Marheb (3897) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 2, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(En fût à la brasserie): Une belle profondeur des céréales et de la verdure fraiche. Des agrumes s’expriment librement également. Finement houblonné, jamais grossier ni insipide, de belles rondeurs et une buvabilié certaine.
blipp (7631) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 3, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft @ 5.0% ABV. Pours gold with a white head. Pale malts and grains, faint wheaty notes, faint hints of citrus, and a nice clean finish. Relatively low sweetness and low bitterness. Pretty good.
radagast83 (6341) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at the Solana Beach location. Poured a light yellow-orange color with a small white head. Aroma was light citrus, some floral notes, touch of caramel notes to it. Flavor was light citrus, floral. Refreshing, but not exactly my thing.
Theydon_Bois (15029) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Keg at PP SB, 14/11/14.
Golden with a moderate off white covering.
Nose is pale malts, straw, grain husk, citric peel, bread notes.
Taste comprises pale malt, more grain, lemon rind, faint hops.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Yawn - bland and tiresome to drink!
Leighton (16286) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Pizza Port Solana Beach. Pours clear, bright good with a fine, creamy white head. Dry, doughy white bread in the nose, some hay. Light to medium sweet flavor with further dry and subtly doughy bread, touches of bitter hay and cereal. Medium bodied with average, spritzy carbonation. Clean finish, not too bitter, faint grapefruit, mild citrus rind, dry pale malts. Very drinkable stuff. Decent depth.
Meilby (10324) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught @ Pizza Port, Carlsbad, CA
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, grain and floral. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
yngwie (16065) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the Carlsbad brewpub. Clear dark golden in color, white head on top. A bit weak aroma, mostly hoppy, with pine cones and a little malty touch. Dry, medium bodied mouthfeel with flavors of pale malts and pine cones. Some bitterness and generic fruityness. Not very interesting this one, but quenching. 130813
Geokkjer (7048) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at the brewpub. Pours golden with an of white head. Aroma of malt, some pear, fruitiness and grains. Flavor is sweet and fruity with malt, apple and caramel. Medium to thin body, average carbonation.
brokensail (14590) - San Leandro, California, USA - APR 10, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Golden orange pour with a white head. Sweet fruit aromas of apple and grape. A touch of bread, straw, grass, and maybe some honey. The flavor is also sweet and grainy. Maybe some bread, a hint of honey, and grape juice. There’s a strong grass and straw flavor with a light bitterness to the finish.
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 29, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Solana Beach. Pours with a clear pale yellow hued body with a lasting white head. Aromas are floral, bready, malty, floral hop, biscuity, low esters. Flavors show a soft malty character, medium alcohol. Floral notes, biscuity, lightly grassy, low esters, honey. Medium dry, moderate carbonation. Slightly warming.