SB (334) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 5, 2006
Cask, Church Brew WorksSudsMcDuff (8468) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Deep Amber pour, Nice, frothy, creamy white head (reminds me of the look of guiness, only lighter in color.) Aroma spicy with fruity notes in the back. Flavor of Orange peels with caramel notes as well. Served at room temp, but as it got warmed more flavors of lavender and corriander were present. Full bodied. Creamy, smooth mouthfeel.
On Draft .. last stop of the day- Church Brew Works brewpub; Pittsburgh,PA .. pours a medium amber .. good foam .. . point of odor, lisa stinks .. . light biscuit malt, dead leaves .. a tasty beer but abit light. . go banana!! nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2012
12oz bottle, good style!! Copper color, slight caramel hop aroma, clean, crisp well balanced, light body, lively, definite taste of malt, not overdone. Good session brew, I think this beer has won some awards. SSKD814 (854) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2010
A- Dark amber with thin white head. good head retention
S- good. malt and mild hops
T- sweet carmel malt. light hop afterbite. good balance.
P- Very Smooth. Light carbonation and light weight.
O- this is a highly drinkable brew. I recommend it. Doesn’t have a APA character...more of a amber/red character.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 05-16-2007 02:02:06 jsmerig (1663) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Pours a cloudy amber color with minimal off white head. Aroma is malty for a pale. Taste proves to be more of the same. Rich malt backbone with a generous amount of hops but since the malt is so robust it merely is a slight interruption. I personally like this balance even though it might not meet the standard definition of a pale.
DeputyAndy (636) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2011
Draft at brewpub. Pours a slight copper color with lacey head. Piney hop aroma dominates the nose. Taste is very caramelly with a tinge of hoppiness. Finishes with a slight linger on the tongue. Really good offering. Art (3219) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Poured at pgh beer festival. Pours an orangey clear. Aroma of citrusy hops some grass. Tastes smooth and balanced. ravidesai (978) - Bombay, INDIA - OCT 14, 2001
A A nice smooth pale, amber colour, lightly hopped.
much better when cask-conditioned as the hop flavors and aromas emerge more strongly. JaBier (8156) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2009
Sample at CBW. Pours clear copper with a medium off-white head. Malty aroma with some spicy hop and quite a bit of pineapple character. Read a lot of ratings about beers that have pineapple notes in aroma and flavor, but this is the first time I’ve experienced it. Flavor is dank malt along with pineapple and a grassy bitter finish. I liked this beer, but have to wonder if it tastes like this all the time or if it was just a fluke. j12601 (13033) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2010
On tap at Church on our way to RBSG. Pours a gently hazy (but just barely) orange brown with a thin white head. Nice big citrus and a little bit of toast malt. Medium bodied, creamy. Nice earthy malt, a bit metallic, grainy and earthy. Long bitter grapefruit finish.