BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 23, 2007
2.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Nice brandy like appearance. The nose unfortunately was that of a hair salon. Grainy body with a sour, faintly apple finish.
Dorwart (2374) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 30, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thin white head of medium sized bubbles. Good carbonation. Dusty apple cider aroma with some dry wheat and vanilla. Some spices as the brew warms. Amber in color. Tart apples, more vanilla and spices in the flavor. Some gritty and grainy notes. Finishes a little bit dry and tart. I like these apple ales.
italianjohn (2337) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Golden pour white head low on aroma but taste of light apple and pretty acidic really for a fruit beer was very week compared to other apple beers ive had will give it that it hid the abv well
craftbeerdesign (2175) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
tasting on 3/19/11. golden pour with a 1/4" white head. sweet apple nose with green grapes. cloyingly sweet, very tart and cidery. dry tart finish.
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 11, 2008
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
A pleasent, unique apple brew that pours a straw yellow body accompanied by a small white head. Carries plenty of fresh fruit aromas and flavors. Suprisingly silky texture with a nice crisp soft hop finish.
Capa (2029) - Manama, BAHRAIN - JAN 7, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Slight hazy copper. Sweet, caramel, apple in the aroma. Watery body. Flavor is light beer, heavier cider. Sweet, apple, light caramel in the flavor with a bit of malt. I’ve homebrewed a cider/beer hybrid before and was excited for this. Did not meet my expectations.
fidelis83 (1950) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAR 28, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a pale, peach-gold with a tall, creamy eggshell head that has great retention and leaves very nice lacing. Aroma is apple juice, cereal grain, toasty malt, buttery toffee, toasted nuts, light vegetal notes and some woody notes. Flavor is tart apple, toasty grain, bready yeast, overripe apple, light mineral notes and young cider sourness (malic acid?), a touch of citrus hops and hay. Palate is light bodied, fairly dry throughout and has a huge, blanketing, slightly sharp carbonation, which compliments the apple side of things well. I liked this stuff well enough, but the flavors and aromas don’t blend as well as they could have, the tartness with the slightly buttery notes really don’t work that well for me. It does look really nice and the palate is very good with the apple components it just doesn’t fit well with the buttery beer notes.
Trev (1935) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 17, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
apple juice colour with a medium white head.
aroma is light apple and earthy biscuity malt.
lively effervescent mouthfeel. Good tart apple flavour. The medium sweetness of the cream ale backs the apple and does help with body.
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 27, 2007
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
Buffed orangey copper in color with ascending bubbles filling a gray pin pricked head. Aroma revels in pencil shavings and red erasures to cover them up. Apples commingle with new gym sneakers for a synthetic aromatic agenda. Flavor comes in with such a suicidal effervescent fluff, it’s hard to continue. In recession is the gentle hint of vanilla lemon biscuits for the delivery of the cream ale promise. Apple butter comes through softly, as if dusted with flower as it resides between the white dusting and sweet cornbread. White grape juice aspirations butt heads with the Motts, and the body is spastic at best. The recession accentuates a watery, honey, lemon and vanilla chamomile white tea arrangement, with only a tint of apple-grape spatterings laid upon over floured honeycakes in the finish.
gsmitty80 (1794) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 1, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
This is certainly a really good fruit beer. Great aroma of apple and a huge head with alot of fizy carbonation in a hazy orange beer. I like the way this brewery infuses different flavors in their beers.