drowland (7876) - Georgia, USA - AUG 26, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12oz bottle into a pint glass. Surprisingly smooth and clean considering the style and ingredients. Nice easy drinking summer beer.
after4ever (7534) - Brier, Washington, USA - OCT 31, 2007
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Draft at the Woodinville brewpub. Crystal clear medium gold with scant off-white head. Not much nose: sweaty, maybe. Light body. Almost watery. Almost corny mid-palate; just a hint of rye sourness, but only enough to let you know that there’s a flavor here that you wouldn’t ordinarily expect, so...it kinda seems like an off note. Not much finish. Company says it "tastes like watered down grain alcohol. The aftertaste is like rubbing alcohol."
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 14, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled on 6/5/07. Poured bright golden with just a dusting of white head and lots of yeasties suspended in there. The aroma picked up honey, straw, and faint hints of vegetal notes.. not bad for what it is, but there are better styles out there. The flavor found semi-sweet bready, straw, and honey notes at the core, with just a hint of rye spicage.. dry back-end with light straw bitterness.. refreshing. Light-bodied with solid balance and a good overall feel to it.
Ernest (7282) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 8, 2003
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Head is initially small, fizzy, white, fully diminishing. Body is medium
yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly yeasty (dough),
note of DMS. Flavor is lightly sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is moderately bitter, moderately acidic, unclean. Light to medium
body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Nothing of value here...DMS in
the otherwise vacuous nose, and poorly balanced flavor profile (devoid
of malt) with a disturbing aftertaste. Thumbs down.
PorterPounder (7221) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2003
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2008 Rerate Kind of musty, but some decent buttery notes redeem it. Original 3.1[/I} Believe it is now packaged as "Sunrye" - similar to the ESB now being called Amber Ale. Decent lacing head, cloudy appearance with a lot of sediment swirling around. Bit of a bubblegum, banana aroma to it. Treating this as a wheat beer - but I see now that it as considered a blond ale. Bit of a hard to pin down odd twang to the aftertaste - not unpleasant - just different. Flavor - very dry, bit of a hoppy undertone.
radagast83 (7141) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 3, 2005
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
Wasn’t too bad, but nothing really to talk about. Did not really enjoy the aftertaste too much.
Radek Kliber (7113) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JAN 15, 2004
2.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Sweet malty aroma , not to deep . The sediment mentioned below did not please my eye. Sorry. Introduction of beer flavour was sharp, but short lived. Some yeasty aftertaste mixed with hoppy bitterness. Unrefined quality, almost brutal to my palate.
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 9, 2009
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bouteille de 12 oz achetée chez Shaw’s (Ellsworth, ME). Arôme: Légère odeur d’agrumes avec une pointe de céréales. Apparence: La couleur est dorée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de pamplemousse et de céréales. Courte durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture huileuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de seigle en arrière goût. (Rating #2743)
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2007
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
nothing real special here besides the cool tap handle. Light tasteless & basically boring
Strykzone (6632) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Interesting beer. It reminded me of a hefe in that it had a lemony flavor and aroma and was unfiltered. It also offered some cloves and lemons in the flavor. It was quite smooth, crisp, and clean. A super summer beer.