In a blind tasting by BJCP trained experts, this beer rated


Foley Brothers Fair Maiden

“Rich malt backbone, possibly some adjunct use with proteins to thicken things up? Hops are strongly citrus, mostly orange and lemon with some pineapple beneath. Well blended throughout the palate and no rough edges. Nice citrusy hops—tangerine and grapefruit—buoyed by a breath of malt. Good bitterness that lasts into the finish, but the citrus is the main impression. Nice malt sweetness to back the hops. Lots of juicy fruit character—pineapple, orange, lemon—it all comes together and blends but stands out nicely. The finish is equally strong. Great hops flavor that carries through this beer.”