mmalon3 (12) - Illinois, USA - JUL 31, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from a wire cork bottle into fluted tasting glass. Effervescence and viscus are the first two things that come to mind, but the balance between these two is what really sets this beer up. The body is malty and sweet with some dried fruit taste. Hops offer a slight bitterness at the front but are overwhelmed by sweetness at the finish. Overall a great beer and an excellent example of a California Common.
oh6gdx (24495) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 10, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Deep amber colour, with a mediumsized fluffy off-white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, quite sweet malty with some toffee and mild toasted notes. Also a bit spiciness and some ripe fruits to it. Flavour is fruity, floral, some toffee, mild biscuity notes as well as some spices and mild wooden notes. Quite much bitterness toward the finish as well.
marcus (8696) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 30, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Whole Foods, Sacramento. Pours dark golden with a thick beige head and a fruity aroma. There is a medium-bodied earthy pale malt flavor with some banana ester and a spiced finish.
Bacterial (2714) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - DEC 30, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear amber pour with a nice white head. Slightly caramel malt nose with a hint of floral hops. Earthy hops, some white wood character. Malty finish.
Idiosynkrasie (5951) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 29, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750ml bottle. Clear orangey golden to amber colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Nuttily malty aroma with a bready touch, slightly grassy hoppy overtones. Taste is minimally earthy and bready, caramel malty, minimally grassy hoppy overtones, very mild yeasty spiciness. Hardly delivering a connecting factor to become persistently fixed in memory.
yjmr (14) - seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2015
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Hoppy Belgian Brown Ale?
Nice hoppy nose and pleasant Belgian yeast character with a hint of candy sugar.
Craftbrewhaha (80) - - OCT 1, 2015
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Medium-bodied, refreshing and drinkable. Wasn’t sure how I’d feel about it but I ended up really enjoying this beer. Great when I’m in the mood for an amber but not a much body. Definitely going to track down bottles of this.
baraciisch (2729) - California, USA - SEP 11, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Copper in color, foamy white head... Aroma of bready biscuity malts, light earthy hops, grains... Flavor is bready, earthy malts, light grains, light hops... Sessionable belgian
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Fatehunter (2061) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - SEP 8, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours two fingers of head on a clear straw body.
The aroma is grain and caramel.
The taste is caramel sweet, lots of it. A little lemon bitter finish. Still, it has a good enough balance.
The texture is medium.
A nice maltier ale.
slowrunner77 (9225) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 7, 2015
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
a Belgian-ish ale that is oddlt sour apple tart. Kinda clashes, kinda works. not one of my favorites, especially at this price.
probstblueribbon (3632) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 19, 2015
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
750 ml bottle from BOTW (Rochester), served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass. Clear bright amber with a thin off white head. Bright, eucalyptus hops, medicinal in a way, bread crust hops, a bit phenolic, old apple juice, apple seed/peel a bit woodsy, quite odd. Medium+ body, creamy carbonation. Apple, slightly minty and woodsy, lightly phenolic, bread crust, messy; dry with limited bitterness and an equally odd/messy, slightly watery/thin finish. What is this??