BeerandBlues2 (9462) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 29, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at The Nook. Pours clear brown with an average, frothy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, cookie, caramel, chocolate, nutty), light hops (earthy), and average esters (fruity) with notes of dates and brown sugar. Flavor is heavy malt (bread, cookie, chocolate, caramel, nutty), light hops (earthy), and average esters (fruity) with notes of dates and brown sugar. Medium body, carbonation, and creaminess, low warmth with a medium sweet finish.
bleeng (1499) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Stem and Stein Madison AL. Black with a small tan head. Light roasty nose. Taste is a bit smoky, dry, nice burnt malts, a little chocolate. Body is medium. Taste lingers. Alcohol is barely noticeable. Enjoyable.