Beardface (1516) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JAN 18, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Light amber pour with a barely there head. Very sweet aroma with a tiny bit of citrus present. Dry mouthfeel with a taste of malts and a tiny bit of hop flavoring. Not so high on this one.
Sleeper (91) - Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Smells faint hops, a little apple... But thats just my nose. Orange copper in color. Taste is up front bitter and toasty. This is very clean.
anders37 (14818) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ Bridgeport Brewing. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish malty hoppy aroma. Sweetish malty and slightly grainy flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a sweetish malty finish with some hints of hoppy bitterness in the aftertaste.
dkoonce (906) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2008
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear amber, with a thick cream colored head. Rich malt aroma, with slight raw grain note, Dry, with a raw flavor that is not unpalatable. Very little hop note.
BiddleBrau (833) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden with off-white head leaving lacing. Faint malt aroma. Slight hop bite but disappaites, minimal malt profile, slightly creamy. Nothing outstanding but a clean finish
HoppyGuy (111) - Washington, USA - JUL 31, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a nice amber color with a three-quarters inch beige head that hangs around for a while. Aroma is a bit faint, and is of hops and floral hints. Flavor is not very hoppy at all, yet not too malty. Fruity flavor, some citrus. Overall, not a bad beer, but not bold (hoppy) enough to be classified as a pale ale, at least for me. Still, I like it. I’d like to pair this brew with shrimp scampi, garlic mashed potatoes and a spinach salad.
DuffMan (5828) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
So who ripped off who with the blue heron pale ale idea-- Mendocino or Bridgeport? Hardly matters anyway. This pours a handsome bright orange amber, slightly hazy. Sweet caramel and apricot fruit in the aroma. Caramel, some apricot fruit, and a vegetal quality to the finish. Moderately bitter, light/medium bodied.
IrishBoy (3690) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUL 8, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle from Safeway, Port Angeles; nose of light floral hops, caramel, and peaches; light amber with a medium off-white head; flavor is fruity peaches, light sugar, and a background hop note; finish is very lightly bitter.
shendrix (478) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 26, 2008
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A passable IPA, with a palate of spring water, the slightest bit of honey, and grassy hops.
Ungstrup (27821) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft. An amber beer with a thin beige head. THe arom ais sweet malty with light notes of caramel, while the flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel, spices, and hops, as well as light perfumy notes.