ben4321 (4540) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2009
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Location: .5 liter bottle from Gilly’s, 7/23/09
Aroma: Yeasty, coriander, citrus, and some other difficult to place spices
Appearance: Hazy brownish orange color, big & frothy beige head, decent lacing
Flavor: An odd bitterness, weird gingery tang, a bit off, not exactly great
Palate: A bit watery, not great
Honestly, I was expecting it to be better from the nose, a bit of a lemon cleaner smell to it, but other then that a decent nose. The taste? Not so much... It’s drinkable I guess, but I won’t be going out of my way to have it again.
Hopper (827) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 14, 2009
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours unclear golden-orange with a massive head, I thought the head was going to keep growing & flood my house. Taste is real spicy with the coriander, too much of it. In fact you lose some beer taste with all of it. This beers only quality is it looks like a frothy beer like in cartoons.
jthg (84) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 2, 2009
1.4 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 3/20
wow. the aroma is of methonol like in a tooth paste. The beer pours cloudy. The taste finishes clean. best used as an expensive mouth wash.
And, then I realized this is a british beer. comparing this to other exported english beer, maybe I should rate this beer better!
scooterbub (910) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - MAR 31, 2009
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
16.09 ounce bottle. Pours a murky copper-brown color with a laarge beige head that lasts. Taste is of caramel, smoke, hops, alcohol and malt. Rather bitter. Similar aroma. All right, but I was expecting better. Kind of glad it was on sale.
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a hazy dirty orange with an annoyingly large four fingers of off white puffy foam. After settling the aroma is a nice citrus lemon and fleshy fruits like apricots, yeasty fruitiness, a touch of coriander, ginger. Taste is lightly fruity malt, touches of spice, coriander, and citrus. A bit thin after the enticing aroma.
jkwalking05 (4155) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 29, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber in color with a small beige head. Aroma is of fruit, hops and malt. Taste is of coriander citrus and malt.
punkeedo (498) - Covington, Louisiana, USA - JAN 17, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
2008 Bottle. As a big fan of St. Augustine, I found myself let down by this beer..I just expected much more than it was. Aroma of yeast and light malts, but a flavor of somewhat watery hops. Palate was somewhat unbalanced...overall, not bad...but not great either.
bhensonb (12135) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 17, 2008
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Sun Devil in Mesa, AZ. Golden amber color with a monstrous beige/tan head. Strange fruity/spicey aromas. Medium body with mild carbonation. Flavor is dominated by a flavor or spice. Bottle says coriander. Must have used a lot. Good though. Finish is lightly peppery. Bitter by across the pond standards. I’ll drink it when I can get it.
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 30, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Spicey nose (ginger?) hazy apricot, small custard head. Pronounced ginger taste, with a mix of other spices too. Tongue is dancing from this refreshing brew. Great stuff. Thank You Torontoblue.
kmacphail (37) - Isle of Lewis, SCOTLAND - AUG 22, 2008
2.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Sampled a bottle from the CAMRA beer club. An amber-copper ale with a malty, fruity nose. Some hops and fruits with a slightly smokey and citrus aftertaste but these were very bland. Not horrible, just not enough to keep my taste buds interested.