zdk (1898) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 28, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle shared by matt: sweet soft lavender, honey sweetness and nice carbonated touch. tangy peach nectar, orange blossoms. tasty
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 26, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Pours a clear dark yellow with a medium white head, sweet malts and flowers in the aroma, light bodied, starts and ends lightly sweet with a spring flower aroma at the end.
Pailhead (6539) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle: The aroma is heavy on the lavender along vanilla, honey, and a touch of grape. It pours a transparent gold with a small soapy white head that leaves behind spotty lacing. The flavor starts sweet with honey and light vanilla. It finishes lightly floral with lavender and a touch of citrus. The lavender is not nearly intense in the flavor as it is in the nose. Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall the honey and vanilla is a tad sweet for my tastes.
thegreenrooster (4184) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 26, 2011
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pour is a clear gold with a small white head. Aroma is deffinatly lavendar with some sweet malt. Flavor is a very light honey malt and again some lavendar appears. Finish is sweet and cloying. Ok and a good use of lavendar which is one of the better aromas on earth.
SSSteve (4006) - - MAR 26, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle. clear gold with medium sized white head with lively bubbles. aroma of vanilla, floral hops, and sweetened toasted oat cereal. flavor is moderately sweet with lots of graininess and vanilla. the hops are floral. herbal coolness in the finish. the lavender might be a bit much, but the base beer is great. Caitlin...letís brew something up in my kitchen!
vyvvy (6125) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 25, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours bright clear golden with a large white head. The lavender really jumps out on the aroma and is very floral and a bit powdery. There is smooth American wheat ale maltiness and a touch of sweetness. Light smooth slick body with really gentle carbonation. The flavor is still very heavy on the lavender, a bit of spicy hops, smooth orange flavor, clean wheat and a bit of sweetness that is probably from the honey. The finish has more spiciness to it and a small mineral taste. Quite enjoyable.
Hangover (1126) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - MAR 25, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Clear golden pour with a huge frothy head. I can smell the lavender along with some honey and light bisquit. Mouthfeel is slightly carbonated, medium bodied with a pretty high level of sweetness. Honey and lavender are in the easy flavors to pick out, maybe a bit of grassy/herbal. Finish is crisp but short. Different.
tmoreau (4014) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAR 25, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Full sample served from 12 oz. bottles during the Longshot VIP Tasting at the Chicago Marriott. Displayed a clear, light golden color with decent, white, moussy head foam and wavy lacing. The aroma was pleasantly floral & herbal, with light honey & fruit sweetness. Ditto on the flavor, with a little citrusy tang, light body, and soft carbonation. Lightly dry at the finish, a little thin, but tasty.
rocbyter (2103) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - MAR 23, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Light flower malt aroma. Clear golden color with a medium white head. Sweet floral flavor with a mild bitter middle.
SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours clear gold with white foamy head. Aroma is very interesting, herbal, floral, spicy. Flavor is unique, light fruit notes blended in with a strong herbal presence, very subtle honey sweetness. Mouthfeel is light body with high carbonation. Overall, interesting brew.