jcwattsrugger (10903) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 25, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
on tap-pours a retaining off white head and gold color. Aroma is pine, some light malt, as it warms some orange. Taste is dry pine/lemon hops bite, secondary sweet light/medium malt.
Tmoney99 (9964) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft sample at KBJ2010. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt and hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met.
Leighton (9619) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at RBWG 2014 Late Night tasting - Asheville. Decent offering. Some creamy citrus fruits, basic pale malts, pine needles, mild dough. Light bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish with more light citrus notes. Tasty if a bit basic.
BeerandBlues2 (8988) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 5, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
GABF 2010. Pours clear gold with an average, creamy cream colored head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is average malt (caramel, toasted), heavy hops (floral, citrus), light esters (fruity) with notes of peach. Flavor is average malt (bread, caramel, toasted), average hops (floral, herbal), and light esters (fruity). Medium body and creaminess, low warmth and carbonation with a medium sweet finish.
hopscotch (8458) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 4, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle… Clear golden ale with a small, frothy, white head. Good retention. The lightly toasted bouquet presents cereal grains and yellow grapefruit. Medium-bodied with jazzy carbonation. The flavor furnishes bready, biscuity malts accompanied by bitter, flavorful grapefruit peel and pith. Finishes crisp, bitter, citrusy and slightly dry. Kudos to illinismitty for providing the bottle!
Drake (7834) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 ounce bottle from Libation Station. Pours a clear amber color with a large foamy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of dank, resin, floral hops and mild caramel malt. The taste is sticky resin, citrus hops and sweet caramel malts. Medium bodied, slight lingering bitterness.
GT2 (7707) - Carlsbad, California, USA - FEB 13, 2014
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
[ Bottle ][ RBWG Afterparty Day 1 ][ 12oz ][ RBWG Globe ][ Free ][ 2/6/14 ]
>> Pours a clear, orange gold. Weak foam. Nose is raw honey, pine sol, chemical hops, mothballs, verbena. Taste is icky, chemical, floor cleaner. Mealy palate. Ick.
Dogbrick (7085) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at Beer Sellar in Nashville. This beer is a reddish-gold color with a medium ivory white head that recedes quickly to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing. Aroma of citrus, malt and hops. Light to medium body with a mildly bitter hops character and notes of grapefruit and sweet malt. The finish is short and lightly hopped. Fairly average overall.
jtclockwork (6903) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at RBWG. Pours cloudy yellow gold with white head. Nose and taste of pine, light resin, light malt and touch of apple. Lighter medium body.
Plovmand (6123) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle provided by Hopscotch. Pours clear deep golden with a medium white head. The aroma is peachy hops, citrus and caramel. The flavour is citrus, grapefruit, peaches and finishes quite citrussy and grapefruity bitter.