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Brooklyn Brewery - Brooklyn, NY, USA
Weizen / Weissbier
Aroma: Bubblegum, wheat, mild clove,
Appearance: Medium gold, mild haze,
nice white layer of foam.
Flavor: Fresh wheat yeast rolls,
citrus hints, refreshing wheat flavors, round mouthfeel, a little
bitter in the finish, hint of sweetness, quite malty. Great
example of the style.
Stevens Point Brewery - Stevens Point, WI, USA
Aroma: Mild hop aromas, a touch of
malt, light caramel, nice citrus, very subtle and clean.
Appearance: Copper, clear, white
Flavor: Refreshing, dry, clean,
tasty, citrusy, pine resin tones, hops are well balanced with malt,
pleasant lingering bitterness. A nice example of the style.
A very pleasing session ale.
Uinta Brewing Company - Salt Lake City, UT, USA
American Pale Ale
Aroma: Piney, resiny, fresh hops,
Appearance: Clear. Amber in
Flavor: Piney, nice, malt,
moderately dry up front with hint of sweetness in the finish, nice hop
flavor, moderate hop bitterness, high end of malt and hops for style,
borders on an IPA.
Friesisches Brauhaus - Jever, Germany
Aroma: Wild honey, flowers, Saaz
hops, mild citrus, orange peel hints, lots of noble hops.
Appearance: Clear, light gold,
Flavor: Grainy, a touch hay-like,
lingering bitterness, crisp, low hop flavor, very dry, malts are light
and in the background. Big hop bitterness is impressive.
& Ladder Golden Ale
Hook and Ladder Brewing Company - Rochester, NY, USA
Aroma: Sweet malt, honey, slightly fruity,
a touch of butter.
Appearance: Very clear, straw yellow with
a light stand
of white foam.
Flavor: Light malt, slightly sweet,
biscuity, mildly fruity, hops are earthy and very restrained, not
bitter at all, honey notes, some diacetyl as it warms.
Flying Dog Brewery - Denver, CO, USA
Biere de Garde
Aroma: Honey, wheat hints, mild citrus
notes, subtle aromas, herbal hints.
Appearance: Golden, clear, white foam,
Flavor: Medium dry, very little
aftertaste, sweet malt flavors are all up front, very little finish,
silky start with vanilla and honey, flavors fade quickly, hops are mild.
|Horny Goat Wheat
GJS Sales - LaCrosse, WI, USA
Witbier / Belgian-style White
Aroma: Berries, fruit, melon.
Lacks coriander and orange character. Some lactic notes.
Appearance: Light haze, gold, nice
lacy white foam, not very cloudy.
Flavor: Berry, chamomile, honey,
citrus, mild lactic hint, herbal notes, mildly sweet, too complex for
style. Needs more clean coriander, wheat and orange peel character.
Shipyard Brewing Company - Portland, ME, USA
Extra Strong / Strong Bitter (ESB)
Aroma: Fruity, malty, woody UK hops,
cardboard hints, chemical note, butterscotch undertones. Could be
a bit old. Muscat grape hint.
Appearance: Dark gold/light amber, very
clear, mild white head.
Flavor: Woody, cardboard, lemon, pine,
hint of butter, finish is nice - caramel malts and tannin/citrus
flavors, nice hop profile.
|Duck Rabbit Brown Ale
Duck Rabbit Craft Brewery - Farmville, NC, USA
Aroma: Coffee, cocoa, toffee, fruit,
candy, dark chocolate hints.
red / light brown color. Tan head. Heavily carbonated - too
much for style.
Flavor: Malty, grassy, citrus,
coffee notes, fruity, slightly acidic - could have a touch of
infection. Lactic hints, tart, nutty. Hops toward finish -
woody - nice, bitter hops at the end.
Harpoon Brewery - Windsor, VT, USA
Aroma: Artificial raspberry syrup notes,
fruit extract, very perfumy and candy-like.
Appearance: Hazy with a slight pink rose
color. Light pink foam.
Flavor: Wheat hints, raspberry undertones,
dry, spritzer-like character, cereal notes, very mild flavors. A
bit watery and thin.
Carolina Beer Company - Mooresville, NC, USA
Aroma: Sweet malt, citrusy hops, pine
notes, fig, candied fruit, raisin.
Appearance: Amber color. Nice
head. Off white foam with good head retention.
Flavor: Biscuity, toasted malt, fruit
hints, dry, pleasant, clean. Needs more hop aroma, flavor and
bitterness. More malt and mouthfeel would also be good for
style. Bitterness is good.
Abita Brewing Company - Abita Springs, LA, USA
Aroma: A bit syrupy with notes of dark
fruit. Very low hops for style, very fruity with notes of cherry
and other light fruits.
Appearance: Amber with moderate
carbonation. Very clear.
Flavor: Berry, fruit, malt. Needs
more hop flavor to be a great IPA. There is clean malt with caramel
notes. This is a pleasant beer, but not quite an American IPA.