two7offsuit (159) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 13, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours yellow with little to no head. Wheat beer with a hint of lemon but not much flavor overall.
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
31st August 2014
Bright clear gold beer, tiny white head. Palate is light and semi dry. Fine carbonation. Light pale malts, a touch grainy. Very mild bubblegum ester. Apologetic citrus, barely there. Light semi dry finish. Dull.
John25 (494) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - AUG 26, 2014
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Portland lobster company. Wheat and a touch of lemon. Pretty bland and plain but, fine with a bunch of seafood. Ok overall
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weihenweizen (1731) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2014
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle, best before December 2014, poured into a weizen glass. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is nice malty grain, medium/light body, lighter carbonation, and some small bubble lacing. Taste is grain and some crisp hops. Sort of in between a kristalweizen and a pilsner, but just average.
cmm (1) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014 does not count
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 7/20
Tried this while on vacation in Maine. Wanted to try something that I don’t get at home. I must admit that I was attracted to the label. It was a nice beer, not outstanding, but a good drink after a hard day of tourist type stuff.
ROBC3366 (649) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 12, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Has fairly full flavor for a lighter summer ale, but has a bit of a barnyard funk aroma and taste. Almost a cheap taste to it. Not bad, would drink again but not buy.
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nearbeer (3715) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 7, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz. can. Lightly hazy orange-amber with a lasting film of cream on top. Nose is caramel with some orange, banana and resin. Taste has the fruity English Ale taste I get with every other Shipyard brew I’ve had - twangy, floral-spiced orange toffee and mildly tart apple. This one also has some toast, a wooden bitterness and maybe a touch of banana. Light-medium body has a pleasant, average level of carbonation and a good balance.
JK (4433) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUL 1, 2014
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at a bar in Portland. Yellow. A loght wheat ale. Some sugar and a little lemon. A light summer American style wheat.
nimbleprop (4869) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 29, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
12oz bottle at a backyard party. Nose has some mild spice, mild sweetness, fruit too. A bit trashy. Flavor is the same, a bit too sweet, not enough bitterness to round it out. Straw, honeysuckle. Watery finish.
Darkmagus82 (1219) - - MAY 25, 2014
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Poured from bottle into a pint glass -
Appearance – The beer pours a golden color with a two finger head of pure white foam and tons of tiny carbonation bubbles seen streaming up through the clear body. The head has a decent level of retention, slowly fading to leave a heavy level of lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma of the beer is biggest of a caramel smell along with a bready and wheaty smell. Along with these aromas are some lighter notes of a light fruit aroma of some orange and a bit of pear and apple.
Taste – The taste begins a wheat bready flavor mixed with lots of caramel sweetness. As the taste advances the breadiness dwindles ever so slightly being replaced by a lighter cracker taste. Along with the change in the bready flavors, the caramel changes as well with it losing ground and being replaced by some orange and a hint of grapefruit hop. With a light flavor of an herbal hop nature joining in at the end of the taste, one is left with a very lightly hopped, moderately sweeter bready flavor to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average to slightly thicker side for a summer style ale with a carbonation level that is average to just below average. While it looked like it would have had tons of carbonation it didn’t feel like it, with a more effervescent feel likely being better for creating a more refreshing summer style ale.
Overall – An OK summer ale. It’s pretty easy drinking and non-offensive, a brew that most anyone would drink making it good for large summer style gatherings.