MullMan (1099) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 21, 2006
light golden-orange/amber color, medium thick foamy light tan head. aroma is lightly hoppy, a little pine cone and also some white sugar. mouthfeel is pretty light, somewhat watery/thin. flavor is weak hops, with a bitter and grainy finish. unfortunately I have to vote against this one. biznizness (1128) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 13, 2006
Really hoppy, but really good. Loved this beer, though it was almost as hoppy as the IPA (which was also very good). Recommended. jcwattsrugger (12524) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2006
12oz bottle-pours a foamy white head and yellow/gold color. Aroma is medium hops-citrus, fruity, pine, sweet. Taste is medium hops-citrus with slight bitterness, fruity, pine, sweet, balanced with sweet medium malt. Light/medium taste and body. Mild/OK carbonation. realale420 (399) - west covina, California, USA - NOV 7, 2006
Bottle from trade (thanks?) poured a clear pale color with small white head. The aroma was highly hopped with some good caramel notes popping threw. Taste was great for a pale with a good balance between hops and malts with a dry finish that had some lingering hops. Nice American Pale. Dorwart (2609) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 4, 2006
Dedent sized head of off white fluffy bubbles. Very good carbonation. Nice hoppy aroma with some light buttery malts in there. Juniper also. Color is a bright orange brown. Body and flavor is a little thin. Some more hops, citrus this time, and buttery toffee. Pretty crisp palate. Finish is clean and slightly bitter with a linger citrus tang. Decent for a pale ale and could be a regular brew for those who have access to it.
jason (1836) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2006
Bottle and draft. This one changes everytime I try it. Decent aroma and look but the flavor is sometimes well hopped sometimes overly malty. probstblueribbon (4088) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2006
Sampled at Real Beer Expo (Rochester). Cask? Med. golden colur and no head. Lots of green hops and a little malt o the nose. A bit of carbonation. Hops up front, malt in the back. A hint of bitterness and a strange aftertaste (how’s that for descriptive...). Not quite extraordinary. Styles (2016) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - OCT 23, 2006
Courtesy of JCW. Golden with no head. Aroma rather strange, hoppy (citrus I guess) but very oxidized. Flavor has mellow citrus with no backbone whatsoever. Very watered down, average at best. Acquired another bottle for re-rate/benefit of doubt. hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - OCT 22, 2006
brewtopia 10/21/06. aroma of fresh sticky hops and some malt. Taste is the same, well balanced APA. holdenn (2127) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2006
12 oz bottle pours a light amber color with virtually no head. Very weak malty light carmel and hoppy aromas come into the nose. The mouthfeel is light to medium with some carbonation. The flavors come across as raw. Very raw, as if they had just bottled this days before. It tastes an awful lot like homebrew that needs to sit in the bottle and mellow for another couple weeks. Raw grain and malt flavors cling to my palate with a light bitterness. No date on the bottle but this tastes like it shouldn’t have been released yet.