Thorpe429 (4968) - , Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
On tap at Dry Dock. Pours a moderate amber. The nose has slight diacetyl. Flavor is fairly-heavy diacetyl, biscuit, and moderate bitterness. Not easy to get through.
BeerandBlues2 (9003) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 31, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Pours clear amber with a medium, fizzy light tan to off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is caramel, nutty, and toast malt, light hops (floral, herbal), and fruity esters. Flavor is malty, medium hops and bitterness, fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation, low warmth.
NielsenRatings (8096) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2011
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Tap @ brewpub. Clear, dark orange appearance with a nice, tan head. Dull earthy hoppy, mild caramel malty nose. Fairly sweet caramel malty, light hoppy, mild toffee flavor with a sweet caramel finish and aftertaste.