Jamil was going for a certain flavored Pale Ale styled after one of his favorite commercial examples. It features a light malt backround that includes crystal 15, vienna, and munich combined with an interesting mix of hops.
Jamil is famous for being "The Pope" on the Brewing Network and having been one of the most award winning homebrewers of all time. He also co-wrote Brewing Classic Styles and Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation. Now he owns Heretic brewing one of the top breweries in the country. What you don't know is that once he was a programmer and helped MoreBeer! create an online shopping site in the late 1990's.