Butters (4039) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled with Kristen on Christmas 2012. Clearish straw colored pour with suspended small particulate throughout and sudsy white head. Nose of citrus lemon cleanser, but not unpleasant. Flavor is very fresh and refreshing with lemon peel, very slight tartness, slight yeastiness, hints of vanilla, and citrus. This was actually a quite nice surprise, and a great colab for these guys.
bytemesis (6599) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 23, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: DEC 24, 2012 Bottle. Clear butterscotch, medium white head; decent lacing. Aroma is yeast, spice, grain, orange peel. Flavor is about the same, a touch herbal or floral in character. Medium body
b3shine (8052) - Indiana, USA - DEC 23, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a transparent gold with white lacing. Smells solid too; tart and minty. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. I get some tea notes in there too. Pleasantly interesting.
Lukaduke (2990) - Gray, Maine, USA - DEC 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle thanks to adnielson ! Pours a yellow golden color with a pretty viscous body and a limited head... The nose is slightly tangy with nice lemon bready sourdough and big floral notes with a touch of honey sweetness. On the palate its taste alot like it smells. The body is very viscous leaving a coating on the mouth that is a bit to much for my liking. They flavors are nice and pretty complex I would just like a touch more bubble to lighen up the body of the beer.
deekyn (1459) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 22, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A - pours filtered orange with almost no head. S - smells like sulfur, lager, orange peel. M - medium light body. No carb. Simple palate. Lingering alcohol warmed end. T - sulfur, lager notes, apple juice throughout. Notes of orange and lemon peel. O - pretty good brew. Aroma of sulfur is off putting. 3.2
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GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - DEC 22, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at PPG. Pours clear golden with medium white foam. Good lacing. Sweeter pez candies, sweet orange flavoring, sugar, pound cake. Taste buttery, minerally, soapy, small booze and sugar. Palate papery with harsh acid and acidity.
ellolovey (483) - Georgia, USA - DEC 21, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber. Pours a translucent golden color with a thin white head. Some lacing and loads of carbonation. Aroma of cereal malts, citrus, and a bit of funk. Tastes like fruit loops. Sweet cereal malts mixed with a light hint of citrus hops. Some caramel notes Spicy medium dry finish.
johnnyoski (445) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - DEC 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber. Mostly clear, golden color with a foamy white head. Aroma is a mixture of yeast, sourdough and citrus. Funky cheese-like flavor. Leaves a slight sour aftertaste that makes your mouth pucker. Average carbonation with a mostly dry texture. Different, but I preferred the traditional Biere de Garde previously offered in this series.
Dogbrick (11332) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 17, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This brew is a clear pale orange color with a medium white head that recedes steadily. Strings of lacing on the glass. The aroma contains citrus, yeast and malt. Medium body with flavors of mildly tart fruit, earthy yeast and biscuit malt. The finish is fruity with a fresh citrus aftertaste. Decent overall.
Sammer (1118) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2012
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pour from bottle. Taste is lemon, funk, dough and hay. No real bite or presence of alchohol. So-so.