snoworsummer (1009) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Taster at the brewery. Pours hazy copper brown with almost no head. Tastes malty, sweet, like light raisins and caramel, also grassy and nutty, with hints of dark fruits and cloves. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like dark fruits, herbs, and light spice.
sonnycheeba (2528) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at brewery. Pours clear brown with fizzy head that quickly dissipates. Flavor is bready and cookie malts, caramel, fig, banana, and faint vanilla and nuttiness. Flavor is dry malts, dark fruit and caramel sweetness, light maple, and faint floral hops; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.
nimbleprop (3852) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 30, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at the brewery on opening night. Pours a clear caramel amber with zero head. Boozy nose, raisin, brandy, nail polish, not much else. Sweet, boozy flavor, raisin, brandy, orange, clove. Clean finish. Too much.
Travlr (9819) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 29, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the source, opening day, and at Snallygaster as Batch #19. Hazy amber color, tan head. Aroma of caramel, light fruit. taste is toffee and light bubblegum. A bit boozy, but not bad.
lamas (1280) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Snallygaster 2013. Poured a murky brown with a khaki head. The aroma featured a rich banana breadiness, bubblegum, caramel, cloves, and nutmeg. Went down medium-bodied and kinda sticky. Bananas, a doughy breadiness, bubblegum, caramel, and plenty of cloves & nutmeg dominated the taste. Delicious!
argo0 (11077) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft, Snallygaster. Small beige head atop hazy brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, banana, some caramel, light clove. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some banana. Light-medium body, light stickiness.
radagast83 (3744) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - OCT 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Snallygaster 2013. Poured a murky amber color with an off-white head. Aroma was notes of bread, sweet malts, bubblegum in there. Flavorful, enjoyable.