edgallow (2966) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 16, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of sweet malt, citrus and pine. Taste is of the malt, yeast and a nice bitterness.
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eaglefan538 (2960) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - APR 26, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Unbelievably gluten free. Aroma and flavor of a basic pale ale. Caramel malts, some pine and citrus hops. Finishes clean and light but flavorful. Not bad at all.
keepersj12 (2956) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I would never have guessed it was gluten free. By far, the best one Iíve tried. It has a more red ale quality with a nice malt, caramel base, and a very well balanced hop presence.
DrnkMcDermott (2922) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Served from bottle at Omission event at FatPour Tapworks. Yes, Iíve notched it up a bit for being "good" as a glutoen-free beer goes. Color is a little more brown than pale ale copper in its glass. Still exhibits a nice malty and bitter hop smell. Taste is pretty forward on malts, with a basic pale ale hop background. Some orangey notes thread themselves in as I travel further down the glass. Not an "extreme" pale ale, but it starts to pick up some hop zing as it warms. Probably just being a little cautious, since the malts are modified for the GF process. Then again, thereís almost a fresh cut hop taste at the finish.
beastiefan2k (2912) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - NOV 22, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanksgiving Day started with turkey at around 1pm, gorged for a little bit and Got to drink, well sip cause it sucked, a single beer. Then the toasts, deserts, clean up, and a little time with the future in-laws. Now, I am hungry again, its too early to go to sleep. So, I need a beer and this is the best we got here. Nice enough label, cool cap, it took me a little while to notice this is a Widmer product. Poured into a large water glass that is akin to a goblet. Pour has a small, fast fading head. Color is dark orange, beer has medium clarity. Aroma is thick slightly sweet malt with a bulky citrus hops. Comes off as you generic brew pub pale ale. Too much malt, like it to be cleaner, hops are just not as crispy and more muddled than I want them to be. Flavor is the same, hops become a bit indistinct and non-centered malts play a large role. You know what I did not get? I would have no idea that this is a gluten free beer, got to give it points for that.
mjg74 (2893) - Salem, Oregon, USA - APR 20, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from Trader Joeís. Hazy dark amberish in color. Nose is biscuit and breadiness. A tad of hops, maybe. Bready and light hops dominate the flavor. Fairly bland and boring. I guess itís pretty good for a gluten free beer, as most of them are horrible.
Bulk_Carrier (2889) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - JUN 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Reviewed from notes.
This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was a nice golden amber to bronzed brown color. There was a nice one and a half fingered white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute and left a decent amount of spider web lacing. Nice look!
The smell had a nice strong hoppy spicy to somewhat citrusy sweet profile.
The taste was semi-sweet but carried a decent bitter hoppiness about it. There was a sticky sweet citrusy to caramel aftertaste and a light yet quick dry finish.
On the palate, it sat about a light to medium and showed a decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was good for the APA style and it still had a decent sharpness invading my mouth and tongue.
Overall, for the most part, Iíd say this was a nice APA made as a gluten-free. If I couldnít have wheat products for the rest of my life, Iíd definitely be drinking this with no problems whatsoever.
teddybeer (2857) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark golden colour with a medium lasting and white head. Aroma is fruity with notes of caramel and citrus. Flavor is slightly sweet with note of pine, citrus and a mild bitterness. Fruity final with light bitterness.
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2012
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle from Liquor Depot. Goldish pour with a white head. Aroma is surprisingly citrus with sap. Taste is kinda awkward bread with some fruit and light bitterness.
bartlebier (2765) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Backlog US, 12oz bottle from ABC drinks somewhere in FL. 22/09/12. Crystal malty, almost lager-like pale ale, easy drinking but a bit bland, Cascade remains more of an airy perfume than an aroma or taste. Drinkable enough on the road...