ElBorracho (472) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 21, 2006
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with amber highlights. This is one malt heavy brew with molasses and some toasty notes. While not a bad brew I found this to be very mediocre.
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - FEB 26, 2007
2.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle from Trader Joe’s, Lake In The Hills, IL. (My fiancee bought it for me!) Pours lush and black with an olive-brown head. Hints of coffee are immediately noticeable in the nose. Flavor is pecan coffee, with emphasis on the flavor and not the bitter feel of coffee. Bits of roasted nut are in the mix as well. A bit watery on the palate. Average, at best.
devilben02 (252) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 14, 2011
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a dark but still translucent mahogany color topped with a substantial creamy head. It has a thin, light, fruity aroma, with notes of cherries, raisins, and hint of floral hops. The flavor is likewise light and fruity, but there are also characteristics of roasted nuts and dirty, earthy hops. The sharply tingling carbonation is merely distracting, but is frankly unpleasant, which really detracts from the light, fruity malt flavor. Overall, this beer has its good qualities, but not there is not enough good to make this one any more than a mediocre-to-average beer.
Sammer (966) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2012
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark pour from bottle. Taste is watered down coffee, nuts and a bit of malt. Pretty average.
shrubber85 (6510) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 16, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Roasted pecan and chocolate malt aroma. Chestnut brown with large tan head. Sweet pecan, cocoa, and barley grain malt. A bit on the sweet side but not bad.
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 23, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours amber with a thin wispy off-white head. Notes of toffee, caramel malt, raisins. Full bodied, soft carbonation.
AirForceHops (2367) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 5, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
12 oz. bottle from Trader Joe’s Portsmouth, NH. Dark brown color. Aroma is a pleasant mix chocolate malt and toffee. Body and flavor is on the thin side. Yet no problems at all. Taste is mild chocolate, hints of nuts and sugar. Well… overall if you what cheap beer that is not harsh, this is ok. This will not get anyone excited but for sure drinkable.
pnista (1007) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - MAY 29, 2006
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a light black brown, in line more with a porter than a brown ale, but hey, who cares what style a beer is if it tastes good... not to say this one does or doesn’t. Minimal, though present head. The aroma is weak, like a watery stout, a bit of roast, but mostly empty, with something like pool water presence. The mouthfeel was a little below average, with high fizziness and wateriness on top of not being creamy or mouthfilling. The flavors were the strong point. Robust roast, without much sweetness, though there was a certain light malt flavor. There was also a floral hop note to this one. The flavor was again however, weak. At $4.50 for a sixer, how the hell can I complain?
clong83 (285) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 8, 2006
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
This beer was disappointing. It was a lot heavier than I was expecting for a brown ale, a little more like a stout, but the flavor was somehow kind of thin and watery. Go figure. Not bad, I suppose, but I won’t be picking uit up again.
TomDecapolis (4334) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - DEC 21, 2006
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Thanks to TomGibson. Pours a darker brown with an amber hue and small bubbly off white head. Aroma was nutty, toasty, malty sweatness. Flavor was toasty malts, some stail coffee and kind of watery.