IrishBoy (3725) - Bakersfield, California, USA - FEB 4, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz bottle from Douglas88. (Name is familiar to skiers who know what a yard sale is; I often help others collect their gear after they conduct one) Nose is nutty with some caramel, and yeast. Rusty red with a medium off white head. Flavor is caramel and a little toast. Nothing spectacular but it is drinkable, a decent average brew.
Ernest (6014) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 1, 2012
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Head is initially small, frothy, off-white to light brown, mostly diminishing.
Body is dark amber to light brown.
Aroma is lightly malty (caramel, toasted grain/cereal), lightly hoppy (apricot), with a note of decaying plums.
Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, slightly unclean.
Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.
Quite disappointing. Not much malt or hop character in the nose and it has a rotting fruit odor too. Bland in the mouth with a slightly unpleasant aftertaste. A dumper.
RSRIZZO (1846) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle poured into a Lager Glass at 42°. Color is a deep golden that has a bit of amber. Carbonation is good producing a thin white head. Aroma is a slightly sour malt scent. It has a light body with a crisp light mouth feel. Flavor is light caramel and a touch of hops then a very light bitterness. After taste is clean leaving you with a smooth feel. Overall this is an easy drinking brew.
wilnatp (508) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 28, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tap. Pours an amber color with a thin head. Aroma of grassy hop and some light spicy notes. Flavor is lightly metallic with malts, and hops. Overall, flavor is weak. Nothing to write home about.
dwyerpg (4306) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 29, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
My thoughts on this one is that this is just another okay amber. Malty and I guess true to style, just not that tasty to me.
Sledutah (4068) - Utah, USA - MAY 21, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Uinta
Appearance: Clear amber with a nice off-white head and some lacing
Aroma: Toasted sweet malts, caramel
Taste: Toasted nuts with some hop bitterness in the finish
To sweet for me.
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2010
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small white head. Aroma of nuts, peat, roasted malt, and caramel. Flavor of nuts, toasted grain, caramel, and some grass.
BelgianBeerGal (2965) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle from St George state liquor store. Pours a copper colour with a medium offwhite, foamy head. Aroma and flavour were characteristic of a sweeter, caramel malt heavy dark lager. Just a hint of hops but kept it somewhat balanced. Enjoyable.
mar (4591) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. amber with a cream head. nose is, malts, caramel with overly sweet too. overly sweet flavor with malts and cardboard for the flavor.
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - MAR 25, 2010
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle thanks to Bu11zeye. Pours a hazy amber with white head. Aroma is fruity, light nut, faint grain and faint malt. Flavor isn’t much different. Mouth feel is light body and watery. Nothing I would recommend.