TheBeerCollector (631) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 16, 2002
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I was fortunate enough to enjoy a pint of this on draft. Pale yellow color with minimal head retention. This beer had a unique flavor that I could not put my finger on so maybe that was the juniper berries.
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2002
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
One of the greatest names I have had. Unfortunally the name doesn’t like up to it. Fairly average for a Pale Ale.
kumite56 (468) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - JUL 13, 2002
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Not bad. An initial hoppy bitterness. Light carbonation with a rapidly dimenishing head. not much else. As does not finish very well.
HarmonKill-a-Brew (407) - Wilmar, Arkansas, USA - JUL 6, 2002
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pretty good, but was less hoppy and had a thiner mouthfeel than the other beers from Rogue that I have tried.
brewbandit (312) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUL 1, 2002
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A drinkable pale with light herbal essence. Pale yellow color and reasonable head. Light hop and malt finishing dry.
austinpowers (2827) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2002
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
The label pronounces that juniper berries are inside, but they must be very deep inside, because I can’t taste a one. This is a bitter brew, and just isn’t Rogue’s best effort.
AceOfHearts (1374) - Mountain View, California, USA - JUN 13, 2002
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Wasn’t sure what I was buying at first. Yellow snow? Is this Rogue’s piss beer and they’re making a joke about what happens when nature calls and you wander off into the woods while skiing? No, we have a bitter pale. Looks pretty much like any pale ale, with maybe just a tad bit more head. I found the maltiness a bit too prominent over the Golding hops and my palate didn’t care much for it either. Rogue has much better beers out there.
Tom Servo (424) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2002
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice round, full flavor. A different kind of bitter, not exactly what I was expecting. Nice though.
drismyhero (815) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - MAY 23, 2002
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Floral aroma (thank you label) and a nice golden color - not sure I would describe it as saffron, but my beer vocabulary is still in its adolescence so forgive me. Poured clear on the first glass but the second a la the 22 oz was nice and cloudy with sediment. Very crisp and very tasty for a pale. Reminds me a bit of Sierra Nevada’s. My beer geekdom has not progressed to the point where I can identify the juniper however. A good beer.
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2002
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice clear beer, with a slight maltiness. A decent pale ale, but nothing outstanding.