DocLock (8092) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from State Line. Dark straw pour with 1-finger white head. Aroma of fruity hops, citrus, some caramel malts, and tropical fruit. Tastes of caramel malt and fruit up front, with mid-palate hops and citrus, all very well balanced. I could see this becoming a summer session beer for me.
T2Tool (352) - Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA - MAY 19, 2006
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Had on tap in California. Nothing really special about this beer. Thought the Double Barrell really made this one seem week and with little taste.
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a medium golden yellow with a small white head. Aromas of hops, citrus, and malts. Flavors of hops and grains, kinda thin. Nice clean crisp finish.
Madpoet (4) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 6, 2006 does not count
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
A good session beer, not too heavy, the hops are not over powering, good color and a nice aroma, finishes nicely.
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of HogtownHarry! Thank you! Pale yellow pour with medium white froth fading to a thin white ring. Good malted base aroma with mild pine hops and a boost of sugars. Decent hoppy flavour profile with sugared malt sweetness to balance. SLightly thin and watery finish. But would be very good for sessions. Glad I got to try it. Thanks Harry!
mds (2240) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a golden body with a small white head. Yeasty orange hops in the aroma and touch of sweetness. Light, fruity, yeasty hop flavour and some cereal and metal notes. A simple and plain APA. Good.
IrishBoy (3900) - Bakersfield, California, USA - APR 27, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Amber gold with a small white head.Very nice hop aroma with a lemony touch. Very nice bitter lemon taste, interesting contrast between the sour and bitterness, utilizing two out of the fours types of taste buds. I think this one has been underrated; it is better much better than the other Firestones I’ve tried.
Beerdedone (2785) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: APR 26, 2006 Bottle sampled with Stegosaurus. Pours orange-golden with a white head, aroma of hops, citrus, and fruit. Flavor is bitter, carbonated,citrus and sweet with a dry finish.
BuckNaked (1230) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 9, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle: Mostly clear amber body with a small white head that is somewhat lasting. The aroma is malty, sweet, light caramel, and has some light citrus hop notes. Taste is sweet malt up front, a bit of caramel, and then fresh, grassy hops, sugary grains, bitter caramel, cereal, and lemon. Light-medium bodied, medium carbonated, finishes with mild grassy hops.
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - MAR 23, 2006
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
had this on the beach in PB. surprised by the golden color that it had as much hoppy character. sligt citrus nose carries through to the palate with more fresh hops. balanced well. better then i thought it would be. served a little too warm in a plastic cup that looked like glass??