oh6gdx (19683) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled@Monks Cafe Wallingatan, Stockholm (old backlog 2011). Deep amber colour with a huge fluffy off-white head. Aroma is caramel, sweet malts, mild grassyness with a nice mellow fruityness as well. Flavour is rather similar with mild herbal notes. Quite sweet aftertaste.
omhper (18374) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: APR 5, 2006 Bottled. Clear amber, rich firm head. Powerful grapefruity hop aroma. Sweetish with firm, rounded malt character. There’s notes of honey behind the massive curtain of hops. Very bitter finish.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 12, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(22oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a cloudy yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of florals, herbs, grapefruit, and caramel. Flavor of citrusy hops, caramel malt, and biscuit with a bitter finish.
argo0 (11128) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 12, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2006 (6/28/06, 22oz bottle) Crystal clear apple juice body topped by an off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, floral, orange/lemon, some caramel, grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, lemon/lorange, some grapefruit, light caramel/biscuit. Medium bitterness, fairly dry finish. Light-medium body, some softness. (7/3/7/4/14)
(10/12/04, 22oz bottle) Opaque apple cider topped by big beige head and filled with plenty of yeasties. Aroma is sweet, floral, caramel, some grapefruit. Taste is medium sweet, fairly bitter grapefruit, some caramel, floral, sourness. Medium-full body. Hoppy by APA standards, I like it. (7/4/7/4/14)
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2008 Name: Deathly Pale Ale
Brewery: Reaper Ale
Appearance: clear amber, fine off white head,
Aroma: sweet caramel malt aroma with lots of citrus hops,
Flavor: well balanced flavor with lots of dark caramel sweetness and loads of citrus hops, long earthy bitter finish,
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
jcwattsrugger (10731) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 2, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle-pours a big foamy to rocky off white head with substantial lacing and slightly hazy gold color. Aroma is sweet citrusy-pine. Secondary sweet medium malt. Taste is lots of sweet citrusy-pine, some bitterness, sweet medium malt. Nice. OK/mild carbonation.
bhensonb (9874) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 10, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aromas of malt and citrus/floral hop. Darkish golden color with a substantial white head. Mixed malts, primarily something roasted, along with citrus hop. Relatively soft in the mouth with mild carbonation. Rather clean and refreshing. Finishes more dry than sweet. Very smooth. Bitter persists and builds in the finish. A very nice APA.
BeerandBlues2 (8576) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 28, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours amber-bronze with a small patchy off-white head, lasting, and some faint lacing. Aroma is floral and fruity (citrus) pine hop, yeast (barn), malt (grain, meal), grassy, straw, caramel and alchohol notes. Moderately bitter, medium acidity, malt and yeast body, earthy hay and grass notes, bitter citrus and pine hops, alcohol is noticeable at the end. Medium bodied and spicy, fizzy palate.
hopscotch (8395) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 19, 2005
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle... Murky, caramel-colored ale with a small, creamy, off-white head. Tons of floaties. The aroma is breadsy with notes of dried, yellow/orange fruit, caramel and butter. Lightly bitter, lightly tangy and astringent. Medium-bodied with lively carbonation. Finishes a little bitter and bone dry. Thanks go out to growler for sharing the bottle with me!
hopdog (8254) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle acquired in trade. Poured a medium and hazy amber color with a larger sized off white head. Lots of small floaters. Aromas of citrus (oranges), caramel, light pine and some toasted malts. Tastes of caramel, and citrus. Grapefruit bitter finish to balance out the initial sweetness.