dekester1 (346) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - APR 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured a cloudy orangish amber with minimal head and lacing. Aroma was of sweet malts and piney hops. Taste had both malt and hop (piney) on the front side with a moderate hop bitterness finish. Palate was pretty good - good dense viscosity. Overall a nice amber in the vein of Sam Adams Boston lager.
madvike (3119) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 5, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - RB ate my rating on this beer--I swear I rated it. Luckily I have an awesome memory and remember I gave it a 3.8. Came off as very biscuity, with a nice herbal hopping, light citrus note, and a smooth malty finish. Would definitely drink again.
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2012 Had a nice amber color in the pour and everything else was similar to most other amber ales.
BucannonXC5 (1131) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 23, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2011 Poured from a tap into a pint at Lucia’s Wine Bar. Color was orangeish like a Hefe with about an inch of head. The slight lacing held strong throughout.
Smelled citrus, mainly orange. Lemon comes in there, too.
Tasted orange with some wheat and other kinds of citrus (lemon mainly).
Very refreshing, unlike your normal ambers. Mild carbonation.
Nice mouthfeel. Very low carbonation and a smooth finish.
Not a bad beer overall. I could have had this all night and been fine.
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
This beer is really pretty decent, but still nothing much to it. I like some more complexity.
Nuffield (3900) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 24, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
I appreciated that this was unfiltered, which made it interesting to look at and anticipate, though it’s still an amber, so although it was drinkable and decent, the hops were much less pronounced than the commercial deScription would have you believe. Bottle. Thanks to Darren for bringing the bottle home with him.
undsioux7 (862) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUL 17, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not the greates amber but not too bad either. Some caramel malts but not much for hops. Pretty basic with some grassy and grainy notes.
arminjewell (8754) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 9, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at American Legion, Hastings MN. Pours dark reddish orange with whtie head, aroma has notes of toffee, earth, some grass and biscuity flavors as well. Taste has rich sweet toffee notes, some earthy grass, slight sour grain, touch of biscuity bread, toast. Not bad.
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - JUN 13, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Got this from France 44 as an extra to my order. Aroma and appearance are average. Nice malty beer with some heft that doesn’t fade completely into sweetness. A little spice in their as well. A nice BBQ beer for summer in my book.
FROTHINGSLOSH (5669) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 17, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a hazy orange color with some small floaters and a large creamy orange-white that left some lacing. The aroma was nutty caramel with undertones of butterscotch, wood and vague tangy fruits. The flavor was sweetish nutty caramel and light fruity hops. Long finish, medium body. Decent.