Lubiere (8335) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 27, 2011
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
A golden ale with a thin lacing white head. In aroma, fragrant hops over caramel malt. In mouth, a smooth biscuitty malt with grassy British hops, watery, drinkable. On tap at Calhoun’s on the River, Oct. 22 2011.
hopscotch (8250) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 8, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft... The only offering I tasted on my 10/7/06 visit with any real flavor... Clear golden ale with a small, frothy, white head. Grapefruit, orange and juniper in the nose. Caramel malt and cookie flavor with moderate bitterness provided by PNW hops. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and tingly carbonation. Lengthy, lightly bitter, grassy finish.
JoeMcPhee (7673) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 24, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared by goldtwins. Pale amber. Earthy and lightly orangey aroma with a lightly oxidized and vegetal quality. Hops have gone all cheesey. Lightly earthy. Meh.
BeerandBlues2 (7468) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 12, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Fragrant floral hop aroma. Pours bronze with a large foamy white head; good lacing. Hoppy but not overwhelmingly so with floral notes. Clean, crisp and medium bodied palate.
daknole (7211) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 3, 2008
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Thanks lithy! Bottle, amber pour. Aroma is pretty nice with some good earthy hops and a nice hit of caramel. Flavor has some nice hops, but it is just way to watered down. I found that it tasted like it was brewed with some really high quality water, but that was shining through more than the hops or malt.
Ughsmash (6723) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 5, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled. Poured slightly hazy medium orange with a light dusting of off-white head. The aroma picked up candied lighter fruits and caramel supporting earth, pine, and grapefruit hoppage. The flavor was quite sharp.. with lots of grainy, fruity simpler sugars at the core and a rough bitterness surrounding.. toasty caramel and piney bitterness on the finish. Lighter-bodied with high carbonation.. got caught up toward the back of the mouth. This was a hair below average, but drinkable.
Cletus (6187) - Connecticut, USA - APR 1, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of tronraner. Pours copper with a thin white head. Smells earthy with some dry malt. Tastes moderately bitter and peppery with a dry finish.
shrubber85 (6048) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 13, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Light malt and pine hops aroma. Copper color wtih moderate head. Pine hops and light caramel malt flavor. A nice solid beer.
sebletitje (5536) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at Calhoun’s, Knoxville, TN.
pours golden, white head.
aroma is citrusy hops with barnyard/grassy elements.
Taste, hoppy, light spices, grainy with a faint malty and citrus finish.
Skyview (5031) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Received a single 12-oz bottle via trade with lithy. Pours a clear golden light amber colored brew with a creamy off-whtie head that quickly dissipates to a bubbly top. Aroma of toasted golden grain malt, some grassy hops, and a touch of citrus zest. Taste is light to medium body, some carbonation with flavors of roasted golden grain malt, some dry hops character and a touch of citrus. Finish is semi-dry with a grassy hops and crisp aftertaste.