Drake (13175) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 15, 2013
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2014 12 ounce bottle from Trader Joe’s Charlottesville. Pours a clear copper color with a medium sized white head that’s in a hurry to go somewhere. Aroma of toasted caramel malts, some nuttiness and faint floral hops. The taste is toasted malts, nuts, a vegetal note. Medium bodied. A little odd.
Fatehunter (2449) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - FEB 22, 2017
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a thin head on a clear caramel colored body.
Aroma is lots of caramel, candy-like.
Taste tends sweet, caramel, mild lemon bitterness.
Texture is thin.
kidmartinek (4985) - austin, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2017
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Traitor Zhou’s just keeps on delivering with these contract brews. This dark, malty beverage does nothing bust satisfy with its balanced profile of malt and hops and high gravity of seven some odd thing percent. At $6.49 a six pack it’s six times the value of a local pint. Cheers, Joe!
ozzy70 (970) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 6, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz. bottle purchased at Trader Joe’s in Omaha. Poured copper, foamy,
lasting off white head. Aroma was cereal grain, malt, grains. Taste was medium sweet,
chinchill (4635) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 13, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle with a BB date of 26 July 2016.
Pours with a mahogany colored body that has excellent clarity but is covered by a rather weak, off-white head. Limited lacing.
Moderately strong malty flavor with partially hidden alcohol. Hops are faint in the flavor but more obvious in the aroma.
Smooth, full body with light carbonation that’s a touch too light.
ByTheirLimpin (311) - New York, USA - MAY 16, 2016
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Reddish amber in the glass. Nose is sweet and malty. Palate follows suit. Kinda like a hard Killians’s.
markas101 (2385) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 30, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, Ann Arbor MI via Trader Joes. Dark amber gold. Sweet aroma malty with some white pepper. Sweet, syrupy, mostly sweet with some hops at the end.
mike5326 (1696) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2016
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from a bottle. Clear copper color, medium white head. Sweet hops aroma. Medium body with a sweet hops malt a flavor and a medium finish.
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edwardbass (818) - Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2016
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fairly sweet, tastes like a better version of Heineken maybe? Fairly sweet, more lemon than I expect from a lager. OK, but I do not care to try it again.
BrewBrain (161) - Florida, USA - FEB 21, 2016
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear amber-copper pour, small head. Aroma sweet ginger, sassafras, caramel, nuts. Toffee sweet, spice, mellow hop accent. Mildish carb.
crossovert (12008) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
355ml bottle. AMber pour, ecru head, foamy, sticks,, nice lacing. The aroma is huge, big raisin and malt component,, some spice, dark bread, molasses syrup, candy. Flavor is crisp but malty, huge sweet bready notes, dark fruits, some hops. Its not bad, too sweet but drinkable.