alexsdad06 (6707) - Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from old backlog notes 07. Pours a hazy dark amber color with a smalloff white head. The aroma and flavor have pale malts, toasted malts, leafy hops, average minus.
Radek Kliber (6600) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - FEB 10, 2003
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very impressive looking copper with white head beer. I also was shocked with incredible fresh, complex aroma. Other brew masters watch and learn! What else do you want? This very aromatic brew also got nice mouthfeel. With time also gives you soft warm feel. Great Brew!
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 4, 2005
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a light amber. Kind of watery. Very little head. Not as hoppy as I was expecting.
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 9, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Dark orange, quite hazy, moderate off-white head that settles quickly to a thin film, lacing is quite nice but carbonation appears to be non-existant.   Soft malty aroma, slight graininess, even slighter hop.   Grainy malt flavor, hop profile is extremely minor.   Luckily as it warms the hop bitterness becomes more noticable.   Body and mouthfeel are fairly average.   Fairly clean finish, soft, or should I say very soft, hop bitterness lingers.   Thanks Dan for the freebie!
blutt59 (6166) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 29, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
on tap at the Ice House, light fruit nose with a decent golden yellow color, some grapefruit citrus flavor with a thin watery finish
Rastacouere (6154) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 9, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Orange hue with a gentle off-white ring. Fresh and crisp aroma boasts plenty of caramel malt developing a nice toffee and cookies side to pair with the rich hop profile, orangey and earthy, yet bright and vibrant. Surprising salty notes complement the vegetal, algae-like, earthy, herbal and globally natural flavour components. Pleasant oily medium body presents crisp carbonation that match well with the zesty hopppiness. Good stuff! Thanks a lot Hopscotch!
Braudog (5975) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 8, 2005
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On draft at the brewery, 9/1/05: orange-red. Nice big grapefruit tones, quite citric and yummy. I’d like more, please.
larsniclas (5936) - Billdal, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2003
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2004 Bottled. Sampled at Stockholm Beer Festival 2003.
Dark amber with a nice head.
Aroma from toffe, hop and hazelnuts.
A rather dry palate.
A lot of hoppy bitterness with some pleasant sweetness.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2004
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2005 This pours a rich, clear amber color with a two-fingered white head. The aroma is of caramel malts topped with floral and herbal hops. The flavor is a sweet caramel backbone with solid citric, floral, and earthy hoppings. It finishes on a sweet malt note with a dollop of hop bitterness.
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badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 7, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from VA. Copper red with a fizzy head. Caramel and hops aroma and taste with some mild bitterness, fairly well balanced.