kramer (5357) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2006
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
12 oz bottle, via CMUBEERMAN. Pours a clear dark copper/orangish color with a small off-white head that faded quickly. Aroma is rather grainy with some caramel and toasted malts. Flavor overall is very minimal, just pale malt with a light bitterness in the finish. None of the malty sweetness I look for. Mouthfeel is very thin with very active carbonation. Overall, except for the color, this was a Pale Lager. No sweetness or body, the hallmarks of the style for me.
Beerman6686 (5284) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This poured a brown color with a small white head. Aroma was slightly roasted,and a bit nutty, some sweetness too. Flavor was very watery and bland, but nothing offensive, some sweetness and slightly roasted.
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 24, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
ABC fest 06: Pours a mostly clear deep amber with woody brown highlights and a thin white head. Aroma is nutty and thick toasted malts with hints of caramel and light herbal noble hops. Slight crackery malt flavor with some toast, and light nuts in the end- overall a bit weak and not as full in the mouthfeel, but this could be due to its low abv.
JPDIPSO (5045) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 26, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bright fiery brown color with a smallish taupe colored head. Caramel aromas with a accent of darker toasted malts. HInts of floral hops as well. Sweet toasty flavors mix with a mild caramel and light honey taste. Quite roasty and toasty in the finish. A rather simple brew, a touch sweet more like a toasty amber.
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - AUG 4, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to Tedwarhc for this bottle. Served in a tulip.
Pours a bright light copper-brown color with a very, very thin white head and only a bubble or two on top after a few seconds. No lacing. The nose brings some light caramel and bread crust along with faint earthy hops. Flavor is a nice combination of lightly-toasted bread and very mild caramel along with a touch of sweetness and light hops. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation; fairly chewy. Refreshing bitterness on the back-end. Good brew.
Serving type: bottle
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2002
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2010
2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle. Pours pretty flat. Copper. Sweet aroma with malt, chocolate and spiced brown sugar. Flavour seems flat. Thin with notes from the scent and a eucalyptus edge.
Aurelius (4638) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 12, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sweetish dark malt aroma, without molasses. Woody, musty malting. Initially seems drier than it finishes out. Rather simple. Finishes sweet with a medium-light bitterness. Medium mouth.
TomDecapolis (4617) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUL 22, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
06 State College Brew Expo. Pours a translucent goldne amber with a bubbly off white head. Aroma of sweet malts, caramel, toffee, no hops present but pleasant. Flavor along the same lines.
cheap (4530) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2006
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2008 If pious means sacred or majestic, then this ain’t pious. However, a dark lager with a sweet aroma. Pretty brown but not dark brown in my steelers mug. OK flavor with a little syrup feel to it. Has a bitter finish but is not lasting.