maekchu (3304) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JAN 26, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can from Sake Taniguchi (World Beer Market). Good roasty nose, some tropical fruit, caramel. Medium amber color, thin tan lace. Roast malt initial, a little burst of chocolate and berries, cake dough, and light final hop bitterness. Thin-medium body. Pleasant. Somewhat surprising flavors in mid palate. Tasty enough but not really special.
cheap (5147) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2015
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Very slightly sweet honey aroma. From a can this has a really nice sparkling pour with a big head. Looks a orangish pale lager. Taste is quite strong but it seems to have lots of that fest feel to it. Could have a few more manners. A little bit medicinal, you can tell this stuff is 6% +. So they make fest beer year round now? OK, so be it, technology can do everything, we are so smart, heheh. Yessir, goes down pretty easy but that little kick keeps reminding you that it a higher % beer. OK overall.
GRM (3640) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 31, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sample, 4 ounces, draught, drunk at Revolution Brewing - Milwaukee Avenue, trip to Chicago, savoured on September 27 2014; eye: coppery, clear, tiny ring of off-white head, light lacing; nose: malt, sugar, slight fruity; mouth: malt, sugar, slight fruity, light acridness, malty finale with acrid presence, medium body, average carbonation, mildly sweet, lightly harsh texture; overall: correct
Échantillon, 4 onces, en fût, bue chez Revolution Brewing - Milwaukee Avenue, voyage à Chicago, savourée le 27 septembre 2014; œil : cuivrée, limpide, petit anneau de mousse blanc cassé, légère dentelle; nez : malt, sucre, très léger fruité; bouche : malt, sucre, très léger fruité, légère âcreté, finale maltée avec présence d’âcreté, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement sucrée, texture légèrement râpeuse; en résumé : correct
Dogbrick (11021) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear copper-orange color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily to a film. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel and hops. Medium-bodied with flavors of burnt malt, caramel and earthy hops. The finish is sweet with a malty aftertaste. Decent overall.
vmilaxer29 (412) - Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours clear amber with sticky lacing. Mild aroma is a little musky with earth and baking spice notes. Palate is medium-full with a musky caramel flavor. Good structure and a nice finish. Very good for the style.
DuffMan (9016) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 21, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ the brewpub. This years batch is 5.7%. Light copper/deep gold. Fruity caramel aroma and flavour, hints of chocolate, moderately sweet with excellent malt structure and a nice hoppy finish. Excellent.
fraternie (988) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Distinct in this style for its balanced caramel malt and lack of overall sweetness, gaining subtle brown sugar elements and finishing with understated hops. Well-balanced through the medium length.
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 13, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour is dark amber with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavor of bready dough, light caramel, herbal hops, rye spice, and soft pretzels. Finish is slightly more spice/hop.
markducommun (836) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can into a tulip. Deep golden orange, quite clear, light white head. Light honey, some floral notes, some spice. Slightly damp hay. Light bitterness upfront, trailing off through the finish. Round sweetness predominates. Mid to light body, mild carbonation. Some acidity. Quite a long aftertaste. Quite good.
ARH (1100) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap poured into a pilsener glass. The aroma is that of toast, some citrus, some grass, and earthy note, and a hint of spice. It pours a clear brown-orange color with a soft, whitish head that retains a decent surface layer and a medium thick, mostly dense, ring. It leaves behind rings of snowy lace on the glass. The taste is a nice balance between medium, malty sweet and medium, spicy bitter. The creamy texture is complimented by a fizzy carbonation. The medium body contains notes of grass, earth, and spice with a caramel undertone. It’s slightly dry and finishes clean with flavors of dry citrus peel, spice, and caramel. There’s also a hint of cough syrup to the finish. The aftertaste is slightly astringent and holds earth notes as well as spice.