bartzluke (598) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 12, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
3 oz chilled pour from tap into cylindrical taster as part of Russian River’s “everything on tap” sampled (16 beers this time around) at the brewery itself. I realize that drinking 16 different 3 oz pours is not ideal for proper rating, but when will I ever have an opportunity like this again?
Very district wheat toast taste. Great maltiness.
rosenbergh (10399) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at the Russian River Brewing Co, Santa Rosa, CA.
Clear yellow golden colour with a small to mid-size white head.
Citrus and soda hops and mild bitterness in the aroma.
Sweet soda, bitter hops and semi-sweet malt in the flavour.
slowrunner77 (10141) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
"a light and pleasant summer session ale that hits the nail on the head on a hot day. won’t do anything that blows you away, but near the top of the heap style-wise."
Nische (1885) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rated from backlog. Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Aroma is floral and bready with notes of perfume and tangerine. Taste is apricot, tangerine, soft/subtle, flowers. Dry and smooth. Very enjoyable.
bytemesis (6730) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 14, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Pours clear golden yellow with a small white head and nice lacing. Faint aroma of bread, earthy, herbal hops. Taste had notes of grain and herbal/grass hops, lightly sweet and lightly bitter on the finish. Very light bodied.
deekyn (1459) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 8, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A - pours clear effervescent apple juice with low tight bubbled white head. S - soap, saltines and light malts. Very light aromas, hard to pin down. Hint of citrus. M - med light body. Long lasting soapy bitter end. Simplistic. T - simple lightly fruity soap up front. Grains and caramel malts to end. Becomes more malty as it warms. O - interesting very soapy bitter hoppy beer. 6-
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap@the brewpub, Santa Rosa, CA, 13/08/12. Clean gold with slim lace. Unenglish leafy hop and lemon cake aroma; caramel barley sweets and honey beyond. Finally soapy with green burps.
AdamChandler (4518) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 28, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
1 oz pour at RR.
A - Nice clarity. Dark orange. Minimal head
S - Not much smell at all. Hint of bitterness
T - Very bitter up front. Crazy tingling feeling on the mouth. Brown sugar and honey. Some simcoe hops. Some peach.
M - Light body.
O - Not all that amazing.
ngeunit1 (1555) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 31, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A - Served a cloudy golden-orange color with a half-finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some good lacing.
S - Aroma is a mix of sweet caramel and light biscuit malts with some citrus and grapefruit hops.
T - Starts off with some citrus and grapefruit hops with some caramel and light biscuit malts. Through the middle, some more biscuity malts come through with a bit of bitterness. The finish is a mix of grapefruit hops with some sweet biscuit and caramel malts.
M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet and dry finish.
D - Very drinkable. Really nice biscuity malt profile with enough hops to balance. Very sessionable.
xscottypx (104) - Missouri, USA - JUN 12, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at RR. Pour was a light orange and amber with a light white head and lighter retention. Lots of hops mainly, tons of citrus and floral. Light malt and spice. Bitter? More like hoppy as hell pale ale. Light English influence with the floral bright hoppy flavor and light malt body. Big citrus and light hop bitterness carried this. Light body, a bit thin, mild carbonation. Did not get much English out of this but this was very drinkable and very refreshing. Reviewed on: 08-17-2010