Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 8, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours with a dark brown body topped by a thin head with some lacing. It’s sweet and malty with notes of dark fruit and a very light peaty, roast note. Full bodied and smooth.
GenDV138 (5964) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
2 oz draft pour at SAVOR 2016’s Saturday session. Clear golden amber with beige head. Aromas of caramel, toffee, booze. Tastes of caramel, toffee, booze, butterscotch. Medium body with a dry finish.
phaleslu (9376) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the brewery, served in a flight. Pours a clear amber with a small off-white head that settles into a ring. Notes of banana, caramel, dried fruits, and brown sugar. Some earthy, slightly odd notes from the EKG hops. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sweet, astringent mouthfeel. It’s okay.
VsXsV (3920) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Bear Republic. Clear amber liquid with medium white head. Aroma of caramel, raw sugar, raisins and dried fruit. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of caramel, toffee and light grain. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Decent.
Homer321 (4202) - Melboring, Florida, USA - FEB 4, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at source. Aroma is peaty, earthy, light smoke. Deep red color with small white head. Taste is caramel forward with very inviting hints of molasses and peat smoked malt. Really good.
Theydon_Bois (16850) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at the brewpub, Healdsburg, 04/02/16.
Rich chestnut brown with a decent beige covering.
Nose is sweet malt, toffee, pear drop, fruit esters.
Taste comprises butterscotch, caramel, fruit rinds, biscuit.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent for style.
Leighton (18517) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at the brewpub. Pours clear gold with a creamy white head. Nice toffee and caramel in the nose, some fruits. Medium to heavy sweet flavor with lots of semi-dark fruits, creamy toffee, dates. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sugary finish with plenty of bready malts, more toffee, ripe fruits. Nice.
JulienHuxley (5590) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 3, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample on tap at the brewpub. Clear copper pour with thin creamy white head. Aroma is very fruity, sweet malty aromas, tons of caramel, rich pear like aromas. Taste is sweet, very rich, caramel, boozy fruits. Palate is med-full bodied with med carbonation. Decent.
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - AUG 14, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Really good malty nose from dark brown pour. Taste malty and somewhat sweet with a nice alcohol warmth. Finish lingers of sweet caramel and some sweet malts as well.
fiulijn (19096) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Apex, Portland, as Bear Republic Heritage Wee Heavy, 8.1% ABV
Dark mahogany color. Heavy caramel aroma and flavor, robust body, fairly sweet, not much bitterness, some alcohol perception, and as often happens for these beers, lack of character.
baraciisch (2865) - California, USA - FEB 19, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark reddish brown in color... Aroma of caramel toffee... Flavor is dark fruits, nuts, light oak... Really good