auerbrau (3197) - Ithaca, New York, USA - FEB 7, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at The Sunset Grill - Allston, MA. This poured a well-hazed golden-orange, with a bit of soapy white head. Aroma was a minimal, too-cold snap of British and C-hops. Flavor was solid, with the emergent grapefruit and bread dough flavors. Creaminess was a little light and tropical fruit flavors fell behind a noticeable age and dustiness to the hops. The hop texture was also rather coarse and kind of gritty. This is decent, but has a few rough edges that should be smoothed out.