anders37 (19098) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ SF Beer Week Opening Celebration 2013, Concourse Exhibition Center, San Francisco, CA. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy weak piney caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel hoppy flavor with piney hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.
joeneugs (4111) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draft at the 2013 SF beer week opening celebration. It pours a clear amber color with an off white head. the aroma is mildly dark fruity with some rye and a good piney hop balance. The flavor is clean and dry with spicy malt and hops. Strong flavor, very nice.
Dodgrblu (674) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
5 ounce sampler at Flaming Grill Cafe; the commercial description is spot on. Thin, replenishing head, good effervescence. But for the ABV, very sessionable.
BeerandBlues2 (10691) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours hazy amber with a small, frothy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast, biscuit and caramel malt with light spicy and earthy hops, and light fruity esters. Flavor is malt dominant with medium hops and bitterness, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
bnoel09 (464) - Elk Grove, California, USA - JUN 25, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewery. Dark reddish amber pour. Aroma has some bready and caramel malt notes with some floral hops. Flavor matches the aroma well - good malty start with some nice hoppiness towards the finish. Solid amber.
marcus (7452) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 1, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Pangaea, Sacramento. Pours amber with a nice beige head and a bready aroma. There is a hearty raspy red malt flavor and a slightly bitter finish. An excellent session beer.
BlackEyePA (573) - USA - FEB 25, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Man I really liked this one. Great mouthfeel and brown amber malt. Loved it. This one is well balanced and so good. Wanted more.
bhensonb (12306) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Sacramento Brewers Showcase. Pours brown with a beige smear. Aroma is mild brown sugar. Med minus body. Flavor is brown sugar with some overpowering bitter. Sharp and clean.
thetmaxx (772) - West Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 4, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap in the tasting room. Aroma is malt and hoppy. Well balanced flavor also, the bitterness and malt work well together. One of the best Ambers I’ve had! Nice head and lacing. Slightly hazy, but pretty clear Amber color. Palate is medium body and finished thick, oily and dry.