HonusWagner (1048) - Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Out of the various festival-exclusives that Sam has brewed for EBF to date, this was my personal favorite. A very interesting take on rauchbier with smokiness and a bit of the beautiful saltine cracker character of Gose. Not something I could consume a pint of, but solid for a festival beer.
j12601 (6403) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pouring at the Saturday sessions of Extreme Beerfest. Pours a hazed amber brown with a thin white head. Faint campfire, smoke, toast. Chewy smoke, toast. Long smoke and earthy hop bite, more campfire on the finish.
Goodgrief (1733) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - MAR 16, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
On tap at Rehoboth. Cloudy and copper. Smells bready. Doughy malts with a salty medicinal aftertaste. Reminds me of chloriseptic, which isn’t good.
Ed5388 (1219) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brewpub exclusive. Cloudy copper/orange color with very little to no head. Aromas are woody, grassy, and slightly sour. Taste is malty, wood, sour with an almost salty after taste.
thedm (4848) - Fort Wayne, USA - FEB 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This draft brew from the brew pub poured a head of foamy finely sized white colored bubbles that were and left behind a uncarbonated transparent orange colored body and a poor lacing. The mild aroma was orange peel and musty. The crisp mouth feel was tingly at the start with a mellow finish with a mellow hoppy aftertaste. The good flavor contained notes of wheat sweet chamomile crisp && clean hops malt and bread dough. A decent one that I would consider buying again.