nstal (237) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2002
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Wonderful head retention, but it cheats with that little nitrogen gadget. Very smooth but lacks some flavor.
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - JUL 21, 2002
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice creamy head and body. Not very much carbonation. The taste was a little watery, but good. This is the kind of beer a person could drink all night long...easily.
k2 (146) - USA - JUL 20, 2002
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
smoooooth and creamy. very well balanced and a great finish.
Aesir (130) - Tustin, California, USA - JUL 19, 2002
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
This is not a bad beer and the flavor is ok, but there’s not enough of it. Definitely a little watery and hardly any aroma.
Dionysian (39) - Paris, FRANCE - JUL 19, 2002
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light, very smooth, a bit taste-less and bland. Certainly not ’bad’, but.. not anything that a beer conessouir would get too excited over.
When poured into a chilled mug, it can be tasty.
PBOYNY (316) - Westchester, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2002
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
somewhat bland beer,nice creamy head, but lacking something,what do you expect from a can?
Dolly99 (5) - Moncton, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 15, 2002 does not count
4.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Very Very Creamy, Just looking at it makes me wanna taste it...
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 15, 2002
1.6 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2005 Creamier than ruddles and tetleys, which is pretty interesting. Seemed a bit unbalanced, with some rooty, hoppy tones that didnt seem to belong as well to this style. good beer though, very drinkable. Re Rate, i had this on draft along with tetleys and it stood out to me how much Worse boddingtons is. Very unbalanced compared to the smooth, rich bitterness of tetleys AND boddingtons has about half the body. Not as much flavor in it either.
BigSkyman007 (202) - USA - JUL 14, 2002
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
A bit disappointed in this one, for all the hype I’ve heard about it. Pale in color, it is lacking in the hoppiness I like in most ales. Goes down ok, but a bit watered down tasting overall. One can spend their money better on beer by buying something else.
KingPinHead (390) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2002
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I had this on tap, and it must be a major improvement over the packaged versions. Very unusual look with nitro head on such a pale orange body. The flavor was altogether too light---the quality of the flavor was there--a mixture of hops and fruit tang--but not nearly enough of it. The lack of flavor made the relatively light body irritatingly hollow. This is almost a very good brew. It just doesn’t quite make it.