JFGrind (2038) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Safe pour, cloudy bright yellow body, floral nose. Lemon cream weiss-like flavor. A straightforward simply made premium lager is a unique beer in today’s complicated micro beer world. Definitely better than anybody’s first homebrew.
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2005
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bright freakin yellow with HUGE white head. looks good enough, i think to myself. then i smell it, has a weak almost bud light swill quality to it. taste: soapy, malty, and like a dandelion flavor. not so good. made mike finish it.
hotstuff (5113) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 22, 2005
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at NHBC. Small white head that quickly diminished, fine-large sized bubbles, poor lacing, carbonated, transparent, and a yellow hue. Malty, sweet, and a subtle hint of hops in the aroma. Ditto for the flavor. Tingly palate. Light body.
Dorwart (2581) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2005
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Decent sized bright white head of fine bubbles. Light carbonation. Reduces quickly. Light aroma with malts, marshmallow and a hint of hops. Pale gold in color. Light, lemony and tart. Dry palate with some hops presence and bitterness. Dry puckering finish. Decent but unexpected tartness for a lager. Probably would not try again.
Dextolen (151) - Michigan, USA - SEP 6, 2005
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Whoa, boilover, my bottle must have been old. Extremely violent carbonation. Once the foam died down, this clear, yellow bubbly lager seemed pretty decent. Nothing notable about the flavor, pretty smooth, I guess that’s desired in a lager of this type. Lawnmower brew for sure, but do you pay this much for a lawnmower beer?
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2005
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pour is hazy golden yellow with a bright white head...smell is somewhat grassy, but almost nonexistent...taste is clean and sweet up front with a nice bitter kick at the end...this is an enjoyable lager...
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2005
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The pour on this is a pale hazy yellow. The is a semisweet grassy lemon with light spice. Flavor has more of the same, less the spicyness. There is a sort of metallic chalkyness that comes through in this beer.
Tubbfan (147) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2005
2.7 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured a yellowish golden with almost no white head, but some lacing. Could not smell anything. I’m struck immediately by the Saaz hops with a hint of the malt. Really a complex mouthfeel: hops wash over my tongue, followed by an astringent wave, then a gush of saliva similar to what happens when you drink real lemonade. Definitely more hoppy than malty; light, but not watery; good constant carbonation.
kujo9 (1095) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - AUG 12, 2005
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz. bottle: Lightly hazy light gold w/ a thin, short lived, white head. Diacetyl w/ soapy, and grassy hops. Herbal hops as it warms. Lightly corn and sweet grainy malt as well. Well balanced overall, but a bit sugary sweet up front with an herbal hop that starts mid palate into the drier finish and into the short lived aftertaste. Malt is sort of overtaken by hops in the overall flavor plus a hint of green apple. Body is lighter but not watery, higher than average carbonation, and smooth. Flavorful but basically one dimensional in the flavor. A great alternative to macro swill as it has all the same flavors, but this seems like a macro beer on steroids! All flavors of a macro are intensified greatlly in this beer.
awaller05 (305) - Sharon, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 31, 2005
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Darn good, bought the sixer for a cookout and found that everyone was more interested in theCoors and Buds. Therefore I got to drink the awesome elixer, all six of them, hah hah hah.