hoorayforbeer (105) - Denton, Texas, USA - NOV 17, 2002
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours medium reddish-brown with a beige head. Spicy with some malt and caramel sweetness with a nice slightly toasted barley finish, but suffers from the typical redhook thin body. And I agree, it has a weird metallic feel to it that really detracts from an otherwise okay brew.
archstanton (105) - mukilteo, Washington, USA - OCT 20, 2003
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2005 very dark brown/almond colored with a sharp bitter bite at first then after a few sips this hop infested brew tastes great..very good..
UriahHeep (105) - Georgia, USA - OCT 7, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Caramel appearance. Minimal head. Spicy pine hop aroma. Slight roastiness. Medium body featuring orange zest, tasty malt, and that subtle pine hop note. A crisp and refreshing beer. Amazingly I found a gas station cooler that sells bottles for 99 cents.
GTCruiser01 (105) - California, USA - MAR 16, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear brown color with a thick head light lacing. The aroma is mostly of malt with a slight touch of hops. The taste is spicy and hoppy with a nice malt background. The mouthfeel is full.
Megan (101) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2005
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Part of my Target holiday beer buying spree. Poured dark red, medium to full body. Sweetish flavor and rich tasting.
DarkStar22769 (100) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 25, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
A deep ruby-caramel pour with a middling cream head. Aroma may suffer as a result of a cold but it’s malty...chocolatey with little in the way of hop bouquet. Flavour has that graininess that seems to accompany black patent malt...it’s decent. Some hop in the taste, more than I would have expected given the lack of presence in the aroma. Again, this cold is impacting my rating but I think I’m being fair. I would order more of this, for sure.
SGTHibbert (100) - Perry, Iowa, USA - AUG 12, 2007
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amber colored with a soft white head. Malty with hints of caramel, and just a hint of spicyness. Dry and alittle thin. Alittle grassiness as well.
wacohoover (100) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Good beer. Smooth and refreshing. A little more heavy tasting than many other ales, which I kind of expected. Hints of caramel, pine, and a mild hoppy flavor.
ryrpat (100) - Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2014
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Okay beer. Pours a nice bronze amber color. Not much of an aroma here and a rather bland taste. It leaves a lot to be desired
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szkot (100) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 17, 2004
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
The best thing about this beer was the color. Taste was not remarkable, slightly metallic. Not a beer for me.