tfontana (306) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 26, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can poured into pint glass from Signal Variety, Plaistow NH. Aroma is strong lemony sweetness (almost like Pledge furniture spray--but in a good way) over malty bread. Appearance is hazy yellow-orange brown with no sparkle and frothy two-finger-width off-white head with attractive lacing. Taste is assertive moderate malty sweet with fruity taste 1st half and mildly bitter second half and dry finish including the citrus from the aroma. Palate is medium bodied with silky smoothness that slides down the throat like teflon. Carbonation adds to the character and calls brief attention to itself with a light zing to the top of the tongue without distracting from the rest. Overall, this exceeded expectations and distinguishes itself in almost every way (appearance is not as unique as other aspects). Am looking forward to my next sip and the other three cans!
RobBestwick (706) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 13, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On draught. Golden lager appearance with frothy white head. Mild citrus flavour with some biscuit notes. Medium bodied. Some maltiness in the finish.
bellco33 (519) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - MAR 9, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from can into a pint glass: pours clear golden / amber with a white head. Aroma of pine and mild floral, taste is the same with a nice hop bite and mild caramel sweetness. Medium body nice beer.
PhatB420 (760) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tall boy can into glass, purchased in freedom, NH for cabin season 8. Pours a perfect orange glazed amber. Nice. Light and thin head, lite lacing, sparse body. Aroma a sort of organic soil, hay contraption, earthy with farmhouse characteristics. Fun. Taste is dry citrus, melon, white grapes, mildly hoppy, and freshly mowed grass. Not overly compelling for a pale ale, lacking a deeper hop punch, but decent nonetheless.
dresden (1237) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tall boy. Clearish golden. Aroma of perfume, pine, floral. Sweet caramel malt, medium bitterness, slightly sticky. Pretty nice!
GIJOE (1000) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUL 24, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a pale amber with a thin white head. Nose is odd...honey and maybe a hint of citrus. Taste is semi-sweet. Medium body. Lively carbonation. Decent brew, but weird. Iron Mike... I am the infantry! Follow me!
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jkwood04 (4963) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 24, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Big can. Looks amber with an off-white head. Aroma of floral and lightly resionus/piney hops, caramel and pale malts, and some dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not the best of the style, but not bad.
BMMillsy (1787) - Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can from trade. No datw. Big thanks for a tall can! Pours hazy orange with a one finger white head and lots of lacing. Floral hop aroma with some grass and light malts in the background. Flavor is a nice combination of floral notes and grapefruit with some toffee coming from the malts in the background. Some dry cracker flavor here and a little on the light side. Somewhat slick mouthfeel with adequate bitter and a relatively smooth finish. Nothing special but at the same time very drinkable and nothing wrong with it. Great cookout brew and in a big enough can to last.
Berard (501) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Pours orange with a slight haze. Thick white head lingers over heavy carbonation and distinct hop aroma. It's a pale ale with a decent hop bite, a bit more color and a nice caramel flavor.
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mkgrenwel (602) - North Shore, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 3, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pale copper with a bit of haze. Large white head. Rocky, foamy and not receding. Aroma or banana and peach. Eatery for an APA, but not unpleasant. Palate is a little slick and appropriately creamy. Bitterness is very muted, but does show up enough in the finish to balance. maybe slightly simplistic and boring, but pleasant enough. Stuck somewhere between big, juicy and fruity and clean and crisp.