maley1 (745) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 27, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cloudy apricot colored pour with small white head. Aroma of papaya, bready and citrus. Taste of papaya, citrus dominates. Sweet start gives way quickly to a tart citrus bitterness. Interesting beer but not all that good really. One time try.
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
canned, pours a cloudyorange with a fruity guava aroma, flavor is sweet sugary bread yeast, alcoholic papaya, thick finish
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 24, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz can. Pours a cloudy orange-golden color with an off-white head. Plenty of sediment floating around. Aroma has some nice, ripe tropical fruit and citrusy notes along with some earthiness. Taste is sweet, and a bit tart, with a bit of hop bitterness. More juicy fruits coming through. lighter bodied and what seems to be a short finish. The fruits and a bit of spice do keep on going just when you think the beer finishes. I am getting some mild alcohol warmth in the chest, but it drinks easy. Depending on the abv, I might be able to drink several of these in one sesson. Good stuff.
Chuckaduck (628) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - DEC 24, 2012
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Pours a cloudy yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is too sweet; sugar, fruit, banana, wheat, melon (?). Flavor is strange; fruity and sweet, melon, banana, also bitter and acidic.
I’m so sorry to say this. The aromas and flavors of this beer continually reminded me of vomit. That’s awful to say but that was my experience. Maybe I got a bad can? I love both of these breweries but something about this beer was stomach turning and awful
Brouwerij (915) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 24, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a hazy orange with two fingers of quickly settling rocky white head. Aroma is fruity, pineapple, bread. Flavor is fruity up front, peach, pineapple, papaya, with mildly bitter bread/dough/wheat tones. Alcohol is noticeable in finish. Moderate carbonation and light body. Significantly fruity and noticeably warming, this is a unique beer. Not quite my type of beer, but a high quality brew nonetheless. The bitterness doesn’t quite work with the fruit.
bhensonb (10814) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can from Bine & Vine. Pours kind of golden copper with a transient white head. Aroma is a bit earthy. Then a hint of melon? Full bodied. Flavor is earthy and a little nutty/roasty. Not sure I’m getting fruit, but there’s something that could well be. I have no idea what breadfruit tastes like. Finishes fairly dry and sort of earthy bitter. It’s very nice when I quit worrying about what it is.
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Has some sweet fruit aromas and some earthy funkiness. Cloudy golden color with white chunks in it. Taste is a bit of fruit and earthiness, has a copper tasting finish.
riversideAK (5595) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Grainy, fruity nose. Papaya or peach or something, herbal, a little pepper. Strange. Pours golden amber, frothy white head. Flavors of grain, peppery earthy notes, peach, papaya, and more grain. Easy to drink for an imperial golden ale. Interesting to drink.
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Pours hazy light orange with white head. Aroma has some pleasant fruity notes and light malt backbone. Flavor is much the same, slightly hard to describe. Light, soft mouth feel with high carbonation. Overall, is OK.
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - DEC 14, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can from World beers. Hazy orange-gold pour with a brief, short white head leaving little lace. Nose is fruity with citrus hops and a pilsener-like yeast and malt aroma. Medium body with light carbonation. Peaches, oranges, Hawai’ian sweet bread, pears and citrus hops. Finish is medium, pleasantly sweet and lightly bitter. I tend to like specialty grain ales as a nice change of pace, but perhaps not everyday beers. This one fits that pattern. Well worth a try.