vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 28, 2003
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Has a nice orange/amber color with moderate carbonation and a malty smell. Taste is of malt, malt and more malt, very smooth and finishes with a light bitterness. Overall a very good brew and I enjoy the smoothness.
fata2683 (2165) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 28, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle thanks to Gnosis, pours dirty blond with a medium white head. Aroma is bready malt, some sweet caramel and a little grassy. Flavor is rich caramel malt so smooth and refreshing with just enough sharp hop notes in the finish to balance and refresh the palate. This is a well made beer.
jtclockwork (5102) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour is orangish amber. Floral aroma. Taste is hoppy dough and cereal. Rated 5/14/05
thecrazyroach (8) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 23, 2011 does not count
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Welcome to the season of Spring. They have a saying in these New England parts; March is in like lion and out like a lamb. Well, besides the fact that this beer is a ’may’ bock, and not a ’march’ bock, the saying still goes, but in reverse! This beer is in like a lamb; smooth, flavorful with balanced hop to malt characteristics, easy to drink. It is out like a lion in the Serengeti plains, with it’s 6.5 % ABV. If you want to make some spring friends serve a few of these 22’s with some grilled asparagus and a pork tenderloin. Prost!
UnionMade (621) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 12, 2003
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
The beer pours a thick looking dark orangey gold. Head is copious, and lasts well into the last sip. Aroma is malty, with a light esteriness and that familiar lagery scent. Flavor is big and powerful. A very full bodied, malty, sweet, and tasty lager beer. Hops are nonexistent, almost. Mild esteriness, moderate carbonation. Altogether a well done beer.
Cletus (6177) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 25, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a murky orange with a modest white diminishing head. Scents of banana, candy are present. Taste is of bananas, rasberries, pine, apple and some sugar. Finish is bittersweet.
nolankowal (918) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 20, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Copper pour with a white head. Sweet lightly smoked malt aroma...some light candied fruit as well. Flavor was smoky, sweet caramel and light fruits. Medium bodied, sweet with a sweet light smoky finish.
rocbyter (1768) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - MAY 16, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Roast grassy aroma. Hazy orange color with a medium but quickly fading head. Mildly sweet malt taste with a slightly bitter nut finish. Light creamy palate.
auerbrau (2952) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - APR 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz Bottle, purchased at Pier Liquors - Narragansett, RI. Creamy, honeyed sweet malt aroma. Nice and clean. Fresh, sparkly bright and lively grain sugars, light munich malt, and a bit of oatmeal. I’m really growing to appreciate the freshness of Berkshire beers. So many beers these days are filtered and hot shipper all over the place. Berkshire’s recipes may not be inventive and some of their styles are little weak, but the freshness more than makes up for it in a lot of instances. Ends bready and bright, with lots of minerals and distant honey water.
PhatB420 (468) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 6, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bomber. Taste is honey like, a tad fruity, and light on the pallate. Reminds me of a tart candy like brew with belgain shades of brillance. A slight roasted malt simmers into play within the second sip while the carbination relates to plums drying at day break. Goes down great, especially right at home in the berkshires.