hopdog (8225) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at the Dragonmead Brew Pub. Poured a dark brown with a small sized tan head. Roast, earth, chocolate, and some nuts.
solidfunk (2571) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours murky brown. Aroma has some hops, some malt. A little lacing. Medium carbonation. Some bitterness in taste. Tap at Hopcat.
JaBier (4332) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sample at Dragonmead on 7/23/11. Clear brown pour with a medium beige head. Malty aroma with a bit of roast and earthy hops. Faint malty flavor with some earthy hops on the finish.
punkrkr27 (903) - Berkley, Michigan, USA - MAY 13, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark ruby mahogany pour with a small ring of white lacing. Caramel, nutty, roast aroma with a hint of brown sugar. Flavor is lots of roasty malt, caramel, slight chocolate, toasted almond and a faint bitterness on the finish. Creamy medium body.
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2007
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap @ the brew pub: Pours a brown color with a tan head. Aroma, nutty with some caramel. Flavor, caramel, thin and watery, some nutty notes, and some roasty hints.
Strykzone (4193) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 4, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Ahhh, a brown ale, one of life’s simple pleasures. This one was as enjoyable as most with a nice roasted malt flavor. Some smoke added an interesting touch. This brown was smoother than most and even creamy in the mouth.
DavidP (1745) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 21, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
GTMW sample. Hazy brown body. Dry brown malt aroma. Slightly hoppy (English-style) dry brown malt flavor. A well-made but dull beer.
SuIIy (1984) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAR 25, 2005
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
pours a dark brown with light tan head. From the cask, it was very flat, no carbonation. this hurt the beer. little taste and scent to be recognized.
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - DEC 1, 2004
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap: Pours dark brown with decent head. Roasted nuts and malt aroma. Initial malt taste fades to nuts with a hint of coffee.
walleye (1060) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - NOV 30, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap at the brewery. poured a reddish brown with a light tan head.aroma light chocolate, cherries, malts, hops, caramels,. flavor weak, malts, chocolate, hops, cherries, dry chalky mouth feel. this was not a bad beer I just wish the flavors were a little bit more robust.