Bendrixian (711) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 23, 2013
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Super clear but golden colour. Fermented soy and floral hops aroma; has a ’juiced fruit’ note and honey as well. Taste is lingering metallic bitterness and talc. i’m not going to spend more time on this brew, no much to enjoy.
Atheist_Peace (739) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 23, 2013
1.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
473ml can. Pours a clear, golden honey colour with little head that disappears quickly. Nose of hops and gasoline. There’s something like synthetic leather in the nose too, and something that gives a sweet impression. Tastes....weird, sort of beery with a synthetic, rubbery, hoppiness. Not as sweet as I expected. There’s something really sharp in the finish that’s really unpleasant.
Reimer96 (620) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 12, 2012
1.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2012 Don?t drink a lot of gluten free beers but this is one of the better ones I have. Pours a golden yellow color with little white head. Smells of light citrusy hopps. Taste is a bit sour with a tangy finish.
Powertrip (999) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 8, 2012
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Single can purchased from Zyn Liqour on 07/23/2012. Colour: Medium yellow with trace amounts of gold. Low white head. Nose: Hops that show pine and grapefruit. A chemical-like glue or melted plastic note....also some hand cream. Taste: Medium sweet, medium-light bitter, medium-high sour. Apple juice, more plastic/chemical, dry herbs, pure sugar late and bitter settlement on finish. Not a fan.
DuffMan (5247) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 22, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can, shared with Robbie. This beer instantly reminded me of Scott’s Pale Ale from New Zealand, which is another beer that uses hop juice to mask the lack of body and malt structure in a gluten free beer. Certainly leagues better than the majority of the gluten-free brews on the market, but very unbalanced and ultimately unsatisfying compared to a grain-based pale ale.
pintbypint (2000) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 1, 2012
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
473ml can. 5.8% as per label on can. A pale yellow pour, white head. No lacing. Light nose with orange peel and faint pineapple. Taste is grassy and leafy, mild citrus, faint fruit, trace of hay or straw, nothing really dominant. Finishes with mild grass and citrusy hops. Light body, lots of carbonation. Overall unsatisfying, not enough there to contrast the strong hops. A nice idea, but to thin to carry the bitterness.
presario (4406) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
1.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
Can. Yellow with very thin head despite steady bubbles. Smells something like beer. Thin unfriendly flavour with very harsh finish. Metallic.
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Can at work, from a Trois Mousquetaires glass. Pours clear yellow, thin, very short-lived white head, no lacing. Nose is HOPPY! What an amazingly pleasant surprise! Some nice hop aroma, earhty and slightly sour malt aroma, but Wow! This doesn’t smell NEARLY as bad as other Gluten-free offerings. Flavours are bright and hoppy, with an odd mouthfeel, almost oily. Don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t take this over most regular beers, but for a Gluten-free offering, this stuff is a Rockstar!
reebtogi (3388) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 18, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
473ml can pours a pale golden color with a finger of fizzy white head that reveals nothing as it settles. Aroma is dominated by light fruits and mild hops. Taste is light fruity sweetness with little malt and a dry hoppy bitterness in the finish. Light bodied and moderately carbonated. Not bad for a gluten free brew.
whitecap (283) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 4, 2012
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can from the LCBO. pours yellow with minimal white head. Aroma is slightly sour with some citrus, hops, grains. almost cider-like. Probably a pretty good gluten free beer but not for me....then again my buddy who avoids gluten for health reasons quickly opened up a new bottle of stout...