MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 27, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sampler at the Destin Pub. Per beer sample sheet "McGuires Old Fashioned Ale". Light earthy hop notes and some grain in aroma. Clear light straw/golden. Earthy hop notes with some pilsner malt qualities in flavor. Light body with dry crisp finish. Not sure whether a cream ale or a lager but has some qualities of both.
Ibrew2or3 (8159) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 30, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the Pensacola location pouring up clear gold with full bright white head and some lacing. The aroma is sweet, floral and then a touch grainy. The taste brings forward notes of grain, corn and then floral hops. By midway and into the finish just a bit of spicy and floral hop bitterness is noticeable for a moment or two.
paleasale (20) - USA - DEC 28, 2009
3.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
nothing special here but definately a great brew , watery with no alcohol taste. not much head, a very light pale colored ale.
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 25, 2009
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
on tap, pours pale gold, thin white head. Straw and pale malt aroma. Straw and grass flavors, mild bitterness. A very easy drinker.
sebletitje (9313) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
sampler at brewpub, Destin, FL
pours clear golden, white head.
aroma is light and herbal with pilsener hops.
taste, hoppy, herbal light in body with a light bitter finish and hints of malts.
italarican (1543) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - JUN 11, 2009
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Take one of your run-of-the-mill macro lagers, add a hint of spice, sprinkle and a dash of floral hops, and serve cold.
DrZao (128) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at the pub in P’cola. Very pale golden in the glass without much head. Watery but refreshing. Nothing amazing.
Oakes (15651) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 17, 2009
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Very pale. Very lagery-grainy. Lightly fruity. Quick finish.
Beershine (5221) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dubbed "McGuire’s Old Fashioned Ale." Extra pale straw color, clear, white head, scattered lacing. Sweet fruity aroma reminiscent of peaches. Watery body but nice grain character.
jcwattsrugger (12190) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 1, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
on tap-pours a disappearing white head and straw color. Aroma is light crisp grain, faint continental hops. Taste is light crisp grain-caramel/some peat, secondary continental/fruit hops. Dry. Light body.