maekchu (2509) - Hirakata, JAPAN - FEB 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Breakside Restaurant & Pub Brewery during Zwickelmania 2015. Toasty malty nose, light chocolate, coffee. Thin moderately light brown. Mild choco, spicy hop jumps out in mid, the rye is there, mild finish, some light hop tracks. Thin-medium body
Suttree (5355) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Reddish burgundy, Nice dense head. Chocolatey, toasty rye-ish aroma. Taste smooth and rich, with a good hint of coffee and chocolate. Crisp, woody finish. Gets a little sweet as it warms.
Theydon_Bois (11126) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Breakside, PDX, 25/05/13.
Clear copper with a thin light beige head that dissipates to a film.
Nose is malt forward, caramel, grain, light vegetal notes, earthy.
Taste comprises toffee, gentle fruit flavours, sugars, bread dough.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, touch of bitterness in the finish.
Drinkable but equally forgettable!
pdx77 (1466) - Oregon, USA - MAY 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draught at Breakside’s 3rd Anniversary Party. Deep dark brown. Dark rye malt aroma. Intense malt flavor, little hop presence. Finishes with a dark maltiness.
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - MAY 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught. Darker than I expected with a thick white head. Too restrained aroma, some rye smell. Lekker flavour, complex and malty, with a fine hop spine. Good hop finish
Reynolds314 (2679) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 28, 2012
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at rye beer fest. Complex even though may be a bit muddled. Not sure how to classify this beer. Malty and lightly sweet with a nutty/rye backbone. Some light hops and smooth finish.