jstraw (1945) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2009
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Red-amber with good, creamy head / Nose of malt, dry hops and citrus / Light to medium body, crisp and hoppy, with good malts and finish / Flavors of toast, burnt spun sugar, and grapefruit / A very fine pale ale.
BernieLomaxXx (19) - Delaware, Ohio, USA - AUG 6, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This is a good one, unfortunately it isn't bottled and is hard to find on tap. So if you see it give it a try, you may not get another chance!
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UDBeernut (2167) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - FEB 29, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
had on tap at the GLBC brew pub, served into a pint glass
a: nice translucent amber color, decent 1/4" head with fair retention, reduces to a light lacing cap
s: crisp grapefruit, slight toasted maltyness
t: nice caramel malt backbone with citrusy hop bitterness, slight piney ness.
m&d: light to medium bodied, well carbonated. Very refreshing
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Like their Elliot Ness with a firmer hop backbone. Vastly superior to the EN in my humble opinion. Very nice indeed.
NVBeer232 (467) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 6, 2004
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Allegedly the original Burning River recipe. If that’s true, they really should switch it back! Darker than Burning, with a whispy head that left lots of sticky lacing. Major hop aroma. Really snappy in the nose. Picked up a little bit of darker malt aromas, too. Sweet, rich body with nice carmel and a little dark fruit. Nice balance on the palate, overall. The hop profile really knocked me out. Floral bouquet that leads into rather gritty, bitter flavors. Long herbal finish that was just ever so slightly green. Yummy. Should really bottle this.
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 13, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Just had this last night on draught at Dexter’s Pub: Poured a well carbonated amber colour with small white head. Decent amount of sticky icky lacing circling the top of the glass. Aroma is decently hoppedas well. I love that fresh floral aroma of a West coast style amber. Some subtle biscuit but noticeably hoppy taste with a touch of spice near the finish. Really nice beer. Looking forward to this in sixers hopefully sometime soon."
TheOrange (479) - Kent, Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark ruddy red body with a light, quickly disapating head. The aroma is rich in sweet carmalized hops. The nose is vey hoppy, there is a slight malt flavor in the end. The finish is nice an clean. This is another brewery only beer. Shame really, it is pretty good.
Braudog (6014) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 4, 2009
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Dublin Pub in Dayton. Bright but dark copper with a pleasantly rolling bubbliness. Nice rich caramel malt forms the basis of this, but there’s also a nice crisp hoppy bite to bring it together. Yummy. (#3576, 7/4/2009)
sleestak (226) - Williamston, Michigan, USA - AUG 28, 2009
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft. Poured reddish amber with a big foamy head. More hops than expected in the aroma, with a nice bready/caramel backdrop Incredibly drinkable with a smooth malt flavor backed-up with decent hoppiness. Perfect carbonation - not nearly as syrupy as a lot of ambers. Very nice example of an underappreciated style.
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 5, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours hazy amber with a thin wispy tan head. Notes of piney hops, woody, resin toffee, citrus and herbs. Full bodied with lively carbonation.