mcberko (5228) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 14, 2010
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Darby’s, pours a light golden yellow. Light grainy aroma. Flavour of light fruits, nuts, and caramel malts. Pretty bland.
Oakes (11408) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 8, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Orangey golden-amber. Woody cascadey aroma with slightly sticky crystal malts. Smells a lot like SNPA. Caramelly body with woody cascadey notes. Any floral element drops out late, leaving more caramel malt complexity. Good balanced beer.
jonas (5445) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2010
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Nice hazy golden, lacing creamy head. Light fruity aroma. Almond, light fruity ale, low on hops, not offending in any way. Nut flour aftertaste.
PWheatley (119) - , Quebec, CANADA - JAN 3, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
on draft at the bard and banker. Pours amber with a thin head nice lacing. subtle hop aroma and slight bitter taste. Easy session ale, highly recommended.
Sammy (8027) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 16, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Volo. Pours yellow with some white soapy head that takes its time to settle. The aroma is slightly hoppy. Taste is initially like a subtle ESB, but as being dilluted, the second glass does not build up substantial bitterenss. Towards the end of the bottle, some yeast makes an appearance. Lacey. The mouthfeel would be improved with less carbonation, please.
VertBaconStrips (2014) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 16, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured out a big, thick white cap that hang around for ages on top of my gold brew leaving sloppy lacing. The aroma is nice and fresh and fruity but it has taken awhile for this to come around. Weak grapefruit, fake orange, rich malts, perfume, some floral and a bit of grain can be found on deep breaths - a little different which is nice. The taste is really nice to start with but I got bored in the middle of the bottle then started to pound it because it went down so easy. Nothing in your face: rich malts at a small dose keep then in check, leafy hops, light fruit with no flavour standing out, bit of spice and zip. Wow... didn’t really say anything there, did I? The carbonation is too much for me to really dig this brew. Goes down light and quick, tangy finish with a stiff but short lived bitterness. A decent drinking beer for sure; a nice Canadian craft selection.
Crit (3218) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 22, 2009
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy gold,large lasting white head.Faint fruit nose.Fizzy pleasant light malt profile,fruity overtones.Crisp hop end.Good lace. Easy drinking
CapFlu (4315) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 27, 2009
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2009
Earlier Rating: 11/17/2008 Total Score: 4
(Draught) Sampled at The Bard and Banker. Pours a thin, white foamy head with an orange body. Very fresh, mix of German hops and pacific northwest. Really blends well. Not too heavy with malt, a nice crisp beer. Very satisfied. 8/4/8/4/17
MrRoss (646) - Delta, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 7, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2009 A nice looking beer,at least, with a frothy wheat head of average thickness above a body of clear amber. Aroma was "different", perhaps the so-called "cotton candy malt notes"? Whatever, I was not enchanted by the nose. Taste was a decent blend of hop and malt. Mouth was alright, and there was a bitterness at the finish. A drinkable but very average beer.
JoeMcPhee (8168) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 30, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear golden beer with a thin white head. Aroma is light and fruity initially with a touch of light pale malt. Fairly aromatic with a light cotton candy and perfumey sweetness. It initially shows a touch of diacetyl, but this settles down fairly quickly. Quite fruity with just a touch of light bitterness. There is a touch of light zesty hoppiness and a bit of lemon. Sort of a UK-style golden ale and reasonably tasty. Nice summer brew.