cathcacr (644) - Oregon, USA - JUN 28, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Initial pour brought forth a near-chocolatey bocky aroma that wasn’t quite regained. Malty-bocky flavor with a rather watery palate.
Delirium (636) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught. Pours dark amber/brown with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavor are both sweet, slightly roasty caramel malt, with a hint of fruit. Small bit of spices, but I would call this an amber, really (not sure where the hemp comes in). However, it is a pretty good amber, with a fairly nice roasty/sweet malt character.
unclebleen (620) - California, USA - APR 24, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a nice dark brown/amber color that was a little surprising as I expected something "light." I just noticed that EnniskillenKid had the same expectation...how strange? Anyway, the aroma has some nice bitter hop notes with a nice malt balance. Flavor is light hop bitterness with the hemp notes actually making an appearance. This is the first hemp beer that actually has a hemp/pot flavor. Body is medium sticky that finishes dry. I was really surprised with this beers quality. Very drinkable and refreshing, as they say.
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - JAN 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Needs more hemp. Just ok brown.
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UnholyBrewing (595) - Central Florida(Upper Hell), Florida, USA - JAN 14, 2013
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
...bottle at Burke"s. I thought it would have more of an herbal quality. Tasted like a regular brown ale with a slightly nutty flavor. Finished dry and slightly thin and weak. Not impressed.
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - SEP 15, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle poured brown with minimal head. a roasty toasty cereal malt flavor but not overwhelmingly "smokey." (haha had to make bad a pot joke) good brown ale not what i was expecting
Bartzilla (586) - La Mesa, California, USA - FEB 22, 2008
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
I’ll rate this for historical purposes. One of the gateway craft beers, along with Red Tail and Arrogant Bastard, back in the day. Used to go through a couple pitchers of this at a time at the Tilted Stick because Chip had a tough time giving this stuff away because it was too different at the time. I flocked to it.
There was that time I put my clothes in the wash at the launderette next door to the Stick and decided I’d stop in for some lunch and a beer while my clothes tumbled. Fast forward to about 11pm and a solid 3 or 4 pitchers of Humboldt Hemp Ale to my head and it was a bitter pill to see the launderette closed. Didn’t even get my clothes to the dryer until the next day. Solid times.
BoltonDK (572) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark clear brown color, white head.
Medium dry taste with notes of anis ?
Nice brown ale.
Alcoholist (570) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - MAY 25, 2004
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
rating # 420: Light brown with a medium head. Aroma is grains and resiny hops. Flavour is lightly sweet, somewhat bitter. Kind of an average sort of ale.
brianjames1 (539) - Northridge, California, USA - MAY 19, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
did not have the slightest hint of hemp in it, not in aroma or in taste at least, i was expecting this ale to at least smell some what similar to the stuff but no dice, an overall average brew, nothing special