beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - JAN 29, 2010
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
I see from the rating that this beer is not much liked but I enjoyed this. Certainly not an all-season beer but when the sun is beating down this is a nice quencher. Nice grain taste. Just enough sparkle to it.
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 13, 2010
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2010 Bridgeport Brewing Company--Haymaker Extra Pale Ale--Sunshine in a Glass--2007 Release--12 oz. Bottle--5.30% ABV--15 IBUís. (4.0 / 5.0) Pale Ale. 6-Pack--$6.99. BC sediment. Mild lacy white head. Slightly cloudy bright lemon gold color. Mild hop floral front. Crisp mild fruit delicate sweet almost wheat light caramel ester body. Refreshing clean mild hop citrus ester end. Zesty Golden Ale. Sampled 7/21/2008.
Bridgeport Brewing Company--Haymaker Extra Pale Ale-Itís A New Day And We Say"Make Hay While The Sun Shines"--Itís Always Summer When Youíre Enjoying Haymaker!--Sunshine in a Glass--2010 12 oz. Bottle. 5.30% ABV. 15 IBUís. (4.0 / 5.0) No sediment. Slightly lacy thin white head. Clear bright gold color. Delicate citrus floral hop front. Crisp tangy dry zesty light caramel fruit hint refreshing body. Crisp light hop end. Delicate balanced smooth flavor. Well made Golden Ale. Sampled 7/15/2010. 6-Pack $6.99.
humulushound (242) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 28, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bright golden-straw color with white head. Aroma is dominated by grassy hops with mild citrus and honey. Flavor is grass-forward, then the honey malt, a touch of flowers and light hop bitterness in the finish. Mouthfeel was light with average carbonation and a slight finish This was very drinkable albeit lacking in complexity.
coldmeat23 (232) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 9, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a bright golden color with a thin bright white head.
Smell is not much. A bit of citrus, some grassy hops.
Taste is a little better than expected. Citrus notes hit first (lemon and orange, mostly). Follows with a little bit of sweet maltiness and a light touch of earthy hops.
Feels good in the mouth on a hot day, like today. Light, crisp and refreshing.
After working up some heat, I could see some session drinking done with a product like this. Easy to drink and quenches your thirst. Very good summertime beer.
bsjay (54) - Oregon, USA - OCT 28, 2009
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Iíll take a blond over an extra pale (or at least one this meek) any day, no matter how hot it is out there. This one has barely enough hops or malt to distinguish it.
dwyerpg (4874) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A citrus orange aroma. Looks okay. This beer is fairly citrusy and is easy-drinking but it isnít particularly exciting and certainly not good enough to replace Sierra Nevada.
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 8, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass a clear yellow with a decent one inch white head. Smell was faint hops, a little earthy. The taste was mild with a little citrus and more earthiness. The drinkability was outstanding as the ABV was low and the beer went down so smooth. Great session beer.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 06-18-2007 15:52:37
LooseCannon (938) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - SEP 4, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft, pours clear golden in color with thin white head. Aroma sweet malty and citrus hops. Taste malty, watery and very lite hops with dry finish.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Date: August 08, 2009
Source: Tasting, Ticker
Appearance: hazy yellow, fine white head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet malt aroma, light floral hops
Flavor: light sweet malt flavor, well balanced with floral hops, touch of cereal, light bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
jzzbassman (1523) - New Albany, Mississippi, USA - AUG 14, 2009
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a light gikd without much of the white head. Nice bready aroma, with some citric elements. Weak in flavor, very light, with not much malt or hops