PWalk (337) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2005
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
A damn good APA. Dark golden pour with a decent white head. Aroma is piney, hoppy, very floral. Flavor is much the same with hops coming out throughout with a good malt backbone holding it’s end up. I took home a growler. Hopefully this beer gets put into regular rotation there as I enjoyed it immensely. Meal tip: Try this beer with some of McKenzie’s salsa and chips. Excellent stuff.
Earlier Rating: 3/13/2005 Total Score: 2.8
No aroma to speak of but the flavor swoed up with a nice citrus twist. Hoppy as well but. Middle of the road.
DocLock (7201) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Now called Wicked Will’s. Dark straw pour with medium head. Hoppy aroma, coupled with some floral spices and light fruit. Tastes hoppy, with a firm malt presence, and a good balance.
Earlier Rating: 3/30/2004 Total Score: 3.9
A nice pale ale. Very hoppy, with a deep yellow color, and aromas of hops, citrus, and slight honey. Finishes smooth and sweeter than the first taste. Nice.
TomDecapolis (4334) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 9, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at McKenzies Brew Pub. I think this may now be called Wicked Wills because that is what they were calling their standard American Pale Ale on the menu. Poured a light amber in color. Floral and citrus aroma. Very grapefruit in the flavor. Some malts coming in at the end. A solid American Pale Ale, but nothing too special.
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2004
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Part of the sampler. Solid East Coast pale ale. Nothing wrong with it. Above Average.
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - JUL 22, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Typical APA, copper-gold. Nose lightly hoppy, some malts. Flavor is citric then sweet, then hopps reassert at end. Creamily good.
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught: An ok pale ale. Not hoppy enough to be called an APA. Poured with small creamy white head that did not last. Clear brown/orange/amber color. Smelled toasted. Floral, piney, citrusy hops. Light, earthy yeast. Also tasted of smoke and paper. Medium body but thin texture. Bitter finish. Dry. The 2nd best beer I had there.
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAY 13, 2004
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at the brewpub. Light amber, no head, sweet citrus nose. Smoky, herbal, hoppy flavors, good body. Not a lot to say I guess...palate fatigue setting in...another decent APA, sigh.
sloth (2340) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2003
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium size offwhite head, good lasting lace. Clear gold/copper color, good looking brew. Good spicey hop nose. Medium body, nice mouthfeel. Plenty of hop flavors with a good malt backing. Hops are resiny, moreso as it warms up. Finish is dry with a clean hop flavor. Good drinkin brew! Nice pub also.
obxdude10 (1945) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2002
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very crisp, very clean, smooth pale ale, a little lighter on the color side as it was a bright copper color, but nicely hopped, spicey aftertaste, very enjoyable APA