MrBendo (1064) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - SEP 6, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thanks to footbalm for the bottle. Cloudy dark orange color with a small to medium head. Aroma is caramel malts and a healthy dose of floral hops. No surprise in the taste. Nicely bitter finish. A well done amber.
tmike1313 (15) - USA - SEP 3, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber brown color, with a creamy, beige head, some lace. Aroma is mildly citrusy with some malt and bitterness. Hops come through a bit more in the taste than in the nose. Overall, a nicely balanced beer with a good flavor.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
hazy dark red, wispy beige head, drops of lace, sweet caramel aroma with nice citrus hops, nice caramel malt flavor, well balanced to have just a bit of sweetness with lots of hop flavor,
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
BigCIT (4) - Pasadena, California, USA - AUG 29, 2007 does not count
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
This is my favorite lighter beer. While definitely not as tasty and refined as other beers of a darker variety, it does its job well. Great when paired with a good pepperonni pizza or some irish nachos. Yum!
DubC5000 (305) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 25, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma: to the point. HOPS! I likened it to a Ruination without the alcohol content, basically a pared-down version of the aforementioned. A great beer for washing down particularly salty, accessible foods, say, gourmet onion rings or nachos.
foreignpolicy (17) - USA - AUG 18, 2007
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Good, normal ale, good smell and taste of citrus hops, lots of malt, overly sharp though. I wouldn’t want more than one or two due to the sharp, bitter aftertaste.
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - AUG 18, 2007
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle form Secret Santa. Clear amber body with a creamy, beige head, lasting, some lace. The aroma is caramel, tea and lots of citrus hops. The flavor is grapefruit, tea, toffee and fairly dry. Medium/light body is a bit thin with moderate carbonation. Decent session ale, could do without all that crystal malt though.
posikyle (165) - Alabama, USA - AUG 16, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Medium Amber color, malty aroma. Kinda light on the flavor (which is pretty malty), but a cold one is great on a hot day.
Chronickles (13) - san diego, California, USA - AUG 6, 2007
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
The lightest and most drinkable stone brew. I would assume that most women would prefer this beer over alot of the other stone brews. I actually don’t know any chicks who like stone brew. I am a dude so I have no say, but, if i would recommend this beer on a hot day, or for a kegger. i dont taste pine or caramel, i just taste a lighter, less hoppie beer.
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - AUG 2, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz bottle. Poured a clear orange-copper color. Head was thick and off white with good retention and lacing. Malt-dominated light caramel aroma with a hint of resiny hops. Dry on the tongue with caramel and citrusy hops flavors. There is also a nutty note. Mild hop bitterness came out at the end and blended well with the lingering malty finish. Better than average for an amber.