BrewDad (5117) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 29, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Liquid Sunshine VII Tasting – Kirkland, WA
Aroma: Nice light malt aroma with some hops.
Appearance: Golden Yellow in color, Clear with a thin head.
Flavor: Creamy Golden this was a excellent ale for dinner. Nice malts and hops balance.
Palate: Dry Finish, with a Good Mouthfeel.
Overall: Very nice easy drinking Golden ale. This was brewed on the new pilot system at the new brewery and will be in production if this beer take off.
jgb9348 (5012) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAR 14, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slightly hazy deep honey coloured body with a thick, luscious three centimetre tall off-white head - very creamy and nice. Aroma of pale malt, light lemons and cleanser, pledge, and a hint of herbal and floral hops. Light-bodied; Strong relatively pungent malt note with less than pleasant flavours, some funky grass and herbal notes and not much of anything else to speak of - no complexity, no sweetness, no horrible bitterness - just a slighty decent flavour with not much going on. Aftertaste shows more malt and funk than anything else - okay. Overall, an acceptable beer that doesn’t make me want to drink this ever again, but if you are from out of state and haven’t seen this before (just like me), definitely try it! I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Bottleworks in Seattle, Washington [State] on 10-February-2013 for US$1.66 sampled at home in [the real] Washington on 14-March-2013.
after4ever (6563) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler. Thanks, BrewDad! Pours a crystal clear medium gold. Nice decent creamy white head with plenty of lace. When cold, it has a vacant nose, but after just a minute or two of warming, it shows mild nutty, grassy, earthy, and piney notes. Creamy medium body. Nice nuts, grass, and mild hop on the mid-palate. Very drinkable, and a little more life to it than there seemed to be when cold.
hivemind (737) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 14, 2011
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2011 On tap at Blind Tiger with Andy, James, Streets, Baron. Pour is not golden. It’s amber. Head is minimal and aroma is lame, ricey and macro lager. Taste is somewhere between slightly off-putting and okay. Starts off with a quick carbonation blast. Nothing to note on the palate and aftertaste is quick, which is good considering I do not get any tastes that I’d want to stick around.
Ferris (7021) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 18, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft - Light grains and pale malts. Clear gold with a nice white head. Nice cereal, grains, honey sweetness and a touch of bitterness. Quite nice.
maxwelldeux (4128) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - FEB 14, 2014
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle. Pours a dark golden/copper color with a small white head on it that disappears quickly. Nose isn’t all that strong, actually; there’s just a little bit of grains in there that I can get. Taste has corn, and seems a lot like a lager to me. Not really all that appealing.
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 17, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dicks Golden Ale - brewdad - soft malty nose. Little fruity. Hazy golden pour, thin head. Little sweet lightly floral, a touich grainy. Pleasant ale basic style but clean and pleasant. 5 3 6 3 12
jredmond (6062) - Manhattan, New York, USA - SEP 14, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at blind tiger with Andrew, baron, Brendan and streets. Pours hazy amber with off white lacing. Aroma is plain malts. Mouthfeel is thin with notes of sweet fruity malts and slight bitterness.
bitbucket (2160) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - OCT 28, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Growler. Thanks, BrewDad! And thank you, Dick for all you did for the brewing scene in Washington. Pours a hazy gold with a lacy white head. Aroma has a bit of grassy hops. Medium body, nutty taste.
robforbes (2083) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - FEB 18, 2013
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
pours a clear yellow with a small white head, and okay lacing.
smell is very faint.
taste is of citrus, wheat, slight caramel, and a little fruit. ends smooth, and slightly sweet.