olio (8206) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Elysian Fields, Seattle.
Rated on 20120716.
Pours clear dark golden color with large frothy head. Aroma of citrus fruits, lots of hops, grass and toffee notes. Flavour of hay, hops, fruits and caramel. Very nice, hop-party.
DYCSoccer17 (3513) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 19, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pint on tap at Elysian Fields. Citrus hop aroma with significant lemony character. Light grassy and herbal hints, too. Fairly restrained aroma. Mildly hazy golden-blonde body with a medium whitish head. Starts sweeter than I would expect. This beer has some sticky, buttery, diacetyl in the middle. Finishes with a restrained hoppiness--light herbal, mild citrus, and faint pine character. Not so great. This was tapped a couple hours prior, and it’s obvious from the diacetyl that this beer was rushed to the tap.