asedzie (786) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 4, 2008
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours golden, slightly hazy. Moderate fluffy white head, some lacing. Aroma is grainy maltiness, but with a bit of cheap plastic smell. Flavor is doughy and full, but has some cheap syrupy sweetness to it and boiled vegetable flavors. Adjunct flavors are unsettling. Light bitterness lingers in the finish, as well as some oily, grassy hop flavors. Honestly, a bit hard to finish.
Lunkie (1748) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 4, 2008
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Very hop malt aroma. Clear amber colour with poor head and lacing. Bitter malt hop flavour with stale aftertaste. Flat palate.
riversideAK (6048) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 29, 2007
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Skunky aroma accompanied by some hay, grass, and a touch of metal. Pours orange gold. Sweet skunkiness followed by some bread, grass, and a little spice in the finish. I guess it finishes pretty crisp, but this one didn’t do it for me.
mabel (8321) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 29, 2007
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
[753-20071012] Bottle. Yeasty brewery floor aroma with grainy metal hay. Clear, dark orange brown body with a quick creamy off-white head. Grainy metallic yeast continues in the flavour with a corn base. Light-medium body. Mouthfeel has some redeeming qualities otherwise not pleasant.
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - DEC 20, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Green, 330mL bottle, twist off cap. Deep orange / golden color, eggshell colored, creamy textured head. Aroma of heavy skunk. Flavor has a well balanced malt flavor followed by crisp hop florals. Medium bitterness. Very light bodied, although finishes chewy + Flavorful. A great Lager.
IEBAILI (128) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 13, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear medium gold with a little white foam, smells of noble hops and fresh grass, nice crisp taste, a little bready, mildly bitter with a bit of lemon orange fruitiness, Texture has a little richness without being heavy. Good ’regular’ beer taste, a nice sessionable lager. Tastes pretty fresh compared to most European lagers that arrive in the States, Solid and sessionable beer.
BrianHagmeier (299) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - DEC 6, 2007
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
White frothy head that dimishes quickly and sits a top a clear yellow gold beer. Has a light malt and hop aroma with like wise flavor. I couldn’t detect the higher alcohol content. Not a bad beer.
madquacker (1099) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - DEC 1, 2007
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Another bland brew from Eastern Europe. Started out alright but the sweetness and nasty grains were too overpowering in the end. Was hard to drink all 500mls. Soapy and watery with a nasty grainy undertow. Not sure what the 12% is about??
obguthr (5413) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2007
1.5 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
Soapy, skunky, and slightly grainy aroma. Yellow color no head. Pretty weak flavor with a tinge of cherry. Hopless and dull.
krazy77 (3) - tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 10, 2007 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
great tasting smooth no bad lingering aftertaste in my top fav 5 with hoegaarden at number 1