Nephilium (1214) - Ohio, USA - DEC 17, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Mild aroma to start this beer off, with the hops just barely showing up. Pours a clear amber, with a full white head. Interesting blend of flavors, with the pine hops adding to the biscuit malts in this beer. Light and easy drinking, this is much better then I was expecting.
Dogbrick (6824) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This beer pours a clear orange color with a medium off-white head that dissipates steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of toasted malt and hops. Medium body with flavors of grassy hops, bready malt and caramel. The finish is spiced hops and sweet malt. Decent all around.
blutt59 (5877) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, clear orange amber in color with a faint fruity aroma, flavor is dry , buttery grains, caramel and a thin finish
jmikolich (1292) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - FEB 16, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
on tap at Buckeye 15Feb2012, an altbier huh? well this isnt hoppy though maybe for an alt it is.. its just a mediocre beer with a sweeter finish than expected. see ya next year CBW
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(22oz bottle) Pours a clear copper body with a medium white head. Aroma of grain, toffee, light pine, nuts, and caramel. Flavor of grain, grass, pine, and caramel with a dry, bitter finish.
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 16, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle thanks to Brigadier: pours a clear bright orange with a clingy-lacing white head. Has a lightly sweet toasty caramel malty nose with a healthy amount of piny hops. Starts with good fullness and clean lightly toasted caramel malty sweetness with a good balance of resiny bittering hops before a drier bittersweet finish. Flavorful and very drinkable.
JaBier (4332) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - DEC 14, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at Buckeye Beer Engine on 12/10/11. Clear amber pour with a thin off-white head. Malty and grassy nose with some nutty notes as well. Malty flavor with caramel and spicy hops before a dank finish.
wedgie9 (1661) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 2, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tasted on 12/1/11 from a 650mL bomber bottle sent to me as an extra in a trade. Pours a clear amber/copper color with an average beige head that slowly recedes to spotty lace, leaving some lace along the inside of the glass. The nose is bread, hay, and cereal malt, with light roast, and grassy, spicy hops. The flavor is more of the same, with the lightly roasted bread, cereal, and hay, with the spicy, grassy, and nicely bitter hops. The body is fairly light with lively carbonation, and a medium spicy and grassy finish.
Lowe1983 (1304) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - DEC 1, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours an amber color with an off-white head. Aroma is of some grass, caramel malts, and some lemon. Flavor is light with caramel malts and the earthy tones dominating. Not much else.