mpersinger (327) - , California, USA - JUN 5, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Balanced deep golden color, light beige head and rounded (slight dank with floral) hop aroma. Medium lean body on a balanced malt/hop clean flavor.
Aquilo (511) - Berkeley, California, USA - APR 24, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown with a small head. Aroma is malty with a bit of lemon, and some unidentifiable funk. Flavor crisply bitter. Astringent mouthfeel. A good solid beer.
wyzzywyz22 (1743) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap@The Rake, London. A gloomy looking red tinged brown colour with a reasonable lingering tan head. Nose was sweetish with some citrusy hop and nut notes. Flavour had plenty of initial caramel and evolved into some resinous hoppage. Slight earthy quality. Ok in the bitterness department. Not the most subtle affair, but tasty enough.
Sledutah (3624) - Utah, USA - APR 4, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Toronado
Appearance: Dark brown with a off-white head and some lacing
Aroma: Pine, bitter hops and toasted malts
Taste: Bitter hops, pine resin and toasted malts
Very nice ESB
jcwattsrugger (10725) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
@Magnolias –on cask-pours an off white head and amber color. Aroma is orange/resin. Taste is orange rind bite, some medium malt.
bretupdegraff (242) - Fishers, Indiana, USA - MAR 8, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
a tasty local brew enjoyed in it’s home town. The palete left me wanting a bit more but otherwise very grassy, hops, a bit of roasted malt and seems to do the bitter very well. I enjoyed this at the Toranado in San Fran.
944play (330) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - FEB 21, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Toad in the Hole. Clear amber with small fine head. Racy citrus and evergreen nose. Bracingly bitter from front to back, but nice tones of herb, toast, and... gumdrops? The spice ones, I mean. Finish is a mite sloppy; a touch more carbonation would be welcome.
marcus (5608) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 22, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hand pumped at Toronado. Pours copper with a thin beige head and a toffee aroma. There is a carbonated caramel malt flavor and lots of tasty hop bitterness.
alexanderj (3195) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - NOV 12, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On cask at Beachwood about a week ago. Poured a reddish brown color with a creamy off white head. Nice looking. Aroma of caramel, BO, bitrus and cocoa. Flavor of fruit, citrus and caramel. I wrote down early, but I think that is supposed to read earthy. Good for the style.
joeneugs (2575) - Livermore, California, USA - NOV 4, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours reddish amber with a beige head. The aroma is hoppy with tropical fruits and grapefruit. The flavor is herbal and bitter with vague hints of mango, papaya and a nice sweet middle before a very bitter end. Another excellent brew from moonlight.