brokensail (14042) - San Leandro, California, USA - APR 13, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Brownish pour with an off-white head. Pepper and candied citrus aromas. Caramel, lots of grass, rye, toffee, and some floral hops. Maybe a touch of pine. Light bitterness to the flavor. Big sweetness of caramel and toffee. Candied citrus peel, a decent amount of pepper, rye, grass, and floral hops.
xoldlady (15) - Arizona, USA - APR 4, 2013
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
On tap at Pizza Port. Tasted better in the little 2oz glass. Once I got the full pint back to the table it was, um, marginal. Watery without the bite I would expect from the "peppercorn" deScription.
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - NOV 8, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear bright yellow with a fizzy white head. Sweet malty toasty rye bread aroma and taste.
zizzybalubba (1691) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 1, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled at the Paramount Café Beer Festival, pre-GABF on September 28, 2011, Denver, CO. Tea-like brownish orange pour with an off-white head. Aroma of floral and citrusy hops with a generous amount of rye. The flavor is balanced and finishes with a touch of lemon rind. Very good overall.
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Served on draft at Beer Run in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear amber color with a large creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of spicy hops, rye and caramel. The taste is bitter rye, pepper and herbal notes. Medium bodied.