shrubber85 (8235) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 1, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Orange malt/peel and pine aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet earthy orange malt and lightly bitter pine/grapefruit peel flavor. Nice body - very tasty.
jtclockwork (9864) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can thanks to Chris. Pours gold white head. Nose/taste of citrus, old grapefruit, green onion and cracker malt. Lighter medium body. Pretty good.
drfabulous (4339) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 27, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 ounce can at Lexington Beerworks. Citrus flavor and aroma over an orange like pour. Well done.
Sledutah (5480) - Utah, USA - FEB 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can at the RBWG hotel share
Clear golden with a medium sized off-white head, good lacing. Aroma is floral and fruity. Flavors are floral and grapefruit
Leighton (12615) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can shared during the first Late Nite session of RBWG 2015. Pours clear gold with a creamy white head. Nice dry pithy hop aroma. Clean flavor, ligh to medium sweet, with mild piney bitterness, dry bread, grapefruit. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Lightly resinous to finish with prominent pithy citrus, orange, grapefruit. Solid.
djd07 (4532) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Can thanks to DrSilverWorm. Pours a cloudy gold with small off white head. The aroma is fruity hop and mosiac. Medium mouth with strong mosiac and light resin finish. Very nice.
Jared_Clifton (26) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 8, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours amber with white head. Light body. Citrus fruits, and hops a pretty good pale ale.
Block (1596) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - FEB 2, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Lighter and refreshing. Some hoppy notes and a bit more complex than expected.
Brigadier (3155) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - JAN 31, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce can
A solid beer manages to represent Rhinegeist well. Just shy of world class, the experience still stands out as a respectable addition to the Ohio / Kentucky market. In a crowded market this is the sort of thing that could set a brand apart. Give it a try if you want a sense of what they are capable of doing but cannot make it to the brewery.
Aroma / Appearance - A billowing head takes over the glass for a few minutes before settling down to a carbonated coppery base. Fresh pretzel dough, malts, and oaky resins bind together a fresh feeling pale ale.
Flavor / Palate - Melted Twix watered down and then blended with floor resin and tree sap provide a bitter start. The malts cling to the tongue and throat as they work their way across the palate. Neither the hops nor the malts ever dominate although both do take center stage at different points. Overall this lacks the ’wow’ factor to push it into elite territory but not every beer needs to aspire beyond more than just a solid daily drinker.
Chudwick (2278) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JAN 19, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz can into glass - let me tell you about another fury, Mad Max: Fury Road - can’t wait!!!!!!! but I digress, obviously. looks like a beer and smell like one two. Let’s see how this one stands out... balanced and yet bitter. bigger body and thicker than the ABV would suggest. by process of elimination, I think it’s the cascade hop I don’t like.