Darkmagus82 (1977) - - AUG 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Transfer from BA review on 9-4-12-
Poured from bomber into a pint glass
Appearance – The beer pours a medium golden color with a gigantic white head. The head was huge but faded fast, so the pour had to take place in multiple step additions. After fading completly the head left only a very light spotty lacing.
Smell – The smell is light and is of a bready an lighter sweet fruit/veg aromas of a apple and corn.
Taste – The taste begins of bread and caramel malt sweetness. Soon flavors of a lighter citrus nature come to the tongue. Mixed with the citrus are some flavors of an earthy taste. These flavors diminish the caramel flavor as the taste advances but a sweet corn and malty flavor takes it place. .In the end, a pleasant sweeter (for a lager) and very lightly bittered taste is left on the tongue.
Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is on the lower and thinner side with a very high level of carbonation. The carbonation and body are both very good for the brew and make it quite refreshing and easy drinking.
Overall – Not too bad. A bit on the sweeter side for a lager, but refreshing and very easy drinking none the less. It has nice flavor transitions and a nice feel, which when coupled with the lighter and more refreshing body make for a good session beer.
Bierkrug (2132) - - MAY 21, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
355 ml bottle in Vienna, VA. Pours a light amber color with a thin white head. Hoppy pine and malt aroma followed by a nutty flavor. Palate is a crisp hoppy finish. A bit too spicy for style.
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Total Wine Sterling. It pours a clear gold with a huge white head. Odd nose with notes of grain and a hint of furniture polish. There have to be some noble hops in there. There is a weird grassiness, lemon, and grain notes. Light body with plenty of carbonation. Eh, not too bad.
BrettTaylor (636) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 25, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from bottle to plastic cup at a local minor league game. Poured a slightly hazy yellow with small head, no lacing. Aroma was a bit bready, but fairly minimal. Taste was crisp, but lacked much in flavor. I don’t know that I would ever drink this again.
HopTsing (452) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2013
3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
From the tap came a clear golden brew with a thin white head. Lightly malty/hop aroma. Medium/light bodied with a nice balance of malt and hops.
Emeister84 (1536) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 21, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aromas of bready malts and faint, grassy hops. Gold-copper with a fully fading, white head. Earthy and biscuity. Light, cleansing carbonation, and with a slightly sweet, bready finish.
zickbeer_ye (353) - Virginia, USA - APR 18, 2013
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Not much to the scent light hops kinda grainy. White foamy head and golden body. Dry yeasty grain flavor. Crisp on palate.
Bamaboy1975 (242) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - APR 6, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Enjoyed at home.
A: Hazy golden color with a medium-size white head, which dissipated rather quickly.
S: Sweet-smelling with hints of citrus (lemon) and sweeter malts and a hint of toasty-ness. Perhaps some caramel and/or brown sugar as well. Aroma is pleasant, but not overwhelming.
T: Sweet and bready on impact, with some of the citrus flavors emerging in the end for a pleasant taste experience. Subtle aftertaste that resembles the front end -- a sweet maltiness.
M: Light body and sufficient carbonation. Unremarkable.
O: Solid, if somewhat mediocre, lager. Easily drinkable with limited after-taste, and the light body would allow for easy enjoyment with a variety of foods. Definitely not an irresistible beer, but certainly not bad.
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DavoleBomb (1522) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured into a pint glass.
4.0 A: Crystal clear medium yellow color. Despite this not being bottle conditioned, there’s a fuck ton of carbonation in this and I needed a few pours to get a full glass. Why would they carb it this much. Big foamy white head. Retention is pretty good and lots of lacing is left.
3.5 S: Fairly potent grassy and spicy hoppiness. Grainy malts with a moderate sweetness. A touch of wort-iness to this as well. Could be a tad cleaner, but overall smells good.
4.0 T: The taste has a good amount of hops in it as well. Grassy, spicy, and earthy in that order. Low bitterness. Grainy malts with a light sweetness and a lot cleaner than the nose suggested. Very nice.
3.5 M: Lighter medium to medium body. A bit overcarbonated, but not too much. Lightly creamy and smooth enough.
4.0 D: Solid beer. ’Nuff said.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 08-06-2012 23:21:00
shrubber85 (8836) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 1, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Barley malt and hay aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet barley malt and moderately bitter hay hops flavor. Very nice beer.