tiggmtl (4544) - East York, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 22, 2005
Orange citrus, leafy, fresh hop nose. Clear copper coloured body with large bubbled, low, long lasting white head that coats the glass. Toasty, biscuity malts with fresh, earthy, leafy, orange citrus hop flavour and a fair bitterness that keeps it from cloying. Medium-light body with moderate carbonation and soft, cask-like texture. Sampled on tap at the brewpub with beerbuzzmontreal, MartinT, Rastacouere and Yowie.
MartinT (10037) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 24, 2005
The Lure:hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2007
Hop leaves floating atop an orange and citrus rivulet. Caramel malts and its fruity companions accomplish balance with the resinous hops. Gorgeous tandem performance.
Caramel and butterscotch welcome the hop resins and their bitterness into their comfortable home. A great, cask-like, palate is created, bettered by the equilibrium. I’d like to have Sierra Nevada Harvest besides this and see which one I prefer.
Freshness and quality are so close to the truth.
Harvest 2007 Description: A German inspired Aale brewed with a blend of six malts and a nice balance of hops. 5.5 % ABV 25 IBUjosarah (112) - Hinesburg, Vermont, USA - SEP 29, 2008
On tap at the brewpub.
Brown in color with some amber highlights. Small tan head that lasts throughout most of the beer. Aroma is fresh and malty with caramel, toasted grain, bread, some light fresh resinous hops, and a touch of chocolate and even perhaps roast. Taste is malty, with caramel, bready, light notes of chocolate with a nice light fresh floral hop presence that nicely balances it out. Light to moderate bitterness throughout. Body is nice- medium to full for the style, lightly chewy. Finishes malty with lingering light bitterness. well done.
Draft at brewpub, deep copper color, malty aroma. Great toasty, roasty ,malty beer. This batch had a much lower ABV (5.3) and the IBU’s 25. The perfect autumn beer. Lubiere (14133) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 27, 2008
A reddish brown ale with a thin moka coffee lacing head. Aroma is pungeant, with nutty roastiness. In mouth, a fresh balanced light malt with sustained nutty bitterness. Spot to style. On tap at brewery 13 Oct. 2008.
hopscotch (11181) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 16, 2016
Can... Pours cloudy and Longhorn-orange with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. Heavy caramel, fruitcake and marmalade intermingled by loads of fresh, bright, resiny, floral and citrusy hops. Full-bodied with adequate carbonation. The flavor is a nearly perfect balance of roasted caramel and citrusy, spicy hops. Trends just a touch bitter. Nice acrid bitterness with a kiss of singed caramel in the finish. JoeMcPhee (9516) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2009
Deep amber pour, tending to brown. Thick and sticky tan head. The nose is kind of strange with a little bit of cocoa underlying a soft herbal spiciness. There is a fairly dank piny hop nose with some soft sweet caramelly malts. The hop freshness really comes through. It’s an unusual take on the harvest ale, but it does work. Sort of a hoppy brown, but it works. beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2005
Pours a clear copper color with a ring of white lace. Mild aroma of hops and malt. Good flavor of spicy hops and malt and a bitter finish. The body is full with a dry texture and lively carbonation. Sudz4Dayz (156) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 7, 2016
16oz can purchased on site at The Alchemist. Pours a hazy, brown, caramel color with a sudzy, frothy, quickly dissipating off white to beige head. Smells of hops and malt. Sweet, malty, caramel flavor with a hoppy backbone. Lovely tasting beer. Small mouthfeel, smooth, not too carbonated and light. Pleasantly surprised. Well done. Rastacouere (6177) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 11, 2005
Clear orange to brick appearance, completed by a lasting off-white head. Sappy hop nose, fresh and straight from the vines, foresty floral, earthy, leafy and predominantly orangey expressive hops, yet the caramel malt offer its (small) contribution to the flavours. Medium-full bodied, creamy texture, engaging light carbonation, slightly wet in the finish. Good stuff, bittersweet and aromatic.