thomas15 (688) - USA - OCT 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. From perennial. Tropical fruity but based on caramel malt. Glowing red amber with beige head. Good lacing. Balanced. With malt slightly winning overt in the taste expression, with a nutty biscuity ness. This has a slick drink ability and hop expression that is unique to the style.
wxman (1451) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear pale amber with a nice white head. Slight bready aroma. Sweet toasted malt, buttery, bready and light hop taste. A really good Munich/Marzen! BTW, this beer is identified as a Munich style lager by the brewmaster. There is nothing Dort or Helles about it. Don’t know who entered that into the description here, but it goes against the brewer’s description and the taste, overall appearance and mouth feel.
jandd1983 (2630) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - OCT 15, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
It poured a golden color with a small white head. The aroma was some maltiness with hops and a little roastiness. The taste was also similar with maltiness and hops. It was a lighter beer than they normally brew, but still very good.
beernbourbon (1315) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUN 28, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at brewpub. Pour is clear amberwith a medium white head. Aroma is light biscuit malt with faint hints of floral hops and a touch of roast. Pretty light. Flavor is also quite light with hints of biscuit malt and light floral hops. Very light all around. Session.
phaleslu (6616) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Perennial. Pours a bit darker than a typical Dortmunder/helles; rather than a clear gold, this one is more of an orange color with a small off-white head. Notes of pale and cereal malts, grassy hops, straw, crackers, and toasted sugar. Light-bodied, with medium-high carbonation and a crisp, dry mouthfeel. I split a small one with my wife, so I need to try this one again and re-rate when I get a better handle on it.