phaleslu (5174) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft half pint at Falling Rock Tap House. Labeled as "Port Summer Helles" and the tap handle was a yellow flip flop. Pours a clear, light gold color with rising carbonation bubbles and a small white head that has trailing lace. The aroma is clean, with lemon, grass, pale malts, and sourdough bread. Flavor of grass, a slate of malts (pale, cereal, cracker), floral notes, and faint lemon. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation and a clean, dry, mildly bitter mouthfeel. Nice helles.
tkrjukoff (3772) - SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ brewery. Pours clear golden with a small lacing white head. Curtains. Malty hoppy fruity and some hay. Flavor is nicely balanced mallty a bit grassy hoppy and piny, good longlived finish.
Geokkjer (5002) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at The Lost Abbey. Pours clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of honey, spicy hops, malt and grains. Flavor is sweet and bitter worth some herbal notes, honey and malt. Medium body, average carbonation.
Meilby (5538) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught @ Port Brewing/Lost Abbey, San Marcos, CA
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, corn, grain and floral. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.
yngwie (11750) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewpub. a clear golden beer with a small white head. Curtains. The aroma is malty and fruity, with grass, hay and a generic hoppy touch. It’s dry on the palate, with pleasant carbonation, medium body. Pale malts, pine cones, grass and a generic fruity touch in the flavor. Nice bitterness too. Long finish with a faint fruity touch. Sure a nice one, quenching and quite tasteful. 130815
Ktwse (1220) - SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours clear golden with low white head. Aroma of malt, bread, light citrus, hay. Taste is mild bread sweet with subtle balancing bitterness. Body is light with disappearing finish. Average carbonation.
kryon (1022) - SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours clear yellow with no head
Aromas of pilsner malts, bread, lager yeast,
Taste is sweet malty and fruity
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peteinSD (1175) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 18, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ brewery. Clear, golden/yellow pour with a scattering of thin white foam. Aroma is light toasted malt, caramel, soft malt sweetness, and background hop bitterness. Taste is light hop bitterness with a generic makt sweetness and some toasted grain. Slightly soapy mouthfeel. Unremarkable.
DedicatedToFun (1540) - SoCal, California, USA - MAY 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Lost Abbey. Crystal clear gold with a frothy white head. Some grassy hops, overall decent.
tcane7 (1343) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Lost Abbey. Pours clean gold with thin white head and mild lacing. Aroma and taste of hay, bread, some earthy hops.