MiP (15650) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2008
Bottle, 7.6%. Sweet caramelly hoppiness in aroma. Clear red copper colour, small white head. Caramelly tea flavour with a good sweetness and a little pepper. Aftertaste is slightly rough, but does well to cleanse palate. Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2008
Bottle at Ølbaren. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Bread, high hoppy, resin, grassy, red berries, sweetness, roasted, bisquit, citrus, light flowery. High dryness. Very nice and very well brewed !!! bhensonb (15096) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 10, 2006
Citrus and malt aroma. Deep reddish amber color. Creamy hoppy taste, finishing with a rough bitter character. Must be a lot of malt to have some lingering sweetness side by side with the bitterness. Bittersweet. Works for me. The hops linger on the tongue, and the light citrus persists. A touch of astringency. Good stuff. gunnfryd (14833) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2007
Bottle. Copper colour with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, hop,, fruit, malt. Flavour is sweet, hop, fruit, malt, alcohol. Bitter finish. Too much bitterness. Ratman197 (14698) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 15, 2006
Bomber poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, orange, bread and a hint of wet cardboard. Palate was medium bodied. Flavors of bread, carmel, light citrus and earthiness with a lingering bitter finish.
DSG (14685) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Mastikim. Clear copper-amber. Aroma of malt, caramel, toast, a cookie-ish note and piney and citric hops, slightly stale. Sweetish malty flavor with some caramel, toast, a biscuity touch, some decent hops, a bit citric and piney, and a moderately bitter finish. Medium-bodied. Scopey (14523) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2012
Tap at Lagunitas. It pours clear orangey-amber, with a small white head. The nose is spice, leather, pine, wood varnish and leaf. The taste is pine, resin, hay, grass, leaf, spice, fruitiness and wood polish, with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Decent, but not great. Tmoney99 (14381) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2006
Bottle. Poured hazy copper with an average fizzy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toffee sour citrus aroma. Medium body. Medium bitter flavor with a medium smooth malty finish of long duration. Solid drinkable beer. djd07 (14369) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2009
12 oz. bottle. Pours a clear amber with a small creamy off white head that leaves good sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a sweet fruity malt with pine and light hops. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet fruit taste with a light hop and pine and nice bitter finish. Easy to drink a very good American strong ale from Lagunitas. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 4, 2006
(22oz bottle) Crystal clear copper body with large beige head, nice lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, some pine, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some caramel, pine -- much more bitter than the IBUs suggest. Medium body, some resin.