dliberto (216) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2014
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the 2014 Maryland Microbrewery Festival. Pours a hazy medium gold with a small beige head. Aroma is caramel, roasted malts, nuts, and grass. Taste is malt, corn, and caramel, with some hay present. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a sticky mouth feel. Its okay.
BeerandBlues2 (10542) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Pub Dog. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt with dates and earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness, a clean lager character and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
snoworsummer (2968) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 22, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at Pub Dog Baltimore. Pours clear medium brown with a thin off white head. Tastes very malty, like corn. Not much in the way of spice or fall flavors. Light body and medium carbonation. Faint smell of malt.
sonnycheeba (4105) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2012
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap. Pours clear gold with average, creamy white head; short retention and some lacing. Aroma is cereal and cookie malt, caramel, oranges, grassy hops, and some straw notes. Flavor is bland malts upfront followed by some grassy hops and faint orange peel; lightly bitter throughout with a dry finish. Light body and low carbonation.
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
750 mL bottle from Ye Old Spirit Shop in Frederick, MD. Pours a clear amber color with a large frothy, fizzy tan head. Average head retention and poor lacing. Aroma of toasted malts, banana, grainy notes and a grassy hop finish. The taste is caramel, banana, toasted malts and a grassy finish. Medium bodied. Pretty good.