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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A gluten free pale that has citrus notes and is light bodied. You will find no sorghum in this beer, but rather organic rices, nectars, and north american hops.

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2.7
douglas88 (9516) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 6, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2012 12 ounce can. Pours a clear fizzy golden color. A ripe apple nose. A rich apple and citrus flavor, sour at times, glue, just ok. A bit odd as most gluten free brews tend to be.

2.7
Travlr (25558) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle with jackl. Clear pale yellow color, almost flat. Aroma of perfume, herbs, spice. Taste is bitter and herbal. Not a bad attempt, drinkable.

2.6
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2009
From the Jug at the GABF Colorado Convention Center, Denver 11/10/2008 Some yeast aroma. Golden coloured and yeasty with a little bitterness in a crisp and dry finish.

2.6
DuffMan (10560) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 29, 2012
Bottle, grabbed by Parksy by mistake! Of course it was a mistake-- who in their right mind would willingly choose a gluten-free beer? After having their aweful wheat beer, I was wincing as I tried this one... But it actually wasn’t too bad. There’s a good blast of citrus hops to distract from the fact that there is virtually no malt structure to be found. Woefully thin. As a gluten-free beer, its not a bad offering. As a beer on its own terms, it’s pretty weak.

2.6
nick76 (4399) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2013
The aroma has hops and grains with a slight yeast quality. The appearance is straw gold with a small head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is thin. Overall drinkable for the gluten free crowd.

2.6
slowrunner77 (12471) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
man...hard to find accurate info on this one. advertised as an ipa at the store, but it says 5% on the bottle, more an APA abv. Fox Tail on RB and BA are for an 8.1% IIPA, which this is definitely not. So, went with what the brewers website says. All said and done, it’s not bad at all for what it is, and ok overal. kinda weird tasting to tell you the truth. soapy, perfumy hops in the aroma and flavor. i don’t know if it’s the lack of malt, or if this is sorachi ace hops. feel is light and tingly, which kinda works for the style. looks light hazy yellow. probably the 2nd best gluten-free I’ve had, not that that is saying much, and also the 2nd best JJ beer, which says even less...but still"

2.5
dwyerpg (6297) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 5, 2011
OMG! Aroma in a gluten-free beer! This has a nice fresh hop aroma. Almost no color. This is quite strainy. A nice dry finish, that is really better than the body of the beer. Certainly No.1 or 2 in gluten-free beers I’ve had, but...don’t think I’d buy it again.
Earlier Rating: 3/19/2011 Total Score: 2.5
My wife thought this was terrible, but I found it drinkable and one of the best Gluten-free beers I’ve had to date. Not much aroma. Appearance is very thin and clear. The flavor is dry and crisp like a pilsener.

2.5
Atom (2536) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 17, 2011
12oz bottle thanks to here4beer. Pours a hazy bright straw yellow with a small white head. Aroma reminds me of peach gummy rings. Taste is sweet fruits into medicinal alcohol burn. I’ve tasted far worse gluten-free beers. If I couldn’t have gluten this might be an alright choice.

2.5
bhensonb (15515) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Can from Malt & Vine. Looks like it’s been changed a bit - can puts ABV at 5.0%. Pours gold with a foamy white head. Nice aroma of resin hop. Near med body. Wow. It’s kind of like hopped soda. It is bitter and astringent. There’s a good dose of hop. And now I fully realize how important it is that hop have a malt backbone to stretch out on. Gotta be the best gluten free I can recall. But it’s sure not my desert island ale.

2.5
Dogbrick (13410) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Sample at Kurtkeller 020: Stout-tastic 01 on 02/22/2015. Clear pale golden color with rising bubbles and a thin white head that evaporates quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing. Aroma of grassy hops and grain. Light-bodied with an herbal hops character with grain and citrus in the background. The finish is mildly bitter with a short hoppy aftertaste. Below average overall.


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