drjay44 (2583) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. bottle. Bottled 01/2014. Pours a medium, ivory, well retained hed, with extensive lacing, over a slightly hazy, dark amber (SRM 15) body....nose is light pine, resin, citrus peel from the hops, light toasted malts with toast, biscuit tones, very light hints of toffee/caramel, minimal esters from the yeast....taste is light toffee/caramel sweetness with cereal tones. leading to a lightly floral, pine, resin, citrus peel moderate bitterness, minimal esters.....mouth feel, body is light of medium, clean light acid finish, low carbonation, with a clean smooth finish. This is a nicely balanced example of the style. It is a bit light on malt and hop complexity and could use more in both backbones. Would suggest adding more Cascade for the dry hopping, and a bit of crystal/caramel malt to up malt complexity and body. BJCP 7/3/15/4/6.
ajnepple (1998) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - JAN 19, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 oz bottle from Conifer Village Liquor. Amber, hazy appearance with a white head and minimal lacing. Aroma of sweet malts, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, citrus fruit and light bitter hops. Similar flavor, mild sweetness and mild bitterness with light fruitiness. Pretty light body. Not too good, probably been on the shelf for a while.
cmcdowell (2) - Colorado, USA - JAN 19, 2014 does not count
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 5/20
This is what is in my keg right now. It is a decent Pale Ale but not one of the best
jkwalking05 (3641) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Rated in 2010 (Backlog) - Amber in color with an average sized off-white head. Aroma is of light hops and caramel. Taste is of apple, caramel, and light woody hops.
jredmond (5259) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 30, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at Clockwork’s 4K / 5K / 10K Gathering 2013. Pours a light amber body with light lacing. Aroma is dry citrus and bitter, floral hop. Mouthfeel is medium and dry with notes of citrus, grapefruit rind and floral hops.
Sledutah (4314) - Utah, USA - JUN 27, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle picked up at Wilburs in Fort Collins
Slightly cloudy golden with a small white head and spotty lacing. Aroma of sweet caramel and butterscotch. Flavors of malt, floral, caramel, buttery and herbal tea
jtclockwork (8015) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at tasting. Pours gold with white head. Nose and taste of malt, resin, grain and barley. Lighter than medium body.
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at James’s 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours a clear golden tinged amber with a thin white head. Grain with a little hoppy background. Grainy with a bit of hops, earthy. Finishes lightly bitter.
blipp (5967) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAR 29, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours amber, with medium sediment, and an off white head. Weird sweet malts, just the faintest hint of dicetyl, and light herbal hops. I’d assume this was old, but the bottle says it’s 4 months old, so... it’s really not that old. Not that good.
Fatehunter (1179) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 15, 2012
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pint glass, half finger of head. Cloudy, copper colored body.
Smell is malty, wet grain in a barnyard. Not great.
Taste is sour with mild bitterness. It’s a bit disjointed.
Smooth texture, moderate carbonation and medium body.
Not too impressed with this. Not horrible, but missing the mark.