GT2 (7896) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JAN 12, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Short: An unhopped, stale tasting red apple beer
Origin: Tap at Valiant Size: 4oz taster Glass: Mini Flute Price: $1 Date: 1/11/14
Long: Low foam, low carbonation. Clear red amber pour. Nose is mild vegetal, dark bread, soy. Taste has a biting, metallic palate that is a big improvement over the chemically abrasive palate of their Biere de Garde. Finishes with red apple skin/ tannic.
Flaws: Low carbonation, Vegetal/DMS, Metallic, Tannic
Skill Level: Needs recipe tweak
Blairgus (2416) - California, USA - JUN 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
7 June 2013, tap at the brewery. Copper, clear, no bubbles. Nose is toasty malt, some light bitterness. Thin body and fizzy. Toasty, light caramel, light burnt toast, faint bitterness. Pretty good bitter.
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brokensail (9943) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark amber pour with a khaki head. Nose is heavy on the toast with some floral and earthy hops. Light fruitiness, yeast, light grass, and some bread sweetness. Somewhat bitter flavor of earthy and pine hops. Light fruit, toast, dark chocolate, and grass. Light bread sweetness and a touch of yeast.