BOLTZ7555 (2960) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 28, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ruby, crimson, and garnet with a tightly packed eggshell cap. Such a solid and balanced brew with loads of caramel, toffee, raisin, cocoa, pine, spicy rye, and bright citrus. Could drink a ton of this and not usually a fan of the style. Alpine does it again!
DialSquare (3350) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Daily Growler, UA: copper amber pour with thin off-white head. aroma of biscuity malt. tastes are nutty, earthy, caramel, toasty malt, light floral. 6.8
shrubber85 (8836) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 22, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Caramel malt and hay aroma. Amber with small head. Sweet caramel malt and mildly bitter hay flavor. Nice body. Pleasant.
trapped (1306) - New York, TURKEY - MAY 19, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Albion. Dark amber with reddish tint, small foamy off-white head, faint fruity aroma, low carbonation, caramel taste, thin body, medium finish with bit of a bitter aftertaste. Very smooth but not spectacular.
BeerandBlues2 (10691) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 19, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is sweet bread and meal malt, dates, and light earthy hops. Flavor is sweet malt, light earthy hops and medium bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Travlr (15625) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 18, 2015
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Clear reddish amber color. Aroma of toasted caramel. Taste is similar. Tasty.
Sarlacc83 (1333) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 23, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Apex, post CBC
A: Mostly clear amber, creme head, lacing.
N: Toffee, pine, some pineapple, biscuit, and toast.
T: Sweet and bready. Light bitterness. Mostly clean.
M: Medium, sticky body, prickly carbonation, no alcohol presence.
O: Solid Irish Red. Much better than Killian’s, which is admittedly damning with faint praise.
DedicatedToFun (3913) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 19, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap, amber pour, white head, nose is caramel, taste is caramel, nutty, rich, decent
arminjewell (8582) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pour on tap at HopCat, slightly hazy red pour with white head, aroma brought notes of toast, marshmallow, some caramel into a bit of toffee, dark fruit, some slight grassy, herbal notes in there as well. Taste was a mix of sweet caramel, toffee, slight earthy notes into a bit of herbs, some grass, touch of yeast into a bit of fruit, finishing sweet, slightly smoky almost.
alliance100 (980) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Hopcat GR - pours a rusty Amber . Soft bready aroma . Mild caramel malt flavor . Solid offering .
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