Nickls (1703) - SE DC, Washington DC, USA - MAR 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap. Light foamy slightly off-white head, fairly hazy light golden orange hue. Nice citrusy hop aromas, with some slight breadiness and yeastiness in the aroma. Flavor is not as well-rounded as the aroma, but the citrusy hops do play the dominant role, but the alcohol comes in a bit too much for me making it leans to the malt liquor warming factor. Fairly dry, but a bit watery.
Ratman197 (8471) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Backcountry Pizza poured a clear golden amber with a lasting creamy white head. Aromas of straw, grapefruit, pine and earthiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of straw, grapefruit, earthiness and light pine with a smooth lingering grapefruit finish.
BEENJAMIN (187) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 2, 2013
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2013 Clear, deep golden, absolutely beautiful. Dry Hopped to all hell. Complex yet drinkable, a hop bomb. This is a gorgeous beer!!!
TheBeerGod (4903) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAR 2, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at DoG Street Pub. Amber pour with a short white head. Aroma is hoppy and floral with citrus notes and toasted malt. Taste is big floral hops, citrus fruit, toasted malt, tropical fruit and soft pine. Body is medium-full with a moderate bubbly carbonation. Ends with more caramel, toasted malt, citrus fruit, tropical fruit, pine notes and floral hops.
obguthr (3311) - Lynchburg, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft: Whole lemon and orange peel nose, fresh. Clear amber, medium head, abundant carnonation erupting from the bottom of the glass. An intensely fresh and juicy punch of tangerine and lemon initially, giving way to orange peel. Lager? Outstanding, although not within guidelines, example of the style.
thetmaxx (704) - West Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
On tap at the shack for Sacramento beer week. Aroma is very hoppy. Nice earthy and citrus hop flavor. Being a lager the hops are very bright. Palate is clean and finishes witha long bitterness/oily. Nice head and lacing. Pretty clear pour. Overall delicious, the bruery never disappoints!
boFNjackson (3894) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 24, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ The BeerMongers... Poured vibrant golden/yellow with a thick forming white head. Nice retention and lacing. Nose had big floral and spicy hops. Great mouthfeel, perfect amount if carbonation. Big hop spicing and bitterness and enough malt sweetness to balance it. Bordering an IPA with bitterness and hoppiness, but a clean lager finish made it awesome.
calbeers (9) - - JAN 24, 2013 does not count
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Library Ale House in Santa Monica. Nice golden pour into a tulip. Small fluffy head faded quickly. Amazing aroma for a lager. Smells more like a citrus hoppy IPA. Taste is a perfect blend of lager with spicy citrus hops. Crisp and bubbly with a great bitter finish. Can't taste the 7%. I really like this unique tasting brew.
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JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Father’s Office, Santa Monica. Certainly a fairly standard lager pour, albeit a bright, brimful, and healthy one. But a quick snort reveals a pungent hoppy brew that balances pine and dry lager notes nicely in the nose. Lively mouthfeel, clean and dry throughout on the palate. Strong citrus comes through in the taste, and while it’s certainly balanced enough in all the appropriate ways, this grapefruity, spicy brew is proudly and satisfyingly bitter.
thome50 (751) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - JAN 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Had this countless times, just rating it. Seems to have gotten worse over the years. The Bruery’s IPA. Pours a golden orange with medium head that retains fairly well. Aroma is pretty spot on for resinous hops, cinnamon, hay and slight citrus. Taste is earthy, dirt, bland, lemon zest, soap. Overall, a nice change of pace from the usual stuff here and I find myself coming back to it but nothing that I really need to wish they bottle anytime soon.