50belair (3204) - Florida, USA - JUN 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the brewery. Milky yellow pour with a white head. Mild orange bouquet. Effervescent with tangy blood orange highlights. Some fruity hop lowlights. Good body, balance, and mouthfeel.
tiong (5840) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 11, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Elysian Brewing, Seattle, WA
Pours yellowish orange with a small head. Aroma of citrusy and floral hops, fruits, some blood orange and grapefruit. Taste is hoppy, fruity and a bit sweet juicy with hints of blood orange and citrus. Finish is sweet, malty and hoppy with some juicy notes. Refreshing and hoppy pale ale.
dlovell2 (1547) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cloudy golden color with white head. Malt aroma with citrus. Sweet malt start, followed by citrus. Blood orange flavor comes out on sides of tougne. Citrus finish.
3fourths (8962) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 7, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Cloudy orange with a short head. Grassy and resinous American hops with acidic citrus pulp. Medium body, medium sweetness with assertive bitterness and acidic grip. Malt is thin and shaky, carbonation doesn’t do much, it ends up smelling like a humid brewery: raw and grassy and minty toothpaste hops, with equally raw and grainy malt, there’s your Cracklin’ Oat Bran cereal, now that you’ve brushed your teeth, have a glass of orange juice with your cereal. Drink this stuff for breakfast at least, to get the true effect.
FROTHINGSLOSH (6197) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2014 Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a murky orange-peach color with a small foam y white head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was bitter and tart grapefruit, orange and a bit of sugar. The flavor was dry, bitter and tart grapefruit and orange. Medium length finish. Medium body. Meh.
Dacrza (775) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JUN 6, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
DATE REVIEWED: May 30, 2014... GLASSWARE: Howard’s Pub pint... OCCASION: the end of baseball--18-6, a game short of sectional champs... APPEARANCE: pours a heavy,, unfiltered orange amber,, opaque yet alive; slightly off-white head is a finger thick and reasonably creamy; nice cloud-like smear as the glass drains... AROMA: dramatic citrus, as expected; some astringent grapefruit and what must be blood orange; overall, alluring enough... PALATE: hyper-active start to finish, with full-bodied teeth rattle and a low-end resonance at the throat; lingers like a trip; refreshing yet a bit too demanding for a pale ale... TASTE: despite the label’s psychedelia, not outrageous or funky--puckerish orange cream mingles with pale malts to produce a soft, reasonably balanced tart finish, ... OVERALLL: is that Lenny Kravitz on the bottle? a tug of war between "I wanna get away" and "are you gonna go my way?"--straddling the line between nuanced and novelty--but on a hot day, it delivers refreshment....
adnielsen (10367) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 6, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Greg’s dump. Thanks Greg! Pours a milky yellow orange appearance with a white head. Dank, spicy piney hoppy aroma with some orange citrus and some smarties. Silky mouth feel. Very juicy and candy like flavor. Tangerine, pineapple, and ganja. A bit on the sweet side. Kind of a fun beer but a touch much for me.
DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle, which I believe I got from AKA Frisco’s in Frederick.. Clear orange yellow color. Thin off-white head. Leaves good, thicker lace. Nice orange citrus, some biscuity bready hop, light bit of vanilla. Really nice, but subtle malt bill. Works well. Moderate bitter taste, light sweet, kind of zesty. Medium body. Super smooth. Good smooth, kind of crisp, lighter carbonation. Lightly dry finish. Super awesome texture to this, very refreshing, crisp, and drinkable. Much better than expected. Tasting very fresh.
pinkie (470) - New York, USA - JUN 2, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours hazy and on golden hues with a soft orange blush. Thin head of white foam that fell quickly and left some good sheeting lace. Nose is orange. The tangy sweet blood orange. A bit of the pith and a touch of sugar for malt. Taste is lovely citrus with that blood orange prominent and then a touch fo the tart grapefruit to hold it up. A little bit of sweet herbal and a and a bit of cracker from the malt carry this one to the finish like a spiked orange -ade.
I just loved this and think it’s one the most pleasant pales I have tried. Sweet and tart combine seamlessly for a a palate that is quenched and satisfied. Light fruity and juicy mouthfeel. Silken malt with ample carbonation. Crisp and bold palate with a brisk finish and lingering tartness and slight bitterness.
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fresh bottle. Pours murky orange with tall frothy head. Aroma is, of course, orange, with some lighter pine/fir notes. Good dose of the bitter, acidic blood orange on the palate with some softer pale ale characteristics. Quick finish with some lingering bitterness.