jamaty (1250) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Color té oscuro, o ámbar, no tiene aspecto de lager. Espuma muy abundante, ligeramente manchada. No tiene aroma de lager convencional, muy aromática, predominando flores y algo de caramelo. Cuerpo ultra suave y cremoso. Sabor de ale, casi de IPA, de nuevo floral, a naranja, melón, malta… Muy sabrosa. Muy buena. Deberían ser todas así.
UXO (823) - CANADA - JUN 6, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours clear medium gold with one finger of medium dense white head, good retention and moderate patchy lacing. (4/5) Nose is caramel malt, grassy and floral, hint of citrus. (6/10) Taste is mild to moderate sweet, very mild bitter. (6/10) Medium-light body, moderate carbonation, short duration slightly bitter finish. (3/5)
Definitely a prohibition-era lager: much more robust and less crisp than today’s typical light lagers, yet still easy-drinking and refreshing. Some of the hop flavours (especially the citrus) build and become more apparent as the glass progresses, making me like this a bit more than I first thought. Not great, perhaps, but worth trying, especially on a hot day. (13/20)
bleble (30) - - JUN 6, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottiglia. Piacevole, beverina anche se non troppo complessa. Ottima anche durante i pasti.
Shot (260) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours light copper with a thin creamy head. Nice cling. Aromas of slight caramel, citrus, slight floral hops. Flavors are lemon peel, sweet malt, leather and cut grass. Somewhat thin; watery finish. Peppery mouthfeel. Not bad, but not outstanding.
drjoeng (194) - - JUN 5, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
5.3% ABV. Amber Ale.
Tapped out a nice thick head of close, foamy, creamy bubbles for a beautiful head on a prohibition-era ale.
Color was a deep clear amber, likely closer to about 14şSRM.
Nose is bold and full of roasted malty flavors.
Carbonation is pronounced and buoys up the bold malty flavors. The palate is all about these nicely roasted good quality malts.
There is some residual hoppy bitterness in the finish, balanced beautifully to be an awesome palate cleanser. You get more and more of the hops with each mouthful. A very pleasing lager and easy to see why this is a hometown favorite.
There are some nice boutique floral finishes which is a little surprising for a boiler maker type ale; lilies, orchids and a nice dry finish of chrysanthemums.
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kustie (409) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Golden or light copper color with a small head. Aroma has malt and grass. Taste is malty with some bitter elements in aftertaste. Flavors of malt, citrus and grass. Slightly sweet and mild on hops.
Tmrobotix (40) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma: Beautiful: hoppy with flowery tones, delicious.
Appearance: Amber color, the foam head could have been a bit bigger
Taste: Deliciously really bitter with sweet overtones
Palate: Light and very fizzly very nice
Overall: Somewhere between a lager and an ipa and it’s great. The color is beautiful and I really like the flowery taste yet the body could have been a bit fuller.
lbjor (34) - NORWAY - MAY 29, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark golden with 1 finger head. Tastes og creamy malt,flowers and little bit pine. Creamy feel. Some hop bitterness at the end.
drmet (278) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2015
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
-very nice floral hops with oranges and tangerines upfront
-middling caramel component
-thin with light hop bitterness,oranges and grapefruit on the finish
Ive seen this categorized as a Vienna Lager,its not.
Theres a definite american touch to this and i love it.
wazzawazza (60) - Geraldton, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Good solid beer. Not normally a lager fan but this steps up and tastes beautiful. Will buy again with glee.