Pours a hazy medium-deep copper with a touch of yellow and a thick foamy head of off-white atop. The foam settles slowly and leaves the walls of the glass coated in a thick layer of sticky lace.
Smells of smooth caramel malt with a nice sweetness and touch of light toffee. Piney hops along with touches of grapefruit and a hint of lemon also come through nicely to balance the malty sweetness.
Dry and smooth malt sweetness up front with a nice bit of light caramel. Prickly carbonation brings out the hops nicely with grapefruit and bitter pint being the most prominent. More malty backbone comes back around with more dry light sweetness in the aftertaste along with a piney flavor that rides the rest of it out.