tricyclist (1109) - Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Lightly hazed golden pour with full finger head. Nose is citrus and light malt backing. Drinks pretty smooth with a light hop presence and citrus. Not too bitter. The hops are kinda nice actually. Smooth lighter body. Not bad.
tillmac62 (475) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Review from notes taken in 2013. The pour is cloudy with an outstanding head volume, lacing and retention.
The nose is a bit weak, but has nice hints of lemon and light hops over a rather pronounced biscuit.
Light medium body with a smooth texture. Normal carbonation level with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a nice somewhat prickly finish.
The flavor profile is very good. Quite reasonable in terms of intensity, complexity and balance. Slightly tart and lemon notes begin then flow to a mild earthy and herbal bitterness. The middle brings a nice burst of biscuit to balance. The finish is a bit crisp and semi-dry.
p1meatloaf (256) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - APR 15, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
based on notes from 2012. Looks yellow. Smells of pilsner pale with nice hops.
GreatDane1632 (1124) - Alabama, USA - NOV 23, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Rated based on notes taken 23 Jun 2012 -- A zesty and refreshing beer. Spring time is the perfect time for this beer.
eduardovl (1121) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2014 330ml bottle served in a tulip glass.
A: Pours a very cloudy color forming a big creamy, thin bubbled and solid white head. Good retention and lots of soapy and lingering lacings formed and left in the glass
S: Smooth and pleasant in the nose. Slightly sweet upfront. Notes of sweet grains, pepper, spices and flowery hops. Notes of oranges, orange zest, pumpkins and bready low fermentation yeasts
T: Slightly sweet upfront. Very malty and bready. Strong notes of orange and orange zest. In overall, a quite smooth and slightly sweet beer. Mild bitter hops bitterness
M: Light and very smooth body. Medium carbonation. Bready spicy aftertaste
O: Great drinkability. Smoothing ans refreshing. Another great Samuel Adams beer
[ BA Review @ 10/31/2013 ]
slowrunner77 (7438) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
"similar to, but different than the noble pils. tettnanger hops in here? the aroma and flavor are leaning towards being stright up fruity with a little less crispness and hop bite than the pils, but it is still quite good for a lager. "
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - SEP 3, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours from 12 oz bottle a slightly cloudy golden/amber color with a big white head. Aroma is of malts, hops, citrus, moss, slight pine, and some floral notes. The flavours are definitely on the sweet side, with honey, lemon and light-flavored malts, with some dry and semi-spicy hops show through a little bit in the finish and in the aftertaste. Decent, go to lager I guess.
VastActiv (4057) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle at Kaunis Kampela, Helsinki. Originally rated 26052012. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Grain, sweetness and malts.
arnold931 (923) - Iowa, USA - AUG 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Nice lager. Pours mostly clear amber. Nose is citrus. Taste is smooth with a good clean finish.
gschrade (869) - Collinsville, USA - JUN 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I had this at Bandanas. Pours gold with white head. Taste citrus, grassy, light. I thought this was ok. I could drink this again.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAY 27, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
[Bottle] Pours a hazy golden color with a rocky white head. Nose is of floral hops, perfume and crisp lemongrass. Flavors follow the aroma closely. Toasted grain, lemon zest, straw and light yeasty notes in the taste as well. Crisp and hoppy finish. Good stuff. Tasting notes from early 2012.