3fourths (8696) - 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.
DocLock (8667) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Whole Foods Plymouth. Pours clear medium copper with off-white head that laces well. Nose is caramel malt, hops, mild funk and florals. Tastes hoppy, crisp, with caramel malt, some late florals, and a finishing dryness with pineapple and grapefruit.
DSG (8665) - Tel Aviv, - JUL 12, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle sample at a He’Brew tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma of floral and citric hops, slightly stale, with caramel, malt, biscuits and a bit of fruitiness. Sweetish malty flavor, a bit biscuity and caramelly, with some fruitiness and slightly stale hops bitterness, a bit citric. Medium-bodied. Decent.
Ferris (8448) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2012
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle - Malt, grains and a mild aromatic hop. Clear amber with nice medium head. Very dry and bitter but not much flavor. I do get some sweetness but again nite much flavor. Not what i would consider a session ale.
BVery (8186) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 9, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Rich orange pour with a smaller white head. Pine resin hops, slightly sweet, well balanced. Not bad.
DuffMan (8156) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, shared with TylerDurden. Light amber, average foamy head. Lightly toasty caramel, moderately hopped, nicely balanced-- fits the bill as a tasty session brew.
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JAN 23, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours an almost clear amber brown with a thin to medium sized white head. Big bitter hops on the nose, toast and a bit of malt. Smells a touch burnt oddly enough. Medium bodied, the weird burnt thing from the aroma comes back here, moving into a bitter malt and toast area. Bitter finish with a bit of malt and toast. Drinkable at least.
BMan1113VR (7905) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours with a clear golden to light amber hued body with a small white head that lasts with some lace. Aromas are bready, malty, biscuity and lightly grassy. A touch of grapefruit and citrus. Flavors are medium citrusy, orange, tangerine and grassy hops. Some bready and toasty malt with low caramel. Lively bubbles, somewhat dry finish. Not bad.
marcus (7810) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 31, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from bhensonb. Pours amber with a nice beige head and a toffee aroma. There is a medium-bodied pale malt flavor with a bitter finish.
Ibrew2or3 (7565) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle pours clear copper with light tan head. The aroma offers up sweet malts, some malt roastiness, a bit of nuttiness and then slivers of sweet dark fruity esters with some tingling spicy hops and molasses. The taste is similar with more malts than I was expecting with some decent malt roastiness, a bit of biscuit and then it flows into clean spicy to earthy to a bit pine resiny like hops. Into the finish some grainy malts make an appearance as do a bit of sweet dark fruity esters. Pretty nice level of hops that seem to be at about equal strength to the malts plus esters.