milewide (1324) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz. bottle. A "malt bomb" as expected. Clear amber color with average head. Lots of body for 5%! Sweet malt aroma and taste, but cut with hop bitterness in the aftertaste. I intend to buy this again.
thorongil2 (915) - , Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(tap) clear medium amber colour with small white head; aroma of toffee; rich balanced flavour
Hudspart (538) - Byron Center, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: an averag amber beer that I had about 6 months ago. I would drink again, but not go out of my way for.
mabel (5183) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[4104-20111112] Tap. Dry grass and old plastic margarine container aroma. Clear, ruddy amber body with no lasting head. Whiskey-laced grainy toasted malt flavour. Medium body. Good. (7-/3/6+/3/13) 3.2
(@ Jolly Pumpkin brewpub, Ann Arbor, MI)
adnielsen (7576) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 30, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap @ Jolly Pumpkin Ann Arbor. Clear red orange appearance with an off white head. Light caramel, earthy hoppy aroma. Clean, toffee, caramel, earthy flavor.
jercraigs (7182) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
2011-11-12. Dark amber-red brown body is nearly headless. 3+ Pretty mild flavour, sweet malt and a bit of caramel, overly sweet. Similar aroma, sweet sugary caramel malt. 5+ Smooth average plus bodied palate. 3+ Inoffensive it is clearly aimed at a broader market, but kind of bland, and a bit too sweet overall. On tap at Jolly Pumpkin Cafe, Ann Arbor
Pawola22 (3262) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 11, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
11.5oz bottle picked up at Jolly Pumpkin in Ann Arbor, MI. Pours a mostly clear, copper colored body with a thin, frothy, beige head that dissipates quickly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma is fairly fruity and somewhat watery with a bit of a grainy toast, a touch of sweet and chewy caramel, and a light herbal hopping. Flavor is similar. Fruity with some grainy toast up front before a lightly sweetened caramel and herbal hopping comes in. Finishes pretty dry with a light toast and herbal bitterness along with some cardboard before leaving a medium length aftertaste with some florals coming out along with the grainy toast. Light body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a pretty bland amber. Not terrible, but not good. Eh...
shrubber85 (6509) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 16, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Light caramel malt and grass aroma. Amber color with nice head. Slightly sweet caramel malt and lightly bitter herbal hops flavor. Solid, nice tasting beer.
DiarmaidBHK (3062) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at Jolly Pumpkin. Pours coppery with a thin white head and a fair amount of carbonation. A bit of malt on the nose a bit of fruitiness on the tongue. Clean finisher. Solid starter beer.
patrick767 (3232) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 24, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
draft in Ann Arbor - Pours a clear medium amber color with a small head. It smells mostly of caramel. The flavor is sweet caramel malt with mild hops in a light to medium bodied, bubbly brew. Itís okay.