maltman53 (308) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - OCT 7, 2013
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the brewhouse, an outstanding example of the Helles style. Originally brewed as an alternative to the Pilsner, this malty golden lager has a delicate hop finish.
skoisirius (1634) - Earth, Washington, USA - JUL 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewery. Hay yellow pour. Oranges and flower petal nose, very light. Touch of grass hop towards the finish, bits of dryness. Great hot day beer!
bhensonb (10959) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 26, 2013
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours dark gold with a creamy white head. Aroma seems citrus. Med body, nearly. Flavor is pleasantly bready and lightly fruity/floral. Citrus. Finishes with a suggestion of bitter.
marcus (6438) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Capitol Beer, Sacramento. Pours clear golden with a large fluffy white head and a floral aroma. There is a clean light malt flavor with some toffee and a dry finish.
Oscbert (1019) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
~light pleasant spicy hop aroma with mild bready malts.
~Pours clear golden color with small white head.
~Sweet grainy bready malt flavor with spicy noble hop.
~ Light medium bodied, high CO2, clean bready malt finish.
~Enjoyable Helles. A bit on the hoppy side for my tastes though.
Zymurgeist2 (988) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft at the brewhouse in a sampler. Straw-gold with a white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is great sweet cracker malt. Taste is malt-forward initially with a slight spicy, hop finish.