jcwattsrugger (10918) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
cask @NERAX-offwhite-gold. A-spice-rye, yeast. T-sweet lt malt, spice yeast.
Tmoney99 (9977) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Poured a hazy yellow color with an average white creamy head that lasted and produced good lacing. Moderate yeast, rye bread and sweet candy aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium yeast sweet flavor with a smooth candy sweet finish of average duration. Soft drinkable brew.
Leighton (9638) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Sander’s place, NYC. Pours clear gold with a fine, foamy head. Dry, graine bread and rye and pine in the nose. Medium sweet flavor, bready malts, grainy rye, piney bitterness. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation.
NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 26, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2013 Bottle @ home via trades with lukaduke and Ernesto987. Thanks guys! Pours a bit hazy, reddish orange appearance with a tan head. Caramel, orange fruity, spicy rye, sweet candy aroma. Tangy orange candy, chewy grainy rye, spicy, bready, somewhat sweet flavor. Honestly, probably the first Jack’s Abby brew that I didn’t enjoy.
GT2 (7717) - Carlsbad, California, USA - NOV 16, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500mL thanks to WillRunForBeer! Pours a full haze orange, thicker, rocky off white foam with good formation and retention. Nice lacing. Nose is orange potpourri, soap, sanitizer, metallic penny. Taste is bitter orange, somewhat anesthetic in mouthfeel, camphor, metallic finish. Wasn’t a big fan.
jtclockwork (6919) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by Jay at Paul’s tasting. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of spicy malt, rye, lemon bread and cinnamon. Medium body.
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle that I took to Paul’s housewarming tasting. Pours a lightly hazed amber with a thin white head. Soft grain and a touch of spicy rye on the nose. Medium-bodied with some spicy rye and a touch of citrus. Long grain and toast on the finish. Faintly spicy, gentle rye. Tasty.
arminjewell (5587) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pour out of 500 mL bottle, thanks Aaron! Slightly hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of sour white grape, lemon, biscuit, hints of oak, caramel, toffee, some slight spice, interesting, pretty true to style. Taste is a mix of sweet caramel, toffee, red fruits, nice oak, slight craker, hints of grass, spicy hops, hints of white grape, finishing sweet, dry, slightly bitter. Pretty well done, just not a fan on the style.
Thorpe429 (4968) - , Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Big thanks to Lukaduke for the bottle. Nose has a good dose of floral an earthy hops. Rye and toast. Flavor is heavy on rye spice. Moderate bitterness. Bread and toast. Too much rye and spice for me.
jredmond (4874) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of Jay at Paul’s Housewarming 2013 tasting. Pours an amber body with thin white lacing. Aroma is grainy and spicy with some light fruity floral character coming through. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of citrus fruits, spice, grain, light bready malt and flowers.