Frank (4167) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2010
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
This pours a slightly hazed honey golden w/ a small foamy head. It sounds good on paper but doesn’t seem that appealing in person. Nose is mild and hoppy, citrus mostly and some pine and florals. Strong earthy bitterness dominates the taste. Dry but w/ a simple sweet malt presence. Not a bad APA but a bit one dimensional and too strongly balanced toward bitterness.
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 13, 2010
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Hazy amber orange with a thin white head. Aroma of grains, honey and malt. Taste of grains, light honey and malt with an astringent and metallic finish.
GKillian (525) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 5, 2010
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours amber with thing white head and moderate lacing. Notes of caramel and cut grass. Taste is balanced with a short bitter finish.
marcus (10049) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 30, 2010
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours hazy golden with a decent off-white head and a nondescript aroma. There is a sustantial caramel malt flavor with a hint of honey and dry bitter finish.
rmussman (1701) - California, USA - JUL 14, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled in a 12oz bottle. Pours a deep golden brown. Has a decent head on it with big malty honey aroma coming out of it. Definitely the best brew from Mexico I have ever had. Great brew for what I was expecting
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2010
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 4/20
12 oz bottle. Mild funk with a fruitiness on the nose with traces of a metallic aroma. Pours a reddish amber with a thin white head. Caramel with honey and a tartness with hints of smoke. The flavors are all over the place. Not for me.
BigBeer45 (1508) - Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
This beer has a clear medium gold pour with some faint red hues, gave a quick white bubbled head that lowers to a broken cover and ring,
there was some nice lively effervescence, bubbles were flowing from the center and other areas in the glass,
I found there was a minute bit of light brown sediment in the last few drops of beer out of the bottle and I saw some sediment in the little puddle of beer on the bottom of the bottle,
there were mild aromas of malt and bread with a mild honey and bread sweetness, the nose on this beer is hardly there, faint herbal-grassy hops,
mild dry malt flavor with faint bread, a little citrus, there is a hint of sweetness with each sip but a citrus sourness comes in to wipe away what little sweetness there was, this drink was dry on the palate, not much flavor here,
thin mouth feel and sort of dry on the palate.
robertjm (890) - Albany, California, USA - MAY 5, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Cinco de Mayo 2010 (the one day of the year I drink Mexican beer!). Pours nice foamy head, somewhat creamy looking. Lots of carbonation coating the sides of the glass. Very visible . Reminds me of alka seltzer. Orangy-red in color. Clear body. Aroma is sweet, kind of like, well....honey with some ginger in there too. Flavor definitely different that a typical Mexican beer you might get at the ballpark. Good hop backbone. Can certainly pick up the honey that’s been used. Fuller body than the typical lagers. Will definitely keep this brewery in mind when looking at Mexican beers in the future!
porterhouse (1580) - Boothbay, Maine, USA - MAY 1, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
(22 oz. bottle from Bootleggers) Pours clear (initially) light orange-amber with a small off-white head. A little cloudy deeper into bottle. Aroma of some malt-like qualities but hard to pinpoint - sort of caramel-like, sort of bread-like, sort of honey-like, but not really like anything. Mouthfeel a touch prickly and dry but fairly smooth. Taste is dull and papery, with some hints of caramel-honey finally emerging as it warms. Pass.
badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 25, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Amber pour with no head. Aroma of honey and wheat. Flavors of dish soap, piney and resinous hops, mild sugar, and a bitter finish.