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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Dry and sparkling, it has both hops bitterness as well as rich flavor. Peppery and citric.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (3384) - Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2011
Aroma is crisp, malty and rather strong - typical, but still acceptable. It pours a clear straw yellow with a rather thick and fluffy white head. Malty flavor is crisp with a fruity undertone and a hint of yeast. Texture is thick, smooth and fizzy, darned good. Not a great beer, but worthy of a try.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 13, 2011
A little hop spice in the lemony, sugary nose. A good bitterness, a little pepper hoppiness and some grassy dryness. Tasty but unmemorable.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vacantskies (208) - Spokane, Washington, USA - JUL 2, 2011
Bright golden color with little to no foam. The flavor is light and sweet. Nothing too exciting.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cstuartj (989) - Washington, USA - JAN 1, 2011
Brownish yellow in color, not much head or lacing. Not much nose. Decent bitter taste with a malty over tone and finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2010
Draft @ BitterCreek Alehouse, Boise, ID. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty grainy aroma. Sweetish malty grainy flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty grainy finish with some hoppy hints in the aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4973) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 10, 2010
Shipped to me by my wife on a trip to Portland. Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a hazy yellow-golden color with a medium sized soapy yellow-white head. The aroma was sweetish and tangy with notes of sugar, pear and apricot. The flavor was dryish and a bit malty with a dusty and chalky presence and hints of table sugar, pepper and leather. Medium length dry cardboard on the finish. Medium body. Eh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leems (406) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 26, 2010
Hazy yellow with a one finger white head. Slightly spicy nose, fruity yeast. Bread, not much on the yeast anymore, no spice. Finishes nice and is easy drinking, just not too much going on.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
poisoneddwarf (1727) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUL 12, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2010 12 oz bottle into English pint. Aroma is wort, bread, but very subdued. Pours a slightly hazy lemonade color with a medium dissapearing head. Taste is bananas, pepper, citrus. Taste is salty then sweet; no bitterness. Highly carbonated with a full body. Creamy mouthfeel. Doesn’t taste like any ESB I’ve ever had--it’s much better. The banana esters make it reminiscent of a hefeweizen and the pepper notes remind me of a saison. Interesting and really tasty. Would be a perfect session brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2010
Pours slightly cloudy yellow gold with a thick foamy head with sticky lace. Aroma of lemony citrus and bread. Taste has a very mild rind bitterness with doughy malts. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmonster (979) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 23, 2010
Bottle served in a tasting glass. Pours golden yellow with a short white head. Bready nose thats a little sweet. Flavor is bread and bitter. Medium-light body, mild carbonation and a dry, bitter finish. Good stuff.


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