tompete (273) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Devote Iowa City. Sparkling orange with a tiny white head. Aroma of clean rich malt and a hint if hop spice. Flavours of rich malt, but extremely smooth. Medium body that is extremely refreshing. Finish is slightly sweet.
EyeAmBaldman (461) - Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2014
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours a light amber with a thick white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is all skunk. Taste is high on carbonation and low on good taste. Once again, I’ve found another Schlafly beer I don’t like. Taste is heavy on that english barley and malt. Not good.
LuckyDog (615) - - AUG 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Slightly floral aroma. Nice hop bite. Good balance. Very drinkable. Would go well with good with food.
ZacM612 (476) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear copper color with white head, a little lacing. Mild malt and hops aroma. Medium bodied and easy drinking. Okay, for a light-ish beer.
FestDecBeet (412) - - AUG 5, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Look: pours dark copper color. Off white head. Head fades quickly.
Smell: malt. Slight bitterness. Caramel.
Taste: malt. Slight bitter flavor. Toffee.
Feel: very dry. Leaves a light film on the mouth.
Overall: ok just not my type of beer. Not enough us hops for me.
First drank: lake if the ozarks 8/5/24
ARH (1093) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz bottle poured into a stemmed Belgian tulip glass. The aroma is buttered toast and caramel candy. It pours a slightly hazy oily orange with a soapy white head that reduces to a medium thick ring with a decent splotch of a head island left on the surface and leaves very little lace. The taste is a medium sweet and medium light bitter. The oily texture comes with a light, fuzzy carbonation and a medium body. The finish is orange, buttered toast, caramel candy, and some resin and or wood chips. It’s mostly clean aftertaste keeps some lemon zest, orange zest, caramel, and grass.
alexsdad06 (8145) - Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz bottle from backlog notes. Pours a clear amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have pale malts, toasted, some cookie malt character, earthy hops, a hint of caramel, pretty average pale ale, but I can see why this would be a go to beer in St. Louis.
Blairgus (3880) - California, USA - JUL 8, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
8 july 2014, tap. Yellow, clear, steady bubbles. Nose is caramel malt and lemon rind hops. Thin body and mildly fizzy. Caramel malt, floral and some lemon rind hops. Meh.
Zymurgeist2 (1623) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUL 2, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Dulaney’s. moderate malt with limited hop aroma. Amber and clear with moderate white head. Taste is moderate cracker malt.
Frank (3809) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
I am not typically a fan of this brewery but their flagshit is definitely a solid brew and frankly the first one I’lve had from them that made it make sense they were in business still at all. . It is a nice looking beer: bright orange w/ a long lasting head of fine bubbles. The nose is a nice mix of tofee-like and toasty malt w/ some slightly citric, slightly earthy hops w/ a hint of cherry-like ale yeast fruitiness. Flavor is simple sweet maltiness which brings out an apple note. The carbonation is crisp and maybe very slightly overly vigorous. My only complaint is a slight medicinal overtone in the firmly bitter finish. I think I have tried half a dozen beers from Schlafly which have ranged from tolerable to terrible but this one is a well done subtle take on an English bitter or pale ale. It is not flawless and does not have the malt depth of the very best of the style but it tastes good and I could drink a lot of it if I wanted too. That is good enough for me.