deyholla (5958) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 22, 2009
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at the brewpub. Poured a cloudy yellow with a orangish tint and a small white head. Aroma was full of spice, orange peel, floral notes and coriander. Flavor was sweet with floral and orange peel notes and had a bit of an unpleasant grain finish.
3fourths (7797) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy orange/amber color. Has a huge soapy nose that is similar to witbier and saison, with some peppery orange notes. Floral but sharp on the tongue, wildly spicy up front before turning very mellow and smooth/milky on the back. The coriander and anise is a bit out of control, and I didn’t end up finishing my glass.
auerbrau (3125) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - DEC 20, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewpub. Faint hexane aroma. Pours a murky clouded gold, with lacing soapy white head. Flavor presents as a muddled orange rind and coriander. Bright and peppery. Nostril tingling. Estery. Yeast shows pretty strongly through a number of spices. Strongly flavored in a good way. Rich. A long, fresh resin-like Noble hop parches the backend for good balance. Not bad.