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.
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 3, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
11/2/2013. From bottle. Pours copper with a tan head. Nutty aromas with caramel and malt. Caramel flavors, honey, nuts with light hops on the finish.
Ed5388 (2685) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle. Pours a deep reddish/brown color with about an inch of fluffy white head. Aroma is malty with some caramel. Taste of roasted and caramel malts, a slight nuttiness, and some earthy hop bitterness.
Mora2000 (6097) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 11, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Thanks to someone for sharing this at bu11zeye’s 10,000th tasting in April 2012. Brown pour with a tan head. The aroma is full of toffee and cocoa. The flavor is fairly dry with some toffee, caramel, pepper and grass notes. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.
Imaena (2126) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 2, 2013
2.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. This beer was never that great and its good that it went out of production.
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 (674) - Highland Heights, 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 (5063) - 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 (9998) - 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 (7909) - 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.