rondphoto (2690) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 27, 2015
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
bottle @ Jungle Jims / Eastgate OH --- Clear light amber, thin rim head, no lace. No bubbles or life. Aroma is a little malt and off-putting vegetable. Taste reminds me of the alcohol-free brews out there - semi-malt that goes nowhere interesting while adding carbonation bite on the swallow to even things out. If it were 0% abv, I’d say it works, but at 5.7%, no thank you.
Sledutah (5738) - Utah, USA - JAN 10, 2015
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle from Supermarket Liquors
Pours clear golden with a small white head that dissipates quickly, no head. Aroma of ripe fruit, sugar and herbal. Taste is yeast, earthy, medicinal, dry finish
Better than most gluten free beers, but that’s not saying much.
tonypreto (130) - Akron, Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
12 oz bottle poured into pint. Yeasty like aroma. No head at all. Easy to drink, tastes alright. I didn’t get the fruit notes. Better gluten free option, but other than that, a pass.
HonusWagner (1695) - Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2014
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
After Mbege, I knew I needed to tick this bad boy. It’s basically like a midpoint between a saison and a wine cooler. Fizzy, grapey, slightly acidic, it’s not as awful as it could be.
onceblind (5219) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 5, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear golden with a bubbly fizzy head. Spicy fruity nose, though not like a saison. There’s some honey and guava with a black pepper and spice note. The flavor brings that same honey and guava note from the nose, with a wee bit of herbal spice and muddled yeast dough. Strange. Enjoyable, but strange. Also, the body is like, soda-levels of fizzy.
degbert (1318) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2014
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Pours a clear light gold with a large-grained white head and a lot -- I mean, a LOT -- of carbonation. It might say it’s unfiltered, but I don’t see any sediment or particulate in it. Nose is the typical burnt sugar I expect from gluten-free beers, along with slight bandaid/latex, black pepper, and a little stone fruit. Starts out sweet, then immediately shifts into a heavily acetic sourness; flavor is short and astringent, and while there’s some stone fruit, green apple, and grain there, it’s buried under apple cider vinegar. Finish is murky and muddy. Not good.
zeke626 (446) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2014
2.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle, pours a clear gold body with a white head. Aroma of damp hay/grains and light fruit. Tastes much better than it smells. Taste is light sour fruit.
Trev (1991) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - APR 29, 2014
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Gold pour, thin lasting head.
Aroma is weird fruity musty fermenting apple, wet hay, sour graininess. Not particularly enticing.
Flavour continues to unsettle with a lot of wet grainy, un-identifiable berry and spice. Lingering sweetness.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
boxofrane (2347) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2014
1.4 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
Bottle. Pours clear orange with minimal head. The aroma is nonexistent. The taste is weird sweetness. Bad. Sorry.
shrubber85 (8762) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 28, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Berry, orange, and sorghum aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Sweet berry, sorghum and light malt flavor with the typical sorghum bitter finish. Not horrible - better than most Gluten free beers.