yespr (40417) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From tap at Brouwers. Pours clear and golden dark amber with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and caramelish. Sweet, caramelish, dark malty and light spiced hoppy. Dry and bitter finish.
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @the brewpub. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma with weak hints of dark fruit. Sweetish malty caramel and dark fruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty caramel and dark fruit finish.
rlgk (18187) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Beachwood BBQ and Brewery, Long Beach, California. Clear anber beer with a decent beige head. Malty caramel aroma, raisins, figs, bready, some toffee. Fruity caramel flavor, figs, plums, fruity hops, some toffee, warming alcohol. Nice beer.
brokensail (16053) - Dublin, California, USA - JAN 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours an almost perfect copper color with a frothy off-white head. A pleasant toasted malt aroma and a strong pine and resin hop character. There is also some grapefruit peel and lots of toffee and caramel. The flavor has an almost woody flavor initially from the intense pine hop character. Lots of toasted malt as well as caramel, toffee, and a touch of brown sugar. There is a pleasant fruitiness that comes through as the beer warms up. Full bodied with medium carbonation.
mcberko (14357) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 4, 2012
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap for Hard Liver ’12, pours a clear dark amber with a small tan head. Aroma of stale malts, wood and sawdust. Flavour is the same with a bit of caramel underneath, but dominated by the stale malts and sawdust. Tastes quite off - not good.
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Draught) Pours a clear amber-orange body with a small beige head. Aroma of bread, caramel, light pine, citrus, and raisins. Flavor of caramel, raisins, dates, plums, cherries, and bread.
Ferris (12682) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 23, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft - Lots of sweet and Woody caramel. Clear Amber with a nice beige head. Nice sweetness, tons of hops and a well balanced bitterness. Very nice
BeerandBlues2 (12100) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 19, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap. Pours clear tawny with a medium, creamy light tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is fusel alcohol, dates, figs, and plums with pine hops, caramel and cookie malt. Flavor is heavy alcohol, barely detectable fruity esters, hops, or malt, with a sweet and boozy finish. Full body and light carbonation.
Dogbrick (11470) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at the Aces & Ales Winter Beer Fest on 01/16/2015. The beer pours a dark murky mahogany color with a medium light beige head that recedes steadily. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel, roast malt and hops. Full-bodied with flavors of caramel malt, ripe fruit and earthy hops. The finish is malty up front with a slightly fruity hops aftertaste. Above average overall.
daknole (10870) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 7, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown pour, tan head. Aroma of brown sugar, birch syrup, chewy malts, oatmeal with raisins. Flavor is just sweet enough and just hoppy enough. Nice yeasty, sweet cake notes and brown sugar on the tongue.