BennyTicklez (621) - USA - JAN 21, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
WA Cask Beer Fest ’06. Pours amber. Aroma is earthy malt and some spice. Taste is slightly watery with good balance of malt and spice.
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 24, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at brewpub. One of the most unique beers I’ve ever tasted. First thing I said after tasting: "I think there is curry in this; no, actually it’s chili powder." This is a heather beer, brewed with heather and no hops. No chili powder or curry added....but the heather gives it an amazing "earthy" taste...not dirt, but a deep mushroom like earthy taste. Very unique and worth trying. Not worth drinking a lot of.
BillKismet (3024) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 20, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bronze-brass color w. no head. Woody and earthy aroma. Very unique earthy flavor with a piquant prickliness.
Crit (3089) - New Westminster, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 20, 2006
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 7/20
Hazy amber, little or no head.Only one thing to say about this, wood shaving in both nose and taste, nothing else. Smell reminds me of a pencil sharpener.
This is crap!! The worst beer at the fathers day festival
Oakes (10941) - Savusavu, FIJI ISLANDS - JUN 18, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This has to be the strangest heather ale I’ve ever tasted...hazy caramel colour. Toasty, spicy aroma is fairly assertive, at least until you take a sip and get the explosive flavour. Massive spices...not at all the sweet, flowery heather you’d expect but wood, cumin and fire-roasted chiles (sans heat, of course), roasted corn on the cob. They’ve used some sort of herbal bitterning agent in stead of hops and it’s quite woody.