Atlantic Amber

Retired? OK. Very recent purchase from Grassroots, Jacksonville, FL, USA. 12 oz can. Pour is a somewhat drab drown with lots of chill haze. head is quite dense and rich and leaves a lot of sticky lace. the aroma is pretty neutral even after warming, but there are a few malt whiffs from the glass. Caramel and light toffee notes make up the majority of the flavor profile and the beer is rather sweet. A little damp cardboard too. Not very impressive beer and the retired factor in the BA db has me...

Elm City Lager

12 oz can from Grassroots in Jacksonville, GA, USA. The beer has a somewhat disturbingly, pale color and in terms of the hue looks a bit weak. Paradoxically, the head is resplendent - high, fluffy and full of sticky lace, it looks really good. Admittedly it is not really a classic looking Pilsner, nor is the head typical of the style but it looks OK. Carbonation is quite high too. This is a very, very sweet beer that I actually like. It does NOT deliver a classic, Noble or Saaz bite (which I...

Sea Hag IPA

Additional notes 11/08/07 *** Thanks to Brewfan for another chance to taste this. This time the the beer lacks the clarity that I reported before, but this time the head and lace are (apparently) better. Good balance and a certain herbal quality remains. Original Review 07/23/06 *** 12oz can, thanks to BA sulldaddy for the excellent trade. Poured into the Atlanta Brewing Red Brick Ale pint glass. Head is initially good but fades fast to nothing. A small ring of lace remains on the surface of...