Teege (375) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2011
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at redlight redlight. Though the nose (a rather muddled and less than distinct but not entirely unenticing hoppiness) and the appearance (very very light) are not all that impressive, the flavor (a mild but definite and tasty piny hop bite) and a very refreshing crispness more than redeem this beer. Maybe a better summer ale than spring ale, but the springs here in Florida (low 80’s in Feb. (Christ, I know!)) are so hot and much like summer in many other places that I’m looking forward to drinking a lot of this on muggy afternoons.
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Serving: Draft. It pours a clear gold with a frothy white head. Pleasant citrus and grass notes in the nose. Light pale malt notes up front with a solid hop bite. Not too aggressive, just about right. More citrus and grass in the finish. A nice little session brew.
BeerdedDave (503) - - AUG 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
light amber color; citrusy, grapefruit hop aroma; a dry, citrusy pale ale; very light malt background lets the citrusy hops shine; dry, bitter finish
Patrickctenchi (3969) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 22, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear gold with a frothy white head.
Light pine, grass, caramel scent.
Taste is barley, grassy hops, light caramel malt.
A very nice little sessionable APA.
shrubber85 (7867) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 12, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Light orange-caramel malt and orange peel aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Lightly sweet orange malt and mildly bitter citrus peel flavor. Okay but pretty mundane.
AdamT (176) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle from Winslow’s in Greenville, N.C. Golden hue, hazy clarity (can see my fingers on the other side of the glass), with mostly diminishing white fizzy head. Excellent lacing. Strong citrus hop (grapefuit), light spice aromas. Strong bitter grapefruit and lemon up front with the same finish. Fizzy carbonation, dry on the palate.
Gachupines (930) - USA - JUN 7, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pale yellow with a thing white head. Aroma is mild pine hops with a bit of cut grass. Flavor is floral and grassy with a finish that’s a little watery. Mild bitterness, pleasant but could be much better.
Thewade (328) - USA - MAY 28, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours golden light with small head. Not my favorite style. Tastes stale and bready. Not good to me.
drsordr (1207) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft sample clear light gold. Nose Crispin, citrus hop, mild pine. Tatse reasonable bite up front, transition to generic sweet and grainy malt. Light finish
ContemplateBeer (1554) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 27, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2014 Aroma: Nice mixture of clementine citrus with a little herbal spiciness; malts are reminiscent of toasted white bread. Appearance: Filtered bright yellow gold with a foamy white head that settles into a sticky, bubbly white skin. Flavor: More citrus than spice up front with the semi-sweet malts; malts drop out and Simcoe steals the show with a light lemongrass push toward the finish. Palate: Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Overall: This is a well conceived and executed beer.
Oakes (12777) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Floral, peachy and slightly grapefruity hop with a touch of pale malt. Fairly bitter character, light pale and biscuity malt character. Lingering hop finish with a moreish touch of crackery malt. Pretty nice.