ReggieDunlap (2895) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours clear pale yellow with a medium white head...lively. aroma has light fruity notes...juicyfruit...and very mild grassy spice. Flavor steps up the grassy/spicy hoppiness...good balance with the fruitiness...faint clovey notes. Mouthfeel is light and lively with a slightly boozy dry grassy/spicy finish.
DoublEE (784) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
A golden yellow color with a fluffy white head that rose two+ fingers to fill the glass. A good amount of active carbonation. The nose is of soft floral hops, grass, and bubble gum. Light bready notes, hay, and honey round out the profile. On the palate, noble hops up front with bubble gum through the middle with a subtle spice. Doughy yeast sweeps in with grass and floral qualities before a semi-dry finish. Some hints of pear and apple skins poke through as it warms. Light bodied with sturdy carbonation. Dry finish, crisp with some lingering grass/earth notes. This is a fine golden ale reminiscent of its brother, but with obvious nods to American ingredients. Highly enjoyable.
pete4999 (962) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy, bubbly golden yellow. Somewhat opaque, I guess. Smells strongly of lemon, orange peel, pepper, spices. Good beer, easy to drink and you donít taste the alcohol in it until youíre finished with it.
drfabulous (3565) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 bottle. Slightly spicy. Dry. The yeast flavor is nice with some apple and pear. I donít get the negatie reviews.
bgburdman9 (856) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - NOV 13, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured very pale with a small head. Aroma was yeast and phenolic with some spiciness. Doesnít finish very clean on the palate. Lingers
brokensail (9850) - Orange County, California, USA - NOV 11, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pale golden orange color with a big white head. Nice yeasty nose, plenty of pear and apple, some coriander spiciness, and a bready malt base. Hints of alcohol and citrus zest. The flavor is a little boozy and phenolic. Spicy, some coriander, and a bit of apple and pear ester. Somewhat chalky on the finish. Sweet bread, pale malt, and sugar. Meh at best.
thornecb (4104) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 9, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours hazy gold into a tulip. Bright white head with medium retention recedes to mottle surface. Sweet caramel and dough aromas. Sweet hay and sourdough upfront turning to soured bitter earth in the lasting finish.
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - NOV 7, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Clear golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma of sweet honey, earthy yeast and a light spicy scent. Flavor is sugary malt, peppery spicy with lightly tart yeast and no alcohol presence. Medium body with active carbonation. Very nice beer, the sweetness is balanced out nicely with the yeast character and the alcohol is very well hidden.
Drake (7840) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Served on draft at Beer Run. Pours a slightly hazy straw color with a large frothy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of peach, stone fruits, corn and bready notes. The taste is herbal, bubblegum, cherries and stone fruits. Medium bodied with a slight lingering bitterness.
jandd1983 (2050) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - NOV 3, 2012
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Sampled at W&C. It poured a light red/orange color with a tiny white head. The aroma was medium sweet, spicy, straw, some alcohol/acetone. The taste was moderately sweet, straw, some honey, spicy, alcohol. A decent brew.