wchesser (1002) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pretty mahogany color. Flat nose. Malty with a touch of smoke on the finish. Good with my burger.
brokensail (9918) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap @ Bull & Bush. Mahogany pour with a tan head. Light smoke, candied fruit, and raisins. Roast, wood, and some caramel sweetness. Flavor isn’t bad. Candy, fruit/raisin, and smoke. Burnt wood, caramel, and a touch of roast.
NielsenRatings (8273) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Bull and Bush. Pours a dark reddish brown appearance with a cream colored head. Rich caramel/toffee, just a bit smoky, dark fruity, plum aroma. Moderately sweet, caramel, light chocolate, grape, lightly smoked, plum flavor. Pretty decent.
onceblind (3668) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 24, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Clear dark dark brown with a persistent beige head with good sticky lacing. Big malty aroma with earthy toffee, roastiness, and a touch of bready molasses. Big malty flavor with restrained sweetness, but loads of flavor. Roast and dark bready tones with a slight molasses and toffee flavor. Very sultry and dark.
BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Pours clear dark brown with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast, toffee, and nutty malt with dates, figs, and raisin esters and light earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness light smoke, dark fruity esters and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.