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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Release #1 – Brewed April 27, 2010
An ale made with organic brown rice. Very drinkable and quenching! The taste is super clean, almost lager like, with a hint of spiciness and clean nutty brown rice finish. NOT a Gluten Free Beer! Perfect for late afternoon picnic or a barbeque going long into the night. Color is light.
Grains: Ultra Premium Maris Otter Malt, Briess 6-Row Malt, Organic Brown Rice, and Caramel Malt.
Hops: Mt. Hood, Saaz, Willamette
Release #1 - 6% ABV
Release #3 - 5.7% ABV


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 10, 2011
22oz bottle. Lightly hazed amber body, small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grape, some grassy, light corn. Taste is moderately sweet, grassy, some corn, grape. Light-medium body, light crispness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10090) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt and grain aroma. Medium body and a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where not met with this beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9095) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 19, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear to lightly hazy orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium-short retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cereal, grain, meal), light hops (earthy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of nutty brown rice. Flavor is heavy malt (cereal, grain, meal), light hops (earthy), and light esters (fruity) with notes of nutty brown rice. Light body, low warmth, medium carbonation, and a dry finish. The clean nuttiness of the brown rice gives it a near lager-like flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (7945) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Bomber from Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA, opened 4/26/11. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized creamy white head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of rice, floral hops and faint nutty notes. The taste is very much similar with a bit of apple and caramel as well. Medium bodied. Decent beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (7895) - Carlsbad, California, USA - MAR 11, 2012
651mL. Clear golden pour with smaller white head. Small chunkies in the glass. Fruity, sweet nose with sweet cherry juice and children's juice box with plastic. Taste is neutral, watery, sharp grainy. Pretty bland overall. Not sure what makes this better than just typical pale lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 11, 2012
22oz bottle: Pours a clear deep golden brass with a spotty-lacing white head. Has a mild grainy and semi-sweet nose. Starts with average fullness and effervescent carbonation with an earthy grainy maltiness and some grassy hop bitterness before a smooth bittersweet finish. Fairly drinkable, but nothing too exciting.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ughsmash (7005) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Bomber, Release #7. Poured cloudy medium orange with a nice cap of beige head. The aroma picked up sweet rice, dark bread, and a touch of molasses with earth and lesser fruity accents.. fresh and interesting, but not super enticing. The flavor found similar malts at the core, with slightly tangy herbal and earthy notes laced throughout.. finished a little metallic. Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation on the palate.. buttery on the middle, but not as pleasant around.. OK overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (6530) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 21, 2011
Bomber courtesy of douglas88. Pours orange/copper with off white head. The aroma is spicy with yeast and then moving toward an apricot to apple like fruitiness. The taste begins spicy then it picks up grains, apple, pear and apricot. Interesting stuff and easy drinkn’s too.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6341) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2011
Bouteille partagée avec Ibrew2or3. Couleur dorée paille, mousse blanche. Qcq notes de riz, malt et houblon avec un léger aspect de fleur. Le riz se mélange bien avec le houblon pour un palais un peu citronné laissant une fine pellicule d’amertume au fini. L’usage de riz est perceptible et donne une bonne dimension à la bière qui surpasse de loin les autres grosses brasseries qui utilisent du riz pour un résultat plus que médiocre.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (5875) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 8, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared by DanielCoor- thanks, Danny! Release #9. Pours a hazy gold with a small white head. Aroma of pale malts, brown rice graininess, straw, dried fruits. The flavor is a slightly better version of the same, where the brown rice and even a bit of hops are more distinguishable. Light-bodied, with a smooth mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Not much to it, but not bad.


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