Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 29, 2003
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours with a dark brown/black body topped by a medium thick tan head with a good amount of lace. Weak malty aroma with a slight smokiness. Not much of a nose to this beer. Slighty smokey/roasted malt flavor with a hint of coffee and hops and a touch of sweetness. medium to full bodied and smooth.
BeaverBrown (245) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 28, 2003
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown in color. with a small tan head. Smells like an old wood pile, Taste like nut with a hint of coffee.
microdyke (360) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 19, 2003
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A dark brown ale witha diminished tan head. A nutty malty aroma. A light to medium body and a decent carbonation. A malty flavor with a slight nuttiness. Some caramel and chocolate with a decent bitterness.
kegeratorchad (1) - USA - APR 14, 2003 does not count
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
This beer is actually pretty good! I "built my own" 6 pack of Abita beers.. put 2 of these in it. It definately has a lot of alcohol in it (maybe that's why the word "turbo" is in the name... it turbo boosts your drunkeness). Overall, not something I would consider a real masterpeice of a beer, but definately worth trying.
Ludwig (60) - USA - APR 10, 2003
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
This is one of the worst Brown Ales that I have ever had, way to much chocolate. It is more like a coffee.
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 8, 2003
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
a decent brown ale. It was a little on light side. Resembled a dark larger more then brown ale. I'm very particular about my ales :)
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2003
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very dark brown color. Malty and chocolate nose. I thought it tasted a bit like a watered down porter. Had a distintive coffee finish. Overall - decent.
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 24, 2003
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep ruby-garnett hue. Burnt chocolate nose. Small sticky tannish head. Very drinkable, smooth, coffee, light chocolate, toffee, caramel...Not much going on, but really drinkable. A great session brew that would compliment any nice cajun dish...hot damn
Shag (2839) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAR 14, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 5, 2004 More of a porter than a brown ale. Overload of malt and hop all at the same time. Not a bad beer but you can do better. Good to get your "dog" started! RERATE: What kind of dumb rating was that? But I believe that was one of my first. Appearance is a dark brown with a large head. Flavor is malty with some chocolate and caramel present. Aftertaste is slightly bitter. Overall a decent beer but a little thin bodied. This was my first beer that wasnt a BMC product. I will give it some sentimental credit
Dougal (130) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 11, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sort of like a Dunkel-Weisse, sort of like a porter, sort of decent. I liked the chocolate textures balanced with crisp hops but not enough to go crazy over. A bit weak in body.