Sregnar35 (952) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JUL 9, 2006
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not terrible. Pours a nice reddish hue with a dirty white head. Aroma is sweet malt and some peppery hops. Flavor is very light and refreshing, a bit dry in the finish and sweetmess lingers.
luckygirl (1223) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 25, 2006
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottled. Beer is a clear light-medim amber without a head. The aroma’s first impression is that of caramely malt and diacety. Otherwise malty with a light note of toasted grain, moderate note of cookie to go along with the sweet caramel; Hoppy with a light note of herb and a trace of dried apricot; Yeasty with a moderate note of dough; Light miscellaneous note of honey. The flavor is lightly sweet, lightly bitter and lightly acidic with a slightly longer than average-length, lightly bittersweet finish. Husky aftertaste. The body is light, the texture is watery and the carbonation is lively.
Ernest (6142) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 25, 2006
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing.
Body is clear light amber.
Aroma is lightly malty (grain), lightly hoppy (apricot, resin), with a note of diacetyl.
Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, husky.
Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.
Very dull, very thin and husky in the mouth. Not enjoyable.
marvinpontiac (117) - Huntington Beach, California, USA - JUN 2, 2006
1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
12 oz bottle. Absolutely foul. I drank two different bottles to make sure I didn’t get a bad one but this was just sour, bitter (in a bad way) awful beer. It may have spoiled either way but I couldn’t finish either bottle.
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2006
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Poured a clear golden color with a small off-white head. The aroma was pretty bland. Just some light malt. The flavor at least added some hop on the finish. Lightly bitter on the finish and semi-dry.
hopscotch (8776) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2006
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle... Clear, deep golden ale with a small, fizzy, off-white head. Malty, grainy aroma with notes of mash, apricot, honey and gentle white pepper. Good balance in flavor. Citrusy, peppery hop layer coating a subtle, unassuming malty sweetness. Medium-bodied and tangy with fizzy carbonation. Short, crisp, dry finish.
aracauna (3030) - Georgia, USA - MAY 14, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a pale amber with a good, lasting head. The good part ends there. There was a light maltiness and no hop presence whatsoever. It was really more bland and boring than anything else. Nothing off about it, though, so that’s a plus.
fiulijn (14290) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 14, 2006
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Hazy light amber color. Common Lager, poor, with a vegetable touch; light aroma of sugar. Bad.
Cornfield (5437) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2006
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
“It took 21 years to make a lager worthy of the Red Tail name..." A lawnmower beer? Golden amber, pale in body with a head that vanishes nearly instantaneously, it has a sweet caramel aroma devoid of hops. Watery body, it delivers a slightly metallic, caramel malt flavor and no hop bitterness at all. The finish is sugar water. No mas!
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argo0 (11316) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 24, 2005
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
(12oz bottle) Clear apple juice body topped by a small and quickly dissipating off-white head. Aroma is mild, medium sweet, cereal, orange, faint grassy. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, orange, bread, some cereal, some floral, lager yeast. Minimal bitterness. Watery light body with minimal crispness. They should ditch this one and spend up to another 21 years to find a lager genuinely worthy of the Red Tail name.