beertholomeus (548) - California, USA - APR 15, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Pours amber color with off white head. Smell is strongly of malts with hops, toffee, citrus and caramel as well. Malt and citrus flavors meet the palate first with a slightly bitter hop finish.
brokensail (9948) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber colored pour with a small off-white head. Nose is toffee, toast, and bread. Fairly sweet with a mild hop character, mostly spicy and floral. A very light roast in there. The flavor is mostly just sweet toffee, toasted bread, and some caramel. There’s a hint of roast, some spice, floral hops, and a very subtle bitterness.
JaBier (4532) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at the brewpub on 8/7/10. Pours clear copper with a thin off-white head. Nose is grainy malt with a bit of hop. Flavor starts fruit and malty, then has a touch of hops in the finish.
joeneugs (2932) - Livermore, California, USA - AUG 4, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours gold with a tint of red. The aroma is malty with notes of fruitbasket and grains. It has a mildly hoppy, soapy finish. Not bad.
marcus (6022) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From beerboxer’s growler. Pours reddish brown with a modest off-white head and a brown ale and spicy aroma. There is a mild smoked malt flavor with a sweet and dry finish.
badlizard (5540) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 19, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear light copper red with a fizzy white head. Malty aroma. Nice body to the beer and a well balanced sweet malt and citrus hops with a round caramel finish.
oRos (1006) - sacramento, California, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at buffalo bills. Has a nice red color some hops a lot of malt flavors best buffalo bills I’ve had.
bb (6697) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 2, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Rich amber beer with a cream colored head. Malt and light grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and pine flavor with malt backing. Medium bodied. Grapefruit and pine linger with backing malt. Hoppier than I expected.
bhensonb (10359) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 11, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler shared by beerboxer. Pours orange/red. Aroma is citrus and roast malt. Flavor is roast malt, citrusand citrus.
mrhoppy (1284) - Santa Clara, California, USA - AUG 3, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. The brewery called this a California Red Ale. Dark golden color with a tan head. The malts are richer and the body is fuller in this beer than the amber. Some hint of caramel.