This beer smells like bananas, which really makes me not want to drink it. Somewhat malty, slightly spicy with (I swear to you) an aftertaste that tastes like banana bubble gum. Maybe more of a Laffy Taffy than bubble gum, but not something you want in your beer.
The sad thing is this would be a decent beer if it weren't for that bizarre flavoring. It isn't something you could even get used to. It just does not work and could never work. Another beer ruined because it had to have a quirky motif instead of a good solid foundation. I'm starting to understand why Joe Q Public thinks that craft beers are pretentious and fruity. If this was the first craft beer I had ever had, which it might be for some, I would reach for a Budweiser to chase away the taste. At least I know that would be banana free.
Yeah, not a great night for me.