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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PorterPounder (5448) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2011
Denver, Co. - Tower Liquors - 12 oz bottle. Medium copper pour, tight white head. Sweetish wort-like aroma with a hint of honey. Flavor is sweet with some maple-syrup sweetness, a little bit of nuttiness, some grainy notes. Mouthfeel is a tad artificial and slippery. Overall, not bad for what it is and if this is what the doctor ordered me to drink - I could.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
scooterbub (823) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - MAY 15, 2011
12 ounce bottle. Pours a golden yellow with a thin white head that slowly fades. Taste is of corn, grain, grass, honey and yeast. Similar aroma. Rather sweet. Has a light, watery body. Easy to drink and refreshing, but rather generic.

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Pours golden with no head. Imperceptible aroma. Full nectar with good carbonation. Malty sweet with flavors of nectarine, citrus, and vanilla. The finish is horid.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dionysus (1448) - Arizona, USA - FEB 5, 2011
Bottle pours yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet and grainy with hints of honey and corn. Flavor shows basically the same with hints of cracker and some grassy hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (4890) - Olympia, Washington, USA - NOV 30, 2010
Poured at the speed blogging - Beer bloggers conference
Nice easy drinking special beer. The base malt not being regular malt this was tasty and not that off from a regular malted beer. Nice hops and a good dry finish. I liked this a good lawnmower beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mlunger12 (645) - Orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 29, 2010
Reminding myself that this is marketed specifically as a Gluten-free alternative. I had picked up a 6-er of this for a gluten sensitive, and unfortunately beer loving coworker. It has a bit of sweetness, some nice density to the taste. Not bad, by far the best option for the gluten intolerant.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beersearcher (2334) - Glendale, California, USA - NOV 10, 2010
Considering the restrictions they have placed on themselves this is really well done. Takes some getting used to but it has a nice little burst of sparkle to it. I think most people might not know it was sorghum.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
drjay44 (2606) - Salida, Colorado, USA - AUG 15, 2010
Draft at Brewers Rendezvous. Tasting of 7/10/10. Pours a thin head, over a clear yellow (SRM 3) body......nose is light cereal, bit of floral honey....taste is light sweet malt, with a bit of cereal......mouth feel is light, carbonation medium. Although rather light in all characteristics, the is about the best gluten free beer I have tasted. BJCP 6/2/10/4/5

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ratman197 (9652) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2010
Bottle poured a clear yellow with a small lingering rinmg of white bubbles. Aromas of carmel, bread, corn and light spice. alate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread, corn and light spice with a crisp finish.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
VitaminR (540) - Colorado, USA - JUL 8, 2010
Vinous and sweet honey nose. Light gold color, no head. Slight candy sweetness, orange pith bitterness. Medium carbonation, this body, wine cooler cidery finish. Not having much experience with gluten free beers I have no comparison, more alcopop than beer.


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