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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
brokensail (11077) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 28, 2011
A: The beer pours a clear golden color with no head to speak of. S: A mild pepper note as well as some "malt", rice, and cardboard. There’s definitely some apple and crappy tofu aroma. A little bit of soap and water in there, too. T: Apples and water, soap, and more of the wonderful crappy tofu character. There’s plenty of wet cardboard with a mild sweetness and a general sense of blandness. M: Light and watery with a medium level of carbonation. O: Rather crappy; just like all the gluten free beers I’ve had.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemike (2260) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Nothing special, just a slightly above average, tasty, easy to drink beer. Yeah, it does show a slight rye lean, I actaully like that playing off the traditional pils. Nice and spicy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PorterPounder (5589) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
scooterbub (841) - 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.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (5004) - 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.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
drjay44 (2667) - 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

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