Narnad (1451) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a very clean, pale yellow color with a modest white head. Aroma of strawberries hits the nose instantly, think a faint frankenberry note, with some light pale malt. Flavor has a good amount of strawberry but I feel its not overdone and fits well for the beer. Not many other flavors come through besides the strawberry and light grainy flavors. Body is light, modest carbonation and crisp finish. Overall not too bad. It’s a tad bit too sweet for an everyday beer but I could see this being a good one on a really warm day. Only complaint would be to carbonate this a little more. I think a sharper carbonation rate would do wonders for the brew.
notalush (4788) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 2, 2013
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Hazy gold with a soapy, short-lived head - tons of tiny floaties - doesn’t exactly look appealing - nose has a lot of strawberry character (natural, not artificial smelling), acidity, metallic/copper notes - low carbonation, kind of a slick mouthfeel - flavor is quite sharply acidic, perhaps as a byproduct of the fruit, as it’s flavor is fairly strong here - kind of a doughy yeast flavor - slight diacetyl in the finish - acidic and weird .throughout - they went for something different and wound up with something that mostly comes across tasting like an infected lager (although I do not believe there is an actual infection).
Headbanger (3231) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle 5/2/13 Longshot Six Pack (Binny’s Naperville)-44° in Shaker-Pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of strawberry, tart, and lemon. Taste of the same with more strawberry and a little wheat. This light bodied brew is not bad and would be a great golf or lawnmower brew.
AirForceHops (2972) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 2, 2013
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Lager glass shows me a clear gold with ample carbonation. Yes it smells exclusively like strawberries. Yes it tastes like Strawberries. It even looks like yeast and pices of berries are floating around in it. After I had 4 oz. of this I had had enough. Pass this to your wife or Girlfriend because I highly doubt any true connoisseur is going to want this.
MadIndian (2343) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Canals. Not much I can say that hasn’t already been said. Bold aromas and flavor of tart strawberry with a splash of lemon.
jehoesefat (266) - Poway, California, USA - MAY 1, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours clear yellow with sediment resting within. Smells like sliced strawberries. Taste is a mixture of sweet and sour, and finishes with the strawberry flavor coming out, unfortunately it really seems to dry my mouth out after each sip. Not something I could drink a whole lot of, it’s too much like a wine cooler!
Finhead (1151) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2013
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy, pale yellow pour with a white head. The aroma is dominated by strawberry, but there is some light wheat to be found as well. It has a light body with a slightly thin body and average carbonation. The taste is sweet and fruity with a dry finish. This is a pretty decent warm weather brew.
Butters (3733) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 1, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Clear almost bright golden yellow with ring of near white head. Nose has the fake candy strawberry (the ones in the strawberry wrapper) notes, but it doesn’t come off as too fake. The flavor is more refined on the strawberry and more like a corn/wheat mix and a little perfumy. This is one of the few strawberry beers that I’ve actually been able to tolerate. But it’s still not something I’d look to have again. Better than the hardywood strawberry, that’s for sure.
odinstyr (559) - Hamilton, New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2013
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Smells of strawberry!, lemon, malty bread. Taste is sweet, mildly bitter - candy strawberries, malty sweetness - like fruit Whoppers - almost like a bad kids cereal.
Elwood (3027) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - APR 29, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours a hazy deep gold.with a small white head. The nose smells like strawberry candy with slight floral notes. There is a mix of pleasant graininess and strawberry candy. A bit fruity for my taste, but well made. Nice crisp finish. Unfortunately the strawberry and the beer seem to be clashing instead of working together. A touch artificial perhaps.