Full Sail's 26th anniversary brew is a Northwest take on a European classic. It pours a beautiful bright-gold color, with a chunky white head that boasts excellent retention and leaves serious lacing behind with each sip. The hop-derived aromas of citrus and pine are forward and intense, with supporting notes of pale malt and cereal grain. The mouthfeel is medium-bodied but full of flavor, with high carbonation and a harmonious balance between the crisp lager core and the sticky hop characteristics. Herbal tones of meadow, yellow flower and soft pepper grace the finish.
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, previously responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).