BBB63 (5701) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUL 8, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at FFF: Slightly lighter than it’s brother with a smaller head as well, very good lace still. The aroma has notes of grassy and herbal hop, lemongrass, light grapefruit and pear, very bready with a hint of butterscotch. The taste has a strange herbal quality and astringent (not fresh) bitterness with more kaffir lime undertone. Bready pale malt midsection and a dry metallic finish. The mouth feel is twangy and mouth watering but not as bright and clean as it’s twin. I preferred Romulus much more than Remus.
Cornfield (5345) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Interesting. In myth, Romulus snuffed bro’ Remus to become first king of Rome. Here, Remus: Bravo slams Romulus: Apollo easily. It has a golden body with a decent enough head. The aroma has a light citrus/grassy bitterness balanced with a pale malt sweetness. Same with the flavor, the malt coming through first. Sessionable.
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drewbeerme (3836) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap, pours clear golden with white head. nose has fruity hops. flavor is biscuit, hop fruity, and spiced. similar to alpha king. very tasty.
pantanap (3335) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2007
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
tap at the brewpub....brother to romulus...aroma: grassy hop nose that took centerstage with little hints of cintrus hops. kind of earthy....appearance: very much similar to his sibling with a golden boddy and apple-cider like look.....taste: pretty grassy with a malty finish. something didn’t totally click with me on this one. i preferred romulus just a tad bit more.
alexanderj (3264) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 8, 2007
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at brewpub; poured a copper/gold color. Large white head. Aroma of citrus and spice, slightly more fruity than the other version. Flavor was similar; very good tasting, liked both versions about the same. Good for the style.
ABUSEDGOAT (2267) - California, USA - AUG 23, 2007
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
orangish gold pour. Aroma is herbal somewhat fruity from the hop. Light caramel backs it, maybe a touch of bread. Not bad, but fairly boring. Not up to 3F standards, especially for an APA. You can tell they’re different, but I’m not sure how to put it into words. They are very similar.
holdenn (2077) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ 3F for Andrews Bachelor Party. Pours similar to its twin brother, clear gold with an off white head. Carmel grains and cereal in the aroma with a light hop spice, not as pleasant as Romulus. Carmel grapefruit flavors with a lingering light and cloying bitterness. History repeats itself as Romulus kills his brother once again.
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ the Brew pub: Pours a clear copper color with an off white head. Aroma, bready pale malts, some citrusy, grapefruit notes. Flavor, sweet up front, some pale malts, citrus, with some light floral notes as well. I thought it was pretty good.
xnoxhatex (1305) - Grand Rapids/Chicago, Michigan, USA - JUL 16, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Three Floyds brewpub with Romulus. Orange with small white head, clear. Looks exactly like Romulus, but certainly does not smell. Has nice light citrus hop aroma witj nice sweetness. Pine with major cittus taste, sweet malt and grapefruit. Creamy, med-full body. Very great overall, and less bitter than romulus.
MeadMe (1221) - Riverview, Florida, USA - DEC 10, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I took the twin taste test at 3 Floyds. Remus vs. Romulus
A: Light yellow in color kind of cloudy. There was a medium head that died down to a small lily pad.
S: Tons of nice sweet floral hops. Fresh cut grass and grapefruit.
T: Nice sweetened grapefruit taste. There is some malt in there as well to balance things out. Wonderful tasting brew. I liked it slightly better than its twin brother. Remus Rules Rome.
M: Nice and light. Effervescent brew.