Concealer (576) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 21, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tap. Clear dark brown with a fizzy beige head that doesn’t last. Smells like caramel, sweet malt and odd yeast notes. Flavor is light, lingering sweet malt, biscuit, and caramel; a bit weak on the end.
anders37 (15300) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2013
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a brown color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty roasted caramel finish.
arminjewell (5588) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 7, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark brownish pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of nice roast, dark chocolate, nuts, hints of earth, spice, and yeasty tones, pretty nice smelling overall. Taste is a nice mix of dark cocoa powder, hints of roast, coffee, slight earthy tones into spice, some nuts, finishing fairly bitter, roasted, dry.
onceblind (3575) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown color with a slightly watery chocolate and roast malt aroma. Flavor is characteristically light and clean with some roast and a touch of brown malt/cocoa and a quiet, fast finish.
jcnielsen (1654) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2013
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at De Steeg. Pours a brown color with white head. Malty, corn, roasty flavors. Nah
brokensail (9850) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap @ De Steeg. Pours a dark brown color with an off-white head. Soapy nose, some roast, and a touch of sweetness. Mild fruit, chlorine, and coffee. Flavor is acidic roast, light malt and fruit sweetness, and soap. Chlorine, coffee, and a touch of chocolate.
NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 4, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tap @ De Steeg. Pours a black appearance with a foamy brown head. Burnt sugar, light caramel, earthy hoppy, a touch herbal aroma. A bit spritzy. Slightly smoky, roasted malty, caramel, ashy, earthy flavor. Ok.
Steve_0 (2110) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewery. Pour is murky brown with a small white head and decent lacing. Big smoke, raisins, toffee, brown sugar, roast, a touch of chocolate, and peat in th aroma. Taste is roasty, peaty, somewhat grassy, watered-down, coffee, brown sugar, and bread. Light body with soft carbonation. Pretty decent mild and packed with flavor, especially for 4.8% ABV.
Ratman197 (8860) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
My 2000th Colorado Rating! on tap at De Steeg poured a clear reddish brown with as small lingering tan head. Aromas of carmel, fruittiness and light cocoa. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, light fruittiness and light carmel with a smooth finish.
notalush (4586) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at the brewery - dark ruby pour - nose of toffee, raisin, fig, leather, smoke- creamy body - medium.dry - light toffee up front, but it dries out fast - earthy notes of peat and smoke - light raisin and dried herbs (lavender) - very nice.