DrunkenWeasel (224) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 2, 2005
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2005 Pours red/amber with a medium white head and light lacing. Slight bitter "classic bock" smell, with a sweet undertone to it. Tastes slightly bitter with a sweet undertone. Aftertaste is quite nice. Decent beer. Gets old though.
xdream (16) - Madison, Alabama, USA - MAR 29, 2005
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A very good any time drinkable beer. Goes well with whatever your doing, whether your having a meal with friends, playing frisbee or just chilling in front of the tube.
BeerBaronLS (85) - Grove City, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2005
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Had this first time on tap on the bay in Seattle. Pretty good beer; fairly hoppy. I’m rating it now after buyin a liter.
Yuhasz (23) - USA - MAR 27, 2005
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This beer was a little bitter than I expected. A little malty favor as well. Still better than your average beer.
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAR 26, 2005
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a nice hazy copper with a soft, cream head. Little aroma that does hint at banana, but very light. I really don’t detect any hops, as the bready malts really control the flavor. Mild, sweet and consistent all the way through.
zeprck (24) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - MAR 25, 2005
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I had heard it was great, was merely pretty good. A little more bitter than I had hoped for, especially after a couple. All things said, I would buy it again.
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 25, 2005
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
copper color w/ a nice large bubled off white head that laced fairly well. Smell is smooth and enticing, a bit of a carmel malty w/ some hop (is this a mai bach?) Palate is nicely carbonated and smooth, not overly creamy though. flavor is a plain malt, not the carmel sweet I smelled, a bit of an oddly flavored hop that I haven’t decided if I liked or not yet. Overall a decennt beer w/ a good flavor.
swirl (267) - collingswood, New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2005
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Now here is a beer with a great name, can anyone drink this and not feel like a badass? The flavor is enjoyable with a nice smoothness that makes this a good starter beer for anyone wanting to get into craft brewed beers.
tomhenderson (166) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 25, 2005
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
As much as I like Rogue’s brews, this is not my favorite. Nevertheless, it pours a somewhat cloudy amber with lacing on the glass. Somewhat sweet with more malt flavor than hops (as a Maibock should be). A bit of hop bitterness to offset maltiness, but certainly more malty than bitter. An OK beer in my book.
mmmmbeer1970 (3) - Horseshoe Bend, Idaho, USA - MAR 24, 2005 does not count
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a nice caramel with a tint of amber. Decent light head. Aroma of caramel. Tastes malty with caramel overtones as it warms nicely balanced with hops. One of my favorites. Goes well with all meals.