gatorfan84 (20) - - MAY 16, 2015
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2015 Great dark beer. Has undertones of of coffee and has a malty taste. It pours a small a dark red is brown ale.
bigda83 (368) - Jamestown, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2015
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft sample. Pours a clear red/amber with a small off white head. Aroma of some chocolate, caramel, cherry, and plum. Flavor had sugar, toffee, caramel, hints of chocolate, and a bit of roast to it. Body was light and texture was thin. Carbonation was average. Not bad, but not great.
berkshirejohn (5016) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2015
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the Hamburg Brewing Company, Hamburg, NY. A bright mahogany colour with a ring of cream head; aroma of good quality chocolate shavings; intense chocolate taste that’s quite bitter; and a dry woody, earthy, bitterness to finish. An excellent, well-rounded, beer.
Ferris (7013) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft - Toasted malts, cocoa and chocolate. Clear brown with a light brown head. Sweet toasted malts, cocoa and some light earthy hops. Easy drinking and rich.
Radek Kliber (6600) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 28, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Where and how: tap @ brewery
Aromamedium bold approach. Noted with chocolate blend with darker malts.7+
Top: large, off-white espresso like cap.
Base: hazy brown with lace and rings.
Palate : soft, smooth mellow in approach. Medium bodied with mid walls.
Taste: easy going with plenty of dark chocolate. Roasty backing. Slightly phenolic top.
merc7186 (2477) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A: Dark Brown/Opaque Hue, Passes Almost No Light, White Head Ring, Mild Lacing
S: Dark Roasted Malts, Nutty, Mild Coffee
T: Nutty, Dark Roasted Malts, Coffee, Mild Milk Chocolate
M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Roasty, Dry, Mildly Bitter
Overall, a really nice Brown Ale with a lot of balanced flavors.
Ron (2906) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Liberty Hound while visiting Kara in Buffalo. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is sweet, bittersweet chocolate, orange, some caramel. Taste is of bittersweet chocolate, coffee and some citrus. Light-medium body, low carbonation.
zdk (1822) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
hand bottle thank to Rudy - Dark toffee malts and coffee. Butterscotch. Sweet biscuits and grains. Some boozey heat and carbonic acid. Verging on barleywine, but tasty.
ben4321 (4540) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Location: Sampled at Tap NY, 4/27/13
Aroma: This one has a nice, rich nutty and malty aroma to it
Appearance: It pours a nice brown color with a tan head and medium lace
Flavor: The flavor is much like the nose, malty, toasty, and nutty, minimal bitterness
Palate: The body is medium, it smooth and creamy mouthfeel, and a nice drinkability
I thought this was another tasty offering from Community Beer Works. It makes for a top notch brown ale.
dfearnley (1164) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 27, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft to pint glass
Oatmeal, toasted malt, and molasses.
Dark brown with a tinge of red, but no head. Taste is malty with a little bitterness and a lite sourness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and a little creamy. Nice, but its not amazing. It could do with a little more balance.