johnnnniee (2312) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 26, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Received in trade from mdaschaf, thanks for the opportunity.
I smell oranges as soon as I crack open the can. Pours out quite the hazy orange color with a thin white head that dissipates quickly. Smells of citrus and orange with a sweet almost sugary malty background. Wow this has quite an odd flavor to it. Its almost like someone took an orange popsicle and mixed it in a thin amber ale. It’s heavy on the oranges for sure and there must be some malt in there somewhere. Bone dry finish with a fairly thin body. Moderate level of carbonation with a tart prickly mouthfeel. Well they get an A for being distinct, but this only worked for the first sip or two before I tired of it. I’m glad I got to try this.
hayduke (3375) - Eureka, California, USA - DEC 15, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shared with Strykzone via facebook chat. This poured like "Orange Crush" soda with a small white head and not a lot of lacing. Nose is strong orange peel. Light in body and fizzy and carbonated mouthfeel, again like a soda pop. The flavor was one dimensional and mostly orange. While I seem to be knocking this beer it was surprisingly tasty and enjoyable. Go figure.
Strykzone (4933) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
16 oz. can from Hayduke. We had it together via facebook chat. The can looked like an orange soda can and the beer did, too. At least it did until the final drops of the pour when the sediment drained and the beer got much darker. A big beige head lasted nicely. The aroma was like Orange Crush soda with lots of orange. The flavor had orange, too, but it was more orange peel. I tasted some vegetable on occasion and it finished with some spicy mint from hops. Interesting and I kind of liked it.
GatorGuy92 (28) - Valrico, Florida, USA - OCT 19, 2011
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
This beer starts out pretty refreshing. Nice orange and floral hops in the aroma. Looks clean and crisp in appearance but slightly cloudy.
The taste. It starts off fairly well but rapidly gets old. Very one dimensional and the beer seems to become less appealing as it warms. The mouthfeel is a little light but seems appropriate for the style.
I only bought 1 16 oz can of this and am glad the have tried it but I probably won’t be going back to it anytime soon.
sloth (2489) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - SEP 21, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thin white head that was short lived. Decent lace, lasting. Copper, prange color. Slight nose of citrus and some pale malts. Body is light with a tight carbonation, little oily, tangy. Slight orangey, dry malt flavors. Would be a swell crossover beer for a newby, maybe not. A little TOO friendly?? Lightly sweet finish, citrus and malts.Nice summer quaffer.Yal need to chill, K?Can from statelineliquors.
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - SEP 11, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Light orange pour with a foamy head. Aroma of light malt and orange peel. Flavor is a decent lager with a bit of fruitiness on the finish. Okay.
Ronnie (1) - USA - SEP 11, 2011 does not count
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 10/20
Made a mistake when I first opened it - thought it was a draft can - had to wait for head to settle - but I was pleasantly surprised. Not too fruity tasting or smelling. Would love to float a Young’s double chocolate or left handed milk stout on top.
nick76 (4221) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
The aroma has subtle orange flowers giving it a citrus quality but it’s mostly sweet and malty with more than a little funk. The appearance is hazy amber with a medium head that fades to nothing. The taste is like the aroma with more of a floral quality than a citrus one. The palate is smooth. Overall not a very sucessful beer.
Palidor19 (2949) - Brandon, Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
there are two sides to this beer, the beer is a nice mellow soft a;e with a nice creamy head and slight tingy hops. But what makes this beer lacking is the orange and spices they put in that negate the beer. sadly neither flavor works well which is off putting
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Orange colour, decent size head, not much lacing, it smells good, floral,fruity, but the flavor is faint, tastes like a citrus tea, not bad, slight fruit, good on a hot day like today, but ugh...