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Tread Lightly Ale is a great balanced beer made from fermented sorghum and corn, hops and yeast. It is a bright beer with light taste and body and without the after taste of other sorghum-based beers. Inspired by the old-style America Pilsner, our Tread Lightly Ale appeals to a new style beer drinker looking for a healthy alternative, low caloric content and great taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wlajwl (4259) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Aroma is grains, mild sweetness and the expected sorghum funk, although milder than expected. The flavor is malts, fruit/berries/strawberries, mild citrus and a tart finish. Better than expected, the sorghum was thankfully muted.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (11918) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine in Folsom, CA. Pours gold with a creamy white head. Aroma suggests a wit, sort of. Med body. Flavor is sweetish with some citrus. Finishes a bit gummy.
Earlier Rating: 10/10/2010 Total Score: 2.8
Pours gold with a transient tan head. Light citrus aroma. Med body/mod carb. Flavor is mild grain(?) with a little citrus. Light but drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Patrickctenchi (4449) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Clear, bubbling gold with a quick, sopay head. Almost no scent,...light apple and water. Taste is apple juice, sorghum. Syrupy sweet, but thin at the same time. Not beery, except in colour,. More like a a very bland, flat, blunt cider. pass.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
kramer (5256) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours a pale straw gold body with a fairly heavy amount of haze to it under a very thin fizzy white head that faded quickly. The nose is quite bad, there’s a raw and rough apple juice like character to it along with a light corn syrup note. The flavor has a lot more in common with apple juice than it does beer. Sweet and slightly acidic with a lingering vegetal laced finish. Light bodied and super fizzy. Pretty yucky stuff.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
queenholly (3067) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Bottle. Very light sweet aroma. Clear gold with a very small, quickly dissipating white head. Light sweet sorghum and sour apple flavor. I like sorghum, but not this. LIght body, moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
DuffMan (7363) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle. Medium golden with a very brief white head that dissipates within seconds to a thin white ring. This beer possesses the same off-putting medicinal phenols I’ve found in the other two from this brewer. There is a tart cherry note in the aroma, but the palate is just all wrong. Undrinkabley foul.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
edgallow (2499) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 19, 2013
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of sweet grain. Taste is real light grain but really nothing else. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
nearbeer (3968) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 12, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 22, 2013 12 oz. Clear and pale straw colored with a small head that sizzles away. Aroma is caramelized sorghum, apple and a touch of grass. Taste is apple cider with some cane sugar and a touch of pith and dry grass. Light body is sweet and has light-medium carbonation. Even A-B’s sorghum beer (Redbridge I believe it’s called) puts this one to shame.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Suttree (5355) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 17, 2013
Clear, bright fizzy yellow. loose, soapy white head Almost no aroma. Taste is mildly sour, some sweet notes. I think it’s it’s lack of flavor makes it tolerable. Lots of sour apple notes as it warms.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
jmagnus87 (2823) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear, pale gold with mibimal head. Aroma is super weak. A little fruit and bread. Taste is light tart. Like a pinot girgio with champagn yeast. Light bodied with a thin texture. Soft carbonation and a super long finish. Overall, meh. Im glad i can consume gluten.

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