ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
A self-proclaimed cross between a West Coast pale and an amber ale, huh? It looks the part with a color that’s right between the two styles, all beneath a small, but firm and fine off-white head. It has a really great aroma, bold and hoppy for an amber with a hint of breadiness and sweetness that’s more West Coast than what you’d experience in your everyday amber. Delicious! It’s smooth and slightly creamy in the mouth with a thickness that normally would make for an odd beer of this low of maltiness, but their use of grains and hops really makes this beer work. The finish is easy, with no residual sweetness or hoppiness. It’s here that you can tell that the dry-hopping was so important. It filled the gaps in what could have been an otherwise slightly average beer, while not forcing you to take a snap of bitterness in the throat: something that would have been completely inappropriate for this style. Although Genesis doesn’t get too many kudos among other reviewers, I think this is a fantastic beer, and much better than I expected.
unclemike (2816) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUL 29, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bronze colored and with a clean body, the thin and messy head portrayed a nice looking beer. The aroma reminded me of wet grass and honey with a floral hop bouquet. Light malts were in the taste and with a crisp hop finish this brew was full of grapefruit in the aftertaste
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle. Clear amber with a puffy off-white head. Nose is caramel. orange and musky hops. Medium light with a soft tingle. Taste is toffee, grass and candied lemon peel. Nice malt sweetness with hints of bitterness.
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Wegmans Leesburg. It pours a slightly hazy, deep red color with a scant off white head. The nose has a citrus, hoppy nose with a touch of apple and malt sweetness. The flavor has a forward bitterness with the citrus hanging around the whole way. A little toasted malt is in the background. Medium to full bodied with a fairly crisp finish. A solid pale ale.
BREWMUSKCLES (2508) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
yeah we had a "session" during the hard times. smooth, malty and carmel corn sweet. floral and citrus hop. moderately strong mouthfeel with a peppery component and a lighter bitter finish.
bth122 (1428) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, obx. Poure a amber color, medium head. Wonderful floral/citrus hop aroma. Medium light bitter, medium light body. Nice caramel malts overwelmed by fresh citrus/floral hopl. Enjoyed this.
gramity (1586) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 24, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark orange color, a little cloudy, some head that lingers nicely. Caramel malt aroma with a little citrus and grass from the hops. Taste is alright. Malt and bitterness balance pretty well. Not enough hops though. Mouthfeel and carbonation are good though. An ok session ale.
patricks110 (2360) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 23, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Good little brew. Pours a light amber with a finger of beigey head. The nose has distinct hopped up floral and grapefruit notes. The flavor has nice mild hopped notes, citrus flavors, light toasty and caramel malted notes. Surprisingly balanced, but an odd twisted flavor.
jrob21 (3304) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark orange. Bubblegum and orange hop flavors with a caramel base running through. A well made drink. Aroma is a little more grapefruit. Long finish and decently sweet.
thornecb (5281) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 15, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours deep amber into a shaker. White head with medium retention recedes leaving trailing sheets. Sweet yeast and stale malt aromas. Sharp with sweet caramel and yeast upfront turning to sour resin in the lasting finish.