Beergeek23322 (2187) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAY 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewery. Poured dark amber/copper color. The brandy notes didn’t really show through much for me, but the beer still have it’s place. It was balanced and enjoyable. Roasted malts, spice and caramel.
GandGKevin (919) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very nice fusion of hops, rye spice and brandy barrel. Very smooth for 9 percent about.
TheBeerGod (5184) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 4, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Beach Brewing. Copper pour with a short tan head. Aroma is sweet with strong brandy notes, floral hops and caramel. Taste is brandy-laden with floral hops, light spicy hops, caramel and soft pine. Body is medium with a dense creamy carbonation and soft warmth. Ends with more caramel and spicy and floral hops, softer brandy notes and toasted malt.