fluffy (1664) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - APR 20, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
another entry from Anchor that leaves a bit to be desired. a decent brown, but for the money, there is better out there. flavor had a sort of skunky, dusty flavor in the front, like old dried out hops. not very pleasing. ill pass on this one next time.
HughConway (796) - Washington, USA - APR 18, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
bottle. Pours brown, beigiey head. Aroma is malty, taste is malty, not bad. Interesting to see what else comes out of anchor.
RickTStiles (757) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours clear brown with a lasting beige head and some sticky lacing. light aroma with sweet, malty notes with some nuttiness and maple. taste is hoppy for a brown ale with notes of dark, slightly roasty malt and some spices. finish is sweet with spice notes. a very subtle but enjoyable beer .
superspak (2602) - Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled 11/9/2011. Pours slightly hazy reddish brown color with a nice 1-2 finger dense khaki head with great retention that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Some slight spotty lacing on the glass. Aromas of caramel, biscuit, molasses, toasted malt, herbal hop, pine, and light citrus. Some ok aromas, but there is some chemical-like off flavor noticeable. Taste of big caramel, biscuit, roasted nut, toasted malt, molasses, herbal hop, pine, and light citrus. Light bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, roasted nut, biscuit, citrus, and herbal on the finish for a short bit. Nice flavor balance with a good malt backbone. Medium carbonation and body; with a nice and fairly creamy mouthfeel. No alcohol warming noticed at all; very smooth to drink. Overall this is a fairly nice and enjoyable brown ale. Nice malt backbone as I like in brown ales; and very smooth to drink.
note666 (1129) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2012 - 04 - 12 355ml bottle. hazy brown colour. small off-white head. hints of chocolate and vanilla in aroma. light sweet, light bitter taste.
Kevster (344) - Bradenton, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle: Pours a brownish copper with ruby tones and a medium off-white head that is mostly lasting. Malty roasted aroma is flowery with hints of citrus. Malty flavor is rich with hints of brown sugar and orange peel. Very well balanced and a delicious brown ale.
milewide (1511) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
One of the best browns that I have tried! Clear dark brown with average head and body. Aroma and taste were roast and malty---with outstanding Citra hops for balance.
shrubber85 (7594) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 10, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Sweet chocolate caramel malt and orange peel aroma. Clear chestnut color with small head. Mildly sweet brown sugar malt and lightly bitter orange peel hops flavor. Nice body. Excellent.
topherh (1911) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - APR 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a dark amber with a khaki head. Aroma is toasty malt and a floral hoppy note. Flavor is sweet malt, light roast, and a good bit of hoppy bitterness.
dresden (845) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Brown with foamy tan head. Lots of roasted malt in aroma, some nuttiness, cocoa and chocolate. Tastes quite sweet, molasses, brown sugar and syrup. Decent brown ale, but I’m starting to get a bit tired of the style.