argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 8, 2006
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(12oz bottle) Crystal clear copper body with small off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, cherry, some root beer. Taste is moderately sweet, cherry, some anise, light earthy. Light-medium body, low carbonation, a trifle thin.
bu11zeye (12684) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 8, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Dixonian) Pours a clear orange body with a small off-white head. Aroma of nuts, roasted grain, caramel, and florals. Flavor of roasted grain, nuts, and caramel malt.
Ferris (12419) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle - Caramel and roasted malts with a bit of alcohol burn. Dark clear copper with a brown head. Malty with a bit of burnt orange and spice. OK, but nothing special.
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Scopey (12244) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at ChrisO Snow Tasting, thanks to FatPhil. It pours clear deep red-brown with a medium off-white head. The nose is caramel, wood, candy, leather, berry and some spice. The taste is caramel, wood, dark fruit, tangy berry, metal, brown bread and spice with a dry finish. Light-medium body and moderate carbonation. Straightforward and easy drinking.
jcwattsrugger (12141) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle-pours a rich light tan head and amber/red color. Aroma is sweet caramel-medium malt, secondary spices, some fruit-cherries. Taste is spices, some fruit-cherries, secondary sweet caramel-medium malt, nutty/husky. OK carbonation.
BeerandBlues2 (12049) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 25, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle purchased at Vulcan Beverages, Birmingham, AL. Pours sparkling dark brown with an average creamy light brown head, mostly lasting, good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (caramel, cookie), light hops (herbs), average yeast (dough, leather) with notes of butterscotch, honey and apple. Medium bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation and a creamy finish. Moderate sweetness, light acidity and bitterness; sweet roasted caramel malt flavor.
Drake (11576) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 31, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2008 12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Charlottesville. Pours a dark red, clear, with a one finger head. Low retention and decent lacing. Very earthy aroma with some nutty dark fruit notes. Taste is caramel, nuts, stone fruits, raisins. Medium bodied.
DSG (11505) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 11, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle sample at "Beers 2012" exhibition in Tel Aviv. Clear dark amber. Aroma of malt, caramel, some fruitiness and a bit of alcohol spiciness. Sweet malty flavor with caramel, honey and a drier finish. Medium-bodied.
Dogbrick (11327) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 29, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This brew is a mostly clear deep mahogany color with a medium and creamy off-white head that dissipates slowly. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel and fruit. Medium body with flavors of malt, brown sugar and caramel, plus some soft fruit. The finish is malty with a hint of hops and spice aftertaste. Decent overall.
Sammy (11069) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2008
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
2007 edition thanks to crushinator. Te aroma is consistent with the Scottish style, malty and peaty. It drinks very smooth, even creamy above average mouthfeel. There is lots of lace. It is very drinkable for the style, which is a swallow ata time.