TheEpeeist (3175) - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
22 oz, bottled 6/2012. Deep brown with creamy tan foam. Nose is brown sugar, molasses, hay and coffee grounds. Seductively silky with a sharp tang ending bitter and ashy. Taste is dark chocolate, dark roast and burnt sugar with swirls of dark fruit. A jacked up brown; i like it.
suprchunk (1952) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown. Ruby highlights. Tan, creamy head. Plenty of lacing. Malty aroma, nuts, caramel. Malty taste with a creamy mouthfeel. Nutty and chocolatey. Not bad.
bth122 (1139) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber bomber. Very dark brown color. Aroma is thick roasted malt, caramel, cocoa, molasses. Some warming alcohol. Huge malty caramel body. Medium bodied on heavy side. Creamy texture. A bit of bitterness at end. A big malty beer.
Dan269605 (209) - Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA - OCT 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep dark brown with two fingers of beige head. Looks great. Aroma is a little weak, toasted nuts, slight roasted malts that yield a mellow coffee notes. Taste rolls around the tongue much like the aroma. This is pretty much just it comes billed as, a double brown ale. I actually liked it quite a bit at first, but as it warmed it became too boozy. If that was better balanced this would be very impressive. As it is, pretty good.
AndyW68 (811) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 9, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown with a red tint and tan head. Aroma is sweet raisins. Taste follows nose. Fairly good.
Errl (1310) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle..Nose is spice, chocolate, nutty, caramel, toffee, hop spice..Taste is nice caramel, nutty, chocolate ice cream, light sweetness
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled 5/12. Bomber->SA. Dark brown with big frothy tan head. A: sweet malt, chocolate, raisins, honey, booze. T: strong boozy malt, with caramel, coffee, molasses. Good taste, but a bit rough.
Ed5388 (1718) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bomber. Pours a thick dark brown color with a finger of foamy tan head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, and roasted nuts. Taste is creamy, boozy, caramel, coffee, chocolate, and roasted nuts. Seems more like a light RIS then a brown ale.
Beergeek23322 (2024) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
August 2012. 22 oz. bottle. Pours dark copper color with an offwhite head. Caramel, roasted malt, spice and dark fruit aromas. nice balance with a bit of alcohol burn on the finish.
Reynolds314 (2077) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
This beer might be too big for its britches. I like brown ales but this one comes off a bit harsh and muddled. alcohol is present and abrasive. There is a nice sweet toastyness that is great but is detracted from by heavy booze.