stevoj (5957) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle from Brewers Haven. Nothing too exceptional here, but the fact that they are brewing German beers true to style is pretty notable. Dark golden pour with grainy, malty aroma. Taste also reflects the malt nature, cheese and cooked vegetables. Spot on! Sarlacc83 (2469) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 20, 2017
Tap at the Wursthaus.
A: Clear, brilliant gold, thin white head, light lacing.
N: Pine, pineapple, peppercorn, earth, and green apple.
T: Sweet and moderately bitter.
M: Light body, dry, bit of alcohol burn, crisp carbonation.
O: Nice. I like it better than Heater Allen’s surprisingly. Reid (2697) - Salem, Oregon, USA - APR 28, 2017
500 ml bottle from Life Source in Salem OR.
Pours a deep gold colour with nice thick and frothy white head.
Aroma is light and mainly malty..nuts and hay.
Flavour same as the nose..malty, slightly nutty, creamy, some earth. rather unassuming.
Plate is fine enough..light carbonation but light body.
Very lackluster beer,, not bad per-say but just not at all memorable.
mcberko (20263) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 15, 2014
On tap at Stateside Craft, pours a clear copper with a small white head. Aroma brings out vegetal notes, some funky herbal notes and mushroom. Flavour brings out loads of mushroom and other weird fungal qualities - not unusual for the style, just not so pleasing. Not very enjoyable - way too vegetal, fungal and herbal. A miss for me. Oakes (19550) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 13, 2014
@ Portland Craft. Golden, malt accident with slight appley note. Sweetish character, bit appley, touch of alcohol late that helps it dry out. Not bad, maybe a touch sticky/gluey.
reebtogi (6488) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 11, 2014
Sampled during VCBW 2014 pouring a golden color with a small white head leaving no lacing. Aroma is grassy and grainy with hints of light fruit, possibly apples. Taste is a grassy hop bitterness with a light fruit and grainy malt sweetness. Light body with moderate carbonation. Decent representation of the style. fiulijn (21522) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
Draught at St. Augustine’s, VancouverFerris (17781) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 5, 2013
Golden color with small head. Sweet malt and corn aroma, lightly fruity, but simple eventually. Served quite cold, this seems a right temperature; it’s a rather sweet take, with mellow malt flavor, a touch of cereals, and balancing bitterness, happening to be a bit higher than a classic German Maibock, therefore also better; the hopping is delicate but modern, lightly fruity and grassy; the final has light but interesting notes of freshly baked bread.
Draft - Warm malts, subtle raisin and cake. Clear gold with a thin head. Bit of booze, fruit and a bitter alcohol finish.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Dogbrick (14389) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Sample from firkin at the 6th Annual Rogue Firkin Fest at Green Dragon. Pours a clear dark orange color with a medium off-white head that dissipates steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of malt, fruit and caramel. Medium-bodied with flavors of caramel malt, ripe fruit and grassy hops. The finish is sweet with a malty aftertaste. Decent overall.