taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Good brown ale. Medium brown, tan head. Good malt flavor, not much hops flavor or bitterness.
yiorgios (4) - - FEB 6, 2013 does not count
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Flat aroma even for a brown. Dark appearance, burnt caramel color. Taste is nutty with an acidic yet malty finish. Palate is flat with some woodsiness. Overall, an average brown without any remarkable character.
Chuckaduck (490) - Kentucky, USA - SEP 24, 2012
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours brown with a cream colored head. Aroma is malty, chocolatey, some coffe; desert-like. Flavor is pretty dry; tastes like a cheap porter. Hazelnut, bitter cocoa, yeast; some skunk. Not my favorite.
mar (4244) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
deep brown with a cream head. nose is caramel, malts, dough, and sweet. nice on the palate, not much going on here.
Dogbrick (6022) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2012
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Deep reddish-brown color with a medium light beige head that evaporates quickly. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt grain and fruit. Light-bodied with a slight roasted character and notes of stale malt, overripe fruit and a touch of hops. The finish is short and malty. Below average overall.
BMan1113VR (7377) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 31, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours with a clear brown hued body with a small off-white head that fades. Aromas are pretty generic. Medium malty, nutty, brown sugar, caramel malt. On the sweet side. Low hop aromas, medium clean yeast wise. Flavors are malty, nutty, caramel, and brown sugar with some low fruity esters. Medium bubbles, a bit sweet, medium bodied.
bu11zeye (11111) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 3, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted grain, nuts, and caramel. Flavor of roasted grain, chocolate, and caramel.
RobertDale (1890) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 9, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12 ounce bottle. Pours mahogany with an average biege head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, and fruit. Taste is malt, caramel, nut, and fruit. Decent but nothing special.
Fratto (2328) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 4, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Cavie. Brown pour with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted and nutty with a little burned toast. Taste is pretty roasted, a little metallic, and caramel.
TheBeerGod (4632) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAR 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - gift from my friend Vince. It was from his beer of the month club. Dark, cola colored brown with a foamy tan head. Aroma is cocoa, chocolate covered nuts, dark bread and caramel. Taste is big caramel, chocolate, light cocoa, soft nuttiness, dark bread and toasted grains. Body is medium with a smooth, foamy carbonation. Ends with more chocolate, powdery cocoa, caramel toasted malt, dark bread grains and roasted nuts.