jcwattsrugger (11321) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle-pours amber with a light tan head. Aroma is light/medium malt-caramel, pine/floral hops. Taste is light malt/grian-caramel, pine/floral hops. A slightly drying finish.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 17, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Name: Genesis Dry Hopped Session Ale
Date: February 11, 2012
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: clear copper, fine off white head, drippy lace
Aroma: fresh floral hop aroma with a touch of citrus, dry malt, hint of breadyness
Flavor: flavor starts with a good malt backbone, caramel and bready sweetness, plenty of balancing hops, nice dose of citrus, just the right amount of bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Score: **+ /4
Lubiere (10700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A clear reddish amber ale with a thick mocha head, gusher. In mouth, sweet caramel malt with light sulfur notes, catty floral hops, light meaty notes. In mouth, a very malty example with resinous catty hops, white grapeskin, a bit thin but good.
Ratman197 (10562) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 27, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle pourd a clear goldwith a smal lasting white head. Aromas of toasted malt, carmel, earthiness, light pine and a hint of citrus. Palate was light odied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of toasted malt, earthiness, carmel, light pine and light grapefruit with a crisp dry lingering earthy finish.
BeerandBlues2 (10450) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home. Pours lightly hazy dark amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and grain malt, earthy, pine, and resin hops with pear and apple esters and grassy notes. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, supporting malt, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle. Not quite sure where I got it. Pours a clear amber color with a thin creamy off-white head. Decent head retention. Citrus hop aroma with caramel malts. The taste is bitter citrus hops and caramel malts. Medium bodied, refreshing, moderate lingering bitterness, high carbonation. Straightforward and very drinkable.
adnielsen (9662) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 19, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home, picked up at Argonaut Denver. Pours a hazy, dark red orange appearance with a big, light brown head. Spicy hoppy, mild grapefruity, herbal/earthy, toasty malty aroma. Prickly spicy, big herbal hoppy, somewhat piney, nicely toasted malty flavor. Nice session beer.
GT2 (9102) - San Diego County, California, USA - JAN 8, 2013
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
355mL. Pours a clearish, deep toffee amber. Larger, rocky, buttermilk foam. Excellent retention and webby, loose lacing. Nose is vanilla, stale candies, old caramel/Halloween candies, something like pickles (?). Just old, past prime smelling. Taste is stale lemon drops, lemon soap, lemon acid, very harsh acidity and acrid, astringent bitterness. Lemon tea throughout and big tannic, palate destroying puckering from the lemon bitterness. Ick.
crossovert (8500) - Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2014
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 3/20
355ml bottle. Salty, harshly yeasty, slight artificial lime. This beer really sucks.
3fourths (8407) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2012
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
bottle. stiff and rough caramel malt and browned apple nose, two things I absolutely can’t stand in beer. I’m perplexed that they call this 5.6% a session ale, which I wouldn’t have guessed, and that it’s been dry-hopped - also would not have guessed. it’s more of a run of the mill amber ale with stewed oatmeal and barley and red apple skins and crunchy bran cereal. cracklin’ oat bran amber ale. funny enough it smells and tastes like a lot of Mikkeller beers.