RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
We are now the Alpha and Omega. This is another “small beer” made from the second runnings of Dreadnaught. an intensely floral and hoppy session beer, Cheers! 65 IBU 5% a.b.v.

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adrian910ss (2604) - Doylestown, PA, USA - AUG 16, 2010
On draft at the brewpub during DLD 09. Pours a cloudy honey gold with a medium sized white head. (lost the rest of my notes for this one)

railcat1 (706) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2009
T his poured a golden brown color with a nice fluffy head,nice and hoppy with hints of citrus,it was kinda thin in the finish overall not bad.CHEERS!

sleestak (226) - Williamston, Michigan, USA - MAY 16, 2009
On tap. Hop water. Very thin body with very little maltiness. Small beers suck.

pantanap (3367) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2009
on tap at FFF....pours a semi-cloudy pale yellow brown with a frothy white head... light grassy citrus hop aroma, not as sweet as dread, and is short-lived... flavors of light citrus hops, slightly bitter, without a whole lot a depth but i wan’t expecting that from a second running. medium carbonation. average.

TheAlum (7164) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2009
22 oz draft sampled draft at the brewpub (Munster, IN). Pours a hazy golden straw, bright and lively with big offwhite head that dissipates to a small layer, decent lacing. Aromas are amazing, lemon and grass moving to light florals and grapefruit with some nice tropical fruit. Initial sets this brew back a bit, a little bland, very light pale malts, and some light grass and citrus coming through on the hop front. If this were lower abv, I’d be happy. But it is a shell of a great brew. Aroma and appearance rock, taste doesn’t give much as it turns bland into the mix. Ok.

Ceebs25 (503) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2009
On tap at the brewpub at DLD ’09. A fantastically hoppy and refreshing aroma (probably would only seem that way to a hophead though), except that there’s really nothing balancing out this hoppiness. Mangoes, peaches, florals, a tropical fruit citrus that is great, apple juice, orange juice , and with just every so slight pale malt that is evident. A pretty beer as well, with a smooth white fluffy head, no retention or lacing though, bright tropical orange color. Before actually tasting, this is beer is quite enticing, but definite disappointment arises after the first sip. Very good hoppy bitter, but no balance and a fairly watery feel. Flavor notes of light grapefruit, mango, melons, some lighter red berries, and medium fruits. There’s just really no perceptible maltiness, and that brings this one down alot. I still enjoyed drinking it, as it wasn’t a bad session beer and it was light enough to play drinking games with (which could be interesting). Overall, a disappointing result to a promising idea.

daknole (11048) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 28, 2009
Tap at Piece in Chicago. what the hell is this beer? One of the previous raters got this exactly right...plain and simple this is hopwater. Aroma is watery and barely any hops and flavor is soooo watery. So wierd. I guess if you were thirsty and wanted to drink something that barely tasted like beer, then this is it.

kp (10880) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 27, 2009

Date: April 24, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: hazy pale yellow, frothy dirty white head
Aroma: huge sweet grapefruit aroma, sweet crystal malt with loads of citrus hops
Body: light body
Flavor: lots of citrus hop flavor, light malt provides some balance and a touch of sweetness, touch of lemon
Overall: the perfect morning drink
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

clingman71 (300) - Centerville, Ohio, USA - APR 26, 2009
Cask at Sheffield’s. I really needed to try this on draft along with the cask. It is very pale, crazy white head. It has distinctive lemom aroma, very floral. The body was simply to thin and watery. It was like hopwater.

bretupdegraff (243) - Fishers, Indiana, USA - APR 24, 2009
Kinds watery but I tried after the dreadnaught. Had on tap at 3 Floyds. Good flavor and awersome aroma of lemon and grapefruit. Flavor left me wanting more (flavor).

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