AirForceHops (2939) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Paid $9.99 at Cigarette City for a 650 ml bottle. Translucent yellow honey color with thin lasting head three-finger head. Aroma has an off artificial fruit nose. Over ripe fruit rotting in the sun.
The taste is notes of orange-marmalade, doughy yeast and that odd rotting melon again. I have no idea what Maca root is or what it should taste like. Could that be my mystery flavor here? The palate is medium bodied, with an active, fizzy carbonation. Lightly sweet finish of moderate duration with a small alcohol kick. Maybe I need to learn about Maca root because this was just a little off for me. The Golden Belgian wins out of the first round of brews I have sampled from this brewery.
swoopjones (5603) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 26, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
golden pour, fuller bodied. very sweet, tropical sweetness, very fruity, bublegum notes. Dont think i like Maca root
beerbill (3324) - Laurel, New York, USA - JAN 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
My first rating for this brewer. Growler. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head that lasted through the first two sips and left light lace. Pleasant aroma of malt with some caramel and white sugar sweetness noted. Some mild fruitiness on the nose as well. The flavor is similar with a bit more sugary sweetness than in the nose and less fruity. Very mild bitterness at the finish. Medium bodied.
Slipstream (1976) - USA - DEC 9, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Available at Mug’s Belgium2Brooklyn event. This had a sweet, root beer-like taste - probably due to the maca root they use. The first I ever heard of maca root was from this brewery. Notes of bourbon and vanilla, and a warm finish. Too sugary, imo.
BrewBoxer (1871) - New York, New York, USA - AUG 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow color with a foamy head. Lemony wheaty boozy taste that finished very well . Decent
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
mansquito (3255) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
The Sampler, Brooklyn tap: Pours a copper colour with a small head. Aroma is that maca root that they love putting into all of their beers, sugar, and citrus. Taste is rather sweet, with a bunch of that root giving it an underlying earthiness. Lots of nutty flavor. Definitely a sipper, because of the sweetness. I would have liked to see this be more dry, but that is a matter of personal taste.
Jow (2006) - New York, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Rattle n Hum. Pours golden withna white fluffy head. Nose of fruits and floral. Tastes of crazy amounts of bananas, also peach, pineapple, vanilla, musk, dust, and ginger. Slight alcohol and medicinal finish.
blipp (5830) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at TAP NY. Pours gold with a white head. Fruity, hints of wheat, light peachy notes, and light spicy notes. Pretty good.
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pouring at TAP-NY. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Soft musk, spicy and sweet caramel on the nose, toasty and warm musk. Medium bodied, nice clean mouthfeel with a little sweetness and crispness to it. Soft maca starchiness, which after trying a few of these I’m starting to pick out better. Sweet and a touch of light alcohol warmth on the finish with more gentle yeasty musk.
jkwood04 (3744) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle in a Trappist glass. Pours light golden with a white head. Aroma of light spicy yeast, some pale and caramel malts, an unpleasant fruitiness, and light hops. Flavor about the same. Average texture. An ok beer, this might be a bad bottle.