kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Name: Brewmasters Private Reserve
Date: January 08, 2009
Source: Ale Atlanta
Appearance: clear dark copper, wispy beige head
Aroma: sweet caramel aroma, light floral hops
Flavor: sweet candy caramel flavor, light earthy bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Ratman197 (10678) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle poured a clear amber with small lasting off white head. Aromas of straw, bread, a hint of carmel and light citrus. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, bread and a hint of citrus with a lingering lightly bitter finish.
BeerandBlues2 (10531) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 19, 2009
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
2007 bottle shared by RSRIZZO and headbanger. Pours hazy tawny with an average, creamy light brown head, somewhat lasting head with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, caramel, toffee), light hop (herbs), average yeast (leather) with notes of dust and paper. Full bodied, creamy texture, average carbonation, and an astringent finish. Average duration, heavy sweetness, moderate acidity and bitterness.
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Courtesy of Papsoe. Clear deep amber with tiny short lasting off white head. Sweet aroma with caramel, toasted malt and overripe fruits. Sweet flavor with overripe fruits, caramel and malty notes. Warming alcohol kicks in at the end. Somewhat vinious.
faroeviking (10285) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUN 2, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Courtesy of Paps. Clear amber with a small short lasting white head. Aroma of caramel, toasted malt and alcohol. Sweet bit grainy caramel and malty alco flavour.
Maria (10187) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Vintage 2007, courtesy of Papsoe. It’s beautiful, red-golden with a sweet and vinous aroma with notes of raisin, fruit, roasted malt and caramel. The flavour has a malty sweetness, it’s slightly vinous with notes of raisin, caramel and slightly grapefruit-like hops. It’s surprisingly light in the overall impression, but nice.
hopscotch (9954) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 13, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2007 Bottle... Clear yellow lager with a small, creamy, white head. Decent retention. Grainy nose with light notes of ethanal (acetaldehyde) and stronger notes of spent mash, honey and peppery hops. Sweet, boozy flavor with light cereal grains and mild, herbal bitterness. Full-bodied and chewy with medium carbonation. Lengthy, heavily sweet, mildly bitter finish. Imperial pilsener all the way. Not really my thing, but good for what it is. Spendy though!
hopdog (9537) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2005
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Huge flip top bottle. Poured a medium amber color with a small sized white head. Aromas and tastes of corn and malt liquor (since I don’t have too much experience reviewing Malt Liquors, this is only my 2nd to DFH’s, I’ll leave it as generic, nasty malt liquor). It takes some balls to label this as your premier, Brew Master Private Reserve beer.
Sammy (9256) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 12, 2008
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
A peachy colour with sizzly initial head. Fizzy carbonation, medium mouthfeel with some fruit like matter in it. Not too drinkable, but better than I expected.I did not quite like it, thanks for the sample Dan from Oak Park Buy Rite.
shrubber85 (8526) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 5, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Molasses and buttery barley malt aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head - surprisingly lively carbonation. Sweet buttery caramel malt and hay flavor. Not bad - a pretty mild doppelbock though.