Tenderstone (25) - Renton, Washington, USA - MAR 16, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Another fine selection from 99 Bottles in Federal Way. Pours gold with a quickly vanishing head. Banana is apparent at the first sniff, then blends to a light fruit scent. Strong banana flavor, with a balanced malt. Hop finish is a welcome contrast to the sweet flavor. The medium palate works well for this beer, as a thicker one might overwhelm the tongue. If youíre looking for a beer to go with a fruit dish, this might not be too bad of a choice. But Iíll have to try that combination to be sure.
Sixx (25) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 5, 2012
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
banana, bread, amber, clear, minimal head, lightly bitter, fizzy, light body, thin feel,
derkaiser (24) - Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2009
3.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
A unique beer. Great aroma, and the subtle banana taste is rather interesting, but still a bit refreshing. I would grab another bottle in the future.
gservo (23) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2010
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
This was and interesting beer full of character and potential , the banana flavor was a little fake. I wish this beer were a little more malty, it would of made it better
7Aaron (23) - Louisiana, USA - JUL 25, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a bottle. Traditional brown ale with strong banana aroma. Pleasant aftertaste. Would drink another.
H_P_Lovecraft (23) - Arkham, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 26, 2011
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
The great multi-armed ape god sits on his dark jungle throne of solid nephrite, receiving offerings of fruits and nuts from the natives of Mesoamerica. He crushes the bananas in his gargantuan fists, and the drippings are collected by dark priests who chant foul incantations over the mash as it is fermented beneath their temple. The resulting concoction has a lovely appearance -- a clear amber with a beautifully luscious and dense head of creamy tan foam -- and an aroma of malts and bananas. It is here that one first senses trouble, picking up just a hint of an odor at once tinny and pungent. The taste reveals worse still, shewing that the great ape god must have used his dung flinging hand to mash the bananas.
snargles (23) - wouldntyouliketoknow, Maine, USA - NOV 7, 2007
2.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The best banana beer iíve tried,not that iím into that sort of thing,not that thereís anything wrong with that..ití just...get a bottle,try it but take it easy with it and sandwich it in with other full-flavor ales.the banana taste is actually a lot lighter than you would expect after a sniff,,,but ítis still strong,it still blows away 90% of fruit íeavy lambics
s_hartshorne (21) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Great aroma of banana. General amber colour. A brilliant hit of banana when u taste with a malty finish.
Englander (21) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2007
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Smells hoppy. Decent deep brown ale, pours leaving quite a bit of head. Almost fizzy on the tongue to start with. Balanced banana flavour, not too heavy..not too light. Quite smooth once itís had a chance to settle. Not a bad after taste with a nice hint of banana. Would drink it again, when in the mood for banana.
damiano (20) - USA - DEC 18, 2006
1.7 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Overall bananas!! Didnít do it for me. Iíd prefer a banana!! A bit false for me.