hotstuff (4388) - Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Rated on 01-20-2012. This bottled beer has a small semi-fizzy white head with a lengthy retention, hazy pale yellow body, very fizzy, fast rising carbonation, and spotty lacing. The aroma is malty, crisp, grassy, floral hops, and citrus. The flavor is malt, fruity, citrus, and grassy hops. This beer has a dry finish. The mouthfeel is light carbonation and this beer is light bodied. Overall, the aroma is better than the flavor as the flavor is too lackluster.
rumproasts (3553) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle. Golden with small head. Crisp hops with a little bit of citrus sweetness. Light body. Pretty good stuff.
Psytron (1463) - Turku, FINLAND - MAR 17, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Smell of fruits and herbs. Cloudy amber colour, creamy white head. Aroma of lemon, yeast, coriander. Bitter and faintly sour. Very much witbier to it.
whiterhino42 (1) - Monson, Alabama, USA - FEB 22, 2014 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
I absolutely love this beer, my fave by Sam Adams I’m sooo upset they are not brewing it this year.
IndianaRed (2709) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy golden orange with a lasting off white head. Mild hop aroma, light sweet malts and a bit of honey notes as well. Smooth wet palatte. A nice pale lager with some flavor.
smcolw (567) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Yellow gold color and extremely cloudy. Rocky beginning head that takes a long time to dissipate. Leaves plenty of ring lace on the glass.
Interesting combination of lighter malts and spicy, cumin-like, hop nose.
Rich body with plentiful carbonation. Well balanced with a clean, mildly sour malt start. The hop bitterness is notable but not overpowering. Lightly creamy. Easy to consume more than one.
jbuskirk (534) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JAN 2, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A good, flavorful lager. Some honey sweetness in this beer with some modest citrusy hops, also. It’s not very complex, but it’s very balanced and highly enjoyable. This is another solid lager in the Samuel Adams canon.
mstrcrwly (401) - New York, USA - DEC 30, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
I think this used to be the spring ale..it’s an ok brew..can taste the honey along with malts..decent.
HuskerTan (662) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 27, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle.
A- Citrus, herbs, floral.
A- Golden color, hazy liquid, white head.
T- Hints of citrus, light spice tones.
P- Slightly sweet and smooth.
O- Very refreshing and surprisingly good. Much better than I was led to believe it would be.
Holtguy (130) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Crisp, bright beer with some piney, floral aroma. Flavor follows this. Quite good for a beer I wasn’t too enthusiastic about before trying. Good spring/summer beer.