hopscotch (8783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2003
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Crystal clear orange brew with a creamy, off-white head. Interesting ink-blot lacework.
Nutty, caramely aroma with notes of English toffee and milk chocolate.
Malty, nutty flavor. Medium-bodied with a fizzy mouthfeel. Medium-length, dry, grassy finish. Very satisfying! Could prove to be a very good Fall session beer!
CapFlu (4461) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 22, 2003
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours a large, creamy almond head and an orange amber body. Nose of malt, tin and warm milk. Smooth malt flavour with a ever so slight bitterness in the finish.
OKBeer (1170) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 2, 2003
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep red/gold colour with a mostly diminishing rocky off-white head. Very lively. Nutty and caramel aroma. Medium bodied, slightly prickly mouthfeel, and very refreshing. Slight nutty flavour, with a touch of citrus, and a light but long and pleasant nutty and bitter finish.
wnp22 (685) - Toronto (Roncesvalles Village), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2003
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Tasted at TFOB. Not representative of the altbier style. Little or no bitterness in the finish, undetermined aroma, and light watered down composition.
Strange Brew (157) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 20, 2003
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Light brown clear appearance. Sweetish, malty flavoour with a hoppy finish. Fairly drinkable. Not bad.
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 14, 2003
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear orange/brown copper w/ small beige head. Light malt aroma. Medium body. Nice malt flavour w/ nuts, caramel, & smoke. Finish is dry & moderately bitter.
caledonian (367) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 14, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice off-white head, some lacing. Great copper color. Malty aroma. Fairly clean taste. I'd buy it again.
Radek Kliber (6368) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 14, 2003
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2009 Bottle 341 ml
Appearance: Clear light amber look with large tanned , foamy frisky top.
Nose: Mineral , dusty with caramel , crystal malts soft hops on side.6+
Flavor/Palate : Medium light bodied. Slight nutty woody mid feel with softer thinner malt side. Some raw bitterness noted. Fuller finish with more wholesome feel. Decent ale , sweeter front with alt styled backing. A bit to light for old school Alt.
iam (369) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice malt, hop aroma. Copper colour with a decent off-white head. Sweet malty taste with good hop bitterness. Dry finish.
Cartoonkhaki (1220) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2003
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
(draught) Faint aroma. Nothing disernable. Gold copper colour. Malty and hoppy but not extravigant. Decent on the palate.