deyholla (10902) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear deep amber with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has sweet light fruit, caramel, sweet grains and a hint citrus. Flavor starts with caramel and honey with a bit of light fruit and a hint of a floral note. Surprisingly drinkable.
Pailhead (6539) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap: The aroma consists moderate fruit, honey, apple, and light citrus. It’s a transparent golden-hammer with a small white head that quickly fades to a thin ring around the edges of the glass. The flavor starts with moderate honey and a hint or caramel. The finish has light-moderate candied apple with a touch of citrus. There’s no sign of the 12% alcohol. It’s medium bodied with a slightly sticky mouthfeel.