j12601 (6403) - 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 Jamesís 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.
Cletus (6250) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 28, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of jbye4334. Pours a hazy orangish mahogany with a large off white head. Smells of starwberries, citrus, tarte, some vinegar. Tastes of pepper, dry malt, floral notes, citrus. Peppery finish.
jtclockwork (6229) - , 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.
blutt59 (5913) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle via trade with jbye4334., pours orange amber with tall creamy foam, aromas of white out and fresh pineapple, flavors of bitter pine, plastics, fresh tasting finish
Ernest (5905) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2003
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2007 Bottle (May 07 bottling). Head is initially small, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is medium amber. Aroma is lightly malty (wort, cookie), lightly to moderately hoppy (resin), moderately yeasty (dough, sweat). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter, husky. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Very bland and boring. Slightly worty aroma and lots of raw yeast stink, as with many of Bristolís year-round brews.
DuffMan (5795) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 30, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a very hazy orange-tinted amber with a moderate dense yellow-tinted head. Very pleasing aromas of fresh lychees and subtle spice. Lovely balance of sweet alt and fruity aromatic hops (lychee, melon) with a finish that s quite quenching and surprisingly low on bitterness. A real treat!
riversideAK (5557) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 20, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nose is floral and lightly sweet. Not much going on. Pours hazy golden, thin head. THe flavor is lightly sweet, a touch of bread, pale malt, and light spicy floral hops. A touch of citrus. Easy to drink, not that interesting, sessionalbe APA.
blipp (5475) - 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. Iíd assume this was old, but the bottle says itís 4 months old, so... itís really not that old. Not that good.
Braudog (5359) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2004
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2007 Amber with a thin veil. Heavenly citric nose. Excellent balance on a solid malt base. Beautiful goodness of those NW hops. God, I love beer.
thirdeye11 (5338) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(12oz bottle thanks to BMan1113VR) Pours clear medium yellow with film of bubbles. Nose of faded hops, sweet grain, very subdued grapefruit. Taste of earth, rye, grain, with a creamy but undercarbonated and slightly thin finish.
Had this been more fresh it may have been better.