BoringBard (139) - - JAN 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very fresh sweet smell of barley. Golden transparent and very fesh looking. Very good taste of sweet barley and hops. Nice mouthfeel. All over a very good beer. A well-tasting beer which is very good with a light meal
AirForceHops (2986) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
2012 bottle, part of my Sunday 2014 cellar clean out day. Copper color with still perfect carbonation leaving a decent head retention. Aroma is orange marmalade, pine hops with some light grassy hops. Good amount of citrus.
Flavor shows light bitterness upfront in the form of grapefruit and hints of resin. Big malt backbone giving a sweet bread and caramel. Secondary flavor of candy sugar and sweet grain. The balance between the pine hops and citrus and sweetness is pretty nice. Texture is slick with the alcohol being totally subdued at this point. Overall very drinkable, nice sipper.
RespertFTW (519) - Michigan, USA - AUG 31, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Might have been a little old. Very sweet beer with a nice feel in mouth. Ok.
Mittenator (1249) - Michigan, USA - AUG 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. Heavy tan foam. Sweet candi and light hops. Smooth and sweet with a light malty finish.
One2remeber (145) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - AUG 16, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Light copper, orange hue. Creamy, off-white head.
Sticky, sweet malts, juicy grape candy (jolly ranchers/fruit roll up). Smells great. Resinous hops.
Reminds me a Stone AB with a lighter malt bill. Hop profile of an barley wine, Blue Point Old Hollowing Bastard. Booze is present and warming.
Beer is on-point.
DiarmaidBHK (3380) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from total wine McLean. Pours orange with a thin white head. Lots of lacing in the glass. A bit of alcohol on the nose. The taste notes are more spruce. Not my favorite from Lagunitas.
Brandman (2059) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Semihazy orange body, white head. Aroma has malts, lots of grains, raisins and alcohol. Flavour is sweet and mixed maltiness.
Pyrmir (3267) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, rated from backlog. Bright amber with white head. Aroma of caramel, malt, citrus, pine and pineapple. Taste of citrus, pine, yeast and caramel.
HeadyDE (481) - Delaware, USA - MAY 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber pour..crimson orange color..good carbonation rising in waves to top of glass..aroma is mostly caramelly..candied apricot and slight booze..schnapps..has that typical lagunitas profile..medium bodied.nice mouthfeel..slightly sweet and sticky..high gravity indeed..bit warming on finish..quite dipa like...ok.
charule (1004) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured hazy amber color with a finger of head and nice lace. Piney sweet aromas. Quite smooth with slightly bitter taste. Good amount of hops.
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Glouglouburp (5956) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
In short: A sweet golden ale, honeyed and fruity juice with mild bitterness. Ok beer.
How: Bottle 22oz. Consumed relatively fresh one month after purchase.
The look: Crystal clear golden body topped by medium off-white head quickly dissipating to a small layer of foam leaving lots of lacings on the glass.
In long: Nose is moderately hoppy (fruity hop character very much like sweet apricots) along with honeyed cereals. Taste has a lot of oily cereals, honeyed pastry, mangos, sweet apricots, kiwis, a bit of caramel. Rather sweet beer upfront with the sweetness feeling very much sweet canned fruit juice and somehow not very much cereals sweetness. Bitterness is barely enough to balance the fruity-juicy-sweetness. Not a superb beer but you canít go wrong with this $4.49 bomber, not many tasty cheap bombers anymore. I drank my Luck 13 bottle, then opened an umbrella indoors under a ladder, kicked my black cat and then threw my Lucky 13 bottle and crashed my mirror, I just donít tempt fate, I sit on its face.