JDBaker11058 (1987) - Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
appearance: dark clear gold, short creamy white head, no lacing. aroma: strong aroma of honeyed grains, light herbal and grassy notes. taste: sweet strong honey smacks cereal, with a punchy, herbal and grassy hop note. finish: white toast and honey butter, some spruce. notes: Not a bad strong bock. Assertive. Draught at the source.
Huhzubendah (3569) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 4, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bright golden body with a thin white cap. Sweet aroma, with notes of honey and fruity malt. Similar flavor. Perhaps a bit too sweet to enjoy in quantity. Honey and sourdough bread, some grainy notes. Decent.
GenDV138 (6253) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 14, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2016 16 oz pour on draft at Mad Fox in a tulip pint glass. Mostly clear golden yellow with a finger of off-white head. Aromas of malt, light citrus, herb and spice. Tastes of citrus, wheat, light herb and spice. Medium-light body with a dry and crisp finish.
DCLawyer (2786) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the brewpub. Clear gold with effervescent white head. Grassy with grains and malt. OK, but not crisp enough.
nimbleprop (7621) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 24, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
64oz growler from the brewery pours a clear gold with some fizzy, fading white head. Aroma has some malt, a little candy, some straw, mildly grassy. Flavor is mostly malt, a little carrot, candy, straw, grass, a flick of lemon. Creamy finish. Not bad.
Westchesterco (1887) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Appearance dark golden clear and effervescent. Aroma floral hops. Taste string flavor of floral and citrus full bodied lingers strong on the palate
Iphonephan (6405) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
In draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear dark gold with a white head. Subtle malty aroma. Lots of sweet malts with caramel notes. Significant hop kick in the finish. Refreshing.
sonnycheeba (5311) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 20, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Pours clear gold with average, fizzy white head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is straw and biscuit malt, citrus fruit, floral hops, and other light grassy notes. Flavor is malt forward with faint supporting hops and light fruit esters; dry finish. Light body, medium carbonation, and low warmth.
decaturstevo (5897) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - NOV 20, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Gold pour with watery white head and lace. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Sweet caramel a flavor like apricot dryness. Medium light body and fizzy.
Nickls (2417) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Light clearer gold color with a pure white fluffy head. Citrus-like hop notes, some maltiness, and a bit of sweetness in the aroma. Comes off almost like a hoppy malt liquor with the toffee and sweet caramel notes married with a fairly substantial hop presence. Medium body with decent carbonation.