omhper (21406) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 26, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keg at Hotel Belmar, Monteverde. Clear amber, small head. Bready nose with roses and grapefruit. Mid dry with light-medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Crystal malt and toast, slight citrus hops. Mid bittet finish. Nicely balanced.
Travlr (16394) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 13, 2015
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle at Drake 10k tasting. Clear golden amber color, fluffy white head. Aroma of caramel and bread crust. Taste is papery caramel. Interesting.
Lubiere (11225) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A hazed reddish brown ale with a thick frothy mocha head. In aroma, sweet caramel malt with light grassy hops and butterscotch notes, light fruity notes, banana, OK. In mouth, a smooth sweet fruity caramel malt with light grassy hops, butterscotch, light burned caramel, nice and refreshing. Bottle from La Bodega de Chema.
Drake (10687) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared at a tasting. Pours a clear red with a thin fizzy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of nuts, toffee, grain. The taste is stone fruits, nuts, grain, toffee. Thin bodied.
3fourths (8634) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 13, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft. deep chestnut brown / red body. it’s a husky and slightly toasty red malt showcase: the toasted barley is crunchy and forward, it thankfully leans to the dry side, is kept very much in balance by a mild sweetness across the middle and ample American hop bitterness and fruitiness late. well-made.
douglas88 (7327) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 26, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to the true Costa Rican hook up, gracias Cecilia and Craig. Pours a deep copper color with a medium white head. A nice crisp nose of caramel and hops.Floral hop flavors, some caramel, very easygoing and clean. Tasty.
Sledutah (6095) - Utah, USA - DEC 16, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle from the brewery
Appearance: Pours clear dark golden with a medium sized off-white head that leaves good lacing as it slowly dissipates
Aroma: Caramel, grapefruit and bready
Taste: Toasted malts, caramel, citrus with a mild bitterness in the finish
A nice mild Red Ale, crisp and clean.
solidfunk (5462) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Smells pretty hoppy. Pours clear orange with good lacing. Long lasting head. Taste is bitter with a note of sweetness. Nice soft carbonation. Some citrus peel in aroma. Bottle at Quijongos.
obguthr (4659) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A bit vegetal aroma. Clear copper, medium head. Grain. Medium body, moderate carbonation.
kaser (4146) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark reddish pour from draft at Los Amigos in Jaco Costa Rica. White foamy head. Smokey Carmel aroma. Earthy and malty Carmel taste. Seems thick. Not bad. Not great