Lowenbrau (2944) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 24, 2016
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 fl oz bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 24-02-2016.
BBD: 05-2016. Batch: BRRA1.
In short: little harsh amber roasty ale.
Pours hazy amber with nice off white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Roasty, licorice, plums, caramel nose. medium body, soft to average carbonation, little crispy texture. Taste is some harsh due to roasted malts, licorice, malty, bready, ripe fruit caramel, toffee. Ends a bit dry.
BRW (1908) - Barcelona, SPAIN - FEB 19, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Biercab Shop. Copper colour with white head. Grain, caramel, pine aroma. Sweet, grain, caramel, pine, resinous, citric taste. Medium body.
Quick3Beers (749) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 12, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a slightly hazy reddish brown from a bottle with a thick egg nog colored head, leaving good lacing. Big caramel/toffee flavor, lots of bitterness but not overly so. Good beer.
Leighton (17227) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2016
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at the brewpub. Pours clear copper with a creamy off-white head. The nose has some toasted pine, grainy bread. Medium sweet flavorbwith toasted grains, earth, some line cleaner, pine, orange rind. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Lightly resinous to finish, some more pine, earth, old city’s, grainy bread. So so.
JulienHuxley (5423) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 4, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample on tap at the brewpub. Clear deep red pour with thin lacy white head. Aroma is really malty, super red, light piney resinous aromas. Taste is bitter, toasted grain, very resinous. Palate is med bodied with good carbonation. Decent.
VsXsV (3752) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Bear Republic. Almost clear copper liquid with small to medium off-white head. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, toast, toffee and bread. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of citrus, red berries and toast. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Nice.
DocJitsu (1532) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JAN 20, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a copper-golden with a short, light tan head. Grapefruit nose with a faint accent of umami. Full mouthfeel with a light, fine burn. Heavy on the toasted malt. Toffee and grapefruit flavor. Gets a little hop hot at the finish.
willisread (1896) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 13, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared from AA. Big malty, caramel flavors stand out but nice piney, juicy hops match well. I was pretty lit by this point, but I remember the heavy body. Solid.
k0mpsa (2243) - Tuusula, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at matchbox, palm springs. Dark reddish brown color, white head. Aroma has lots of malts and hops. Malty, some roasty notes, caramel, big hoppy end.
RafeAU (629) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 6, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle in LA. Hoppy amber ale. Not sure where that bastardised scotch ale is. Decent amber ale.