BiiruBierBeer (908) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Smell is malt. Taste is pretty much just straight malt. Medium body, medium carbonation, and mild foam.
DCLawyer (2393) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2010 bottle shared at Travlrís DC Pre-Thanksgiving tasting. Moderate brown with off-white head. Caramel, nuts, banana (the plantains?), earth. Pretty smooth.
MrChopin (3999) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 26, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
[ Bottle ][ 1oz ][ Tasting ][ ][ Snifter ][ 11.09.14 ]
Murky amber, foamy white head laces well. Sugary nut nose, desert like and cheap. Ultra sweet front tingles jowls, paper and sugar, light nut, heavy pie crust end, tons of sweetness all over.
Iphonephan (5613) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a 75 cl bottle at the DC Pre-Turkey Day Tasting, Novemeber 9, 2014. Vintage 2010. Caramel nose. Mellow flavors of light butterscotch and banana. Some oxidation, but still pretty tasty.
GenDV138 (5083) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
750 ml bottle at the RateBeer DC Tasting. Hazy brown with off-white head. Aromas of roasted banana, roasty notes, a little caramel. Tastes of caramel, bananas, light nuts, a little woodiness. Medium body with a dry finish.
solidfunk (6782) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 9, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tastes like beer advocacy to me. Light roast. Some caramel. Light amber finish. Bottle.
Westchesterco (1654) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 9, 2014
3.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 7/20
Poured from a bottle it is a cloudy amber with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is a smokey flavor that overpowers the taste of anuthing else
BeerandBlues2 (11662) - Escondido, California, USA - NOV 9, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is carob, toast and bread malt, plantains, dates, light vanilla and earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant, plantains and carob with light earthy hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
slowrunner77 (8994) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Porter like with itís roastiness though a little sweeter like a brown. Fairly strong nutty aroma and flavor. As advertised. Solid all around.
merc7186 (2820) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - APR 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma: Smoked Pecans, Bready, Mild Carrot?
Appearance: Amber/Orangish Hue, Passes Some Light, Off White Head Ring, Mild Lacing
Taste: Pecans, Mildly Smoked Malts, Mildly Boozy
Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Boozy, Mildly Sweet