djd07 (9712) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours a clear orange gold with large frothy off white head that lasts awhile leaving sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a strong pine and grapefruit. Thin mouthfeel with a strong citrus and light hop with nice crisp finish. Easy to drink, a very good premium lager.
RSRIZZO (1940) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle poured into a Shaker at 40°. Color is a light golden with good carbonation and a small rocky head. Aroma is hoppy with bold grapefruit and pine scents. It has a medium body with a smooth mouth feel. Flavor comes in with citrus and pine then fruity malt and a mild bitterness that gives a bit of spice. After taste is clean with lingering bitterness and citrus. Overall its just like a good IPA, doesn’t seem all that much smooth being a Lager.
PhillyBeer2112 (2751) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Well in some ways this is kinda like SABL that has been hammered with hops. It has the same smooth rounded malt profile of SABL, but a big resiny, catty, spicy hop nose and flavor profile. Fairly enjoyable but the hops were maybe a little on the harsh side, got a bit tiresome to drink after awhile.
LetsGoState (803) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance is amber with medium white head. Aroma is a sweet hop. Taste is an earthy hop with a touch of sweetness. Overall well balanced.
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - APR 9, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasty and smooth brew. Malt flavors are slightly toasted and only mildly sweet. Hops provide decent flavors and a balanced bitterness. Easy drinking and sessionable.
alobar (3493) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear amber yellow pour with a creamy white head. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, and fruit. Tropical fruit with pine, and some hop bite. Great lacing. Nice beer.
tastybeer (1853) - Indiana, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Amber/gold pour, small white head, little retention/some lace. Aroma of citrus, pine, light tea, cereal. Taste is bitter, citrus/pine hops, grain, tea. Palate is crisp, a bit oily, bitter finish. Good.
craig220 (313) - Crofton, Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured a clear copper color with a thick soapy head. Aroma is grapefruit, pine, floral, toast, and cereal. Taste is pine, grapefruit, floral, grass, caramel, and a nice bittersweet finish. Very good beer and wish it was available in a six-pack.
BeerKurve (520) - - APR 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear Golden Color with moderate carbonation. Smell is very piney hop and citrus forward. Flavor is very piney hop heavy, along with strong citrus and yeast note; Aftertaste is quite resiny. Body is light along with the carbonation. Good beer overall
wildbeercat (356) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 fl oz / 355mL bottle into a Sam Adams glass.
Aroma: Wow, this is actually pretty hoppy! Very citrusy; especially grapefruit.
Appearance: Transparent light amber with a soapy white head.
Taste: Not as hoppy as it smells, but still quite citrusy.
Palate: Medium body, somewhat of a lingering finish.
Overall: I was expecting this to be just a watered-down IPA, but it’s really...interesting. Has all the aroma of a strong IPA, the citrus and (somewhat of a) hop character of an IPA, but drinks like a lager. Really interesting beer. Worth a try!