MrChopin (3258) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 24, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
hazy gold, heavy white lacing and light head. Esters sweetness leads nose, light sage, wheat, and pavement. Flavor shows heavy bitterness from sage, lightly oily pine, sticky gum esters through zesty end. Too spiced and active, not dry enough.
boxofrane (2085) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at craft ale house. Pours clear yellow with a small white head and tons of carbonation. The aroma has a lot of belgian yeast, lemon zest, coriander, orange peel. The taste has a nice lemon flavor with a decent hop kick, dry finish.
PhillyCraft (3166) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 20, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at P house, hazy, murky golden color with thin white head, not much lacing. Aromas of pear, belgian spice, pepper, hops, fruity malts and more. Flavor is a lot of the same with a juicy finish and lots of fruity belgian notes. Sessionable, good bite. This one should be a year round offering.
Travlr (10342) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the source. Hazy pale yellow color, fluffy white head, solid lacing. Aroma of fresh grass and hay. Taste is bitter and slightly funky grass.
Leafs93 (1658) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours gold with a white small white head. Aroma is floral, citrus, earthy and spicy pepper. Taste is sweet up front with a tart spicy finish. Medium bodied with an almost crisp finish. Solid and refreshing.
Capa (1981) - Manama, BAHRAIN - FEB 11, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: FEB 14, 2013 Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is nice spice, yeast, lemon, and grass. Medium bodied with solid carbonation. Flavor was lemon, grass, yeast, spice, and light pepper. Very refreshing and enjoyable. Finish was crisp. packed quite a tasty and flavorful beer in at around 4.5% abv. It’s the low alcohol buddy of their Helios. Would love to see it brewed again.
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Victory last weekend. Blonde and clear. The nose brings faint notes of pink peppercorns. The flavor has a nice peppery bite alongside spice and some light grain. Light and crisp. Very drinkable.
pilgrimoutlaw (765) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2013 On tap at Victory Brew Pub. Pours a light golden with two finger foamy white head. Floral, rye bread, grass, lemon, pepper. Moderately bitter, light sweetness. Light, crisp body that’s a tad acidic. Very good.