drdisque (521) - Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Champaign brewpub. Pours clear dark amber. Very sweet with good complex fruitiness and a tad of spice and a touch of hops. Good balance. Clean sweet finish. Best thing I had at Destihl.
brokensail (10841) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ Destihl. Amber colored beer with a white head. Sweet banana, caramel, brown sugar, and dates on the nose. Some raisin, lots of toast, and a hint of vanilla. Subtle nutmeg spice. Flavor is certainly on the sweet side. Big brown sugar and dark fruits. Caramel sauce, banana, and plenty of raisin. Hints of cola and chocolate. Mild spice, alcohol, and vanilla.
deyholla (6616) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Samples from the tap at the brewery. Pours a clear amber with a light brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of candied sugar, sweet grains and some light fruits. Flavor has light fruits, banana, candied sugar with a backbone of sweet grain.
bytemesis (3102) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 8, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours clear red apple, tiny beige head, some lacing. Aroma is red apples, candy sugar, caramel, very sweet on the nose. Flavor is medium sweet, a bit of tartness, minimal bitterness. Medium body, low carbonation, a bit hot.
Ratman197 (9720) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Avery Strong Ale Fest poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of fruitiness, caramel, spice and light yeast. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of caramel, spice and light fruitiness with a smooth dry lingering caramel finish.
Patrickctenchi (3606) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - FEB 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear copper/amber with a small, off-white head.
Caramel,dark fruit...a hint of smoke in the aroma.
Plum, dark fruits, toffee flavor.
Very smooth. with a slight alcohol sting and bitter.
shrubber85 (7571) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Cherry-apple malt and alcohol aroma. Amber with small head. Sweet toffee malt flavor with light cherry note. Strong alcohol/astringent finish. Very nice.
edgallow (2033) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 15, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
4 oz draft sampler pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts, caramel and sugar. Taste is malts and alcohol.
daknole (9058) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber pour, barely any head. Sweet up front, candy sugar, light molasses, prunes, dark bready flavors.
maley1 (781) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear dark amber pour with small off white head. Aroma of plums, caramel, spice and yeast. Taste of caramel, toffee, candy sugar, plums and slight hops. Way too sweet, very cloying, full bodied, mild carbonation, sticky mouthfeel.
Dfonorow (1420) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at mash tun festival. Pour is dark amber and aroma is instantly of dark fruits and spices. Flavor is Belgian candi sugar, yeast, and caramel. A bit of alcohol in the finish, but masked nicely.