graininess that I guess is oat, a hint of banana and cream and a little bit of herbal hops on the finish. Not my favorite beer of the evening.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwoodward (567) - - APR 6, 2013
Very nice - refreshing, in a Pale Ale style, though slightly "dusty" on the finish. Creamy.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
artmcd8 (1653) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2013
On tap at Bell's 3/31/13. Slight mixture of fruity hops and skunk. Orange yellow appearance. Sweet taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (1155) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Draught at Bells. Light amber color and head. Grainy aroma. Slightly dry mouthfeel but solid flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7729) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Draft. Oat/barley malt aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Smooth sweet light lemon, oat, and barley malt flavor. Very tasty.


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