DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - SEP 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampler at the brewpub in Vegas. Pours brown with a hint of red. Smells of winter spice. Tastes of dark fruits. Slight alcohol burn. Probably my favorite of the day.
AmEricanbrew (5575) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 30, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap@ 2013 Strong Ale Fest. Clear ruby brown body with tan head. Rootbeer spice, toasted dark toffee aromas. Rich toffee, Belgian spice flavors with rootbeer, full body---boozy finish__not bad.
brokensail (10527) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 10, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Strong Ale 2013. Dark amber pour with khaki foam. Banana, bubblegum, caramel, and cotton candy aromas. Whole lotta sugar. Candied fruits, brown sugar, and a hint of booze. Flavor is quite sweet. A lot of brown sugar, bubblegum, and cotton candy. A healthy dose of caramel and brown sugar, too. Lots of banana, raisin, and candied fruit. Light alcohol.
GT2 (8160) - San Diego County, California, USA - DEC 9, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Strong Ale Fest. Clear cola pour, weak foam. Nose is super sticky red cherry, twizzlers, fumy alcohol. Taste is sugar, booze, twizzlers, candy. Chalky, powdery palate.
Lubiere (9731) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
10.2%. A hazed copper amber ale with a thin mocha head. In aroma, nice dark fruits with light cinnamon notes, alcohol warmth. In mouth, a very sweet candy sugar with dark fruits, molasses, alcohol warmth, very nice. On tap at Downtown Brew fest LV 2013.