NikkTwist (2614) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at Khyber Pass. Clear yellow straw pour with a thin top of foam. Lasting ring. Very unusual powdery citrus flavors. Dried lemon peels dusted with honey corn starch. Tangerine pips. Snowflake bread rolls. Hints of dried pinecones. Vanilla ice cream. Lemon verbena. Plantains. Notes of sand tarts, oyster shells, buttered croissants, dream whip and toasted coconut. Standard base. Not huge or grand, but the flavors are just ... bizarre. And surprising. Which makes it quite noteworthy!
chucklemation (1312) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - AUG 7, 2015
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a pale gold with a thin white head and a little bit of lacing. Aroma is pine hops, citrus, and sweet resin. Flavor is sweet citrus and pine. Has a smooth body. This is very impressive. Delicious.
HonusWagner (2013) - Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
A pretty dang good hoppy lager. It’s a lot like Prima Pils, I’d say, but a bit heavier.
WabashMan (1023) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - AUG 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
I found this on the menu and tried it on a whim, knowing Bells Brewery puts out good products. What a nice surprise! It doesn’t look like much, in truth, and the appearance is the weakest part of this beer, as it’s not much darker than your typical BMC type beer. But it’s got a nice crisp nose, moderately hopped, floral bite to the flavor. A very nice beer.
paintedmaple (671) - People’s Republic of Bloomington, Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap...nice golden Lager color with a fragrant hop nose. Taste is of earthy, grassy grain and floral hops. Very easy drinking and delish.
bnokk (447) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2015
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
APPEARANCE ? straw color. Light head, gone in a flash.
NOSE ? clearly hop scent, but I don?t live it. Citra?
FLAVOR ? same taste as nose. Not so good, ma.
shigadeyo (3630) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 17, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
7/16/2015: Draught at Arnold’s in Cincinnati, Ohio... Pale, cloudy gold color with a white head; this lager seems to be hopped up with citra... it’s grassy and tangy with some mellon and lychee flavors. Average body and mouthfeel. Seems to drink larger than 6.5%. Okay overall, but a pint was more than enough for me.
PartyFowle (954) - - JUL 16, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pale lemony hue, perfect clarity. Small, silky head of white. Aroma is earthy, with soil and a splash of orange balanced by grass and grain husks. Flavor is clean and crisp, with hops adding a citrusy snap to the otherwise featureless brew. Maybe a little herbal mint in there too. Very dry.
DYCSoccer17 (3612) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 14, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pint on tap at Yard House in Kansas City, MO. Aroma has some mango and passionfruit. Some bubble gum hints are also there. This smells like it may be hopped with El Dorado. Transparent yellow body with a medium, fizzy white head. Starts really fruity with raspberry flavors. Some herbal bitter hops to finish. My guess is that this place had a raspberry beer on before this and didn’t clean the lines, which is why I get an overwhelming raspberry flavor to this. Larry Bell should be smarter than to sell his beer to a chain like Yard House.
sturmthis (1083) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JUL 9, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft. Golden color with one finger head. Citrus, pepper and straw aroma. Taste is more straw, grass with slight citrus. Not bad.