Leighton (21489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2013 Bottle at Sander’s in NYC. Pours clear gold with a creamy white head. Malty aroma, mild orange citrus. Light sweet flavor, moderate sweetness, bready malts. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Bready malt finish, mild yeast, faint toasted sugars. Very tasty beer. mcberko (18068) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 8, 2016
On tap at The Ginger Man, pours a hazy copper orange with a small off-white head. Nose is very restrained, with toasted bready notes. Flavour is clean, with notes of sweet bready malt, a little corn and a touch of toasted caramel. Very malt-heavy, with good drinkability. Scopey (14990) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2015
Tap at the source. It pours clear copper with a decent white head. The nose is soft, fresh, lagery malt, toasty grass, straw and bread. The taste is crisp, clean, bitter, straw, grassy, light spice and bread with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Crisp, clean and well - rounded. Nice one. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 12, 2013
50cl bottle. Clear light amber body with medium off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, spicy, bread/caramel, light lager yeast. Taste is moderately sweet, bread, some lager yeast, spicy, caramel, light earthy/orange. Light-medium body, low carbonation. j12601 (12673) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Bottle late night after the VIP session at Hill Farmstead’s Harvest Festival. Pours a clear amber gold with a thin white head. Grain, lager yeast, more grain. Medium bodied, sweet grainy toast. Bitterness comes early, earthy long grain. Bitterness and toast.
deyholla (11759) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Bottle thanks to Brian. Pours a clear orangish gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount sweet grains and bread with a hint of toffee. Flavor starts with bread and grows in sweetness with sweet grains and toffee. daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Gold pour at GABF with a white head. Crisp and clean as all JA beers seem to be. The malt flavors are highlighted by a perfectly hopped beer. Really nice. cubs (10639) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2013
GABF 2013. Pours an orange appearance with a cream colored head. Bready, corn, toasted malty, grassy/herbal aroma. Slightly sweet, toasted malty, a touch burnt, caramel, hay, lightly fruity flavor. Hope to try again but this one was kind of disappointing. KyotoLefty (10311) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 25, 2014
Taster from Tap at the brewery. Full amber malt nose, some caramel, earthy. Sweet, rich amber malt flavor, old school Oktoberfest beer. Caramel, grains, biscuits. A good example of a traditional Maerzen. blipp (9374) - La Mesa, California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Light toasted and sweet malts, hints of bread. Clean and drinkable.