mcberko (8010) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 oz. bottle, sent from Glouglouburp (thanks a lot, Dany), pours a clear ruby red with a small ring of white head. Nose brings the peppercorns upfront, with a huge body of juicy oranges and a sprinkle of coriander. Flavour is very similar, bringing out the peppercorns initially, followed by a huge backbone of juicy oranges and some moderate coriander notes. Finishes spicy (from both the peppercorns and coriander) and very juicy. Fairly light-bodied considering the ABV and style. Fun beer, though nothing overly deep and satisfying.
Steasy66 (1021) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 20, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle pour shared by Jason.
Amber with no head. Much orange in the nose with some tartness. Flavor is strange, tart with orange. Decent palate. I just didn’t dig this.
Sledutah (5567) - Utah, USA - AUG 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle from Tim
Appearance: Pours clear amber with a medium sized off-white head and some lacing
Aroma: Malty, fruity and hot alcohols
Taste: Toasted malts, caramel, coriander, orange peel with a bitter finish
This was interesting. lots of orange peel and bitter.
pete4999 (1166) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle as pictured. Not a style that I drink often but I was excited for this. Poured an orange red, as expected. Tasted somewhat boozy though I could definitely make out the orange in it. Smooth and not super carbonated.
wmubronco1992 (653) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - JUL 13, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours an amber orange color. Small white head. Orange aroma. Flavor of red grapefruit and blood orange. Lots of sweet citrus bitterness. High alcohol is very well hidden. Tons of orange in this. Reminds me of an orange that is just a bid too bitter. Citrusy bitter mouthfeel
TURDFERGUSON (4004) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 11, 2012
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle shared by emacgee. Thanks. Glimmering, fairly translucent, reddish amber with little to no head or lace. Nose presents a strong blood orange aroma, cranberry, banana, guava also feature, but to me it smells more like a
sweet tropical punch than a beer. Flavor is sharp and messy. Orange, booze, tea, lots of red fruits, dirty bitter finish. Light lemon tartness, lots of booze this reminded me a lot of an expensive cocktail i had that was set on fire and just full of booze and citrus.Not a big fan.
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emacgee (4238) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUL 11, 2012
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
Clean ruby orange pour with a wispy dirty white head. Very very interesting nose, hard to describe. Rich and ephemeral at the same time, definitely some peppery and zesty notes. CItrus rind and orange flesh for sure with a light malty sweetness. A light astringency from the rind. Medium body with a warming finish and light carbonation.
amg800 (237) - Ada, Michigan, USA - JUN 30, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours reddish clear and slitly brown. Small white head.
Peppery, orange, coriander aroma.
Palate is thin, watery, tart, slight bitterness - probably from the zest.
obguthr (4263) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nutty aroma. Clear copper, thin yellow head. Overripe orange, subtle lemongrass. Medium body, easy carbonation. Alcohol readily apparent, but easily drinkable.
48FanInCali (782) - California, USA - JUN 3, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice dark orange color with little head. Nose of malt and orange peels. Taste of sweet malt but fairly overbearing orange peel bitterness. Not bad which is good considering I have had one bad shorts beer after another.
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