MadRobin (1869) - Silver Spring, USA - SEP 29, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap 5 oz. sample at DuClaw in Bowie, MD.
Clear, mahogany with a pale khaki head and good lacing.
Aroma of caramel, toffee and nuts.
Taste of toffee, brown sugar, caramel, mild dark fruit and a barely perceptible nuttiness.
Medium/full body and medium/low carbonization.
A pleasant sweet brown beer, which is virtually all malt. It starts off strong with caramel and toffee, but lacks complexity and ultimately fades as it drowns itself out.
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McWop (20) - Laurel, Maryland, USA - SEP 22, 2013
4.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours a nice medium brown color. Lightly hopped for an ale. Finishes with a pleasant buttery nut flavor.
ApisAles (1576) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - SEP 12, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Clear brown pour with a white head. Aroma is mild toffee and breadiness. Crackers. Super thin mouthfeel. Nothing much going on here.
alobar (2737) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a chestnut brown color with an aroma of nuts, toffee, and caramel. Toffee, caramel flavor with nuts at the back end. Very nice beer.
keanex (1401) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - AUG 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at DuClaw Bel Air.
Appearance: Clear mahogany body with a creamy light tan head.
Aroma: Nutty with toffee, cocoa, and caramel. Leans a bit sweet.
Taste: Dry nutty intro into a moderately sweet caramel, toffee, and cocoa mid-taste with a dry roasted peanut finish.
Palate: Medium bodied, moderately carbonated.
Overall: Really good brown ale, complex and drinkable. I’d like this in bottles.
Beergeek23322 (2187) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
February 2013. Sampled at the Arundel Mills brewpub. Copper color with nutty and caramel aromas. Semi-sweet flavors and little hops.
italianjohn (2289) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear toffee brown pour with an off white creamy head and sticky lacing ... great aroma of toffee, and a little nutty, nice caramel malt and slight roastedness ... taste is nutty with toffee, a little brown sugar, caramel malts and a slight roasted flavor .... mouthfeel is thin and the finish is a mix of caramel and roasted malts .... nice sessionable brew
BrewBoxer (1886) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 29, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at phillips in baltimore. Deep brown color. Very nutty . Toffee and chocolate flavor. Very tasty.
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hershiser2 (1208) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
$1.75 Bottle. Wine Warehouse. Charlottesville. Pours clear brown with an inch of tan head. Smells of caramel and leaves. Tastes of caramel, brown sugar, toffee, and hazelnut.
kramer (4866) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2013
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Poured a clear chestnut brown body with a very minimal fizzy off-white head that completely vanished quickly. The nose is very sweet with loads of caramel, toffee, Frangelico liquor, and a slight bit of chocolate. The flavor is equally sweet with a lot of hazelnuts, burnt caramel, almond extract, maybe a light coffee note on the finish. Light to medium bodied with a bit of clingy sticky sweetness on the back end. Fine fizzy carbonation. Not too bad, but it’s a little too artificial tasting and overly sweet.