bhensonb (12128) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 2, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber from Half Time. Pours dark brown with a creamy 4 finger beige/tan head. Aroma (through a lot of foam) is dark malt, chocolate and probably resin hop. Full bodied. Flavor is lots of hop, chocolate, maybe a touch of coffee, definitely pretty darkly roasted malt. It has that brown ale malt flavor, but mixed with other things. Floral finish? Can’t say no, but the flavors are so strong I’d never have seen that on my own. Complex and amazing ale.
bu11zeye (12112) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 7, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(22oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a clear amber body with a tall dense beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roastiness, caramel, nuts, and bread. Flavor of roasted malt, cocoa, grass, florals, and caramel malt with a dry, bitter finish.
gunnfryd (12060) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 13, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. aroma is dry, hay, hop, roasted malt, peach, caramel. Flavour is is hop, hay, roasted, peach, orange, caramel, coff. Full body. Nice beer.
argo0 (11955) - Washington DC, USA - APR 7, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle. Medium beige head atop clear dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, chocolate, some caramel, nut, roast, light orange/earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, orange/grapefruit, some roast, bittersweet chocolate. Medium body, light creaminess.
Tmoney99 (11677) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured clear dark brown color with an average to large frothy tan head that lasted and produced good lacing. Moderate complex toasted malt and floral hop aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy toasted bittersweet flavor with a solid bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a solid complex beer.
Christian (11610) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brown with a small off-white head. Floaties. Aroma of chocolate and caramel and dried fruit. Sweet flavour of caramel, fruit, brown sugar with a reasonably hoppy finish.
thewolf (11378) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, bought @ Havnens Vin & Tobak, Vejle.
Clear redish chestnut with a lovely, creamy, off-white head. Aroma has caramel, chocolate and fresh peachy hops. Lowish carbonation, dry and pleasant creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is dry, sweet, lots of fat milky chocolate, light roasted malts and hazelnuts. Good bitterness with notes of pine and peach. Yum.
Pinball (11086) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
clear dark amber, small smooth light brown head. Caramelly and fruity hoppy aroma. Malty. Flavor is malty , hoppy, well composed with good bitterness and malty notes.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Date: April 01, 2012
Source: Total Wine, GA
Appearance: opaque dark brown, fine beige head, streaks of lace
Aroma: dry chocolate aroma, robust hops, citrus
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, dry, earthy, heavy citrus, plenty of bitterness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Score: *** /4
Ratman197 (10820) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 20, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber 2011 vintage poured a clear reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, ciutrus, light pine asnd light cardboard. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, nuts, light grapefruit and light cardboard with a smooth bitter lingering earthy finish. I’d like to try a fresh bottle, I can’t beleive Half Time sent me a year old bottle!