BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 3, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On nitro tap and dry hopped cask (sorachi ace). Tap: Pours with a completely clear golden body with a milky, nitro, white head. Aromas are a bit muted by the nitro. Slightly bready, caramel, fruity esters, and tea. Flavors are bready, grassy, biscuit, biscotti, herbal hops, and a touch of marmalade, estery, a bit of a hard water note. Lingering bitterness. Nitro mouth of light bubbles and creamy.
Sorachi Ace Cask: Lightly hazed golden body with a thick white head. Aromas are bright with lemon, tea, bready, biscuit and some dry hop grassiness. Flavors are of buttered toast, caramel, southern biscuits, diacetyl (nose and flavor), lemon. Light bubbles. Dry. Tap tasted better by a little bit.