kramer (5347) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 9, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap, Al’s of Hampden. Clear light yellow body with a small fizzy bright white head that fell to a thin covering. Great fresh hop aroma with light and airy bready pils malt. A little grassy, a little floral. Nice crisp floral hops grab you up front, fading to a nicely bitter, softly malty finish. Mouthfeel is light and airy with just the slightest doughy clinginess on the finish. This was pretty awesome! Going to have to try some bottles now.
Maverick34 (2514) - New York, USA - AUG 7, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Poured a mildly cloudy gold but less gold than I’d expect. Grassy with some hops to finish, more pilsnery than i expected.
Tmoney99 (11690) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
IBG Summer Fest. Poured hazy amber with a large creamy white head that was lasting with good lacing. Good floral hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Well balanced hop bitter sweet flavor with a medium bitter finish of moderate duration.
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - AUG 1, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle. Rating #54. Pale yellow color with a white head. Light sweet grain aroma, light pepper spiciness, a little grassy and very nice. Smooth, light hops and nice carbonation and more light malts, but with a nice big flavor, real nice stuff, wouldn’t mind having this available as an everyday drinker. (1342)
argo0 (11960) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 1, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle, thanks egajdzis. Medium white head atop lightly hazed straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, straw/hay, light biscuit. Taste is medium sweet, straw/grass, light biscuit. Light, crisp, quite drinkable.
swoopjones (6744) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle. BCTC 2010. pale straw yellow pour. nice combination of the dry crispness of the pils & fruitiness of a keller. floral notes, dry, light pepper, crisp. very nice pils
thornecb (4738) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 30, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours light gold into a shaker. Bright white head with medium retention recedes to skim surface. Sweet caramel and hop aromas. Soft yet crisp with slightly sour hay upfront turning peppery in the middle and on to a lasting dry bitter finish.
Leighton (13543) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2010
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at East Village Tavern, NYC. Pours a mostly clear, yellow-gold with a strong, fluffy white head. Pungent aroma, punctuated by a considerable hop presence. Flavor is lightly sweet with faint grass and grains, but mostly bitter. Light to medium in body with fine effervescence. Finishes extremely crisp and short. Really nice beer.
egajdzis (5518) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2010 Hazy golden color with a medium sized white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus fruits, wet grains, toffee malts, and toast. Taste of grass, citrus, toffee, toast, and a lightly bitter finish.
BREWMUSKCLES (2359) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 26, 2010
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
a bit thick and substantial in body with low carbonation and light golden color. appropriate hop character that is too strong and soapy like lye. what at first lingers, subsides except at the back of the palate where it is chalky. the beer is amped up but is it good? too one dimensional.