stantheman (362) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 15, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at Hop in New West. A nice dark brown ale with a tan head. Tastes of malts and caramel. Sweet and mild. Not a lot going on, flavour wise. Average sums it up.
fiulijn (12179) - Malmö, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Hazy dark amber color, with creamy head. The aroma is mild, caramel, a bit dusty. The caramel flavor provides a rather dry mouthfeel, also because of some roasted malt, and a moderate yeast touch, that at least makes it taste more real; roasted nuts in the bitter final. Average.
VerticalBaconStrips (1897) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 26, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Rogue in Vancouver. Hazy deep amber, light brown cap, small and good lacing. Very deep malts - caramel, bit of chocolate, candied orange peel, very rich, interesting spice - one that is very unique, raspberries. Big malt and fruit taste, light spice and perfect amount of herb, weak pine and mulled orange??? A bit of bread also. Medium bodied and a nice lightly numbing feel. Long finish. Excellent beer and highly drinkable.
jasonbass (1) - CANADA - JAN 13, 2008 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
I recently enjoyed this ale at the Irish Heather GastroPub in Vancouver. This is the best ale I have ever tasted and look forward to tasting more brews from Crannog.
Oakes (10936) - Savusavu, FIJI ISLANDS - JUN 5, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught, Cafe Deux Soleils
Bright amber colour. Aroma is light - fruity, toasty, caramelly. Fairly light, mild, vaguely caramelly flavour with smokey, metallic undertones. Brian’s beers always walk that line between being tasty session beers and being a shade too bland. This one is the latter, unfortunately.
presario (4406) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 5, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2009 Rerate July 2009: Growler with breakfast watching the Brittish Open. Dark copper. Decent head. Light meaty aroma. Sharp cutting hops cut across the palate. Grainy malt. Interesting grainy mouth feel.
May 2005: Red thin head. Thin aroma; hint of vanilla. Like a red amber. A touch metallic mixed with a light hop finish. 4/3/5/3/11
Hooker (467) - Coquitlam, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2004
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
clear reddish brown colour. thick head with good lace. slightly malty but not what expected. thought it would be more hoppy so quite tastless for an irish ale
JoeMcPhee (7621) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 29, 2004
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap at the Wolf and Hound. A very good looking beer, ruddy copper coloured with a nice off-white head and decent lacing. Very faint aroma of malts and fruit with a bit of chocolate. Flavour is very thin and the body is quite thin. Shows some faint bitterness. Not a bad beer, just not much character.
Crit (3070) - New Westminster, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2003
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sparkling red brown,thick off white head.Bland and underflavored. Great lace