Murrow (87) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 29, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home. Pours deep ruby brown with tan head. Aroma notable for roast malt character with caramel and a little touch of funk. Mild flavor profile opens with tart fruit, then develops into some roast malt bitterness on the finish, notes of coffee. Thin mouthfeel. Clean tasting, easy-drinking, straightforward brown.
mstrcrwly (551) - New York, USA - JAN 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap poured into a tulip glass..amber/brown with a fluffy white head..aroma of caramel,roasted nuts,vanilla..malty,sweet,dry taste..not a big brown ale fan but this was decent.
FestDecBeet (387) - - JAN 10, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Look: pours a dark brown. Light brown sugar head. Very clear. Thin lacing.
Smell: sweet malts. Caramel. Malt heavy. Grassy.
Taste: sweet malt. Caramel. Molasses. Grassy.
Feel: nicely balanced beer. Smooth easy start to the sip then a hint of bitterness on the finish at the end. Sweetness is slightly more than the bitterness.
Overall: like this beer. Not normally a brown ale fan, but this is good.
First drank: home 1/10/15
tcon25 (174) - Duvall, Washington, USA - DEC 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft pour at NYP Seattle, Dark pour smooth to start with a bit of a bite to finish, soled brown.
monk191 (1217) - California, USA - DEC 20, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not a bad brown, lots of nuts. Smells like macadamia nuts. Taste is very creamy, with more nuts and a bit of vanilla. Had in the bottle.
wxman (1522) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - DEC 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a clear dark garnet/brown with a robust light tan head. Aroma is mocha and spice. Taste is sweet roasted malt, caramel, coffee and crackers. A true brown ale.
ordybill (486) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 15, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from a can into a pint glass. The beer was a dark red color with a strong malt aroma.
Had a mild hop bitterness with a thick palate
pinkzambia (1577) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 1, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap: brown with red tints and a small off white head. British malt aroma with a malty flavor and a small bite at the end. Not bad, average solid brown ale.
JMCtime (64) - Washington, USA - NOV 23, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Overall decent. A lack of stand out flavors keeps it from being really good though.
maltman53 (427) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - NOV 13, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours cola-black with a persistent tan head. Not much on the nose, the palate has chocolate and some roasted malt but not depth of flavor. The high CO2 level overwhelms the flavors. Overall, a good session brown but not a terrific single drinker.