curly (2397) - Redmond, Washington, USA - JUN 16, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours dark brown with a frothy beige head. Good roast caramel aroma with nut. Sweet smooth and creamy texture, possibly overly sweet. Not perfectly balanced but still a decent beer.
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from PPRBSG09. I dont know how or why I am the only person who is entering a rating of this? Pours a deep amber and a thin head. Aroma is leather, earthy, pretzel stick, and rye with a toasted pumpernickel bread- still a bit stale and dull overall. Rye, earthy flavors, leather, hints of metallci and a light grassy hop character in the end. Body is a bit weak. Ok.
yemenmocha (658) - Glendale, Arizona, USA - APR 25, 2009
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours medium amber with off-white head. Nose has a nutty nougat-like characteristic. Medium bodied on the palate with a semi-sweet & soft brown ale flavor profile, with a buttered multigrain toast component on the finish.
vikingguy (691) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours copper-red with a lot of carbonation and quick diminishing white head. A lot of caramel in the aroma. Pleasantly surprised by the flavor. Light caramel malt, toasted nuts with a good hop balance & slight hint of chocolate. This brew has a nice crispness which balances out the sweetness. Horay for the Wattle Seed!
SudsMcDuff (5322) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 4, 2009
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
shared with stumaco .. roasty and caramel .. some low head .. like an american-dutch oud bruin .. . is damn smooth .. refreshing ... a unique brew!!
lb4lb (2112) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 4, 2009
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Pours a reddish color with a quickly diminishing beige head. Smells like Killians Irish Red with sticky, artificial caramel malt. Tastes pretty much the same with a good amount of heavy syrupyness and just a general artificial or unpleasant maltiness and slight bready toastiness. Body is medium with normal to slightly prickly carbonation. I didnít care for the overly fake caramel syrup like malt character of this beer, and I get no unique flavors that I might want to attribute to whatever a "wattle seed" is.
angrypirate06 (1374) - Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours a ruby color with a small head. Smells of raisins and butter in addition to maple syrup and dark fruits. Taste is primarily buttery and syrupy, and almost a triscuit taste, with a watery mouthfeel and plenty of fizz.
bu11zeye (11740) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of cocoa, toffee, caramel, and toasted grain. Flavor of caramel malt, honey, cocoa, toasted grain, and cereal.
ClarkVV (3579) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 10, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
2008 bottle, early 2008 from Sunset Grill.
Large, force carbonated head is off-white and held by a clear dark golden body.
Pretty basic, rather clean amber ale, with light, fluffy floral/perfume notes from the yeast and hints of nutty, lightly biscuity notes on the end.
Surprisingly "fresh" in flavor, but the bottles were newly distributed and probably hadnt sat long in the warehouse. A lightly creamy mouthfeel supported no doubt by the proteins/starches of the wattle seed (and lack of age on the beer). Nuttiness abounds, with mineral water, light caramel and hints of doughiness. No hops or alcohol notes to be found here.
Dacrza (409) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Unique taste or superfluous curiosity? I thank brother Jer for the gift case for Christmas--as asked for, this is something I had not come across in NJ... a darker malty brown semi-transparent body with a simmering off-white head that resembles iced tea in its presence... first nasal impressions are perfumy, with soft esthers as unale-like as could be... in fact, the "wattle" in the scent is as unique in a beer as I have had! Medium to full-bodied ale that has a nice body, substantial but not heavy, drinkable but not watery... malts well in the mouth and presents some hints of sweeter sugar--no hop in this (is that supplanted by the wattle?)... quite a sessionable brew that requires a bit of concentration in its enjoyment... of the four selections in its case, Barons Wattleseed scores major points for being crisp without sacrificing body and having balance in its smooth flavor... again, thanks, brother Jer!