Daytonbeer (691) - Ohio, USA - JUN 13, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours hazy gold with white head and good lacing. Aroma is the best part of this beer. The Mosaic comes through nicely with good melon and fruitiness. Surprisingly hoppy. The taste starts out the same as the aroma, but quickly shifts to an overly dry and bitter finish.
DialSquare (3342) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz can from Giant Eagle in Grandview: gold pour, sturdy white head. aroma of sweet malt, herbal. tastes are citrus, malt, light bitter. nondescript. not sure I would’ve picked this to can.
DrSilverworm (8334) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2015 6oz on tap at the brewery. Labeled on the menu as 5.5%, 36 IBU. Whoa, on first sip, my first impression is that it’s surprisingly hoppy. A big amount of cat-pissy c-hop. This batch is less "gateway", and closer to "session IPA". Some herbal hop, and mild resiny hop. Mild bready caramel malt. Very surprisingly hoppy. Is it a case of F.A.F.? I dig it. Moderate bitter taste, light to moderate sweet. Almost entirely hazy golden orange color. Thin off-white head. Few bits of lace. Medium body. Smooth, kind of soft, lightly crisp lighter carbonation. Lightly slick texture. Pretty awesome session IPA. Er, excuse me, I meant pale ale. 7/3/7/4/15
Update rate, from a can just received at Dutch’s. 6/27/15 Golden orange color, more hazy. Thin white head, leaving decent bits of lace, good head retention. Again, just as I remember from my last notes, a very surprising amount of big citrusy west-coast style hop to this. A touch of yeastiness, but not bothersome. Solid super-hoppy citrusy pale ale. Again, drinks a lot like many "session IPAs".
nuplastikk (5031) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at North High. Unfiltered tan. A nice, hoppy, classic APA. Pleasant fruity aroma. Thickish malt tones compared to say, a Session IPA. A pinch odd, can’t put my finger on it. OK.
UnionBrew (4) - Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2013 does not count
2.1 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Even with several attempts, there was little to no aroma detected. Very basic looking pale ale, and disappointingly unbalanced. Although the bitterness was in attendance, the typical floral zest from the hops was not.
Tmoney99 (11804) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft sample at NHB. Poured a clear amber color with an average fizzy off-white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate balanced aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. I would recommend this to a freind.