MaBeer1972 (1218) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A deep amber brew. Light tan head. Fruity-roasty aromas. Flavor is on the slightly fruity-sweet side. Medium body. Some roastiness on the backside. Clean finish. I like a bit more roastiness in my ambers though.
jcwattsrugger (10726) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap-pours hazy dark amber with a rich light tan head that laces. Aroma is pine. Sweet medium malt-caramel. Taste follows.
Lubiere (9031) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A reddish amber ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, biscuit and caramel malt, fruity esters, a bit of floral hops. In mouth, a smooth sweet caramel, astringency, herbal hops, not bad. On tap at brewery, Dec. 3 2011.
probstblueribbon (2621) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at the brewery, served cold. 03DE11.
App.: Really cloudy orange-amber with a yellowish-tan head.
Aroma: Strong, rich, fruity, malty, bubble gum esters, really malt-forward.
Palate: Medium body, fairly lively effervescence.
Flav.: Rich fruity malts tempered with citrusy hops; slightly off dry with fair bitterness and a fruity caramel finish.
j12601 (6403) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 6, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pouring at TAP NY. Pours a lightly hazy orange with brown highlights and a thin white head. Sweet caramel, toast, faint hops. Medium to thick body, toast and sweetness. Earthy, cinnamon, sweet with a bit of weird plastic. Long toast and bitterness.