Mittenator (1609) - Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Deep caramel with a beige head. Malt and chocolate aromas. Smooth and malty.
djroehler (290) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 29, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pour is dark brown, with thin mocha head. Aroma is nutty and caramel. Taste is roasted malt, mild nuttiness, some caramel sweetness. Not as robust as wanted.
crossovert (10050) - Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2013
1.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
Maybe infection or under attenuation. Super sweet and tangy mess not a fan of this.
pinkzambia (1763) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Brown with honey hues and a nice off-white head. Aroma of nuts, sweet grains with rich flavors of nuts, malts, with an almost bitter aftertaste.
IndianaRed (3123) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle brought back from Wisconsin. Nice clear deep chestnut brown with a thin white ring. Big rich nutty malty aroma. Not too sweet but woody and malty and smooth. A little brown paper bag flavor at the end.
MrHangover (3583) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at Dean’s stickiest floor tasting. Pours a clear brown beer with almost no head on top. Aroma is full on caramel and malts with a faint roastiness in the background. Flavor is a bit funky sweet and has some red fruits in there. Sticky, oily mouthfeel with a short finish.
dEnk (4199) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ JMDST. Aroma is nutty, roasty, chocolate. Flavour is dry roasty, chocolate, caramel. Nice one.
Benzai (11360) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ "This time Johan made the floor sticky" tasting. Clear dark red color, small beige head. Smell and taste malts, lightly buttery, some metal. Average body and carbonation.
jmgreenuk (6212) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - SEP 13, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Deano’s monthly tasting, September. Poured a clear medium amber with a round off white head. The aroma is malty nut caramel. The flavour is medium bitter with a malty toffee palate. Nice enough, but needs more body.
kermis (8085) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at THT. Pours clear brown with an off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, toffee. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.