Ratman197 (14848) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 1, 2006
Bomber poured a clear amber with a large lasting ivory head. Aromas of light carmel, pine, some grassiness and some light citrus notes. Palate was light to medium bodied and slightly resiny. Flavors of herbs, pine, light carmel and grapefruit rind with a dry lingering bitter finish. DSG (14784) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle. Better Beer Of The Month Club. Clear copper with an off-white head. Aroma of piney and resinous hops, a bit stale, some caramel and cookies. Sweet flavor of chewy malt, caramel, cookies, some fruitiness, a bit of licorice, and piney hops, slightly stale, with a bitter finish. Medium-bodied. djd07 (14529) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 7, 2009
12 oz bottle. Pours a copper with a small white head that diminshes quickly to nothing. The aroma is a piney hops with grapefruit and floral. Decent spotty lacing on the glass. The taste is a more mild malt than the aroma suggests. Hides the alcohol well, with a smooth finish. A very good American Strong ale from Lagunitas. Tmoney99 (14494) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2006
Bottle. Poured dark hazy copper color with a large frothy off-white head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Good complex citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with a slick finish. Medium malty bitter flavor with a medium bitter small alcohol finish of moderate duration. HenrikSoegaard (14176) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2008
Bottle. Creamt off-white good mostly lasting head. Orange colour. Moderate malty heavy hoppy aroma. Nice balanced. Powerfull bitter hoppy flavor. Long complex finish. Creamy palate. Wonderfull beer.
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2007 (1/9/07, bottle) Crystal clear amber body with beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, some pine. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, grapefruit/pine, some peach. Medium body, some resin. Exact same rating as before, without remembering how I’d rated it. (7/3/8/3/15)
Lubiere (13915) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2006
(Noogfest2, bottle) Crystal clear copper body with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit/orange, pine caramel. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, tobacco. Quite bitter. Medium-full body, some acidity. (7/3/8/3/15)
Red copper ale with a thick light moka head, lacing. Nice herbal c-hops in aroma, with good chunky malt in mouth, welll balanced with floral hops, very grapefruity, and a good dose of candy sugar. Rich bodied, with hops and malt covering the mouth. Bottle from Party Source, Syracuse, August 2006. Drake (13739) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2008
22 ounce bottle shared by cdumler. Thanks! Pours a hazy golden
color with a large white head and great lacing. Big strong
fruits in the aroma with some toffee notes. Taste is very
similar but with fairly assertive citrus hop notes throughout.
Well balanced. Medium bodied. Christian (13670) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 6, 2009
Dark golden with a lasting white head. Aroma of caramel and candy with grass and grapefruit hops. Sweet sugary flavour with a harsh hop bitter finish. BeerandBlues2 (13323) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle @ home. Pours clear dark amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is cookie and toast malt, spicy and earthy hops, apple and pear esters with peppery alcohol. Flavor is malt forward with fruity esters, sweet malt, medium hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Full body and medium carbonation.