jcwattsrugger (11553) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tampa Weekly Gathering @BT Wesley Chapel-I got in trade with Fred82-12oz bottle-pours a dissipating off white head and amber color. Aroma is some resin, medium malt-caramel. Taste is resin/spice hops with some bite, medium malt-caramel. OK effervescence.
Lubiere (11148) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 27, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A reddish copper ale with a thin off white head. Lightly hopped malt aroma with faint signs of sulfur. In mouth, a surprisingly solid ale with good floral hops, over the biscuitty malts, well balanced and classic APA. Bottle from LCBO,
FatPhil (10822) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 21, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
355ml bottle - at ChrisO’s - thanks!
6 Simple hoppy aroma, some citrus.
4 Deep copper, medium head
7 Hoppy retronasaly, very citrussy and zesty. Malty body, but with tons of hops there too. Fairly well balanced. I even get a hint of ginger too.
3 Slick palate, carbonation low.
14 A little sweet, and a little too hop focussed, but they’ve pulled it off well.
Beerhunter111 (10462) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig, etwas malzig, Aprikose. Geschmack trocken malzig, fruchtig, angenehem Aromen von Aprikose, Mirabelle und leicht Grapefruit.
Benzai (9995) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared with Dutchdrebus and Joes @ weekly tasting. Slightly hazy dark orange to reddish color, small to average sized off-white head that leaves fair to good lacing. Smell and taste malts, light to moderately hoppy, some tropical fruits, nicely bitter. Medium body, medium carbonation.
Sammy (9525) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
C’est What Spring Festival of brewers. Surprisingly good, one of the winners this night. Lightly hop aroma and taste. Orangey colour and lacey. A nice bitterness. Reasonable pale ale.
mcberko (9325) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 8, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at tasting, pours a hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of floral and grassy hops, citrus and bready malts. Pretty decent but uninteresting.
GT2 (9275) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAR 26, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
355mL thanks to solidfunk. Pours a deep amber with a massive, creamy, rocky, off-white head. Excellent ice cream scoop retention and lace. Nose is sticky malt and honey. Taste is coppery metallic, bland, watery, lightly tannic. Iron, rust finish.
DJMonarch (9163) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 12, 2011 1. From the Bottle at Chris O’s pre GBBF tasting, Kensal Rise 31/07/2010 (Thanks Jeremy)
Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured and hoppy with some alcohol present. A hint of dryness in a bitter hop finish.
2. From the Bottle at Chris O’s, Kensal Rise 05/08/2010
Fruity hop aroma. Golden coloured fruity and hoppy with a pineapple flavour. A hint of dryness in a full malt finish.
3. 355ml Bottle in Powassan, Ontario 04/11/2010
Big hop aroma. Amber coloured very hoppy and fruity with orange and pine flavours. Nutty dry slightly creamy and bitter malt finish.
4. 355ml Bottle in Powassan, Ontario 05/11/2010
Big hop aroma. Amber coloured very hoppy and fruity with pine and orange flavours. A hint of dryness in a nutty and bitter malt finish.
5. 355ml Bottle in Powassan, Ontario 13/11/2010
Big hop aroma. Amber coloured hoppy and fruity with a pine flavour. Smooth on the palate with a hint of bitterness and dryness in a pale malt finish.
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep amber pour with a thick white head. The nose is lightly hoppy with a bit of soft sweet caramelly maltiness. A light grapefruit and citrus nose along with a touch of pine. The malts show a kiss of cookie dough as well. Lightly sweet, but the beer still has a lovely balance. A simple, but tasty, APA