Theydon_Bois (11607) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at Hops + Crafts, Nashville, 15/02/15.
Clear golden amber with a decent light beige head.
Nose is caramel malt, pine, straw, grapefruit, rye bread.
Taste comprises orange pith, grapefruit, grassy bitterness, pine needle, caramel.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a dose of earthy hoppage.
shrubber85 (8580) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 24, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Orange, rye malt, and light hay aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet lightly earthy orange malt and moderately bitter pine/grapefruit peel flavor. Good body. Pleasant.
wedgie9 (2501) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted on 7/14/12 on draft at the brewpub. Pours clear amber with an average beige head that slowly recedes to a thin collar of lace. The nose is citrus hoppy and lightly spicy with a touch of honey and caramel malt. The flavor is citrus and floral hops with a nice caramel backbone and just a hint of rye spice. The body is medium with average carbonation and a long bitter citrus peel finish.
decaturstevo (5342) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JAN 31, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Gold pour with off white head and lace. Aroma is citrus hops and rye malt. Flavor is light sweet rye malt start with a good finishing bitter. Medium bodied with ok carbonation. A touch of grapefruit zest. Solid
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Keg at Mellow Mushroom Johnson City. Clear bronze with a thin creamy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of rye, toffee, malt, candied citrus. The taste is strong rye, dry citrus, caramel malts. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness.
pinkzambia (1577) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap@ Jim n nicks: clear dark gold color with a nice white head. Pleasant fresh citrusy hop aroma. Rye definitely come through in the flavor. Well balanced with mainly hops coming through. Not bad.
Ktwse (2556) - SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours cliudy deep amber with minimal white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, light caramel, vanilla and toffee. Taste is initial mellow sweet followed by a bitterness that builds up into the lingering finish. Body is light and smooth with soft carbonation.
paintedmaple (499) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A hoppy, spicy rye that compares favorably to Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye which is outstanding. Well done.
Travlr (14772) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Mellow Mushroom Johnson City. Clear deep amber color, off white head, solid lacing. Aroma of spiced pumpernickel. Taste is spiced brown bread. Nice body.
BeerandBlues2 (10536) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 6, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Mellow Mushroom - Johnson City. Pours clear dark amber with a large, frothy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is spicy and earthy rye malt, earthy, herbal, and pine hops with pear esters. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness with supporting malt, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.