a_cross (623) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Lovely dark golden brown colour, just a wisp of a white head; enticing peachy orange aroma; tastes fairly straightforward: orange, bitter, dry finish; simple, but not excessively harsh; nicely balanced and a pleasant drink.
artmcd8 (1786) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to cheap. Pours a clear orange with a white head. Hop aromas have dropped off greatly but there is some earthly hop aroma left. Backbone beer is decent though. Light caramel sweetness. Light bitterness.
patrick767 (3590) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle - Pours lightly hazy orange with a one finger head. It smells of floral hops and caramel malt. Medium bodied and moderately hopped, it’s a tasty, slightly above average craft brew.
Darkmagus82 (1823) - - SEP 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Transfer from BA review on 6-14-13-
Poured from bottle into a pint glass
Appearance – The beer pours a beautiful golden amber color with a thick and billowy off white head. The head has a great level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a decent level of lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma is a nice mix of sweet, malt, and hop. The sweet is of a caramel and lighter fruit smell of orange while the malt is of a bready nature. The hop is a nice mix of grapefruit and floral smells giving a nicely balanced aroma overall.
Taste – The taste begins with a smooth bready taste mixed with a little bit of caramel sweetness. As the flavor advances a bit of citrus comes to the tongue in both a sweet and hoppy way. A sweeter orange and more bitter grapefruit come to the tongue with the grapefruit overall taking over the sweeter tastes as the flavor moves more toward the end. Along with the increase in grapefruit, so too comes some lighter pine and floral hop tastes which in the end take away from some of the smoothness, but deliver a light to moderately hopped bready taste to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel-The body of the beer is on the average to slightly creamier side with a carbonation level that is average. The combo is rather nice for the sweeter and maltier flavors upfront while also allowing for the hop to shine at the end.
Overall – A rather nice drinker. It balances a sweeter/maltier front with a nice hop blend at the end to create a nice clean flavor to linger on the tongue.
bpreo (1749) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 11, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A weaker than normal American Pale Ale. Good effort, but not the best.
August 3rd, 2013.
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 4, 2014
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
A brighter hop character than expected (which is nice) but not a whole lot going on after that. Thin and simple. A little carboard and caramel. If not for the cirrusy hops this would suck. As it is, ok."
rlgk (11463) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
RBESG 2014 in London. Clear golden beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy citrus and hay aroma, floral notes. Hoppy floral flavor, grassy, hay, some caramel.
BOSSbrewer (1981) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 2, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at home. Pours an orangish amber with one finger of white head. Aroma and favors are slightly citrus and some floral. Decent beer.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
jfb (4073) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 2, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) clear golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of cactus juice, yeast and pizza toppings, slightly resinous, with a hint of dandelions and sugar icing. flavour is more caramel and resin, with notes of herbal hops, stone fruit and a semi-dry finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
Bookseeb (118) - Wenatchee, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance has an burnt orange color supporting minimal head leaving nil lace. Smell has a nice sweet floral scent, smelling almost like Hawaiian punch. Taste again having a note of Hawaiian punch with a good bit of hops. Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation.