hopscotch (10080) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle... Clear, very dark, crimson ale with a small, creamy, khaki head. The nose is very subtle, but I am finally able to pick up some nutty malts and dark berries. Medium-bodied with busy carbonation. The flavor is sweet and fruity with minimal bitterness. Finishes crisp, but sweet as well. Drinks a bit like a lager. Bottle courtesy of landhoney!
mintzmeet (328) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 30, 2015
3.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hmmmm. Confusing, as the label says. But nice in a willy wonka backwards way. Like appearance of a nice stout, good carbonation, nice head. And hits like one too, maybe cuz dark thick-tasting malt flavors. Delicious with ben n Jerry’s phish food. But then weird astringency n turns into more ale yeastiness
brokensail (13234) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ 10 Barrel. Dark cola colored beer with khaki foam. Roasty and slightly floral aroma. A bit of dark fruit, some bread, and a hint of licorice. There’s a lot more sweetness on the tongue than I expected. Good roasted malt character along with a lot of bread and dough. Slight earthy and floral hops. Not bad.
mjg74 (2824) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JUN 23, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Walmart. Very dark in color. Almost black with some ruby outlines. Sweet roasty nose. Some coffee and sugar scents as well. Roasty with some sweetness up front. A little hoppiness. Some coffee and candy sugar. Pretty smooth.
djd07 (6056) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark brown with small beige head. The aroma is roast and chocolate. Medium mouth with light roast, raisin, light dry finish.
HIGHB4LL (835) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 18, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber from grocery store in Roseburg Oregon. Appearance:finger tan head, dark brown color, opaque. Aroma: nutty, chocolate, light roast. Palate: full body, average carbonation, thin texture. Taste: sweet chocolate malt with nuttiness, on into light hoppiness. Overall, very enjoyable beer.
rosenbergh (8555) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at the 10 Barrel, Bend, OR.
Dark reddish brown colour with a small off-white head.
Sweet malt, dark fruits, cherry and mild alcohol in the aroma.
Sweet malt and sweet dark fruitiness in the flavour. Thinnish.
bottomfisher (10) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - MAY 2, 2015
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Absolutely the finest beer I have ever tasted. Founded at a small convenience store in Beaverton, OR. You never know where you will find a great beer, but this one is exceptional.
liquidhedonism (289) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - APR 14, 2015
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
22 oz bottle. Aroma: malty and roasty, with hints of biscuit, vanilla, and leather. Taste/Palate: thin; starts crisp and sweet; finishes creamy, dry, and slightly astringent.
DedicatedToFun (3935) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAR 21, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap, brewery, black pour, tan head, nose is nutty, taste is caramel, rich, coffee, interesting
hotstuff (4403) - Indiana, USA - MAR 9, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rated on 9-14-2013 at Fort Wayne, IN RateBeer gathering. This bottle beer forms a small tan head that is fully lasting, opaque dark brown body and spotty amounts of lacing. The aroma is dark malt, roasted and chocolate. The flavor mimics the aroma. The mouthfeel is light carbonation, water and thin. This beer is light-medium bodied. Overall, a quaffable straight-forward beer that is worth trying.