allfreej (556) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 9, 2006
Bottled. Poured amber, with a tan head. A floral, citrus nose and a malty flavor. Finish was nicely hoppy and the mouthfeel was clean and refreshing. SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 8, 2006
Bottle from Growlers Pub in Saint Louis MO. joergen (27970) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2006
Hazy amber with a copper tint. Nice whitish head. Lots of hops in the nose, sharp. Taste mostly hops with a hint of dark fruit and malt. Good.
Bottle at Stockholm Beerfestival.
Amber coloured with an white head.
Aroma of malts, caramel, fruits and hops.
Flavour of malts, fruits, hops and pine needles.
hopscotch (11043) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2006
Draft... Pre-GABF ’06 at Falling Rock Tap House, Denver... Mostly clear, deep golden ale with a small, creamy, white head. Excellent retention. Easygoing nose... I’m not picking up much other than a touch of biscuity malt. Very well balanced in flavor with biscuity malt as well. Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp, lightly bitter finish. Tyler*Durden (72) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 16, 2006
Has an orange-copper colour and pours with a generous white head that dissipates but leaves legs. Sweet aroma with some apricot; also a sweet hoppy taste with a touch of bitterness. Very enjoyable.
talon1117 (1152) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 7, 2006
Pours a mostly clear, orange-copper color with a small, ivory, frothy head that lasts somewhat. Nose is great! Orange citrus hops and carmel to the forefront, slight breadiness and earthy hops subdued. Flavor is not as attractive, but citrusy-piney hops promonate with carmel breadiness and apricot also present. Palate is medium-light in body, with lively carbonation. Finishes bitter and dry, somewhat abruptly. Decent beer with plenty of fresh hops and a nice malt backbone. KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2006
Bottle, as I watched the Def Leppard story on VH1. Pours watery and thin with amber hints. No head or lace. Woody aroma with hops and a slight banana. Flavor is leaves, sour hops and a bit o’ honey. Watery palate. Maybe adding another barrel would improve it. ilikestuff (224) - Irving, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2007 Orangish-amber with a light white head that goes quick. Very crisp bitterness from the hoppy character of this brew. Slightly below average pale ale as far as micros go, but still a damn good brew. dyetube (1378) - Hurst, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2006
This beer pours a reddish orange color with a thin white head. a strong hoppy breadlike aroma. The flavor is quie good! Very smooth and not too overly hoppy for a pale ale. This is a very nice beer! Cheers! Arnie (274) - Chicagoland, IL, Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2006
Bottled (with thanks to Slothgar T!) Darker than the average pale, with a coppery color. Quickly dissipated head. Fresh hops on nose (I love the smell of hops!), nice strong but not over-powering hops taste. A bit smoky? Coppery taste in back of mouth on finish.