bhensonb (11534) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 c&c from LetsPour.com. Pours very hazy orange amber with a off-white head. Aroma is caramel with some rather pungent dark fruit. Full bodied or nearly so. Flavor is smooth dark caramel with moderately dark fruit - it is much closer to dry than sweet. For some reason it seems a little boozy. Think I’m picking up a very little metallic aspect. Overall a nice drink.
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Wynkoop UTB Fest poured a hazy golden amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of bread, burnt carmel and light fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, burnt carmel and light fruittiness with a crisp dry finish.
BeerandBlues2 (10145) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 8, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours hazy brown with a large, frothy-creamy off-white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is bread, caramel, and toast malt with light spicy alcohol, dates, and faint hops. Flavor is malt (caramel, toast), plums and dates, faint hops, light bitterness, with spicy and peppery alcohol and a lightly sweet finish. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation.
adnielsen (9481) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 9, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle courtesy of Brandon. Thanks! Dark red orange appearance with an off white head. Toasty, caramel-toffee, a touch roasty-burnt, slightly belgian aroma. Slightly burnt-toasty, toffee, mild caramel malty, slightly belgian flavor. I’m pretty disappointed.
gnoff (7983) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled from bottle at Rackhouse Pub, Denver CO, on October 10, 2012, during the event Colorado Rare Beer Tasting
Cloudy orange color, white head. Banana, sweet taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness. Phenolic scent.
arminjewell (6434) - Hastings, Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours hazy reddish with lacing white head, bottle thanks to Brandon. Aroma has notes of some slight caramel, spice, some sour grain, touch of biscuit. Taste is an interesting combination of spice, nuts, some slight caramel, toffee, some slight earth notes, finishing bitter and slightly dry. Not bad.
Ernest (6356) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Head is initially average sized, frothy/fizzy, off-white, mostly diminishing.
Body is medium amber.
Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (caramel, toasted grain), with notes of gum, alcohol, and lemon juice.
Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter.
Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, moderately alcoholic.
Not much going on in the aroma, but it’s ok. Kinda sour and overly sweet in the mouth. Overall average.
notalush (5006) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 10, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Turbid reddish pour - pretty fizzy, but doesn’t kick up too much of a head - aroma has some odd meaty/smoky phenols, yeasty/doughy character, very mild esters - flavor is slightly nutty, with quite a bit of the same smoke/meatiness from the nose - light acidity - nothing all that dubbelish about it, but I guess it isn’t terrible.
onceblind (4660) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very light amber, with a big fluffy head. Smelled like fresh morning dew, with light cocoa notes. Taste profile hits fresh, with light brown malt, caramel, and tart fruity yeast tones. Light and refreshing, but flavorful; like an assertive dunkel. Pretty eccentric.
sonnycheeba (3789) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 16, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours clear amber with thick, frothy off-white head; good retention and lacing. Aroma is Belgian yeast, caramel malt, pears, grassy hops, and a slighty soapy note. Flavor is heavy malt, light hops, and average esters; dry, malty finish. Medium body, low carbonation, and high warmth.