Dogbrick (8658) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample at the tasting room. Pours a hazy yellow-gold color with an outer ring of tiny bubbles and decent legs. Aroma of dank hops and honey. Full-bodied with flavors of fruity hops, honey and spice. The finish is fruity with some herbal hops in the aftertaste. Above average overall.
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUN 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draught pour at the meadery bar in Columbus, Ohio. Pours a hazy golden straw colored still mead with some shiny bubble edges, yet similar to unfiltered light English style apple cider. Aroma of dried grapefruit zest, some mild yeast and a hint of honey. Taste is light to medium bodied, with flavors of light honey, a hint of dried grapefruit zest, and mild yeast/herbs and a touch of grass. Finish is semi-dry, with some short-lived mild bitterness and light citrus.