Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 20, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Also at the small batch fest. Small white head, clear dark golden, heavily carbonated. Sweet, grainy aroma, light citrus. Hoppy and bitter up front. Fruit, apples, sweetness in the palate. Light yeastiness. Moderate alcohol burn, well hidden. Supposedly 11.3%.
Ernest (7480) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 8, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Boulder Strong Ale Fest 2007. Head is mostly lasting. Body is light amber. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain), moderately hoppy (grapefruit, resin), with a note of alcohol. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter. Medium to full body, watery/creamy texture, lively carbonation, moderately to heavily alcoholic. Indistinct, not much to say really.
rotoguru (126) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 19, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Noy sure if what I had is the wild west wheat wine but I did have a "wheat wine" at the small batch festival... it was very good, mildly tart, moderately thick, and very drinkable. The high alcohol content was barely noticeabke. Very good...
drewbeerme (3919) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2007
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
sampled on tap at the 5th Boulder Strong Ale Fest. clear copper, white head. stale cereal in nose. gross. nutty malts, but stale and off.
Ratman197 (13904) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 8, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap @ 5th Annual Boulder Strong Ale Fest poured a clear amber with a small lasting ivory head. Aromas of bread, light fruitiness and a hint of carmel. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of bread and carmel with a dry finish.