hershiser2 (2515) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 6, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
$1.80 bottle from Wine Warehouse, Charlottesville. Pours golden amber with a small frothy head. Smells of light hops and coppery malt. Tastes coppery and hoppy. Bland.
malvrich (275) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 28, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
5 week old bottle into a stemless wine glass.
A: Pale orange tinted clear gold with small fast falling head and nice lacing.
S: Very light scent of bread and orange zest with a touch of pine.
T: Crisp toasted bread malts dominate with zesty orange and pith balancing nicely. Light sweetness lingers.
M: Crisp carbonation and light to medium mouthfeel with a very clean finish.
O: Well done in all aspects even if not exceptional in any. A really nice pale ale worth buying.
Hangover (1123) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - SEP 26, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Copper pour with a thin white head. Aroma is fruity with a good amount of malt. Flavor is apricot, orange with a nice sweetness on the back end. Pretty tasty.
brownaler (590) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bready malt and strong hop profile. Wish they made more pale ales than IPAs.
tsd08460 (951) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUN 29, 2016
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at the brewery
Aroma: spicy hops, cereal, floral,
Appearance: hazy golden with a white head
Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness,
Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,
GenDV138 (6429) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
4 oz pour on draft at Port City. Slightly hazy golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of light citrus, floral notes, slight malt. Tastes of citrus, light floral notes, malt, biscuit. Medium body with a dry finish.
falco242 (386) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 15, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: APR 15, 2016 Nothing really noticable about this one...a bit of citrus and hops, but nothing strong. Kinda danky and just finishes without a note.
ilovedarkbeer (2723) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours and orange color with a lacy white head. Notes of sweat, grass, orange citrus, and some skunkiness. Nothing really stands out.
Msdrbeat (572) - East Lansing, USA - MAR 6, 2016
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Port City. Apricot in aroma. Slightly cloudy and pale. Just hop forward enough.
PorterPounder (7612) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Newport News, VA - Total Wine - 12 oz bottle. Slight haze to the medium golden pour, nice bubble action, soft snow white head with a nice film of lacing. Aroma has some slight spearmint accents, a touch of white grape fruitiness. Flavor is solid, standard pale ale, refreshing with some grainy notes, a hint of pear-like fruitiness, just a slight bitter citrusy back end. Mouthfeel has a nice fullness to it.
hayduke (5027) - Eureka, California, USA - FEB 9, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sampled at GABF 2015 in Denver. In the tasting glass was a rich gold with nice white foam. Nose of floral hops. Medium in body. Flavor is rich clean malts with a good does of floral hops. Bitter finish. Quite nice. A pint of this would be welcome.