DYCSoccer17 (3321) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 8, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tap at the brewery. They were also calling this DOPA. They should have called it CRAP. Slightly orange citrus hop aroma which is very mild and somewhat difficult to detect. A few sweet notes waft by. Wish this was a more aggressive aroma. Moderately hazy orange-straw color with a small off-white head. Citrus, and mild sweetness to start, turning grain and cereal-like in the middle. This is pretty bland and thin. Not much going on. Organophilic tree-hugging hippy granolas can have this beer. Instead I will shower and have the good stuff. A disappointing beer from a brewer who has loads more ability than this.
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 7, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Growler Deep golden in color with a small white head. Mild fruit aroma and hops. Flavor is of clean malt charcater and toasty malt.
boto (1854) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - OCT 28, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ Brewpub: This is an interesting beer. At 4.4%ABV, it is a little less than the majority of their beers. It doesn’t seem to hurt it at all. The aroma is a tad light, but a pleasant mix of some malts (although no sweetness), and a slight hop spiciness. It is a slightly hazy, somewhat orangish color, with a small head and some lacing. The taste is a bit dry. It is somewhat biscuity, and has a good malt base, with no sweetness at all. The hops are evident, but no real bitterness to the beer. A very nice session beer.