Quack-Duck (8862) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle from saveur-biere. Hazy amber-golden colour, tall white head. Fruity aroma. Medium- to full-bodied, malty base with hints of honey and a shy fruity sourness, some of good and aromatic hops that add more fruit and a touch of resine.
bb (7644) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Rich amber beer with a cream head. Malt and light yeast aroma. Caramel and light yeasty flavor. Medium bodied. Caramel and light yeast linger with light fruitiness.
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 4, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft from Churchkey in DC. Pours darkish toffee-colored with a huge white head. Nose is some fruit and slight floral notes, but mostly a pretty simply sweet toffee/caramel thing. bummer.
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle with Chris, Ray, and Jason. Courtesy of Jason. Poured a reddish amber with thin white head. Metallic fruit and horse taint.
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - NOV 21, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Clear golden brown with a creamy off white head. Sweet caramel and cereal grain aroma and taste with light molasses notes and sweet candy and light orange flavor to the finish.
argo0 (12440) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 20, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. Crystal clear amber body, small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, brown sugar, orange, light vanilla, yeast. Taste is moderately sweet, brown sugar, caramel, light orange, vanilla, earthy. Light-medium body, light stickiness.
Travlr (16923) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 15, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft. Clear deep amber color, off white edge head. Aroma of sweet but plain malt. Taste starts sweet, but ends bitter and lager like.
NikkTwist (2091) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Eulogy. Clear medium dark amber pour with a pillowy head. Lots of lace. Not much aroma. Gentle sweet burnt sugar malt flavors. Barley clear toys. Smooth gentle malt notes. Creamy finish. Some bitter throughout for balance but mostly a subtle sweet light vanilla bourbon caramel brown. Worth trying but not exceptional.
Godofthecellar (677) - NYC, New York, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours amber with light head. Smells like caramel, taste of hay slight sweetness at first followed by a pepper spice.
Gription79 (2683) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - OCT 13, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from a 750 ml bottle. This is a good Biere de garde. It is malt forward with caramel and slight toffee, there is a lager musty quality. There is a firm bitterness in finish. A solid beer.