ffbot (462) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 4, 2017 Zymurgeist2 (2440) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy copper with tan head. Fantastic lacing. Caramel dominates aroma with earthy hops. Full, chewy yeast and malt follow through with a full caramel and toast flavor.
On tap a pleasant red orange. Small ring of foam. Smells of cherry and oak, rye and grass. Dark and dense rye taste. Layered. Nice. Long bready and coffee aftertaste. Good. Leighton (22820) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2017
Bottle shared at the Chris & Ruth pre GBBF shindig tasting 2016 - London. Cheers! Pours clear amber with a frothy white head. The nose holds toasted grains, earth, minerals. Light to medium sweet flavour with hints of brett, dried berries, further grains, dried bread. Light bodied with average carbonation. Lightly resinous to finish, with further impressions of brett, some further toasted grains, oily pine. Novel gear. Theydon_Bois (21484) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2016
Bottle split at Chriso’s pre-GBBF Shinding 2016, Day 2, 07/08/16.
Lightly hazed amber with a moderate off white covering.
Nose is citric sherbets, candied orange peel, hop dusting, light pine.
Taste comprises sticky fruit pudding, light spice, toasted grains, orange peel, candied fruit peels, sweetish base.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a light hop spattering.
Ok. mR_fr0g (14028) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2016
Bottle shared at the pre GBBF chriso’s tasting day 2 07/08/2016. Bottle picked up in whole foods San Jose. Reddy copper coloured pour with a a loose beige head. Aroma is spicy Rye, pine, hop, little medicinal, nutty toffee. Flavour is composed of bacon brown sugars, maple, pine needle, woody medicinal palate is medium full sticky woody, tannin, Not Bad. . tightslice (1529) - Redwood City, California, USA - OCT 7, 2016
On tap at Evernote in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is light cardboard, roasted malts, pretzels, stale crackers. Taste is smooth, albeit a little bland. Not getting much of the hops. Some mild raisin-like fruitiness.
The_Osprey (9721) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2016
August 2016 - Bottle share at Chriso’s Sunday Shindig. Thanks! As ’Ale Industries Ryed Piper’. Brown with an orange hue, foamy tan head. Aroma is rye, pine, jammy fruits. Body is light, tingly carbonation, smooth. Taste is rye bread, cardboard malts, blackcurrant, tangy fruits, light sherbet and some booze showing up. Very good, I think. (3.8) rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2016
Chris and Ruth’s Shindig 2016, Sunday. Clear amber/copper beer with a decent beige head. Malty fruity aroma, grapes, citrus, hay notes. Fruity hop flavor, grapes, citrus, floral notes. Ok beer. Benzai (16928) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2016
Sampled @ ChrisO Pre-GBBF Shindig. Reddish amber color, average sized off-white head. Smell and taste malts, rye, hops, bitter. Decent body and carbonation. planky84 (3514) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Bottle at Chris and Ruth’s pre-GBBF Shindig, 2016 (Sunday sesh.). Brown pour, no head. Raisin, toffee and blackberry aroma. Flavours of raisin, soft spice, toffee and fruit. Good. Beerhunter111 (23281) - Beerland, GERMANY - AUG 7, 2016
Pre-gbbf-shinding. Klare dunkel orange braune Farbe, geringe beige schaumkrone. Geruch sehr würzig, dunkles malz, rote Früchte, leicht säuerlich holzig. Geschmack nach reifen roten Früchten, Roggen karamellig, bitter hopfig, nussig.