BeerandBlues2 (12474) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. Pours lightly hazy pale orange with a small, bubbly white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is fruity, floral, and pine hops with oak and birch notes, biscuit and straw malt. Flavor is heavy hops and bitterness with dry oak and birch, supporting malt and fruity esters with spicy cayenne and a dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.
sonnycheeba (5484) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask. Pours hazy gold with average, fizzy white head; good retention and some lacing. Aroma is floral hops, spice, caramel and biscuit malts, peppers, lemon, and oranges. Flavor is a good balance of sweet malts, lightly bitter hops, and light fruit esters with subtle pepper spiciness throughout; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.