Gooney (388) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 27, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle - Pours a copper color with virtually no head. Looks very flat. Tastes better, though. Scents of fruit. Cherry? I like it better the more of it I have. Makes me want to sample more German style beers. Nice one.
AmEricanbrew (5514) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JAN 6, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Clear bright orange color/ ivory head. Sulfer, corn meal, grainy aromas. Lightly sweet honey biscuit flavors with subtle earthy hoppage, easy drinking.
arminjewell (5583) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours hazy red with white head, aroma has notes of caramel, grain, toasted malt. Taste is sweet caramel, grain, some grass and earth, slightly bitter but mostly sweet finish. Not bad.
Ughsmash (6967) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 1, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Poured a healthy shade of medium orange with almost no head sticking around.. hazy. The aroma picked up sweeter caramel and fruity malts with a touch of molasses.. a little earthy accent.. sugary and enjoyable. The flavor found sweet caramel and bready notes at the core.. touches of darker fruit and toasty earth accented.. long, malty finish. Light-medium bodied with too little carbonation on the palate.. grainy, too.. decent feel to it beyond that.
bhensonb (10162) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 18, 2010
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from ericandersnavy. Pours copper with a foamy 2 finger off-white head. Smells bready and a bit herby. Med body. Tis bready. Just a little sweet, but there’s just a little hop to help cover that. Finish is lightly toasted bready maltiness. But it’s verging on dry.
Sledutah (4063) - Utah, USA - DEC 13, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle from thirdeye11
Appearance: Slightly hazy amber with a small off-white head with some light lacing
Aroma: Grainy malts, caramel and spices
Taste: Toasted malts, sweet caramel, and some hop bitterness in the finish
SPDickerman (859) - Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2010
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a rich, shiny brown, or copper, with minimal white head. Smells sweet of the malts and is reminiscent of autumn. Tastes sweet, almost like maple syrup but not quite; the Munich and Vienna malts work wonders together. Medium-bodied, with a slightly sticky texture and carbonation that is less than expected from a lager, Real Ale’s Oktoberfest finishes a little sweet and almost dry. I was surprisingly impressed.
jtclockwork (6890) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Backlog from my SATX trip. Pours clear orange amber. Nose of white pepper and malt. Taste is lightly spiced malts.
Moggman (235) - Columbus, USA - NOV 10, 2010
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Pours orange/dark amber with no head. Aroma is sweet with some caramel and dough notes, I must have gotten a bad bottle because the flavor was skunky with some sweetness, a strong malt presence, and very prickly carbonation.
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - NOV 9, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Courtesy of northernbrews. Bright amber, minimal head. Aroma is dead on, toast, caramel, very faint roast, noble hop background, earthy, well balanced. Malt comes through a bit more in flavor, hop character balances through finish. Medium carbonation. Well done.