lachrymalisis (374) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2013 you people are inane and crass. this beer is too well crafted for you to appreciate it. you have no clue what subtlety is, or why it’s appropriate in brewing techniques...
Underdogs88 (40) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 5, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Mild toasty aroma. No hops on the nose. The appearance is a hazy amber. Flavor is malt forward with a low sensation of flowery hops. The bready malt flavor seems one dimensional. No esters. The finish is a little sweet and watery. Poor head retention. Overall, It is a poor example of the style---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
tcane7 (1519) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Johnny Brendas. Pours a clean amber with very thin beige head and minimal lace. Nose of caramel, butter, dough. Light body. Drinkable.caramel,
jsmerig (1102) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a light brown/gold with a white foamy head and good lacing. Aroma is Earthy and roasted. Taste is bread and hay up front with a lingering roasted nut flavor that lasts well after the taste is finished. Also tasting a bit of corn and caramel in the linger. Smooth flavor and mouthfeel. Not the most over the top offering, but not too offensive either. A case would work.
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Original reviewed: 11/7/12. One of the last new Oktos for me this fall. I always try to snag some that I haven’t had before. 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.
Pours a dark honey-gold with a small sheet of lace on top. The nose is really simple with sweet grains, hay, biscuity malt. Good moderate body. Carbonation level is spot on. The taste is reminiscent of cider with some pale fruit character - sweet. Mild bitterness balances out the sweetness though. Caramel malt rounds this out making it a pleasure to drink.
This is one of the easiest styles for me to drink, and this one is no exception. Good beer.
unclemattie (3998) - Georgia, USA - DEC 3, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle. Amber color, thin white head. Clean malt aroma, smells fresh. Herbal flavor, nice malt character. Full bodied. (3539)
FROTHINGSLOSH (4471) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2012
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark amber color with a small soapy white head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was barely present but was tart and dryish with faint fruity hops. Bland flavor with barely detectable notes of dry malts, tangy yeastiness and a touch of nut. Short dry and yeasty finish. Medium body. Blah.
BeerandBlues2 (9003) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 25, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours clear amber to rusty orange with very little fizzy white head, no retention or lacing. Aroma is toast and straw malt with light earthy hops. Flavor is malty with light hops and bitterness, a clean fermentation with a dry finish. Light body and prickly carbonation.
gsmitty80 (1736) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very happy with this beer. Nice clear amber color with not much in terms of ear. Light carbonation and very malty. Leaves a nice sweet finish.
crhensel (133) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 22, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear amber with minima head. Aroma is up front with hints of malt and a little caramel. The taste carries this malt through, but with a hoppy bite at the end for a crisp finish. It is interesting, but not overpowering in any way. A very refreshing beer.