cazort (553) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2013
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Iím a bit puzzled by the high ratings on this beer; I found it absolutely unremarkable. Seemed a bit thin-bodied and weak on the flavor. The alcohol content is also pretty evident in the flavor...I actually mainly smell alchol in the aroma and I donít like that. Thereís a light roast and a moderate amount of hops, which I find leave a slight metallic taste in my mouth, reminiscent of some German beers. Not too heavy, which is a plus. Leaves a pleasant bitterness on my palate, especially towards the back of the mouth. I find this beer tastes a little more pleasant (more of the toasty quality of the malt comes out) if I sip it...but itís thin for a dark beer so I find myself wanting to drink it more quickly. This did not impress; it was drinkable but I probably would not get it again.
PrattBrat (20) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a cloudy bubbly dark amber-brown with a small tan head. Aroma of caramel malt, dark fruit, spices, brown sugar, some hops and nuts. Tastes of malt with some nuts and a mild hoppy finish. Medium bodied.
willisread (483) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 2, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Old rating. 12oz bottle from Old Town. Aromas of molasses, caramel, cacao, brown sugar and toasted malts. Medium body, sweet on the palate. Nice smooth rich finish that is slightly bitter.
mstrcrwly (543) - New York, USA - MAR 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
on draft poured into a pint glass..chestnut color with a fluffy off-white head..aroma of caramel,brown sugar,nuts..not a big fan of brown ales but this one wasnít bad at all.
koleminer20 (871) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
16 oz can. I've had this several times before but never rated it somehow. The pour is a definite reddish brown, thin, with a decently thick very light tan head and some good lace. The aroma is a little metallic for some reason, but I've picked this up on many browns. A light caramel is present and a decent roast is present. The flavor is more roasty malt and light caramel. That's about all that's there. The mouth feel is pretty surprisingly decent. Moderate thickness and a carbonation that is a bit light but much more body than I was expecting. The aftertaste isn't bad. Quick and lightly malty but quick.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Doofgoblin (400) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - MAR 12, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Excellent. The aroma is lots of malty brand flaky goodness, but the taste is off the hook! Taste is of rich malt flavors: brand flakes, cereal, toasted malt and brown sugar. Finish is probably the best part with a smooth, soft, and yet full body mouth feel. This is a bench mark for other brown ales. Good luck ladies and gents...
smaynard6000 (706) - Apopka, Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle. Pours a somewhat hazy brown color with small beige head. Sweet aroma hinting at caramel malt. Flavor is sweet with predominantly caramel malt notes but also some chocolate. Slight bit of bitterness barely detectable in the finish. Medium bodied. Damn good for a brown ale.
two7offsuit (313) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 1, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours brown with a light beige head. Aroma of malt with subtle nut. Flavor is malt, nut, and subtle caramel.
BrettTaylor (622) - Radford, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from can into glass. Pours a medium brown with hints of red, light tan head. Aroma - nutty, malty, touch of yeast and subtle hops underneath. Taste - malty, some mild dark malt notes, very light citrus/pine hops.
ordybill (462) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 21, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- this brown ale has malt and a sweet sugary aroma.
Appearance- Uhhmm, a brown ale with an average white head.
Taste- Big malt flavor with caramel tossed in.
Palate- A light bodied ale with moderate carbonation.
Overall- this is an average ale for me, Bellís is usually killing every beer style they try but this was average to me.
climberbob (239) - Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle into snifter. Caramel raisin aroma. Similar taste with bread and perhaps barley notes. Smooth almost creamy mouthfeel. Long clean finish.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone