RamyG4 (320) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours reddish brown with a medium off-white head. Aroma is sweet, fruity, some oak and light acidity. Taste is medium sweet, mild-medium bitter, rather boring. Finish is bitter.
Mora2000 (5307) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Red-amber pour with a white head. The aroma has some toffee, caramel, vinegar and cherry notes. The flavor is cherries, vinegar, alcohol, toffee and a bit of leather. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(330ml bottle) Pours a clear amber-orange body with a spare white head. Aroma of caramel, cherry, roasted malt, and oak. Flavor of maple, caramel, alcohol, light roasted malt, vinous, some sour cherry, oak, raisins, and orange peel.
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottled, thanks to bu11zeye, murky brown color with no head, sour caramel, woody aroma had some heat, flavor is sour wood, raisin bread, cognac
Experiment_Ale (437) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Markus'. Pours clear brandy. Aroma is musky brown sugar raison. Taste is lighter brandy raison brown. Finish is long and sugar musky brandy.
brystmar (1074) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Ugly brown color, zero head/lace. Smells like an Oude Bruin: dark cherries, oak barrels, a bit soured. Hints of an English Barleywine underneath the soured grain and yeast. Tart, balanced, interesting. I like Del Borgo.
jredmond (4874) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at Clockwork’s 4K/5K/10K gathering 2013. Bottle pours a deep amber body with off white lacing. Aroma is light, funky fruit. Mouthfeel is medium to full with notes of fruit - somewhat one dimensional with a very lightly flavored, tart funk. Not bad though.
blipp (5594) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours amber with a beige head. Sweet and grainy malty base, with hint of wood and toast, and a light dark fruity-ish slight tartness. Decent.
jtclockwork (6919) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at 5K/10K/4K. Pours dark caramel. No head. Nose and taste of thick caramel, dark fruit, oak and wine barrel. A bit oaky in the finish. Medium body.
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at James’s 4k/5k/10k tasting. Pours a clear golden tinged brown with a thin white head. A bit of old wood, cheesy funk. Lightly tart and sour, a bit of funkiness and old chocolate.