MrFecesious (944) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Darby's. Cloudy burnt orange with a bubbly white cap and steady lacing. Aroma of caramelized malt, mulched tree branches, citrus rind, pine. Taste is mostly gentle bitterness with a good dose of sweetness. Medium dryness and carbonation. Slight resin.
pushkinwow (1996) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Orange amber with an off white head that fades. Nice citrus hops, light caramel malt, grainy. Smooth, bit dry, moderate carbonation, mild body, slightly bitter, easy to drink.
dhunter151 (531) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
500mL bottle. Pours a copper brown with a white head. Sweet but well balanced with hop bitterness. Very drinkable. Citrus, caramel, grapefruit and pine.
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BeerFunGuy (629) - California, USA - NOV 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very deep red color and sweet citrus aroma. This beer has a bit of bitterness but is well balanced by a strong malt flavor.
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brokensail (10781) - Orange County, California, USA - NOV 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Provisions Market. Amber/copper pour with a soapy off-white head. Aroma is huge pine and resin hop aromas. Caramel malt, grapefruit peel, and a bit of woody herbs. Nice. Flavor is a bit sweet up front with a strong bitterness to follow. Tons of pine, wood, herb, and resin character. Moderate grapefruit and some sweet caramel.
Ibrew2or3 (6843) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
50cl bottle pours with a clear copper body that supports an inch tall light tan head of foam. The aroma has sweet sugary malts and some various light maltiness such as Pilsner, Caramunich and maybe others. I’m getting basically zero hops in the nose. Way at the end of a deep draw is a faint sweet fruitiness. The taste starts soft briefly with sweet malts, a bit of grainy malts, some Pilsner malts and then crumbs of biscuit like maltiness. The hops hit a moment later and seem to lean toward bitter Noble like hops as well as some pine, a light floral hoppiness, then a bit citrusy and spicy too. OK, all kinds of hops seem to come through in the taste. Interesting.
Gerbeer (1734) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle. Pours a mahogany color with full foamy head. Aromas of resin-y pine, oranges, and brown sugar. Somewhat light, but nice and not overly hoppy. Flavors of pink grapefruit, toasted malts, and a hint of floral. Easy to drink
drpimento (2218) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured at a good temperature with a huge, foamy, frothy, fluffy, cream- to light tan-colored head that settled slowly and plenty of lace. Color is a hazy moderately deep amber. Aroma is hop, resin, hint citrus, then malt, grain, toffee. Flavor’s like nose, Hop flavor and bitter up front, then some tang and finally a bit of sweet. Body is decent; carbonation good. Finish is like flavor but has some medicinal and smidgen metallic.
GuyCuba (31) - California, USA - SEP 26, 2013
3.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Tastes better than it looks or smells. Somewhat sour and somewhat hoppy. Straddles multiple categories. Pleasant enough.
DialSquare (2615) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Veritable Quandary restaurant in Portland. Copper pour. Aroma is herbal, caramel, grass. Tastes are resiny hops, citrus, pine, caramel, floral. Nice.