FestDecBeet (412) - - MAY 7, 2014
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Look: pours a dark brown. Dark red color when held to the light. White head that turns into thick lacing.
Smell: ripe dark fruit smell. Cherries and raisins. Strong malt
Taste: strong cherries. Maybe a red apple
Feel: not to thick but a good beer. Nice carbonation. Smooth a lifter taste.
Overall: not a bad beer. Sweet on the nose and tongue.
Beerman6686 (6053) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This one poyured a lighter brown color with an offw htiehead. Aroma was of toast, caramel and light nut character. Flavor was similar, fairly bland caramel malt and some toast. Bland but not offensive.
Panzuriel (1722) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On Tap at Blackstone Restaurant and Brewery in Nashville TN. A rich deep brown clear liquid with a light tan head. Nose is sweet and full of good roasted malt and nut earthiness. Taste is a full round and earthy roasted malt with a hazelnut aspect which is clear. Body is smooth and full. finish is a good amount of warming roasted malt.
jandd1983 (3625) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - MAR 18, 2014
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
It poured a dark brown color with an off-white head. The aroma was of moderate toasted maltiness. It had medium body with a sticky texture. The taste was medium balanced with a bittersweet finish of moderate duration.
Machinari_Diem (58) - - FEB 28, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma mild malts, caramel
Flavor slightly sweet and nutty with toasted malt in finish.
Travlr (19929) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared at RBWG 2014. This one had a mix of nuts and brownies, decent enough.
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 ounce bottle from Libation Station. Pours a clear bright dark red with a large frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of dark fruits, brown malts, nuts. The taste is toffee malts, red apple, dark fruits, citrus hops. Thin-medium bodied. Solid beer, exceeded my expectations.
jtclockwork (13278) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at RBWG. Pours dark brown with off white head. Nose and taste of nuts, toasted grain and light pine. Lighter medium body.
jcnielsen (3000) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at aLoft courtesy of travlr. Pours a orange color with white head. Sweet, nutty aromas. Nutty, roasty, malty flavors.
Ferris (10779) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle - Roast malts and a bit of nut. Cloudy brown with a little brown head. Toasted malts and a bit of nuttiness, A decent if not average brown.