Handypaul (162) - - NOV 12, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
16oz can. Pours clear amber with a thin white head that leaves no lacing. Aroma of citrus hops, caramel, grass. Thin texture, average carbonation, lightly bitter, malt forward fading to hops with tastes of caramel and a brief finish. Nothing to write home about.
HoppityHop (170) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 11, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Wow, a couple of guys from the Bronx replicated Brooklyn Lager and made it a pale ale. If you like Brooklyn Lager you will like this. Tasty, but nothing creative or original.
mkgrenwel (558) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 24, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark amber pour. Thick, pretty creamy off-white head. Lasting nicely. Piney hops and crystal malt in the nose. Creamy mouthfeel dominates at first, partially resulting from a nice pour. Moves to a rich maltiness of caramel and biscuit. It feels like everything is delayed in this. The malt doesn’t shop up until the finish, and the hop bitterness doesn’t come until long after. There’s a definite sourness in the finish that is a bit unpleasant. It blends with the hop bitterness and really sits there. I wish that pine in the aroma was more present in the flavor. Instead it just goes from creamy and bland to a bit of malt, right into sour. OK for guzzling out of the can, but not great to sit and savor.
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can courtesy of Eric and company at ChurchKey, thank you gentlemen! Clear deep amber color, white edge head. Aroma of fresh pine, grass, hay, honey. Taste starts malty, but nice balance.
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - SEP 29, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Received this in a recent BIF. Served in a Half Acre snifter.
A: Pours a solid amber color with a yellowish head forming on the pour. It recedes to a thin ring that leaves some sticky lace down the glass.
S: Sticky sweet malts. Some dried oat flavors with an earthy hop character. A little dirty and "green".
T: A lot of earthy hops. Dirty and veggie like with some sweet oat malts. There is an odd metallic finish with some stale malts.
M: Medium to light bodied with a medium carbonation level. Earthy and metallic finish.
O: Didn’t enjoy this one particular much. The stale malt and metallic-like character in the finish really was off-putting. Wasn’t that drinkable.
Serving type: can
BeerandBlues2 (9094) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can at Churchkey. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast malt, dates, spicy and earthy hops with herbal notes. Flavor is malt and hop balanced with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
swoopjones (5333) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 24, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
draft at Blue Monk, copper caramel pour, nice fuller body. Sweet malts, peanut shells, caramel, milder bitterness. OK
TheHopster (748) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - SEP 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On draft at the Crouton Tavern, NYC. My pre-game beer before the 2013 B.A.D. My first sample from this brewer. A decent Pale Ale with deep complexion and balanced flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
kwoeltje (2212) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - SEP 8, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
(can) deep amber. Malt aroma with hint of hops. Flavor is biscuity malt with a little floral hops in the finish.
BREWMUSKCLES (2155) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
a little fruit punch and a citrus before finish with malt through out. it is bitter in the citrus and has some sweetness. malt character kinda toffee like with nut and malt. a little scratch in a moderate body.