BVery (7878) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at the Shirlington location. Clear rich orange pour with a spotty head. Earthy and floral, good caramel malt backing. Pretty solid brew.
Garbageman (445) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Capital City. Good pale ale aroma and taste. A little on the muted side. Was looking for a stronger hop presence.
VT (1795) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 29, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at brewpub. Clear orange amber with a short-lasting white head. Tastes like caramel, biscuits, fruits, orange and lemon. Very lemoney, yet somewhat light bitterness in the finish. Lemon taste remains for a while. Medium-bodied, somewhat sticky, resinous mouthfeel. Good pale ale.
freekyp (1619) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 31, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Some grapefruit and pale malt in the nose. Clear golden with small white head. Aggressive bitter dark finish does not match the rest of the beer.
gyllenbock (5728) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Capitol City Brewing - Downtown, October 2011.
Clear light amber with a small head. Aroma of fruit, caramel, citrus and hops. About the same in the taste. On the thin side with a dry and rather bitter finish.
MiP (14433) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught, 6.1%. Vinous hop aroma. Seemingly clear amber colour. Almost no head. Teaish hop flavour, nicely caramelly. Clean bitterness, not so high.
madmitch76 (17837) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
5th August 2011
GBBF. Cask. Light haze on this amber beer. Small bubbly white head. Light semi dry palate. Good hoppy fruit, not too bitter. Orange - tangerine and traces of mango and other tropical fruits. Good stuff!
oh6gdx (22398) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 6, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask@GBBF2011. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral and mildly nectary and wooden as well. Flavour is wood, some honey and mild sweet malts. Some sweet zesty notes as well. Nectary, malty and honeylike finish.
Block (1676) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 6, 2011
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very smooth and drinkable. The flavor is stronger than you might expect but not overpowering. The flavor is matched well with a lighter body and pale malts that hold up to the mild hops and 6.2%. Pretty good.
fonefan (38496) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 2011, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Light unclear medium orange colour with a small, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, pine, resin, orange - citrus, grass. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, fuel alike notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.