Oakes (12446) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Golden straw colour. Flowery aroma hints of quenching capabilities. Fresh citrusy character - light and grapefruity. A little astringency. Light malt notes. Similar to an English golden ale.
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 8, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the Rose and Raindrop in Portland with Ratebeerians galore. Light orange, clear with a foamy head. Piney hop aroma with some orange. Flavour is bitter and orange but the hops simply dominate too much.
3fourths (7982) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 15, 2004
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled @ Rose & Raindrop, Portland. Clear light orange color. Certainly dry-hopped, with a sweet piney cascade hop aroma, light bitterness with some creamy orange hop flavor and some astringency in the thin finish.
beerguy101 (5279) - Newark, California, USA - JUL 29, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium orange old color. Small head. Aroma is malty, fruity and sweet. A medium bodied pale ale. Malts are fruity and sweet. Hops are grapefruity and floral. Nicely balanced. Smooth taste. Nice dry hoppy finish. Touches of orange peel. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2004
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear amber witth a dense off-white head. Big citrus aroma. Medium bitter viturs flavor. Very quaffable and enjoyable. medium body, lingering finish.
argo0 (11453) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 24, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(RBSG04) Clear amber body with creamy off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, orange, some grapefruit. Taste is mild sweet, grapefruit, orange. Medium body. Nice beer -- flavorful but not especially bitter.
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 22, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
RBSG 2004: Clear orange with a small white head. Juicy grapefruit aroma, starts and ends bitter. Full bodied with a creamy texture and soft carbonation.
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 21, 2004
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: APR 28, 2005 Pale golden brown with a small white head. Aroma of fresh hop leafs with a slight orange/citric touch. Very hoppy flavor that is well balanced with malts. Slight citrus flavor comes through towards the finish as well as more hops. A well crafted hoppy ale.
xsketchyx (184) - Oregon, USA - MAR 23, 2004
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Smells like sweet hops, but the flavor is pretty simplistic. Tastes like simple hop water.
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 6, 2003
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a pale yellow with littled head leaving some lace. Nice fruity and floral aroma. Flavor is full of citrus, but none of the hops in the nose. Very nice citrus finish.