This golden-hued ale has a distinctively balanced malt character and finishes with light toffee notes, a suggestion of nuts, and a clean brisk bitterness. The aroma is fruity and floral, with hints of orange from the hops, a soft smokiness, and vanilla from the medium toasted oak. NOTE: no longer made, replaced by the Firestone Pale Ale (an APA, not an EPA).
legion242 (2089) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2001
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Head- thick, medium retention, no lace.
Aroma- orangey? sweet?
Heavy hop finish but thin in front.
Bov (8989) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 28, 2000
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
orange colour, nice head, few hop aroma, lack of character
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - SEP 7, 2000
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Top rate beer. Very flavorful, hoppy with strong malt nose. The Burton Union system has been revived for a great beer.
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