Leighton (21239) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle at home in CT - big thanks to Nancy for this one! Pours mostly clear matte yellow, faintly effervescent, with a frothy white head. Beautiful aroma, packed with grassy and floral hops, some pithy citrus notes, plenty of biscuity pale malts. Light-medium sweet flavor with mor biscuits, some crackers, straw, cereal, lemon rind, grass. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Crisp and clean on the finish with some crunchy cereal, bitter grass, slight pine needles, pale bread, biscuits. Lingering grassy bitterness. Excellent balance. Nice hop character while staying true to style - this isn’t a new age IPL. Wonderful beer. Oakes (17668) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Draught @ Real Gastropub, Honolulu. Hazy blonde. Mellow earthy hop aroma, quite fresh. Sweet pale malts, light bitterness, with soft continental hops. Very good. jtclockwork (16581) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow white head. Nose/taste of pine, lemon, light fruity citrus and dry bread. Lighter bodied. Refreshing. brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle @ home. Clear golden pour with a fluffy white head. Smells of bright citrus, bready malt, and a hint of dough. Slight apple and playdough. Subtle chalk and lots of floral hops. Nice sweetness of malt/bread to the flavor. Slight graininess, grass, and lots of fresh flowers. Baked apple, subtle pear, and a little bit of grain husk. One of the better beers in the set. FatPhil (16102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 25, 2015
355ml bottle - thanks VastActiv!
bhensonb (15190) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Fruity sweet perfumey hop aroma. Pale, brief head. Simple sweet malty body. Flat palate, a bit slick. Pretty dull lager. You can tell it’s made from some of the right ingredients for beer though. But definitely not an example of a crisp style of beer.
Bottle from a mix box from Total Wine in Sacramento, CA. Pours lemony translucent gold with a foamy white head. Aroma has lots of white grape, earth and floral. Med body or close. Some light malt, a little bready, with that white grape, earth and floral accompaniment. Actually what I thought was earth might be malt. Tasty and arguably a bit complicated beer here. All that white grape, with NZ hops, I’m betting on Nelson Sauvin. Whatever, it’s fresh and lovely beer, even from a bottle. Yummy. Ratman197 (14830) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle poured a clear gold with a small lasting white head. Aromas of straw, earthiness and light grapefruit zest. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, earthiness and a hint of pine with a crisp dry finish. Tmoney99 (14479) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle. Poured a clear golden color with an average frothy white head that was lasting and produced good lacing. Moderate to heavy hop and earthy malt aroma. Medium to full body with a dry slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy bittersweet flavor with with a moderate to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a solid beer and one of the best of style I have had. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 4, 2014
12oz bottle. Medium white head atop clear straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, melon, some spicy, grape, berry. Taste is moderately sweet, grape, spicy, some grassy, light lager yeast lemon. Light-medium body, light resin. Drake (13728) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 29, 2014
12 ounce bottle from the Beer Camp Across America pack, opened 7/27/14. Pours a clear pale golden color with a thin creamy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of herbal, grassy hops, raw malt and bready malt. The taste is grassy hops, toasted malts, bready malts, apples. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness, moderate carbonation.