MikeJslc (768) - USA - MAY 17, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Gold, clear, white head. Grainy malt, a little toast, spicy and citrusy hops. Refreshing.
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78samh (230) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAY 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bottle. Nice hoppy aroma. Great taste thats more like an IPA. Mild finish. Good pale ale.
Ibrew2or3 (7515) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle pours with a nearly clear pure gold body that supports a near white head. The aroma offers up a blend of cracker like malts, floral hops and a dash of lime hard candy. The taste begins pretty nice as the malts and sort of cracker like sensation are met by an equal level of hop bitterness that seems floral and a bit spicy and grassy and lime like. The bitter citrus hop character builds to a moderate level to midway and then maintains that into the finish. Pretty nice pale.
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - FEB 16, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Henryís. Orange with a thin white head. Sharp citrus, very crisp hop nose. Big grapefruit character, slightly pithy and lots of bitterness. Fruity and overhopped pale, unbalanced, but still refreshing.
spikester (604) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAR 15, 2009
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a 22 ounce bottle. Slightly hazed amber with one finger of off white head. (gentle pour) Good amount of lacings. Aroma is floral hops. Taste is citrus grapefruit orange hops and strong support from the sweet malts. Tasted like a nice West Coast Pale Ale to my palate. Easy drinker, very smooth. Medium dry finish. Very fine spring beer. I believe this beer was quite fresh and it is the first time I have seen it on the shelves in the Portland area.
Bradrcr (806) - Renton, Washington, USA - APR 18, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
4/18/09 at Hops & Props, Seattle, Wa. Aroma is sweet malt forward with a light earthy and citrus note. Appearance is hazy gold with a medium maintained white head. Flavor is an even citrus hop and simple sweet malt blend. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a low carb texture. Overall, very sessionable and simple, but to itís benefit.
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to Blutt59. Pours a gold/amber with white head. Aroma has a great hoppiness to it, nice pine. Flavor is full of hops up front, some malt, great bitter. Mouth feel is medium body with low-medium carbonation. Overall, pretty good stuff!
mar (5027) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle thanks to blutt59. gold pour with a cream head. nose is grapefruits and fresh hops. great on the palate with a sticky grapefruit flavor and a smooth finish.
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - MAY 3, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz bottles and several times on tap. Definitely better on tap than it is out of the bottle. Deep golden color with a solid white head. Aroma is very floral with some hints of citrus and a light grainy bit at the end. Flavor is very floral and citrus with a little bit of a malt backdrop. Pretty hop forward for the style, but thatís how I like my beers.
bitbucket (2160) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - MAY 10, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber. Pours hazy dark gold with a thin but lacy paly yellow head. Aroma of tropical fruit, caramel, citrus and grass. Creamy medium body, medium carbonation. Taste of pine, toast and caramel with an earthy dry finish.