spaceycasey (13) - , Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2009
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very nice hop aroma makes it self apparent from a foot aware. Deep amber color with a small off-white head. Plenty of hop flavor and bitterness, but some earthy grain flavors to balance along with malty sweetness. Well done - I drank 2!
DewBrewer (295) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2009
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
It’s back. Your favorite hoppy, sort of amber-like 6.5% beverage is delicious once again. The blend of bittering, flavor & aroma hops has made this a cult-like beer for beergeeks in Austin for a few years. Thanks for reviving it, Brian. And yes, your Camaro is Bitchin’ according to some dead milkmen or something.
fly (1455) - austin, Tejas, Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
The real question is does this help place you back within the wallls of t5he Bitter End. Perhaps not, but it does provide a bitchin ride.
lb4lb (2582) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 15, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Had on tap at Uncle Billy’s. Was told this was the same recipe as used at the Bitter End by the bartender, so I’ll put the review under here for now... Poured a very dark crimson color, almost brown with just a small head. Smell was hoppy and zesty and almost rye like. Taste was a balanced hoppiness with again zesty, hearty notes of rye like grain and malt. Very nicely balanced and easy drinking enough for beginners but tasty enough for everyone. Not a traditional Joe Schmoe Amber, and a nicely done beer.
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught. Juicy hop aroma lots of fruit notes. Slightly cloudy copper with a thin head. full mouthfeel with a slight bitterness. Hop-forward but with a big chewy caramel malt presence.
kidmartinek (4387) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Watery amber color. Almost opaque. Malty aroma. Bland grassy flavor with a bit of molasses. Good bite. Refreshingly bitter and a little gummy.
Mora2000 (6135) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewpub.
The beer pours an amber color with a white head. The aroma is fairly hoppy. I get a lot of orange citrus notes, as well as a little bit of other tropical fruit, some grass and some biscuit malt.
The flavor is also nice and hoppy. I get some orange and pine notes, as well as some bread and a little bit of grass. Te alcohol is well hidden and the bitterness is low.
Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample from growler at May 2009 beer club meeting. Amber-orange color. Nice head, hoppy aroma, grainy flavor. Clean, well-bodied. Notes of hay, citrus.
thirdeye11 (5954) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Draught) hazy medium copper with lasting thick creamy tan head. Nose of citrus hops, syrupy, fresh oranges, grapefruit without the bitterness, and citrus zest. Taste of bread, crackers, light citrus, medium body and well carbonated.
mmmbeer (1375) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint glass at the Lake location- served an opaque brown with dark copper shading color, minimal tiny bubble head with some lacing. Aroma of pine and floral hops with caramel hidden in the background. Hits the mouth with a light medium body, malt has just enough sweetness for my liking, middle holds up well, finish is mildly acidic and still has a touch of sweetness in it.