maxwelldeux (2694) - Spokane, Washington, USA - MAY 17, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This pours a red amber with a moderate white head. It has a slightly sweet smell to it, which was a bit unexpected. The taste on it is a bit hoppy. with a hint of roasted flavors.
SSSteve (3550) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 13, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle. clear amber with a small, frothy, white head. delightful nose of sweet maltiness with some tea, toasted bread, cocoa. the body is somewhat light. big toasty flavor with munich malts. moderate sweetness. love the toasty character of this beer.
emacgee (3740) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Ruby amber pour with sandy tan head. Nose shows peanut hulls and caramel/toasted sugar. Grainy with some cereal notes. Medium body with a light bitterness/ bite. Caramel grains are a little heavy here.
beernovice39 (3037) - Montana, USA - APR 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle pours a clear dark red with a thick tan head. Scent is toffee and candy. Taste is sweet caramel and earthy bitterness.
Drake (7123) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber from the brewery. Pours a clear dark red color with a thin frothy tan head. Poor head retention. Aroma of toffee and herbal hops. The taste is bitter earthy, almost metallic hops, nuts, toffee. Medium bodied. Bitter finish.
bensbrews (22) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 5, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Besides the their devil’s trample ground, this is one beer I love to grab for parties. Most people would be hard pressed to not to be able to enjoy this fine ale. I love the balance and malty flavor it brings. Very drinkable.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Date: August 29, 2010
Source: Barley’s, Asheville NC
Appearance: clear dark red, fine beige head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: yeasty malt aroma, balancing hops, nice bready character
Flavor: rich malt flavor, dry caramel, touch of citrus, balancing bitterness, long bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
decaturstevo (4413) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 12, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber/red pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is caramel malt, bread, and earthy/citrus hops. Nice caramel malt and a nice earthy undertone with a decent citurs bitter finish. Medium bodied but foamy. Pretty ncie beer.
freekyp (1449) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 25, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aviator has taken a traditionally staid style and added some excitement. Pours a light copper with a pillowy off-white head. Oodles of lacing abountd. Nose mingles caramel, chocolate and resiny pine. Mild spiciness throughout with a dark earthy hop rise in the bitter finish.
anders37 (14720) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ Hickory Hops 2011, Hickory, NC. Pours a reddish amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity weak floral hoppy aroma with hints of caramel. Sweetish malty hoppy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy caramel finish.