Hurricane Reef Pale Ale

12 oz single from Total Wine, Kennesaw, GA, USA. Wasn't expecting too much from this, but I was glad to give it a whirl. Ultimately it did a little better than I thought it would. Good clarity, a nice carbonation and a prety intense orange color meet the eye from the pour. Also it has a decent head, and some better than average lace. Looks nice. Nose has plenty of sweetness and not a great deal else. Light malts. Tastes are very easy on the taste buds. It has a SLIGHT diacetyl roundness, but a...

Key West Sunset Ale

12 oz single from Total Wine in Kennesaw, GA, USA. Very pale, light orange pour with a light, bubbly smallish head and some lace. Looks light and though it won't have much body. Some malts up front, but this is quickly followed by a dry, citrus hop finish. To be honest it tastes a little on the artificial side, almost as if hop essence has been added - rather odd. Light body. Although this really isn't much of a beer, at least it has some bitterness that takes it beyond a nasty BMC macro lager...

Hurricane Reef Caribbean Pilsner

Not sure how "Caribbean" fits in with "Pilsner", but hey, there you go! 12oz single from Total Wine, Kennesaw, GA, USA. 07/08/2008 as the Best Before Date on the neck of the clear bottle. Pour is as expected; a dark orange, urine colored liquid with a large fizzy head that lasts for about 5 seconds. No lace. Nose reveals VERY little other than a touch of skunk. Not offensive, rather simply bland and nothing there. Highish carbonation greets the tongue on the first taste. After that it's...