overall
48
73
style
RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Full bodied with a crisp grapefruit flavor on the palate. A rush of hop flavor balanced with a big malt body.

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2.6
Hanuta06 (487) - Washington, USA - APR 20, 2017
Serving: from nitro tap at Flying Squirrel. Aroma: no aroma noted. Appearance: small, creamy, off-white initial head with very good lacing and mostly lasting longevity. Clear, dark-amber body. Taste: lightly bitter initial flavor and finish with short duration. Palate: medium bodied with watery texture and soft carbonation. Overall: boring.

3.1
JPDIPSO (6287) - Wauwatosa, USA - SEP 28, 2016
Copper color with a taller light tan head. Dried and slightly toasted grain aromas. Thick sheet of lace. Slight sweetness. Some dry toasted malt flavors. Some light soap and mild pine. Not finding this one to be much beyond ordinary. 1/11

3.3
maekchu (4054) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JUL 1, 2016
Bottle from World Beer Market (Sake no Taniguchi). Rich roasty nose, piney hop, some earthy tree bark spiciness. Thin Amber color. Thick caramel, offset by an abundance of dark piney bittering, moderates and weakens a bit in late mid palate. Fairly mild but definite bitter tracks in finish. Medium body. Nice aromas, to be sure (good malt/hop balance). Okay flavors. Earthy and hoppy.

2.8
dews (33) - TAIWAN - DEC 18, 2015
No strong aroma, taste little bittle, good and moderate hops. cheap only NT69 dollar. not much bubble.

3.2
snoworsummer (6076) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 2, 2014
From a bottle. Pours hazy brown with a foamy beige head and lots of lacing. Tastes like roasted grains and malt, light bitterness and burnt toast flavor. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like roasted grains and toast, light sweetness.

2.6
jwdv22 (11) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Not a fan. Not overly hoppy nor does it have a good flavor or balance. Head retention similar to style, color is nice, aroma is weak, taste is just not that good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
SudsMcDuff (8496) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2013
a dog on the label!?! automatic ten point deduction!!!! .. . pours a simple amber .. albino dog foam, light lacing .. . smells like a dogs soiled tail .. . very light and a bit off putting .. . not impressed .. . . how... how do you break a stainless steel knife?! was she trying to wrestle a fucking Terminator into the oven?!?!

3.3
Gerbeer (4022) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 24, 2013
650 ml bottle. Pour a clear mahogany color with light head. Aromas of light pine, honey, resin, and malts. Light flavors of pink grapefruit, red berries, and toasted malts. Fairly long bitter finish.

3.1
Crit (4057) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 1, 2013
Amber with creamy beige head.Light citrus hop nose.Malt start, meium bitter/citrus hop finish
Earlier Rating: 6/23/2008 Total Score: 3.1
Nitro at Buckeroo:Hazy amber, lasting beige head. Light citrus nose.Start is very sweet, a bit too much so, medium strength hop finish. Great lacing

3.9
obguthr (6666) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Honey and pineapple nose, with lesser pine notes. Hazy amber, thick yellow head. Grapefruit peel and pine flavor, not IPA strength, but hoppy for an amber. Intermittent teasing of honey to give the illusion of balance, which is nice, but this is unmistakably hop forward. Medium body, easy carbonation. Another solid pale ale masquerading as an amber, not that there’s anything wrong with that.


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