turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - MAY 21, 2005
Pours a nice amber colour with a small dissipating off-white head. Flowery aroma, very citrussy flavour with a lot of hops. A bit too bitter for me, but this isn’t my favourite style after all. Not bad, not great. frankenkitty (2012) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2005
Bottle poured a deep amber teeming with effervescence and topped off with a big creampuff of a head. Malty aromas with a little hop character: nuts, caramel, cola and orange. Well balanced flavor leaning towards malts. Thick and creamy (more than medium-bodied) with soft carbonation on the tongue. I’ve had this before and I’ll have it again.
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - MAY 16, 2005
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Gotta love leftovers! Thanks Jim! Pours a clear amber color, nice white frothy head. Aroma is of grainy malts, and a little floral hop kick. Flavor is of cardboard malt, citrus hops, pine needles and a little caramel malt. Somewhat boring. scotty (1199) - SCOTLAND - MAY 15, 2005
Slightly hazy copper with a good frothy off white head that dies slowly. VERY little on the nose, slight hint of toffee if anything. Good weighty palate though, a well balanced mouthful, redeemed itself a bit here, smooth and malty with a good hoppy bite, ending on a fairly good finish. Liked this, shame it lost points because of the lack of aroma. Juelze (1146) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 12, 2005
Pours a amber color, little head that quickly diminishes. Taste of toffee, malt, and grass or green tea. Lighly carbonated and a bitter finish this is an ok beer.
Jayb0 (1196) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - MAY 11, 2005
whoah, somehow this had slipped through my ratings. Had another of these the other night and remembered what a fine and fairly distinctive beer this is. I’m going to describe this as a "rough" beer. Like many straightforward ales but with an earth tone that gives it a certain unrefined element I enjoy biz82 (1327) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2005
Almost clear and amber with an off white head. Sharp and spicey hop aroma with toffee and some diacetyl. Clean and caramelly with a nice bitter finish. Flavors of bread and malt and some resinous hops. Well made historic "lager." osmg95 (44) - Ohio, USA - MAY 7, 2005
I apprecaite this beer for being brewed well but it just doesn’t do it for me. Aroma is weak and I really don’t get it all the hype. JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - MAY 4, 2005
(on bottle) Clear, amber-golden; big beige head. Heavy yeasted nose, with a tiny hoparoma; good balance. Bubblegum-feeling in the mouth and a light caramel/toffeeflavour. Bit burby, but a good session beer. jcwattsrugger (12418) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2005 An amber with nice color and head that has reasonable staying power. Not much aroma and a not bad, but, less than satisfying taste.