Cloudy with some floaties brought on by a vigorous pour. The foam is thick, off-white, and about 1.5 inches of goodness. Retention is about average with the foam frothing up a bit. Lacing is spotty and sticky.
Aroma is a blast of floral and citrus hops on top of caramel, sweet malts. Pleasant but not overly complex.
Taste is more of the same. The malt is forward and lasting. The hops join in the middle and last into the finish, bringing waves of inspiring floral and mild citrus hop flavors. Slight bitterness but not lasting.
Light body with a thin but crisp carbonation that gives a refreshing sense to the beer.
A likable beer that doesn't do anything impressive or off the wall as Short's has been known to do. The floral hop profile is the highlight of the beer while the rest is about average. Enjoy!
Reviewed: Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 20:58:14
Tasted: Thursday, January 20, 2011
$1.59 for 12 oz. bottle
One fine body…
With a medium amber color and a perfect balance of initial malty sweetness fused with soft fruity esters. The finish lingers with hop characteristics including strong flavor, pleasant aroma and a medium bitterness. A user friendly delight for bridging the gap between malty and hoppy beer styles.