BeerandBlues2 (12045) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 18, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at brewery. Pours clear gold with a medium, fizzy white head with medium retention and good lacing. Aroma is fruity esters, citrus and resiny hops, honey and biscuit malt. Flavor is heavy hops and medium bitterness with supporting malt and fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.
sonnycheeba (4954) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 18, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap @ brewery. Pours gold with a slight haze and thin white head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is floral and earthy hops, bread malt, corn, grain, and light fruit. Flavor is malt forward, light esters and average hops; dry, hoppy finish. Medium body and warmth with low carbonation.
OldGrowth (3204) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - NOV 13, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
growler from brewery, ok aroma, little sweet, little yeast. minor citrus and coriander, oregano. kind of soapy too, like french vanilla. clean golden orange color. small head, no lace. Bitter sweet flavor. medium body, smooth oily mouthfeel, bitter sweet finish. Meh, aroma and flavor arenít doing it for me.
beachbum25 (1086) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - OCT 30, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @ the Brewery-Cloudy golden pour w/a moderate white head. Strong hop aroma. Hoppy, Hoppy, Hoppy, as you might guess from the IBUís on this beer! Lotís of citrus hop flavor, some pitch/tar, but it is drinkable. Good after dinner sipper for the hopheads. Long hop finish.