shoulderbroken (4162) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 8, 2017
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at the Roundhouse. Little bit spicy, malty, caramel, nice and easy drinking if a little unexciting.
Brigadier (3635) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at brewpub
An eyecatching name makes this one worth at least trying. I don’t think the results work out as well as some combinations. Even so I hope it makes a return. While not standout the results do offer a unique twist on a mundane style.
Aroma / Appearance - A bronze body rests underneath a soft white head. Wood and malts permeate the air with a texture that sticks around like a hazy fog.
Flavor / Palate - Hemp, wheat, and a dry malty body stick to the tongue. The full bodied fluid mouthfeel opens up. The novelty might not provide much staying power but credit is due for not making just another dull American pale ale.