cmonster (939) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 15, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pours dark orange with a lovely, fluffy off-white top. Good retention and lace. Aroma of toffee, caramel, earth, and dough. Medium sweet and refined. Light bitter attack followed by a nice dose of malt, minimally sweet. Medium body, thin-oily texture, average carbonation, and a solid, long bitter finish. Very impressive.
brianprentiss (664) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 13, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
not sure why this beer is languishing at 3.22 when the rating are 3.5 and 3.7. Iíll try to get the rating deservably higher.
weird. the average goes up but the actual score goes down. what type of math is ratebeer using????
it was 3.22 when I rated it as a 3.8. now its 3.05. thatís stupid.
MikeJslc (628) - USA - MAY 24, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep gold/light copper, clear, off-white head. Aroma of grainy-sweet and slightly corn-like malt, a little bready note, clean lager character. Flavor again of grainy-sweet, corn-like malt, some caramel, clean lager yeast character, balancing bitterness but no significant hop flavor or aroma. Clean, well-made lager, but with a kind of grainy, corn-like quality. Not bad.
brewolf (169) - Wilderness, WA, USA, - MAR 22, 2012
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2012 Brilliant copper with a lasting, fine-bead, cream colored head. Toffee, fresh dough, yeasty peach-like esters, and light herbal hops. The solid malt base is wholesome, like toasted seedy bread. The body is light, carb is creamy, and the lightly sweet flavor is superbly balanced with earthy herbal hops. Bitterness in the finish is pleasant and restrained. An absolutely delicious, extremely drinkable, 5% gem.
NickVega (154) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAY 1, 2010
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Just balancing out the overall here. This is a fantastic beer. Not my favorite style, but still a delicious and unique version of a steam. A bit sweet and bitter - really nice.
keenanrobbins (19) - - JAN 24, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Beautiful golden beer in a 22 with a stylish label. Light, fresh, and hint of fruit. More bitter than I expected.