Allstar (33) - , Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
It poured a deep brown, with small head. Had a very light smell to it. The taste felt watered down, with light roasted coffee and a slight tart finish. Overall I would ahve this again.
LooseCannon (938) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler courtesy of dkachur at Immy’s Backyard Throwdown. Pours dark brown in color with brown head. Aroma roasted malt, sweet and chocolate. Taste caramal, roasted malt and chocolate with bitter finish.
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 4, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler courtesy of dkachur on 07/03/2009. Dark black body with a medium creamy tan head. Sweet roast and chocolate aroma with some wood. Sweet smoke, roast and chocolate flavor. Medium body with moderately low carbonation.
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Sample Date: 7/2/2009 Source:Other) Sample courtesy of dkachur. Caramel with a light rustiness and hints of smoke in aroma. Almost opaque very dark brown with small tan head. Light body and mouth feel. Caramel backbone with vanilla and a touch of roast, vanilla and wood y astringency. Finish is dry and moderately bitter with wood coming through. PDG…pretty damn good.
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler from the brewery. Pours a very dark brown color with a thin head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate. Light charred wood notes. Taste is chocolate, coffee, leafy, spicy hops and light smokiness. Medium bodied. Not much influence from the wood, sadly.