GTAEgeek (1202) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 15, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz. bottle. Hazy, dark orange color with no head. The aroma is toffee, oak, and syrup. Very sweet flavor, with faint hop bitterness in the finish. Heavy body, sticky, grainy, with some fine carbonation. Overall, this is a sticky, sweet, desert-like beer. Unabashedly malty.
Elwood (3079) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - MAR 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Serving: 12 oz. bottle via trade with madbeerbaron. It pours a clear copper color with a small and short lived white head. The nose smells faintly of fresh malt and dough. The flavor highlights the malt with a little caramel and a very slight toasted note. Medium to full bodied, it’s a bit flabby on the tongue. Still, it’s a decent dopple.
Patrickctenchi (3578) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 4, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle: Labeled as 7.8%
Pours murky orange with a minimal off-white head.
Slightly fruity aroma, caramel.
Flavour is tangy caramel malt, slightly overripe fruit...
Not too bad, but rather flat-bodied.
queenholly (2919) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Lemon, iced tea malt, and light alcohol aroma. Cloudy light amber with a small off-white head. Sweet fruity lemon, grainy/black tea malt flavor with a little alcohol bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation.
shrubber85 (7557) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JAN 25, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Cardboard and lemon malt aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Corn syrup, paper and barley malt flavor. Okay but apparently an old bottle.
Lemke10 (771) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a pale amber color with a thin and fast diminishing head. Some scents of sweet caramel malts, grainy wheat and a little lemon citrus. Packs a bold taste for a lighter colored beer. A very complex mix of malts and grains that leave a very dry taste in your mouth. Interesting to say the least.
TheHOFF43 (1749) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - DEC 28, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a golden straw color with not much aroma. Flavor is sweet with a nice mouthfeel. Not bad.
markwise (4467) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at friend’s party. Pours an orange color with a white head. Nose is sweet malt, some lager yeast, and a bit of booze. Flavor follows the nose with sweet malt, lager yeast, booze, and caramel. Medium in body and nice overall.
jmagnus87 (2427) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. 2011 vintage. Pours a clear, very very dark gold with about a finger of white head. Aroma is quite sweet. Lots of caramel and toffee. Taste is heavily sweet and very light bitter. Caramel and toffee with just a hint of herbal hops. Medium bodied with a thick, sticky texture. Lively carbonation and a long finish. Overall, not bad. Surprisingly, time has been very good to this beer. I’ll have to go back and see if there are any more of these 2011s left.
wlajwl (3817) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma is pale malts and mild fruit undertones. The flavor is mildly sweet malts, caramel and mildly tart finish.