argo0 (11085) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 7, 2013
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
12oz bottle. Medium off-white head atop clear dark amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, some caramel. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, light orange, caramel/bread, light acetone. Light-medium body.
Tmoney99 (9606) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Poured clear dark amber color with medium frothy off-white head that was that lasted with good lacing. Solid complex sweet malt and resin hop aroma. Medium body with smooth texture with soft carbonation. Medium malt and small hop bittersweet flavor with a soft bittersweet finish. Good brew.
Ratman197 (8489) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle poured a clear reddish amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, pine and citrus. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, pine and a hint of citrus with a crisp dry bitter lingering earthy finish.
DocLock (7201) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours clear deep coppery with ruby edged and 2-finger off-white head. Nose is piney resiny hops, mild vinous fruit, caramel malt. Tastes very resiny, sprucey, with caramel malt, some peppery notes, and an overall astringent dryness. Not bad.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 ounce bottle, winter sampler, Harris Teeter Barracks Charlottesville. Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a thin frothy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of caramel malts, citrus and herbal hops. The taste is bitter citrus hops and faint male malts. Medium bodied, not very well balanced.
j12601 (6403) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JAN 26, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a clear ruby garnet with a fairly large beige white head. Dusty papery hops and a bit of toast on the nose. Medium bodied, sweet toasty malt with a bit of a hoppy background. Light bitterness, easy drinking, but not a lot of complexity. A bit of that papery note from the nose comes back into the finish.
Hansen (5976) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A bit unharmonic. AMber coloured and faint hazy. Has a white head, mostly diminishing. Hoppy aroma, faint citrus. Flavor is light sweet, heavy bitter finish. Dry texture.
crossovert (5642) - Illinois, USA - NOV 28, 2013
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 4/20
Caramel flavors, citrusy and piney hops, very mild though, everything is very moderate.
blipp (5475) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours amber reddish with an off white head. Light flowery hops, with a lightly sweet malty base. Dull and lifeless for an IPA.
Braudog (5359) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - MAY 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Standard-looking, "over-the-counter" red ale ... dark, reddish amber, thin but sticky head. Strong caramel character, unoffending in any way ... richly malted. Better flavored example of a macro lager. (#5021, 5/12/2013)