squidknuckle (22) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - MAY 25, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
No. This beer isn’t bourbon-barrel aged, or passed through a rhubarb randall. I don’t care about IBUs or drink-by dates (*Stone*). We’re tired of all this beer snobbery, hogwash, and pretentiousness. Let’s get back to why we started drinking beer in the first place. Pure, untainted, balance of hops, yeast, and malt. Beer that tastes like it was made on an old family farm. Stinky, green, rooty. Crisp, lush, fresh. Creamy, quenching, classic. Don’t miss this year’s iteration of Berkshire Czech Style Pils.
Scrapersnbeer (1390) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 24, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Musty cracker malt aroma. Hazy yellow color, pretty still. Flatly bitter taste, no real malt character here. Lighter body, sort of a washout crispness wise. Disappointing overall I have to say.
MarkoR (438) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
1 PT. 6 FL. OZ BOTTLE BOUGHT AT LIQUOR STORE, IN LUDLOW, MA.
Pours a pale golden colour with thick white head with limited retention. Aroma is malts, some hops. Flavor is malts, wheat. Decent beer. Nothing more.
max.shelton (18) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
It smells good, looks good, but the taste and palate totally lack. Hop forward, which can be great, but no malt backbone whatsoever and a lingering acidity (this tends to happen with Berkshire beers). Essentially hopwater, and this rating from a pilsner lover.
joebudzjoe (663) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 27, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ Coalhouse Pizza. This has the crispness of typical pilseners but there’s an extra moderate malt breadiness that is unique. Due to this breadiness, this has less drinkability than most pilseners, but this is still quite tasty.
SrSilligoose (3090) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
fresh bottle. tasty crisp clean toast, cracker malts, pleasant hay and grass hops. easy drinkin. not really to style, but fine for what it is.
berniecarbo (148) - Holliston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 1, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tried this last night on tap at a beer tasting and along with 40+ local beers (New England) Always been a fan of BBC but never tried this. Great clean crisp taste, plain and simple, a great tasting beer.
radarsock (755) - Vermont, USA - MAY 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice and clean. Had on tap at the Grog, and boy was I impressed. Flavor profile of rice flour, Saaz hops, pilsner malt, and, German yeast, dandelions, and cotton. Crisp. Very respectable.
halfonit (1117) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 12, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a clear yellow color with a white head that has little retention. Aroma is of bready malts, grass, and a little hops. Flavor is of hops, malts, aluminum, and wheat. A nice crisp finish.
thornecb (4104) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 12, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours pale gold into a Sam glass. Bright white head with good retention recedes to coat surface. Caramel and saaz aromas. Soft with sweet caramel upfront turning to slightly sour hay in the medium length finish.