TheBeerGod (6253) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle - gift from my wife’s co-worker. Amber pour with a short white head. Aroma is malty and slightly sweet with grains and light hops. Taste is malty and grainy with a light sourish twang and soft fruit notes. Grass and straw come through as well. Body is light-medium with soft carbonation. Ends with more grains, sweet malt, a light sour fruit twang and and a touch of grassy hops. thirdeye11 (6162) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2011
(12oz bottle thanks to Cavie) clear amber, effervescent in the glass, ring of off-white head. Nose is very sweet, oddly a bit tart, and raw grain. Taste is also a bit tart, orange, lacking in flavor overall, but some buttery components here also. Thin body and thin on palate flavor, well carbonated though. Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Thanks to Cavie for sharing this bottle. Gold with a white head. Aroma is grass and bready malt. Flavor is the same with some orange citrus notes. Thin, watery mouthfeel and medium carbonation. TimE (6067) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 24, 2013
Copper color. Very light nose, some caramel notes. Very weak. Light weak body lacking hops and not so well balanced. Non distinguished and boring. notalush (5910) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle - fizzy, clear dark copper - nose of copper, grain husks, light DMS and a mild sourness - not promising so far - prickly acidity up front, followed by some corn, husky grains, light butter, light sourness - metallic finish - terrible.
superspak (5880) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2017
Got in a trade with The-Adjunct-Hippie. 12 ounce bottle into lager glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy medium orange/amber/light copper color with a small dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of cracker, toasted biscuit, brown bread, light nuttiness, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of bready malt and light earthy hop notes; with solid strength. A bit fruity/yeasty, but not overwhelming. Flavors of cracker, toasted biscuit, brown bread, light nuttiness, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light herbal/grassy/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of cracker, toasted biscuit, brown bread, light nuttiness, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice robustness and balance of bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Minimal dryness. Fairly clean on lager flavors, with minimal yeast notes present. Medium carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth and moderately bready/grainy mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 4%. Overall this is a nice lager. All around nice robustness and balance of bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; very smooth, clean, and refreshing to drink. Feels a bit more like a Vienna lager. Nice clean malty flavor, with just enough hops to balanced the sweetness. A nicely enjoyable offering. nearbeer (5559) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 30, 2011
12 oz. Clear copper with a lasting half-inch of creamy meringue above. Aroma of corn, dark toasted nut, and earthy root vegetables. Flavor is deep roasted walnut, toffee, lightly sour citrus and earthy roasted root vegetable. Medium body has average carbonation and is dry with roast and hops. Aurelius (5492) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Squat, California 12oz bottle, throwback label. Clear, rusty gold, small sponge-rubber head. Slightly spicy, bocky aroma that leans on the malt. Tangy, malty, a little musty, light toast, a little grassiness, faint vanilla. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel, proper carbo. Mineral and lightly bitter finish with toasted bread/biscuits. Lost somewhere inbetween vienna and bock, not bad. BOTM club selection - Thanks, Uncle Doug! markwise (5441) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 11, 2010
Thanks jdubfl for the share. Pours clear gold with white head. Nose is bread, corn, sweetness and a tiny amount of hops. Flavor is similar with water, hops, and sweetness. Light bodied and not bad overall. heemer77 (5360) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUL 21, 2009
Dark gold body with an orange hue and a thin white head on top. The aroma has some packaged wheat bread with some carrots behind the malt. The taste has some sharp white bread crust and a little bit of raw potatoes. The finish is like hay. A decent, fairly dry brew that is good for summer.