Emeister84 (862) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Strawberry, apple, toasty, and floral aromas. Pale gold, pretty clear, with a moderate white head. Lightly sweet, with some tartness, some farmhouse funk, and floral notes. Medium body, refreshing carbonation, and a dry, somewhat spicy finish. Fruity and complex.
mcberko (5941) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
22 oz. bottle, pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of bready malts, sort of stale-like, with some barnyard and yeasty noes. Flavour brings out some earthy qualities, white wine notes, some toasted bread and some aged farmhouse yeast, with a bit of the orange peel further back. No hint of the 9% - drinks dangerously smooth, like a 5% beer. Body is light, though quite full-flavoured. Great stuff.
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber. Poured a hazy straw with a medium-sized, fluffy head. Aroma was orange, malt, and earth. Flavor was mildly sweet malt, dough, some spice, slightly tart and funky, quite earthy, lemon, orange, apple. Finished quite dry. Mouthfeel was medium to heavy, maybe a bit undercarbonated.
jeremytoni (2948) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a bottle poured a straw color with a fair amount of head. Spicy sweet malty flavor with a lingering aftertaste.
BVery (5937) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Clear deep yellow pour with a spotty white head. Fruity pear on the aroma and taste, a little citrus and dry tea, clean and lighter palate.
peteinSD (1336) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 9, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Semi-hazy yellow pour with a small slick of white foam. Aroma is light spice over generic sweet malt. Taste is light spice with some malt sweetness and tinge from the alcohol. Sticky mouthfeel. Did not care for this beer.
RollinHard (1024) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours straw-gold with a small white head. Aroma of lemongrass, sourdough bread, hay, and pepper. Flavor follows suit but with plenty of malt sweetness present in the form of sourdough bread, biscuit, and toffee spiced up with a ton of lemon, herbs, and a gentle non-sour funkiness. Finishes dry and yeasty with little bitterness and a lot of the funkier elements of flavor remaining. Fairly heavy for the style, and definitely malty at first, but the carbonation is right even if the fluffy mouthfeel isn’t quite there. No heat presence. Overall, I enjoyed this a lot and thought the flavor profile was awesome, provided you like NB’s typical house flavors.
raradel (334) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Enjoyed at a @JaxBrewBitch bottle share at Brewer’s pizza in Jacksonville,FL... Had high expectations for this one and I would say it is solid but not mind blowing. Really good farmhouse/sour/saison type that is smooth and drinkable. Enjoyable.
shrubber85 (7295) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JAN 5, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. Lemon, barley malt and bandaid aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Light barley malt flavor. Light band-aid finish. Chloro-phenol issues - not a fan.
Ibrew2or3 (6767) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 4, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
The 22oz bomber pours clear gold with an off white head of foam. The aroma is earthy gravel, orange, lemon and lime. Interesting and oddly inviting. The taste is smooth with earthy sweet apple to pear to orange like fruitiness with a gravel sort of earthiness off in the background. Enjoyable product with enough depth to keep it interesting.