Alcohol Content: 5%
Medium: On draught poured into a (chipped) pint glass
Aroma: A pleasant earthy hop aroma that's not too strong but complements the malts very well. Malts consists of a toasted and somewhat grainy character accompanied by some nutty aromas. Possibly a small amount of chocolate malt presence.
Appearance: Full, off-white/ tan head with a very still, creamy head. Deep amber brown color with some copper and red tints. Pretty good clarity for an unfiltered ale. Strong looking carbonation, especially on the surface.
Flavor: Pleasant grainy malt profile with a sort of toasted profile and nutty presence upfront. Also some light caramel notes. Bitterness comes in late and represents an earthy hop - not too assertive and balances the malts very well. Semi-clean fermentation with a slight degree of fruity esters.
Mouthfeel: Moderate body and a strong carbonation combine with a soft, clean finish - not too dry with a pleasant graininess. Certainly leans towards a more fuller experience.
Overall Impression: Balance was certainly important and made for a great experience, although it was served a little too cold. It lacks any direction towards a specific character such that its not very unique or complex, and perhaps overrated/ overpriced.