brokensail (15203) - San Leandro, California, USA - MAY 18, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ Beachwood Brewing. Clear golden pour with a white head. Lots of pine, orange, and grapefruit aromas. A touch of sweet pineapple, malt, and lemon preserves. Some fruity sweetness on the palate. Lots of fresh orange and lemon. Grapefruit, a bit of pineapple, and a bit of sweet bread. Some fruity pebbles and a nice bitterness on the finish.
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAY 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Pizza Port Bressi Ranch. Chill haze light golden pour. Weaker white foam. Nose is fresh mandarin, sweat, saltwater. Taste is high ibu, high nutty bitterness, walnut shell, nut fat. Bubbly mouthfeel, long extreme nutty bitter finish. Aggressive, ibus out of control. Heavier in the stomach.