unclemattie (3995) - Georgia, USA - AUG 2, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap @ Bold City. Light copper color. Aroma is better in this one. Aroma of resin and pine. Flavor of resiny weed. Nice medium flavor of malt. Light toffee. Finishes with a pleasant hop bitterness. Pretty good. 25 July 09
GT2 (7707) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JUL 18, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint on tap at the brewery. Pours a nice, slightly cloudy amber with a one finger white head that leaves very good lacing. Aroma is rye and caramel malt. Taste is sweet and refreshing with toffee, caramel, and rye notes. Some bready malt too. Good creamy body. An excellent session beer.
PorterPounder (5099) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Jacksonville, Fl. - on tap at the brewery tap room. My pick out of the 10 beer sampler for a full pint. Pours a medium copper with a soft white head that leaves good lacing. Good caramel and chocolate in the aroma. Flavor has a nice earthy quality to it with some noticeable chocolate, toffee and a hint of citrusy hoppiness. Mouthfeel is rich and thick. Best of the sampler - glasses were too small to be able to provide a adequate sample in my opinion.
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - MAY 3, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewery. Lightly hazed copper with a tan head. Nutty caramel nose. Nice caramel flavors, nutty and mild, some light earth and chocolate. Tasty.
jcwattsrugger (10903) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2010 on tap-pours a light tan head and dark amber color. Aroma is light/medium malt-caramel (maris otter), faint earthy hops. Taste is light/medium malt-caramel (maris otter), secondary copper/earthy hops.
101115 much improved 3.3
Oakes (11363) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 12, 2009
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amberish-brown. Fresh chocolate malt aroma. Fresh chocolatey, earthy malt character with woody, tobaccoey nuances. Burly, maybe a bit husky, but a good beer for dark malt fans.
Beershine (5193) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - FEB 9, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at brewery taproom. Deep mahogany copper color. Sweet caramel aroma. Tastes much richer and hoppier than it smells. Nice toasted malt character. Fairly thick but not chewy palate. Nice higher gravity wintery session ale.
GodOfThunder (1243) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 5, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On draft at Bold City. Aroma and flavor are both loaded with toffee, caramel, brown sugar or whatever you take this sweetness as. Lots of sweetness, but doesn’t come off as cloying. Pretty balanced in the finish with sticky malts.
PhillyBeer2112 (2488) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at brewery. Bronze color with a smallish head. Butterscotch and caramel aroma and flavor. Balanced earthy finish with a lingering caramel flavor.
yayforbeer (752) - Orange Park, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Large glass (20+ oz) on tap at the brewery tap room. Dark amber beer with a beige head. Nice malty and hoppy aroma. Excellent flavor with plenty of malts and hops. Very drinkable and tasty, and an extra point for 7% abv. My favorite of the current lineup, but it’s a fall seasonal so it won’t be around for long. Certainly not at the rate it was going out the door in growlers last weekend! Excellent.