Shink (177) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 25, 2012
2.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours a light cloudy golden color with no head. Not much aroma and taste is of light malt with a bitter aftertaste.
Hophazard (193) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 14, 2011
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Earthy, cheesy aroma of english hops. A strawberry blond color with frothy white head. Lemon-acidic to start, followed by a funky, cheesy flavor. Fades into a slightly sour citrus character. Mouthfeel is a bit thin. Overall, a beer that tasted a bit more like some sort of fruit sour.
after4ever (6089) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAY 10, 2009
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Draft at Tugboat. Wow, too bad about this one. Bright orangey medium amber, headless, laceless. Plenty of rising carb. Looks kinda like a pop. Weirdly aluminum-esque candied orange hops. Fizzy, watery body. Aluminum, candied oranges, and aspartame on the mid-palate. Tastes like a two day hangover.
DrunkenWeasel (224) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 7, 2006
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clouded yellow. Smells of the same hops as other tugboat beers. Tastes of nothing but the hops that are in all the other tugboat beers but not as strongly as in some. Week tepid aftertaste. A dissapointment.
3fourths (7887) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 23, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Had this as just "Pale Ale" at the brewery, July 2005. Had a bit of a funky smell to it (don’t they all?) - with some old cheese and leafy hops, some spoiled fruit such as orange, pineapple and apricots. Just plain weird.
motelpogo (6309) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 4, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap at tugboat. pretty decent apa. grapefruit and lemon aroma with a fair amount of bitterness and frozen yoghurt in the finish
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap@Tugboat. Pretty bitter and dry, a cross between an English and American style pale ale. Has the aromatic NW hops, with a salty, bitter dryness in English beers. OK by me.
OldGrowth (2619) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2003
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft: Bready, Yeasty, Citrusy (grapefruit) nose. Amber color. Bitter grapefruit taste. Clean,but bitter finish. Very Good.