bu11zeye (12576) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of caramel, apple, mustiness, and corn. Flavor of apple, caramel, light herbal, and grass.
mcberko (12456) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 7, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at VCBW Festival, pours a deep dark amber with a small white head. Nose and flavour of toasted malt, some toasted caramel, and a decent hop component. Well-balanced between the malts and hops. Solid amber.
Benzai (12384) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ home. Best before August 2015. Pretty hazy dark amber color, huge white to off-white head that lasts for a long time. Aroma is malts, sweet, jam. Taste lightly malts, slightly caramel, sweetish, jam, a hint of red fruit. Average body, slightly fizzy carbonation.
jcwattsrugger (11903) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on cask-pours a tight off white head that laces and hazy gold color. Aroma is bready, medium malt-some caramel. Taste is bready, medium malt-some caramel, some herbal/tea hops. Soft carbonation. Medium body.
BeerandBlues2 (11732) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 18, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at home. Pours tawny with a medium, creamy beige head, short retention with good lacing. Aroma is floral and herbal hops, caramel and nutty malt with dates. Flavor is lightly sweet nutty and bread malt with dates, medium herbal hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 9, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Duluth, GA. Pours a hazy amber color with a medium sized white head that fades quickly. Aroma of caramel malts, earth, raw malt, bitter almond, earthy hops. The taste is caramel malts with muted citrus hops. Medium bodied.
DSG (11144) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 1, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2010 Bottle. Beer of the Month club. Clear deep golden to amber with a huge, short-lasting, shaving-foam-like head. Aroma of floral and citric hops and some biscuity, slightly caramelly malt. Flavor starts with some sweetish chewy biscuity malt and some fruitiness and continues on to a pleasant hoppy bitter finish with some notes of citrus and grass. Medium-bodied. A decent refreshing Amber Ale.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Name: Laughing Skull
Date: January 09, 2011
Source: Brusin Ales, Asheville NC
Appearance: clear amber, fine off white head, layered streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet bready aroma, touch of sweetness, light earthyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, balancing earthyness, light bitterness
Name: Laughing Skull
Date: August 03, 2011
Appearance: hazy dark gold, fine off white head
Aroma: light malt aroma
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice bready character, light bitterness
Overall: not an amber, not even in color anymore
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Score: ** /4
daknole (10801) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber pour. Nothing much to write home about here typical sorry mix if caramel and light hops. Meh.
crossovert (10770) - Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2011
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Fruity, slightly hoppy, but in the end it is another benign red ale. Luckily i got a single bottle.