beaconstreet (811) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 24, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Not sure if this is just another name for a similar brew, but it was new on the boards. Skeptical of the style too, the bartender said "Darker than usual," to describe it and when I asked if it was like a dopplebock, "he said, yeah, a dopplebock." Convincing. A mildly distinct brew.
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
RFD Strong Ale Tasting, very dark lager. A heavy, almost wheatlike flavor. NIce german style beer
argo0 (11562) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 10, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Capitol Hill) Clear copper body with off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, sugar, some chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, sugar, light burnt. Minimal bitterness. Medium body.
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - FEB 6, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(02.03.06) On tap at Capitol City brewpub (Capitol Hill), Washington, D.C. Clear orange hued lager having a small white head. No discernable carbonation. Light sweet malt aroma. Medium bodied lager that starts with light malt sweetness and light hop flavor. Finishes with a pleasant light corn aftertaste. On the sweet malty side, not much hop presence. A very good drinkable lager.