ChillCoat (1029) - Concord, California, USA - OCT 1, 2006
4.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
EJ Phair Shortys Revenge
Draft. Murky, bright and dark copper/ amber color. Ivory colored wisp. Toasted malt/ cereal aroma. Sweet and fruity with notes of peaches and watermelon. Pretty hoppy, more so than I remember it tasting.
joet (2492) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - MAY 25, 2002
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A creative monster weighing in at around 7.5 ABV. Lots of aroma -- citric notes in the tangerine, tangelo range, some distinct cola aroma, roasty, bready, and a snappy tang. Mild cocoa and molasses flavors as well as some fruit esters. This is definitely a beer for real beer drinkers.
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 18, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A - Served a clear copper-red color with a thin layer of white head. The head fades down slowly leaving behind some good lacing.
S - Aroma is a mix of rich tasted caramel malts with some light dark fruit sweetness and a hint of booze.
T - Starts off with sweet rich caramel malts with a touch of spice. Through the middle some more malt flavor comes through with a bit of hop and some light booze. The finish is a mix of rich malts with some light spice and a touch of booze.
M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a mellowing warming and a sweet finish.
D - Very drinkable. Pretty good balance of flavors but just maybe a touch thin bodied.
Uriel (146) - San Jose, California, USA - AUG 15, 2004
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly cloudy amber, no head. Orangey color and sceny. Sweet aromas, almost honey like. Sticky in the mouth, like molasses.
STEPHENDR (478) - California, USA - APR 26, 2006
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
dark brown hue with a tint of red –almost no head, small bubbles – nose of dark berries, cherries, and caddied fruit– Light to medium body – black cherries and a roasted malt taste, bright - aftertaste is long coffee and hops
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 20, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Only house beer on tap, guess they’re not brewing until November probably. Clear golden with a fluffy white head. Good strong fruity and grainy aroma and taste with a crisp finish.
Cory (372) - , California, USA - DEC 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Red/orange color small head. Sweet hops, citrus and toasted almond aroma. Medium body with a long dry nutty finish. I wouldn’t say its an amazing Belgian Strong, it feels more like a really nice hoppy brown. Either way it’s definitely pintworthy.
haddon90 (1602) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - AUG 6, 2003
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark color with a tannish head. Strong aroma. Some chocolate in the taste. Some hops in the taste as well. Very strong! A very good beer.
beerguy101 (5350) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 17, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light orange gold color. Small head. Aroma is malty, fruity and sweet. A medium bodied strong ale. Malts are fruity and sweet. Hops are grapefruity and slightly bitter, Smooth taster. Touch of smoke and wood. Alcohol taste is also present. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.
bb (7986) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 12, 2006
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Mahogony beer with a nice mocha colored head. Caramel flavor with some roastiness and hops in the background (citrus). Sweet caramel aroma. Smooth, balanced flavor.