Velkyal (270) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 20, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a light golden, topped with a good frothy head. The aroma is some grassy hops with a touch of bread and grain. The taste is a light malt sweetness balanced with a subtle spicy hop bite. Very nice drinking on the patio in the spring sunshine.
decaturstevo (4414) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 27, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Straw yellow with light white head and lace. Light paper and a light earthy hop. Light paper, with a sweet finish no bitter at all. Thin watery and foamy.
jcwattsrugger (10726) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2010
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap-pours a thin white head and pale yellow color. Aroma is hint of light malt. Taste is sweet light malt/grain, secondry spice hops.
beerandIT (298) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 30, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Very light tasting but a bit more in the way of malt or barley. See through gold color. Fresh beer. It is okay but don’t kill yourself to get this one.
phukktifano (159) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 29, 2009
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
4-25-09 at Devil’s Backbone.Clear pale yellow body. Aroma was bread and grass. Flavor was the same with a mild toasty finish.
Kinz (3105) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - APR 14, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at brewpub. Very pale light yellow body, clear. Light bread aroma with a flavor that matches. Just enough bitterness to balance, but not any detectable hops. Maybe a hint of spice if you really go looking. Not bad, just sort of a session brew.
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Sample Date: 1/17/2009 Source:Devils Backbone) Sampler at the brewery. Very light graininess with little hop aroma. Clear light golden. Very clean dry finish with a light spicy bitterness.
maniac (3581) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2009
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2009 On tap at the brewpub on 08/23/2009. Clear golden body with a small white head. Sweet honey and pilsener malt aroma. Sweet honey and light grassy bitter flavor. Medium light body with moderately high carbonation. 5/2/7/3/12 - 2.9
On tap at the brewpub on 01/17/2009. Clear pale golden body with a medium frothy white head. Sweet honey and grain aroam. Grain and some bready malt flavor with light hops. Light body with moderately high carbonation. 4/1/5/3/9 - 2.2
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Served on draft at the brewery. Pours a straw color with a
medium head, good head retention and lacing. Aroma of bitter and
grassy hops. Taste is grainy malts with some caramel notes and
light hops. Medium bodied. Very nice beer.