HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 3, 2005
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Las Vegas location (non brewing).
Clear dark red with food head and lacing. Malt nose with citrus notes. Citrus flavor with nice nutty malt notes. Good beer.
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - MAY 3, 2005
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
BJís West Covina
Dark reddish brown appearance, decent head formation. Malty aroma. Hazelnut swirled chocolate flavor, slight bitterness towards the end. Decent session ale with well pronounced flavors.
fordest (1961) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - APR 2, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at B.J.ís. I usually shy away ffrom brown ales being afraid of something like New Castle. But this is not so bad. Nice brown color with one of the best of the B.J.ís beerís heads. The flavor was ok, but not a bad aftertaste.
SuIIy (1984) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAR 17, 2005
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brown and fizzy. White head. Very carbonated. None of these beers had distinct tastes or smells. All were very bland, but drinkable none the less. They seem to be very commercial
Enniskillen (2029) - Salinas, California, USA - FEB 3, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Typical Nut Brown. Hazelnut is notiable. Nice brown body with a very long lasting cream head.
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2004
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pour is brown with little to no head...smell is sweet malts, nutty, then definately hoppy...taste is not "crazy complex" by any means...sweet up front, but bizarre spicy bitterness in the finish...not their best beer...
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2004
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. This is Killians Irish Red Light. Nose reminds me of sweet, sweet garbage. Notes of medium spice, earthiness, wood, and straw come out. Decent use of hops.
OldGrowth (2340) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2004
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at Summerlin, NV location. So-so nose, nutty roasty scents, liitle funky earthy. Clean reddish brown color. Bitter flavors, Chocolate coffee nutty. Thinner body, creamy mouthfeel, bitter roasty finsh. Easy drinking tasty brew.
omhper (18326) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2004
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
Sampled draught at BJís, Burbank, CA.
Nut brown. Roasty, lemony and sweet with very cleanmouthfeel. Fizzy lightly smokey and somewhat nutty. Perfectly similar to a fizzier Newkie Brown. Thatís what they were shooting for, wasnít it?
Uriel (146) - San Jose, California, USA - SEP 17, 2004
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nutty, coffee, gently hoppy aromas. Nice lacing, white head. Mahogany color.
Grapefruit, and bitter coffee flavors in the beer, just enough to know itís there, but not too distracting.