BennyTicklez (621) - USA - SEP 13, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours brownish/orange with a tiny head. Very malty, with low hops. Smooth. Low flavor. Sweet. Average offering.
SkyinBrian (430) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 12, 2004
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
well, they brought this back for fall so i might as well get it out of the way. not a whole lot of aroma to speak of. some sweet maltiness felt tingley on the back of my tongue very tart ending with a slightly bitter aftertaste. the aftertaste reminded me of diet cola for some reason.
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - SEP 11, 2004
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
2004 version on tap @ Summits. Light brown creamy head with a lively mouthfeel. Nice hop bitterness and a smooth creamy finish. Body is light and thin. Has a bit of roastiness and nuttiness to add flavor, overall not bad at all.
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - SEP 11, 2004
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Tap. Deep orange-brown color. Decent head, some lacing. Aroma of malt. Taste is slightly nutty. Song subtle hop finish. Middle of the road.
run20six2 (119) - USA - SEP 11, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
A tasty beer with lots of aftertaste and a full flavor. A little sweet with hints of nutmeg.
GeniusGirl (221) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 11, 2004
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2004 JtotheDizzo was ranting about this beer so much that I finally gave it a try last night. So while my girlfriends were sipping on cheap chard... I was sitting pretty. A good bear.
punkeedo (498) - Covington, Louisiana, USA - SEP 10, 2004
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: OCT 1, 2004 This is one heckuva beer. It’s sad that it’s a seasonal brew. Smells wonderful, looks beautiful and tastes superb. It is very complex with a blend of many malty flavors. It has a kick to it, when it comes to the ABV, but not in a bad way. As you get to the lower half of the glass, it begins to taste somewhat metallic and common, but still, this is a great beer.
Kevin (2148) - New Mexico, USA - SEP 10, 2004
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle. pours a reddish brown with a nice fluffy head. malt nose. flavor is a bit sweet with enough bitterness/sourness to push at the sides of my tongue. finish isnt that good, leaves a dry wheaty or grassy taste that i did not expect
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2004
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
This has an impressive, deep copper tone to it, but there’s not much aroma of any kind. Like the head. Not much. Feels nice in the mouth, but I’m searching for some flavor. A bit of malt. A touch of sourness. Nothing interesting. I hope it’s a bad bottle. I have five to go.
JtothaDizzo (1) - USA - SEP 8, 2004 does not count
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Overall outstanding beer. My fav! Look forward to fall just to have the october fest. Taste is great, texture great, aroma outstanding. A distant second would have to be the Sam summer ale.