garmonbozia (429) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - SEP 4, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle. Nice color, taste is sweet and caramel. Mouthfeel is thin with nice carbination.
Dogbrick (9085) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at the DBLDP on 09/02/2012: The beer pours amber-brown with a medium off-white head that dissipates steadily. Short strings of lacing. Aroma of malt, honey and a touch of hops. Light to medium body with flavors of caramel malt, molasses and a bit of off fruit. The finish is short with a sweet malt aftertaste. Fairly average overall.
bwa5879 (782) - Portage, Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at below the radar in huntsville al. Deep brown pour you can almost see through with little head. Roasted molasses scent, a little bit of licorice. Taste is huge and Belgian-y. A little chalky and yeasty, soapy banana flavor. Finish is also chalky with some malty sweet flavors.
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magsinva (931) - Virginia, USA - AUG 19, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from liquor express - pours a slightly cloudy orangish-red, which is a little light for a brown, most likely due to the honey. Aroma is faintly sweet. Taste is sweet with some bitter notes as it warms. Palate is sticky. Overall, i tend to like sweet more than bitter, so this is right up my alley.
haugeberg (71) - - JUL 16, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Drank from pint glass poured from a keg. Subtle sweet honey overtones and rich Carmel flavors make this an enjoyable summer beverage.
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MorganBaughman (147) - Long Beach, Mississippi, USA - JUL 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
This drinks like a light beer. I was surprised to find that you can actually taste the honey in this beer. I think I would have to be in the mood for that honey flavor though; I couldn’t drink it all the time. Overall good.
vyvvy (4499) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 28, 2012
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Thanks Seymour for this one. Pours deep brown with a tan head. The aroma has toast, oxidation and overripe fruit. Medium sickly body with a modest amount of carbonation. The flavor has butterscotch, overripe fruit and cardboard. The finish is medicinal and off-flavors. Pretty gross, but excellent chance this is old. No date on the bottle to confirm this though.
dfinney23 (2078) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Decent enough pour but looks light for a "brown". Aroma is faint honey. More honey in the taste but could more assertive malt/hops.
seymour (1588) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - MAY 4, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2012 Thanks, brentfeesh. 12oz brown bottle into tulip glass. Nice graphic design and hilarious name, as with most Back Forty beers. It poured a clear, medium brown color with slight red hue, persistent off-white head of tiny bubbles with nice lace. Possibly bottle fermented? Aromas of caramel malt, honey (I could easily imagine wildflower nectar), flowery and earthy hops. Flavors were true-to-style English Brown Ale, but a little bland and mushy, didn’t live up to its aromas. Average body and carbonation, pretty quick, dry finish. Drinkable, pretty good, not great. A little yeast or grain complexity would dramatically improve this one.
gregwilsonstl (1239) - Missouri, USA - MAY 3, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Brown, very thin lacing. Thanks Brentfeesh (by way of Seymour). Excellent honey taste. Strong like taffee.