hoptimus_prime (73) - Utah, USA - DEC 14, 2012
elf bottle. pours a clear copper, minimal head. nose is sweet cookie malt. mouth is crisp malty tinged with a little piney-hop bitter, no resins. overall nothing over-the-top but elevated abv (6.2%) and easy drinkability, should undoubtedly get all the elves drunk. Trev (2023) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2012
Bottle: Light amber pour with a medium soapy looking head.
aroma is tasted malt, light cardboard, and fruity/herbal tang.
Fruity flavour is a lot more forward than expected. Not unpleasant. Toasted malt under that.
Bit minerally in the finish. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 13, 2012
12oz bottle. Crystal clear amber body topped by small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some spicy, bread, light orange. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, orange/grapefruit, some bread, light spicy. Light-medium body, light stickiness. bpreo (3011) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 13, 2012
A holiday Red Lager. Comes in their trademark 11 fl oz bottle. Hints of wintry spice. mansquito (7131) - Nueva York, New York, USA - NOV 12, 2012
Total Wine, Fairfax 11oz: Pours amber with long-lasting head. Aroma is caramel malt and lager smell. Taste is slightly sweet. Light hoppiness in the background. Tastes like a German beer pretty much (although the German beers that it tastes like are rated much lower than this and for no discernible reason it seems).
BVery (11458) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2012
Bottle. Clear amber pour with a big foamy head. Smells like a cheaper lager with some caramel and cardboard. Taste is about the same. Not a fan of this. robforbes (2279) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - NOV 2, 2012
pours a clear copper with a thin white head, and some lacing.
smell is of spice, malt, and some caramel.
taste is creamy, spice, malt, a little roastiness, and some caramel. ends on the spicy side. akim (8) - Oregon, USA - OCT 15, 2012 does not count
Probably the most unimpressive offering out of Full Sail’s lineup. Not a great aroma. Taste is...not very good. Somewhat unpleasant. I wouldn’t pick this as a cheap beer at a bar, rather skip to BMC or liquor. bubbleflubber (2244) - Swannanoa, North Carolina, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Pours copper into the glass, with a pocked eggshell head that diminishes to trace lacing. The nose is of a pils lager, unmistakenly, of spicy hops. The flavors follow suit, with some pie spices available, pale malt, lemony citrus, and a lightly bitter back. The palate is crisp and the mouthfeel medium-light for the ABV (although not high gravity, still substantial). The body feels a bit thin, though, leaving the overall impression a bit wilted and watery. An "ok" Vienna, as Viennas go. corby112 (2813) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2012
Pours chestnut brown with dark orange edges and a 1.5 finger off white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Sporadic spots of lacing left behind.
Sweet malt aroma with hints of spicy, earthy hops. Hints of caramel, toffee and biscuit countered by grassy, spiky hops. Not bad smelling, just kind of bland.
Medium bodied with a decent balance of sweet malt and earthy hop notes. Hints of caramel, toffee and hazelnut followed by grassy, spilt hops. There’s also a lactic diaceytl presence which is off-putting and slightly sour. Just really odd tasting.