sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
DLD ’08: On tap in the pub: Pours a clear gold with a white head. Aroma, sweet grainy malts, herbal notes, yeast. Flavor, grains, light fruits, herbal notes, sweet pale malts. Pretty tasty.
CaptBier (323) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAY 1, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at FFF. Pour is hazed dark golden with a thin sticky off white head...very toasty malty aroma...a lightly sweet very toasty flavor with a nice smooth grassy bitterness...another thick chewy mouth feel...
hopscotch (9163) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft… DLD’08… Clear yellow lager with a small, fluffy, white head. Fuzzy fruit, biscuit malt and spicy hops provide the framework for the aroma. Full-bodied with a 2%-milk mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Too sweet. Lightly bitter. Gently acidic. Sweet, tangy finish with very little bite.
adrian910ss (2358) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draft at brewpub the night before DLD 08. Pours a semi clear orange amber with a small white head. Aroma of spicy hops and light citrus. Taste of spicy hops and citrus. has a tangy flavor to it.
ChainGangGuy (4376) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - APR 28, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Clear, golden body capped by a smallish, white head.
Smell: Mild malt scent pumped up with a hop character giving off spicy notes of dried citrus peel.
Taste: Sweetish, candyish pale maltiness and a quick, clean taste of grain. Spicy, lightly citrusy hops with a medium amount of bitterness. Touch of yellow apple fruitiness on the finish.
Mouthfeel: The body has just enough heft to it to get it beyond light-bodied. Medium carbonation.
Drinkability: A fine, tasty session-minded lager. Enjoyed at the Three Floyds brewpub, it’s nice to jumpstart the day before moving onto the Alpha Kong, Blackheart, etc.
Cornfield (5482) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Called a Franconian Pilsener on the pub’s menu, this seems a bit too sweet without enough balancing bitterness. The pour is a slighly hazy, deep golden body with a big fluffy head and plenty of thick lacing. It’s got a bready aroma, sugary sweet, with just a touch of grassy bitterness. The hops build up during the drinking but never get to a point where they counter the malty sweetness effectively. Not bad, but not something I’ll be repeating.
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TPaliga (212) - Munster, Indiana, USA - APR 8, 2008
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
light aroma of citrus and biscuity yeast. Light body with crisp finish. Good session beer.
MoDog (927) - Griffith, Indiana, USA - MAR 28, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at tap at Three Floyds and served in a pint glass. This pilsener poured a slightly hazy golden with a chunky off-white head that slightly lasted. A small amount of lacing was left behind. The aroma of the beer was made up of biscuit, fresh mown grass, and some light citrus. The flavor was similar with a crisp, bitter finish. The mouthfeel was medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. Pretty clean and highly sessionable. A very well done pilsener.
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pour is hazed dark golden with a thin sticky off white head...very toasty malty aroma...a lightly sweet very toasty flavor with a nice smooth grassy bitterness...another thick chewy mouthfeel...
dm9831 (1512) - Monee, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2008
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
pours cloudy amber, fluffy head with a bit of lacing. the aroma is mild and airy, which might say more about my olfactory powers than the brew. flavor is spicy and bready with a slight bitterness in the finish. a good entry in the fff stable.