bhensonb (12292) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 10, 2008
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from D&J Liquor of St. Louis, MO. Dark amber color with a decent beige head that went down fast. Smells a bit like old style linoleum paste. Medium body with very mild carbonation. The instant impression is restrained banana, with some dark grainy malt sweetness. It has a decent amount of citrus like bitter. Finishes like it ought. For me it’s refreshing.
bu11zeye (12147) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of mar) Pours a clear amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of nuts, toffee, roasted malt, and toasted grain. Flavor of hops (grass), nuts, roasted malt, light cocoa, caramel, and toasted grain.
Tmoney99 (11800) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared with shigadeyo. Poured a chazy copper color with an average off-white fizzy head that was mostly lasting and produced fair lacing. Good banana and spice aroma. Light to medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Good sweet flavor with an average sweet finish of short duration. Soft drinkable brew.
jcwattsrugger (11432) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2008
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle-pours an off white ring and cloudy amber color. Aroma is sweet medium malt-caramel, spice. Taste is a bit thin, sweet medium malt-caramel, spice. Thanks to decaturstevo for picking this out.
Ratman197 (11068) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 18, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle poured a hazy amber with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness and brown sugar. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, light earthiness and a hint of brown sugar with a smooth malty finish.
bierkoning (11035) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Lithy, thanks! Orange brown color, hazy. Malt and a hint of nutmeg in the aroma. Malty sweetish flavor with pear and nutmeg. Not unpleasant, but not outstanding.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Source: Tasting, Yankee Go Home!
cloudy rusty brown, wispy head, drops of lace, chocolate aroma with sweet fruity esters and light spicyness, sweet chocolate and caramel flavor, fruity sweetness, nice balancing bitterness, touch of yeasty spicyness,
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10687) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 29, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours clear brown with an average, fizzy, light brown head, mostly diminishing with spare lacing. Aroma is average malt (caramel, cookie), light hops (herbs), heavy yeast (dough, earth, broth) with notes of cloves, banana, and wheat. Medium bodied, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a chalky finish. Long duration, moderate sweetness, light acidity and bitterness.
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 25, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 ounce bottle from the Libation Station in Johnson City, TN. Pours a hazy orange color with a very thin head that fades quickly. Aroma of bread, caramel and faint nuts and hops. The taste is a bit of bread and spice with some very faint malty and fruity notes. Medium bodied. Pretty boring.
daknole (10199) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 27, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, thanks unclemike. Pours a brown color with almost no head. Aroma is malty and tart...maybe some granny smith apple juice in the nose and on the palate. Palate has some initial sweetness then gives way to a tiny speck of tartness/hops...flavor tastes somewhat like cider...just ok here.