RoyalFlushing (321) - Mamaroneck, New York, USA - SEP 28, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ the brewery. Poured golden with orange hues, small tan head that disspated quickly and minimal lacing. Aroma is citrus and piney hops and caramel malt. Taste is hop-forward with a hint of citrus. Bitterness seems more like an IPA. Smooth dry finish.
jgb9348 (4298) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - SEP 24, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Crisp, slightly hazy amber coloured body with a chewy golden and copper tint - very nice looking with a centimetre or or so of tan head. Aroma of pungent biting and resiny hops with a malty and toffee glow and a very strong grassy and herbal note as well. Medium-bodied; Assertive grassy and herbal hop flavours up front with a good malt backbone that doesn’t overpower that shows some sweetness on the end and a hint of a bowl of fruity pebbles at the very end. Aftertaste is bitter from the hops with a pleasant herbal and grassy note that brings out a bit of sweetness and some citrus flavours. Overall, a great APA, with a ton of complexity and a good floral, herbal note that shows well with the hops. One of the better APAs for sure - up there with Tupper’s. I love how this comes from Washington as well - a great local beer to have everywhere! I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Arrowine in Arlington, Virginia on 20-September-2012 for US$1.99 sampled at home in Washington on 24-September-2012.
Huhzubendah (2162) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
The beer is slightly hazy, appearing copper orange in color. The off white head is an inch thick, and leaves substantial lacing on the pint glass. The aroma offers citrus and malt, with a nice hop character. The flavor brings balance, slightly in favor of hops. The feel is medium bodied, with appropriate carbonation. Personally, I prefer less balance and more of a hop forward pale ale. That said, this is well done. I look forward to more tasty beers from this new local brewery.
Serving type: can
Reviewed on: 07-25-2011
Bart (2944) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Canned @ RBBSG, Courtesy of Travlr. Darker blond coloured brew, almost no carbonation and a medium white head. Quiet hoppy hinted aroma with some fruity touches. Medium palate. Finish is rather light, some light hoppy fruity hints with a light bitter touch. Medium.
Japalo (949) - DENMARK - SEP 13, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can@ social reform kitchen . Hazy Golden Brown. Plenty of american hops could be cascade cetinnual Columbus. Good balanced bitterness. Great brew.
haukur (1135) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - SEP 13, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
on draft in DC. Dark gold/coppar. Firm head. Hoppy aroma, bitter finish. Could almost pass off as a IPA. Delicious stuff
JoeinEscazú (1325) - San Jose, COSTA RICA - AUG 31, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A hoppy ale in the accurate sense, with plenty of flavor and aroma, ducking excessive bitterness. Good first impression and only grew on me the more I tried while in DC. Amber color and usually quite hazy, witha frothy beige head. Hoppy Hawaiian fruit punch nose. Flavor is moderately bitter with impressions of orange and mango, leaning toward the dry side. Very drinkable and possibly dangerous at 6% abv... stronger than necessary for the amount I’d prefer to drink.
Martinus (2531) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2012
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy amber colour, white head. Fruity aroma, American hops, pineapple, apricot and grapefruit, marmalade, tropical fruits and malt. Light bitter flavour, malty, quite level. Quite light body. Light malty finish, light fruit, light hops, some yeast.
(From 33cL can @ RBBSG II, Wilrijk. Courtesy of Travlr. Thanks Gene!)
sebletitje (6030) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl can courtesy of Travlr.
Dès ouverture le houblon se fait déjà présent. Verse orangée sur un col très actif, beige quasi jaunâtre et crémeux persistant.
Arôme de houblon fermenté, pin très prononcé avec ce profile de grains/brassin.
Palais est fruité alternant pamplemousse et autres notes tropicales, pin, palais est sec houblonné, caramel léger profile reste épais sur des notes café/biscuité.Pointe herbacée douce sur un fini malté. Le profile houblonné reste bien présent et bien balancé avec le malt.
tderoeck (3647) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
11/VIII/2012 12Fl. Oz. can @ RBBSG - (2012-899) Thanks to Travlr for sharing the can!
Clear dark orange beer, irregular small white head, pretty stable, little adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, passion fruit, pineapple, sweet something, honey. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty bitter, piny, some exotic fruits, pineapple, some citrus. Aftertaste: pretty bitter, piny, dry hoppy ending.