jredmond (5657) - Manhattan, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sampled at GABF 2014. Pours a deep amber body with thin white lacing. Aroma is malt, toast and generic caramel flavor. Mouthfeel is medium with ntoes of sweet caramel malt, toast, grain and light spice.
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber with just a touch of haze. Thin head. Crystal, sweet crackery malt, almost with a bit of molasses. Sweet, crystal, touch of fruity hop. Good balance, dash of alcohol.
larryLSB (439) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - SEP 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pint at the brewpub. Amber with reddish hues, medium off white head.
Nose is mild, malty, taste is balanced and leaning toward the sweeter side. Good long finish.
Jyrsa (97) - - SEP 27, 2014
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the brewery. Clear amber, not particularly red. Nose has caramel and citrus. Near-perfect marriage of malts and hops. Long after taste and lives up to the name giant.
pdx77 (1445) - Oregon, USA - JUL 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draught at Big Island Brewhaus. Maroonish amber color. Aroma is toffee, sweet caramel, dark malt, and tart citrus. Taste is toffee, candi sugar, roasted malt, grapefruit, and lightly tart citrus. Big flavors in the finish, with lingering sweet caramel and lightly bitter hops in the finish.
beernbourbon (1326) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JAN 24, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at the source. Pour is red with a thin white head. Aroma and flavor assertively hoppy with notes of resin and pine. A sturdy lightly sweet malt component and a light mineral component. Full body.
jonas (5847) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at the brewpub. Berry & hop aromatic nose.
Red amber, creamy amber head.
Nice berry, fruity, hop aromatics.
Fullbodied chewy , mellow mouthfeel.
Berry and hop aftertaste
decaturstevo (5215) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is caramel malt and citrus. Caramel malt, resiny hops, light medium finish. Medium body with good carbonation. nice beer
Lubiere (10461) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A hazed reddish amber ale with a thin light mocha head. In aroma, biscuit malt with smooth citrusy floral hops, resinous and smooth. In mouth, a smooth sweet biscuit malt with tropical fruits, floral hops, very nice. At the REAL gastropub, Zwanze day, Dec. 1 2012.
Aubrey (3452) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - DEC 21, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at brewery: Rich and flavorful beer. Lively carbonation; medium to full bodied. Big notes of nuts, caramel, toffee and toast. Slightly warming alcohol. Snappy hops. Has some Scottish ale qualities.