40oz (181) - Newport Beach, California, USA - FEB 27, 2002
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Crystal clear golden pilsner-like appearance with a thin light colored head. Malty aroma with a hint of coffee and chocolate. Malty barley wine-like flavor that is sweet but with a slight acidic twang. Quite heavy mouthfeel for such a light colored brew. Slightly cloying finish with a short hop flash (just flavor, no bitterness). A tasty beer that resembles a light barley wine more than a light doppelbock.