jcwattsrugger (11587) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap–pours a tight light tan head and amber color. Aroma is spice, medium malt. Taste is spice/orange hops, medium malt-caramel.
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Victor’s bracket box tasting at Paul’s. Pours a clear ruby tinged brown with a thin white head. Malty and sweet, soft wood and toast. Sweet, toasty. Malt and a good amount of sweetness and toast. Soft caramel and toast.
flatmatt (1289) - Northville, Michigan, USA - JUN 25, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours amber with a white head. Yeasty clove/bubble gum aroma. Flavor is also heavily yeasty, with a toasty malt underlying it. Pleasant, though not too complex.