Jabic (590) - Plainfield, Vermont, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Ar: Toasty malt with backgroud caramel and citrus, very slight peach and butterscotch.
Ap: Clear gold-amber - small slightly-off-white head with good retention.
T: Substantial orange and grapefruit up front, with a long and firm bitterness that follows to a clean and malty finish.
P: Medium body with medium carbonation, finishes dry.
O: This is really a nice pale ale - assertive and pleasant hop flavor and bitterness, plus some good malt character - beautifully simple. theyshookhands (243) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 11, 2011
Pours slightly hazy dark golden with a nice off white head. Aroma is of caramel, fruits and malts. Has a nice hop character with lots of caramel and some grassy, malty flavor. corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2011
Pours a clear, dark copper color with golden orange hues and a 1.5 finger frothy white head that has pretty good retention, only slowly fading into a lasting ring. Streaks of soapy lacing left behind.
Slightly earthy aroma with hints of grassy hops and straw balanced by sweet malt and subtle light fruit notes. Slightly toasty with hints of caramel and biscuit.
Medium bodied with some bitter earthy hops up front that linger over a sweet malt backbone into a lingering dry finish. There’s a dry earthy/soil like hop presence with a resinous pine character. This is countered by the sweeter malt notes with hints of caramel and biscuit. I’m picking up some faint apricot sweetness toward the end.
JediMindTricks (446) - Remington, Virginia, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Copper coloured. Thick beige head. Sourness and funky aroma. Some good hops on end and some quite bitter chocolate malt. kassner (1663) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2011
very simlar to Pilsner, just a little less overall, less hops and thinner.
birderbeerer (112) - Virginia, USA - APR 4, 2011
Translucent orange/amber with a bit of white head. What head it has sticks around and there’s some slight lacing.
Aroma is a bit of pine hops and sweet malts but also an odd soapy scent.
Taste is the best part. Nice pine and citrus hops that take turns leading. Solid sweet malts followed by dry malts. Solid APA in that the hops make themselves known but they don’t overwhelm. The malts have a little spice and the hops bring that out.
This is a great summer afternoon on the lawn beer. For the type of day where you just want to be outside and you don’t want to pay too much attention to the beer. Nice session APA. Radek Kliber (7363) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JAN 18, 2011
Bottle 355 ml ruskiimperial (308) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 21, 2010
Aroma pleasant soft hop character. Floral with mango and cotton candy.7+
Appearance clean amber ale with medium light top. Bright white cap.3+
Flavor and Palate : Medium bodied that is substantial in character. Blend of British hop paired with West Coast. Good to see proper amount of malt as back up. Light toasty bottom. Drinkable fellow.
Poured a clear copper with very minimal head. The aroma, though not strong, has some sweet doughlike qualities. Taste up front has some very pineey bitter hops, though some of the sweeter bready malts come through on the aftertaste. Carbonation is a bit strong but not unbearable. Decent ale, though nothing amazing. riversideAK (6261) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2010
Nice floral aroma. Somewhat toast bready notes underneath. Pours copper with a big frothy lasting head and some sticky lace. Floral hops up front, toasted malts, light sweetness, a little bready, and more earthy floral hops rounding out the finish. Well carbonated, almost a bit much for my liking, but a nice drinkable and quenching pale ale. jeremytoni (3058) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2010
From a bottle poured a copper color with a fair amount of head. Nice light hoppy flavor with a quick finish.